Technical Papers - Automation and Optimisation

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




Terminal Automation Platforms: Open Interfaces

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper is a shorter version of a full length white paper which will be available on the PTI website shortly

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


Expanding Perspectives: From Port Focus to Supply Chain Focus

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This feature from Kuenz explores how the company is shifting its focus from traditional port operations to broader supply chains

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling


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


End-to-End Planning Processes

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This latest offering from one of Port Technology's most regular and well-read contributors takes us beyond the port and explores how we can plan the supply chain from an end-to-end perspective

  Automation and Optimisation



Digital Transformation: Are Start-Ups the New Leaders?

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

The digital wave encompassing the contemporary port sector is creating new opportunities for forward-thinking tech start-ups to influence the industry in new ways. This paper addresses whether the start-up has now become the key player in the industry

  Automation and Optimisation


The Next Generation: The Vision of PSA

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

In this paper, terminal operating giant PSA explain their future vision and how they intend to train staff to be prepared for a digital future of trade

  Automation and Optimisation


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


Humans and Technology: Understanding the Sceptical User

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

This paper focuses on the interaction between humans and technology, humanity itself and great technological change, and where the human fits in to the coming world of digital advancements

  Automation and Optimisation


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


Port Automation: A Paradox for the Shipping Industry

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

In this paper, Professor Rodrigue offers us an insight into the present state of automation, the automation 'ceiling' and its consequences

  Automation and Optimisation


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


Autonomous Ships: Nautical Traffic in Ports

  PTI Edition 78 - Linking the Supply Chain

As well as being well-constructed and a smooth read, the paper is supremely interesting as it looks into autonomous ships from a operational logistic perspective

  Automation and Optimisation, VTMIS & Aids to Navigation (ATON)