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Investment in Artificial Intelligence

How do you expect your level of investment in AI at your terminal to change in the next 1-3 years?

Decrease
2%
Stay the same
15%
1 to 5% increase
21%
6 to 15% increase
21%
16 to 25% increase
15%
26 to 50% increase
10%
51 to 75% increase
8%
76 to 100% increase
4%
More than 100% increase
4%

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Implementing AI at Container Terminals

What phase are you in for implementing Artificial Intelligence at your terminal?

Learning or piloting phase: 56%
No plans to use AI at our terminal: 28%
Have deployed some AI into terminal operations: 11%
Have deployed a high level of AI into terminal operations: 0%
Other: 6%

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Challenges to Achieving Benefits of AI

What do you see are the biggest challenges to achieving benefits of AI at your terminal?

Available skills on AI technology
68%
Data quality
57%
Relevant use cases with business benefit
34%
Data availability
30%
Other
14%

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Automated Decision Making and Productivity Improvements

By how many moves do you anticipate Automated Decision Making could increase productivity at your terminal?

None: 2%
1 to 2 moves/hour: 20%
3 to 4 moves/hour: 36%
5 to 6 moves/hour: 39%
7 to 8 moves/hour: 0%
9 to 10 moves/hour: 0%
More than 10 moves/hour: 2%

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Importance of Automated Decision Making for Automated and Semi-Automated Terminals

How important do you think Automated Decision Making will be in the next wave of innovation for terminal operations?

Extremely important: 50%
Very important: 38%
Moderately important: 8%
Not very important: 0%
Not at all important: 4%

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Benefits of Automated Decision Making

What do you see as the most important benefits of Automated Decision Making in terminal operations?

Improve consistency of operations
86%
Improve equipment utilization
86%
Help my team work smarter and faster
60%
Improve safety of operations
47%
Better manage billable events at the terminal to increase revenues
33%
Improve environmental regulation compliance
12%
Other
11%

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AI and Automated Decision Making

Which decisions do you think could be automated at your terminal with the help of AI?

Container Handling Equipment (CHE) assignments
81%
Decking
81%
Action recommendation, such as replanning, CHE range updating, work queue activation
69%
Gate volume prediction
59%
Vessel stowage
52%
Timing of housekeeping
50%
Operational exception notification
40%
Operational exception prediction
34%
Berth scheduling
33%
Other
12%

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Importance of Automated Decision Making

How important do you think Automated Decision Making will be in the next wave of innovation for terminal operations?

Extremely important: 39%
Very important: 49%
Moderately important: 10%
Not at all important: 2%

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Automaton and Cost Reduction – Terminals Over 1M TEU Throughput

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

100% or more: 3%
76-99%: 3%
51-75%: 14%
26-50%: 32%
16-25%: 32%
6-15%: 11%
0-5%: 5%

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AI and Machine Learning

How important do you think technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will be to improve optimization at automated terminals in the next 3 to 5 years?

Extremely important: 17%
Very important: 35%
Moderately important: 41%
Not very important: 6%
Not at all important: 2%

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Terminal Automation and System Integration

If you were to automate your terminal, how would you prefer to approach the automation project?

I would purchase a pre-integrated solution from a single vendor: 33%
I would act as system integrator myself: 31%
I would hire a system integrator: 28%
Other: 8%

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Terminal Automation and Operational Costs

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

16-25%
32%
26-50%
32%
51-75%
14%
6-15%
11%
0-5%
5%
100% or more
3%
76-99%
3%

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Terminal Automation and Operational Costs

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

100% or more: 2%
76-99%: 5%
51-75%: 12%
26-50%: 29%
16-25%: 33%
6-15%: 14%
0-5%: 5%

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Terminal Automation and Operational Costs

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

16-25%
33%
26-50%
29%
6-15%
14%
51-75%
12%
0-5%
5%
76-99%
5%
100% or more
2%

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Terminal Automation and Productivity-
Terminals Over 1M Annual TEU

By how much do you believe automation could increase productivity at your terminal?

100% or more: 6%
76-99%: 0%
51-75%: 9%
26-50%: 21%
16-25%: 33%
6-15%: 21%
0-5%: 9%

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Terminal Automation and Productivity

By how much do you believe automation could increase productivity at your terminal?

100% or more: 5%
76-99%: 0%
51-75%: 11%
26-50%: 30%
16-25%: 29%
6-15%: 18%
0-5%: 7%

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Terminal Automation Challenges

What do you believe are the biggest challenges to implement automation at your terminal?

