Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones (Bladex), a trade finance provider in Latin America and the Caribbean, has chosen i-flex solutions to lead its technology transformation process. Bladex is i-flex’s first customer in Panama and the Central American region and has opted for a suite of solutions from i-flex, encompassing FLEXCUBE, ReveleusTM, FLEXCUBE Reporting Services (FRS), Business Process Consulting Services and Technology Deployment and Management Services (TDMS). According to i-flex, the solution will allow Bladex to focus on its core business by automating its processes and enabling fast dissemination of information to its affiliates.
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