TechValidate Research on Navis

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941 Customers Surveyed

7,962 Data Points Collected

330 Published TechFacts

123 Published Charts

73 Published Case Studies



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N4 Helps to Increase Productivity of Yard Operations by more than 75%

Introduction

This case study of APM Terminals North America, Inc. is based on a December 2013 survey of Navis N4 terminal operating system customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“N4 allows for easier control and manages all aspects of the operation.”

Challenges

  • Solved for the following challenges with Navis N4:
    • Equipment utilization in the yard
    • Inventory management
    • Billing

Use Case

  • Rates the following N4 capabilities, as they compare to competitors:
    • reliability: somewhat superior
    • scalability: somewhat superior
    • performance potential: somewhat superior
    • technology platform: somewhat superior
    • company expertise: somewhat superior
  • Saw a return on their TOS investment in > 24 months.

Results

  • Moved to Navis N4 for the following reasons:
    • To update to a more modern platform
    • To prepare for or implement automated equipment or operational processes
  • Increased the productivity of their IT staff by > 75% with Navis N4.
  • Increased gate operational productivity by 50-74% with Navis N4.
  • Productivity of their yard operation increased by >75% with Navis N4.
  • Improved the productivity of their vessel load and discharge operation by 50-74% with Navis N4.

N4 Improves Stability & Visibility for a Small Container Terminal Operator

Introduction

This case study of a small business transportation services company is based on a December 2013 survey of Navis N4 terminal operating system customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“N4 has proven to be a stable product, increasing overall visibility of daily operations. Once other terminal infrastructure modules are brought up to speed, more efficiencies will be realized.”

Challenges

  • Solved with Navis N4:
    • Efficiency with gate processes
    • Customer comunication and satisifaction
    • Inventory management
    • Operational visibility
    • Event monitoring

Use Case

  • Rates the following N4 capabilities, as they compare to competitors:
    • reliability: somewhat superior
    • scalability: somewhat superior
    • performance potential: superior
    • technology platform: superior
    • company expertise: superior

Results

  • Moved to Navis N4 for the following reasons:
    • To update to a more modern platform
    • To better optimize operations
    • To prepare for or implement automated equipment or operational processes
    • To improve competitive advantages
    • To improve ROI potential
    • End of life Express coincided with opening a new gate complex
  • Increased gate operational productivity by 10-24% with Navis N4.
  • Productivity of their yard operation increased by 10-24% with Navis N4.

Navis Customer Research

Automation and Cost Reduction

By how much do you believe automation could reduce operational costs at your terminal?

More than 50%: 10%
26-50%: 32%
16-25%: 28%
6-15%: 22%
0-5%: 8%

Navis Customer Statistic

Only 20% of Navis customers surveyed rate sustainability initiatives at their organization as excellent.

20%

Navis Terminal Value Optimization Services

86% of surveyed customers rate optimization services as valuable.



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About Navis

Navis N4 is a sophisticated and modern technology platform that optimizes efficiency and helps to power the intelligent movement of goods through the supply chain. Navis N4 scales with your business to optimize utilization of IT infrastructure and eliminate unnecessary, upfront capital expenditures.

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