Technical Papers - Supply Chain

DP World: Linking the Supply Chain

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

DP World is increasingly known as the world's most exciting and technologically advanced terminal operators, and in this paper we get an insight into how the port giant is linking its operations along the intelligent supply chain

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Maersk: Next-Gen Efficiency in Reefer Operations

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Maersk has had a huge push in recent months towards improving its logistics operations across the board, in this paper the container hauling giant articulates its vision for reefer containers

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Virtual Queuing: A Game-Changer for DP World Antwerp

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper follows Alex Bäcker's highly well-received session at the PTI CTAC Conference 2018 in which he partnered with Marc Laureys of DP World Antwerp and articulated how they slashed truck queuing times at the terminal

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Cybersecurity and the Intelligent Supply Chain

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

The Journal of Ports and Terminals is lucky to acquire the insight of Captain Tucci one final time (before he retires), as this paper draws on his vast experience of security along the intelligent supply chain

  Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain


Integrating Smart Ports and Supply Chains: Through the Prism of Singapore

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Singapore is one of, if not the, most advanced port in the world, and this paper outlines how the modern supply chain should interact with the contemporary smart port

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Digital Disruption in Australia and the Global and Logistic Industry

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

Michael Bourari, CEO of 1-Stop Connections, discusses digital disruption throughout the global logistics industry. Bourari highlights the three key factors that decision making when importing and exporting goods relies on; Business Process Automation, Operational Engagement, and Port Community Insights.

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain, Warehousing and Logistics


Ports for Tomorrow: Smart Links in Supply Chains

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper forms the latest iteration of Wolfgang Lehmacher's work for Port Technology. While his last two papers focussed predominantly on blockchain and its potential impact on the global supply chain, this latest paper offers a much more holistic view of how our industry is developing

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Planning, Design & Construction, Supply Chain



What is an Autonomous Ship?

  PTI Edition 77 - AI & Intelligence

The core question of whether there will be autonomous ships is usually answered with yes. Some experts see the year 2020 as possible, while others see the years 2030 to 2040 as more realistic

  Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Supply Chain


Mapping the Globe: The Patterns of Mega-Ships

  PTI Edition 77 - AI & Intelligence

This paper aims to provide a concrete description and explanation of the observed pattern in mega ship trends for 2016-2018

  Mega Ship Ready, Supply Chain


Software Maintenance Standards: Prepping the Industry

  PTI Edition 77 - AI & Intelligence

The standard on software maintenance of shipboard equipment has been refined and developed by a joint CIRM-BIMCO working group, with the intention of developing a document that would be effective and meet the requirements of the industry

  Supply Chain


Q&A: Dr Jose Holguin-Veras

  Edition Online

A Q&A exploring the imminent reality of autonomous trucks taking to the roads with Dr Jose Holguin-Veras

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment, Health & Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain


GPS Tracking: A Smart Way to Track and Trace Goods

  PTI Edition 76 - Cyber Risk & Security

There are many types of ‘smart’ containers or ‘e-containers’ on the market which can be tracked to provide real-time data on their movements. The tracking and tracing of containers and trailers is no longer a choice, but a necessity. This applies to commercial supply chains, as well as to the transportation of military or diplomatic cargo.

  Automation and Optimisation, Supply Chain


Natural Disaster Risk: Geospatial Assessments for Resilient Infrastructure

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

Natural disasters, such as coastal hurricanes and rainfall flooding, can create major impacts on marine transportation. Ports and port cities will also be increasingly threatened by tsunami and climate-related sea level rise (SLR) by year 2100.

  Environment, Health & Safety, Port Focus, Supply Chain, Terminal Logistics


Shipping on the Northern Sea Route

  PTI Edition 74 - AI & Automation

Shipping companies using the sea route must apply to Russia’s Northern Sea Route Administration to enter or pass through the sea route area

  Supply Chain