Technology provides edge at Portsmouth, Va., terminal

Thomas, Larry
October 2008
Furniture/Today;10/6/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p32
Trade Publication
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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