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Jun 10, 2020 | News Releases

Morgan Goodwin partners with Western Union to expand small and medium businesses’ capabilities

Morgan Goodwin connects their digital trade platform EdgeCTP with Western Union Business Solutions WU® EDGE platform to provide payments and FX services

Technology innovator Morgan Goodwin connects their digital trade platform EdgeCTP with Western Union Business Solutions WU® EDGE platform to provide payments and FX services to further enhance the collective user benefits of on-line digital trade.

Conceived especially for the many millions of SMEs in the U.K. and U.S., Morgan Goodwin wanted to bring big business system integration to smaller enterprises, giving them a competitive advantage and building internal capacity to support their growth ambitions. The trend towards digital trade is now very evident and by connecting EdgeCTP and WU EDGE, SMEs have an end-to-end platform to allow them to compete in global markets.

Edge Combined Trading Platform (EdgeCTP) brings multiple business process functionalities from Sales, Stock and Warehouse, Bills of Materials, Certificates of Origin, Shipping and Logistics, Customs and Payments, all into one business application. This cloud-based Software as a Service product is very cost effective with monthly subscriptions similar to a mobile phone contract.

Morgan Goodwin Managing Director Geoff Runcie said “Recent world events have had a huge economic impact so traditional business models must be replaced. Highly integrated digital trade is here, right now.” He continued “We are delighted to be Partnering with Western Union Business Solutions to bring this changed world of trade two exceptional business tools fully connected and integrated, placing foreign exchange and payments right at the heart of the trade transaction.”

EdgeCTP is the ultimate digital trading solution that offers low monthly cost yet is scalable with very light admin touch and flexibility. With working from home now well established, armies of SMEs will be able to re-establish their businesses around a much lower cost business process model.

Global Head of Channel Partnerships at Western Union Business Solutions, Howard Young commented “There are many synergies between Western Union Business Solutions and Morgan Goodwin, not least the EdgeCTP platform integration with the WU EDGE platform to provide SME’s with a seamless process and customer experience throughout the international trade journey. Our agreement fits perfectly with our strategy to better serve SME’s through integration and partnership.”