TITLE

YMS and wireless hardware improve visibility and communication

AUTHOR(S)
Bond, Josh
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Modern Materials Handling;Sep2014, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
98012091

 

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