Port Management Excellence Requires Operational Integration



Kent Goodhew, Director of Sales, Klein Systems Ltd., Burnaby, BC, Canada


ERPs fail to integrate port operations

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems fail to deliver when it comes to managing the myriad operational areas of marine ports. One-size-fits-all ERPs are incapable of delivering the timely information required to make good management decisions. ‘Best of breed’ applications are needed, integrated seamlessly in order to provide timely holistic operational insight on which to base sound management decisions. Until recently, ports haven’t had an economically viable option to achieve this information. Endlessly customizing ERPs or building custom solutions just isn’t affordable.

Klein Systems’ Port-MIS handles operational details for ports around the world; it delivers the timely operational information required for sound decisions and the ability to manage by exception.

Best practices

The gold standard for best practices, when it comes to operational management of just about anything, is management by exception…

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