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CargoWise buys software firm in Canada

   The logistics software company CargoWise said Tuesday it has acquired Canada-based VivaSoft, a logistics technology provider.
   “The deal enhances CargoWise’s presence and customer base in Canada and will contribute to the company’s exceptional 2011 growth of over 215 percent per annum across the North American market,” CargoWise said in a statement. “CargoWise will continue to support and maintain VivaSoft’s current customers as well as offering them an upgrade path to CargoWise’s ediEnterprise solution.”
   VivaSoft founder, president and chief architect Eric Crespin will take on the role of CargoWise business development manager in Canada, while other staff will continue to provide assistance and support for VivaSoft customers, as well as contributing to the ongoing development of CargoWise’s other applications, the company said.