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655 Customers Surveyed

5,510 Data Points Collected

282 Published TechFacts

85 Published Charts

73 Published Case Studies



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Navis Case Study

Terminales Rio De La Plata

Introduction

This case study of Terminales Rio De La Plata is based on a July 2017 survey of Navis customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We migrated from Navis Express in 2013. Since this time all areas involved in terminal operations have implemented their processes and received information on time, with better quality.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led Terminales Rio De La Plata to evaluate and ultimately select Navis:

  • This terminal found the following to be their biggest operational challenges:
    • Optimizing operations to improve productivity
    • Reducing operational costs
    • Handling larger ships and more TEU efficiently
    • Improving truck turn times
    • Improving yard operations
    • Improving vessel planning and coordination with carriers and shippers
  • Chose Navis N4 TOS for the following reasons:
    • To gain operational visibility
    • To optimize operational processes
    • To more easily integrate with third party technologies
    • To prepare for, or support automated equipment and processes
    • To have the ability to tailor the TOS to meet operational requirements
    • To standardize operations across multiple sites
    • To scale as operations grow
    • Because their previous TOS was no longer supported

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Navis that Terminales Rio De La Plata uses:

  • Would describe their terminal operations in the following ways:
    • Straddle Carriers
    • Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes
  • Has been using N4 for 5 – 7 years.
  • Finds the following N4 feature to be most valuable in managing their terminal’s operations:
    • Expert Decking

Results

Terminales Rio De La Plata achieved the following results with Navis:

  • Has been able to optimize their operations in the following ways since using N4:
    • Improved equipment utilization
    • Gained better visibility and reporting to improve customer service
    • Gained better monitoring tools to improve operations
    • Improved yard planning
  • Has lowered their costs in the following areas as a result of using N4:
    • Vessel operations
    • Gate efficiency
    • Monitoring and reporting
  • Rates their level of improvement as follows in each of the corresponding areas:
    • Gate productivity: 10%-24%
    • Rail productivity: 10%-24%
    • Yard productivity: 25%-49%
    • Vessel load productivity: 25%-49%
    • IT staff productivity: 50%-74%
    • Safety: 10%-24%
    • Reporting quality: 50%-74%

Navis Customer Testimonial

Having quality data at hand will be key to our future short and mid-term strategy in all aspects related to our company.

Director of Operations, Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Navis N4 TOS Customer Testimonial

Not to train means to lose against competition. Obtaining the full value from our TOS is a requirement today.

Javier Ramirez, Operations Manager, TecPlata S.A.

Why N4?

What were your main reasons for moving to N4?

To update to a more modern platform
73%
To better optimize operations
64%
To prepare for or implement automated equipment or operational processes
55%
To support changing business requirements
42%
To improve competitive advantages
42%
To improve ROI potential
25%
Other
20%

Navis Case Study

Red Sea Gateway Terminal

Introduction

This case study of Red Sea Gateway Terminal is based on a July 2017 survey of Navis customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“N4 has better logging capabilities which eases my job in finding issues and provides me with a better understanding of the settings applicable for operational efficiency. N4 controls all modules automatically when given the required parameters.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led Red Sea Gateway Terminal to evaluate and ultimately select Navis:

  • RSGT found the following to be their biggest operational challenges:
    • Optimizing operations to improve productivity
    • Reducing operational costs
    • Improving truck turn times
    • Improving yard operations
    • Training of personnel on new technologies
  • Chose Navis N4 TOS for the following reasons:
    • To gain operational visibility
    • To optimize operational processes
    • To more easily integrate with third party technologies
    • To prepare for, or support automated equipment and processes
    • To have the ability to tailor the TOS to meet operational requirements
    • To standardize operations across multiple sites
    • To scale as operations grow

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Navis that RSGT uses:

  • Would describe their terminal operations in the following way:
    • Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes
  • Has been using N4 for 5 – 7 years.
  • Finds the following N4 features to be most valuable in managing their terminal’s operations:
    • PrimeRoute
    • Expert Decking
    • Vessel Autostow
    • Billing

Results

Red Sea Gateway Terminal achieved the following results with Navis:

  • Has been able to optimize their operations in the following ways since using N4:
    • Gained better visibility and reporting to improve customer service
    • Gained better monitoring tools to improve operations
    • Enabled more stable operations
  • Estimates a 15-24% reduction of operating costs since using N4.
  • Has lowered their costs in the following areas as a result of using N4:
    • Crane assignment
    • Yard planning
    • Vessel operations
    • Gate efficiency
    • Monitoring and reporting
  • Rates their level of improvement as follows in each of the corresponding areas:
    • Gate productivity: 25%-49%
    • Yard productivity: 10%-24%
    • Vessel load productivity: 10%-24%
    • IT staff productivity: 25%-49%
    • Safety: 50%-74%
    • Reporting quality: 50%-74%

Terminal Leading Operational Challenges

What are your terminal’s biggest operational challenges?

How to best optimize the operation to improve productivity
82%
How to best optimize the operations to reduce operational costs
66%
High Trucker wait times at the gate during peak times
39%
How to best train personnel on new technologies
37%
Poor yard planning and high number of rehandles
34%
Handling larger ships and more TEU efficiently
25%
Slow vessel planning and lack of coordination with carriers and shippers
16%
Other
8%


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About Navis

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