Kerry Siam Seaport Optimizes Operations and Reduces Carbon Emissions


Kerry Siam Seaport Optimizes Operations and Reduces Carbon Emissions

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-Thailand’s highest-volume port achieves double-digit improvements using technology-

Mediaportalanda, BANGKOK, June 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kerry Siam Seaport Limited (“KSSP”), a multi-purpose deep sea port in Laem Chabang, Thailand, today announced benchmark operational improvements achieved through an optimization program conducted in partnership with Kaleris, a leading provider of supply chain technology solutions including Navis Terminal Operating Systems. The program optimized the Navis N4 Terminal Operating System to reduce truck driving distances by 20 percent and container rehandles by 10 percent, significantly improving productivity and lowering carbon emissions.

KSSP is part of Kerry Logistics Network, a global third-party logistics company headquartered in Hong Kong, with a highly diversified business portfolio and extensive coverage throughout Asia. Kerry Logistics Network offers a broad range of supply chain solutions, including integrated logistics, international freight forwarding for air, ocean, road, rail and multimodal, and e-commerce for industrial project logistics and infrastructure investment.

As KSSP’s annual volume steadily grew and exceeded one million TEU, the terminal proactively launched an optimization program to ensure its operations would scale in the most efficient, sustainable and cost-effective way. KSSP engaged Kaleris Optimization Services, a team of expert consultants specializing in operational best practices that increase productivity and efficiency at marine container ports and terminals. The Kaleris Optimization Services team worked closely with KSSP to identify improvement opportunities in yard strategy, terminal truck operations, and vessel planning. In addition, KSSP implemented advanced planning and optimization software modules in the Navis N4 including, Quay Commander, Berth Window Manager, Expert Decking, Prime Route, and Autostow.

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