How to Become a Smart Port City of Call
Editor's notes: Ports searching for a smart business model will find the concise steps shared by Dell EMC a recipe for how to transform logistics functions, not only through careful management and analysis of data, but also the automation and optimization of processes.
As sensors have become more affordable and robust, they are being broadly adopted literally everywhere on the cranes; at the port, on the ship, in the hull, the main engine, and the auxiliary machinery and on even small equipment items, each gathering and collecting data for analysis. We are also already seeing some leading ports implement IoT solutions, focusing on traffic management systems, automation and digital invoicing (customs)...
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PTI EDITION 79The supply chain is altering to fit a smarter future; technologies once perceived as threats are quickly becoming opportunities. This edition explores beyond the port to inform its readership about the incoming changes that will evolve ports into 'smart' nodes.