- 4 February 2016
- Transport / Logistics Services
Hamburger Hafen and Logistik AG (HHLA) has signed a multi-terminal deal with Navis to use its N4 terminal operating system. Navis is a part of Cargotec Corporation and is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading terminal operators.
As part of the deal, N4 will be a central part of HHLA’s terminal operating system (TOS) landscape, a strategic investment that will improve its ability to optimise vital terminal operations at multiple sites. It will also more effectively handle and meet evolving customer demands. N4 will be deployed at all three HHLA container terminals in the post of Hambury – Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB), Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) and Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT).
With the three high performance terminals in Hamburg, HHLA is one of the leading adopters of the containerised model. HHLA selected N4 after an extensive testing and evaluation period, due in part to N4’s flexibility and advanced configuration capabilities as well as several successful deployments of different types and sizes at sites around the world. The sophisticated order processing, multi-terminal, planning, reporting and execution tools rthe system will provide HHLA with a platform that should support its growing and developing business, enabling HHLA to remain flexible to technology for many years to come.
Frank Winkenwerder, Director of Information Systems of HHLA said,”We are pleased to engage with Navis as our partner as we take the steps to develop our terminal operations with future needs in mind. After a deep phase of cooperative analysis, we have determined that N4 is the superior platform in the industry to support our complex requirements.”
Managing Director Operations of HHLA Heinrich Goller said: “We are certain that N4 will provide us the best conditions for overcoming the challenges ahead. The framework of our industry is constantly changing. We can only respond to these changes by continuously further improving the performance of our facilities and systems. In addition to our qualified staff, investments in the infrastructure and a high-performing terminal operating system are key in this respect. N4 will also help us to further harmonize the processes of our facilities and therefore further increase their efficiency, which will also benefit our customers.”