YMS and wireless hardware improve visibility and communication

Bond, Josh
September 2014
Modern Materials Handling;Sep2014, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p48
Trade Publication
The article discusses the decision of NYK Logistics to replace its homegrown yard management system (YMS) with an automated system to handle 90% of its yard operations. Topics mentioned include a brief overview of the company's Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach facility in California, the advantages the system brought, including increased dock door use, reduced congestion and increased throughput, and the deployment of YMS and its wireless real-time location system, Zebra.


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