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PORT LOGISTICS work to get equipment like cranes moving at the fastest pos- is stored in Oracle and Microsoft SQL data bases. Only a sible rates consistently so they can optimize the labor work- small number of vendors offer cloud-based TOS today, and ing on a particular vessel. They want to provide good service they are targeting smaller terminals that lack IT resources. – boosting turnaround time at the gates and also at the berths. While Navis doesn’t currently extend to intermodal trans-

They want to be able to manage all this information and pro- portation, it has published APIs that can be used to interface vide accurate invoicing. More and more, adds Barrons, they to outside systems. are also looking for transparency and visibility into the TOS Another reason many operators went in-house is that as the data so they can

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