Costs are too high
68%
Lack of skills or resources to implement and manage automation
52%
Challenges with labor unions
44%
Takes too long to implement
30%
Risks are too high
9%
Don’t yet see the value of automation
5%

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Terminal Automation Benefits

What do you view as the most important benefits to automation?

Increase operational safety
65%
Better operational control and consistency
62%
Lower overall terminal operational costs
58%
Increase operational productivity
53%
Lower labor costs
52%
Improve data quality and business intelligence
33%
Improve customer experience
29%
Overcome challenge of labor scarcity
29%

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Current Equipment at Terminal

Describe your terminal.

Existing terminal using RTGs: 35%
New greenfield terminal (with or without automated equipment): 17%
Existing terminal using straddle carriers: 13%
Existing terminal using top handlers or reach stackers: 12%
Existing terminal using manual RMGs: 3%

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Automation Plans – Terminals with Over 1M Annual TEU Throughput

What plans do you have to automate your terminal?

We already have process automation at our terminal (eg, gate automation, OCR, RFID)
43%
We are investigating automated equipment at our terminal
31%
We already have automated equipment at our terminal
29%
We are investigating process automation at our terminal
29%
We already have full automation at our terminal
26%
We are investigating full automation at our terminal
12%
We have no plans to automate any equipment or processes at our terminal
7%

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Automation Plans

What plans do you have to automate your terminal?

We are investigating process automation at our terminal
40%
We already have process automation at our terminal (eg, gate automation, OCR, RFID)
37%
We are investigating automated equipment at our terminal
24%
We already have automated equipment at our terminal
21%
We already have full automation at our terminal
20%
We are investigating full automation at our terminal
13%
We have no plans to automate any equipment or processes at our terminal
9%

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Annual Throughput

What is the annual throughput at your terminal (or projected throughput if new terminal)?

Over 4 million TEUs: 19%
2-4 million TEUs: 13%
1-2 million TEUs: 34%
500,001 to 1 million TEUs: 20%
250,001 to 500,000 TEUs: 6%
Under 250,000 TEUs: 8%

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Importance of Automation

How important will it be for terminals to automate (full automation, equipment automation or process automation) to stay competitive in the next 3 to 5 years?

Extremely important: 24%
Very Important: 50%
Moderately Important: 23%
Not very important: 1%
Not at all important: 1%

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N4 Improves Operational Processes

How much would you estimate the following processes have improved since your N4 implementation?

75% or greater 50%-74% 25%-49% 10%-24% Up to 10%

Gate Productivity
Rail Productivity
Yard Productivity
Vessel Load Productivity
IT Staff Productivity
Safety
Reporting Quality

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In what area(s) is N4 helping you optimize your operations?

Better monitoring tools to improve operations
57%
Better visibility and reporting to improve customer service
49%
Improved equipment utilization
49%
Improved yard planning
49%
More stable operations
42%
More efficient gate operations with faster truck turn times
35%
Support for automated operations
25%
More efficient rail operations
7%

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N4 Reduces Operating Costs

Estimate the reduction of operating costs as a result of using N4?

50-74%: 3%
25-49%: 13%
15-24%: 19%
5-14%: 25%
Less than 5%: 41%

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In what area(s) is N4 helping you optimize your operations?

Better monitoring tools to improve operations
57%
Better visibility and reporting to improve customer service
49%
Improved equipment utilization
49%
Improved yard planning
49%
More stable operations
42%
More efficient gate operations with faster truck turn times
35%
Support for automated operations
25%
More efficient rail operations
7%

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What features of N4 are most valuable to the management of your terminal’s operations?

Expert Decking
51%
PrimeRoute
46%
Billing
29%
Business Intelligence Portal
16%
Vessel Autostow
16%
Crane Team Application
15%
Automated Equipment Schedulers
13%
Other
12%

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In which of the following areas has N4 helped in lowering your organization’s costs?

Yard Planning
61%
Vessel Operations
59%
Yard Operations
59%
Gate Efficiency
49%
Monitoring and Reporting
46%
Crane Assignment
23%
Truck/Straddle Pooling
21%
Order Processing
13%
Rail Operations
10%
Mega Vessel Handling
6%

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Semi-Automated Terminals

Estimate the reduction of operating costs as a result of using N4?

50-74%: 11%
25-49%: 22%
15-24%: 11%
5-14%: 22%
Less than 5%: 33%



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