TITLE

Technology provides edge at Portsmouth, Va., terminal

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Larry
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/6/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the highly-automated facility built by APM Terminals North America Inc. that allows most dock workers to work in a climate-controlled offices in Portsmouth, Virginia. It says that the design employs the best practices of their ports throughout the world through remote operations with database records. Henrik Friis, senior director of sales of APM, believes that the automation is a competitive advantage to the company which keeps an increasing flow of imports.
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34678932

 

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