September 19, 2018
The ocean container shipping industry is facing many issues, with weak demands and oversupply of slots. The truth is terminals can visualize a new era, restoring port productivity to the industry.
September 11, 2018
The old paradigm of change was applying technology to automate simple processes and operations, but today’s wave of change has gone beyond that. It is now about leveraging on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data to collect intelligent data generated by multiple processes, and support change management at a higher level. Big Data … Continue reading Change is here to stay
August 30, 2018
Paper maps, charts and atlases have all but disappeared in the face of the advanced satellite-based navigation systems which have become a permanent fixture on our mobile phones. Using GPS to guide us from one point to another has become such a normal way of life for most consumers, that without it, they are lost … Continue reading Is the Slow Adoption of Technology in the Maritime Industry Making Us Vulnerable?
August 21, 2018
Achieving optimum productivity is always on the minds of senior management, and as the level of competition escalates, this becomes an increasing concern with larger ships and bigger ports raising the stakes. The concept of today’s smart ports is to help terminal operators and shipping lines maximise productivity and reduce turnaround times by investing in … Continue reading Living Tomorrow’s Port Today
August 13, 2018
CyberLogitec Global celebrates its first year of market presence in Singapore as CyberLogitec’s sales and marketing operation for the maritime, terminal and logistics industry. Singapore is the natural choice because it is internationally recognized as a leading maritime nation. Today, CyberLogitec Global operates independently from CyberLogitec group, focusing on increasing its global business presence, by … Continue reading In Conversation with Mr Youn-Keun Lee, Managing Director, CyberLogitec Global Pte Ltd
August 7, 2018
Maritime transport is the backbone of globalisation and trade. In recent years, international seaborne trade has seen substantial growth even as it battles to increase utilisation rates, cope with the introduction of “mega-ships” and accommodate customer demands for increased visibility and velocity in the supply chain. Having a well-supported technological solution that supports all business … Continue reading 3 Ways To Shore Up Your Maritime Performance
July 17, 2018
In a recent annual shipper satisfaction survey conducted by Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) for 400 shippers and forwarders, it was revealed that shipper’s satisfaction with documentation accuracy scored 3.4 out of 5, but the quality of the customer service received only 2.9. The survey also reveals that carrier performance has deteriorated in … Continue reading 2 Ways to Improve Liner Service Quality
July 10, 2018
Technological disruption within the maritime industry is transforming before our very eyes. Markets have been roiled by the recent merger of large shipping liners and the economic uncertainties between America and China. There are also issues with the shift in consumer purchasing preferences to buy experiences than goods. All these have contributed to a cautious … Continue reading Reinventing For The Future
June 28, 2018
In the recent years, the world has seen how AirBnb and Uber has taken over the world with its unique way of doing business. They have shown how platform technology has helped administer complexed processes and interactions at an unprecedented speed and scale. The maritime logistics has not been spared. Technological changes and consumer demands … Continue reading Can technology still realise the vision in the container industry?
April 20, 2018
Communication is a fundamental element when keeping cooperation between container liners as various data have to be exchanged between carriers. (Please refer to the article ‘Cooperation’ to ‘Collaboration’ in Container Liners Business for details) It is related not only whether each carrier has EDI capabilities but also being affected by the structure of partnerships which keeps evolving … Continue reading How are Container Liners Communicating each other?