Container Shipping’s Digital Hurdles - Navis

 15 May 2018 04.02pm

Chuck Schneider, Vice President and General Manager at Navis, has answered questions about what approach the container shipping technology company is taking towards digital issues within its industry.

The one-on-one interview, part of a series filmed at Port Technology's Container Terminal Automation Conference (#CTAC2018), has revealed how recent developments (timestamped below) are influencing how Navis connects its software components.

Schneider also spoke about why the shipping industry needs to connect the entire supply chain in a more optimized way.

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Learn more about what happened at CTAC by reading CTAC 2018: An Event Review
 
Key video moments:

  • 0:12 - Three things terminal operators need to be aware of

  • 1:24 - The importance of collaborative operations

  • 1:59 - How to address collaboration data-sharing fears

  • 2:37 - Three changes that need to take place in the container shipping industry

  • 3:23 - Main developments to keep track of in 2018

  • 3:52 - How AI will affect the industry

While speaking about how artificial intelligence (AI) could affect the industry, Schneider said: "People are going to use AI techniques to make incremental improvements to make optimization better, data collection and data cleansing better.

“If people think AI is a silver bullet, I don’t think it will be, but I do think that applying the techniques of AI to the problems we’re trying to solve will allow us to solve them in a better way.”

More new #CTAC2018 video releases

Maggie Richardson, Sales Application Engineer at TMEIC, talks about the management of brownfield and greenfield port terminals and what needs to be actioned to ensure facilities stay competitive:

Inna Kuznetsova, President and Chief Operating Officer at INTTRA, answers questions about the how digital systems are changing the container shipping industry:

Watch more: Port Technology has interviewed Scott Peoples, Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President of Navis, about collaboration in the container shipping industry

  Automation and Optimisation , Automated Decision Making, Digitalisation, Process Automation, Robotisation, TOS and Gate Control Systems, Container Handling, Automation Systems, Ports, Security and Logistics, Shipping