Project44 Expands Ocean Visibility Platform

 06 Mar 2019 05.09pm

Project44, a company that specializes in supply chain tracking, has expanded its Advanced Visibility Platform (AVP) to provide ocean visibility, by which shippers, cargo owners and freight forwarders and third party logistics firms (3PLs), can track US-bound container shipments.

According to a statement, the new ocean visibility, when combined with project44’s existing modes - such as truckload, less-than-truckload, final-mile, intermodal and more – will offer end-to-end shipment visibility.

The addition of Ocean to the AVP will also allow organizations to automate more key transportation processes and inlock a larger set of actionable insights to improve shipping performance.

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Project44’s AVP differs from others, which rely purely on satellite data, because it enables the collection and analysis of a wider range of real-time and historical vessel, container, port, weather and other ocean shipment data.

A brand new Port Technology technical paper looked at ways to enable smart trade through port-centric logistics 

This data allows project44 to deliver predictive insights to enable users to eliminate costs related to demurrage fees as well as reduce inventory stock outs and manual workload. Bringing in data from the entire eco-system allows the company to ultimately drive return on investment.

Jett McCandless, CEO and founder project44, said: “Until recently, much of the valuable information generated by ocean carriers and shipping terminals has been difficult, if not impossible, to access.

 

 

“Plus, true ocean visibility is multi-modal, encompassing port operations on either end that include truck and rail.

“By tapping into ocean carriers’ and shipping terminals’ treasure trove of vessel and port data, project44 is helping organizations understand the entire ocean leg of a shipment.

“This gives them the visibility they need to increase efficiency, lower expenses, and enhance their customers’ experiences.” 

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