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IPCSA article on Digital Port Investment: A customer-centric journey: Polski PCS

The creation of a unified Port Community System (PCS) for Poland’s main ports of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Szczecin-Świnoujście – with all of their differences – was a crucial element of the Government’s plans for national port development to 2030. Polski PCS was established as a start-up in 2017 and has achieved significant success over the […]

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Cross-border information flow: Trieste PCS

  Port Community Systems (PCS) generally start at a port – but they often don’t end there. The Port of Trieste is an excellent example of just how far a PCS can spread its network in its mission to drive an efficient flow of information and cargo. Two key factors make Trieste a ‘special case’ […]

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High demand: Los Angeles

  High demand: Los Angeles The Port of Los Angeles has been busy – that would be an understatement. There has been plenty of publicity about delays in delivering cargo and congestion at the port, the direct result of extremely high demand for all manner of imported goods in combination with issues caused by Covid-19. […]

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10 years of collaborating with the Global Community

IPCSA Founding Members reflect on a decade of achievements – and consider plans and priorities for the future Foreword: Hans Rook, chairman, IPCSA C’est le ton qui fait la musique: this centuries-old proverb reminds us to pay attention to the way in which we act in society. It isn’t only what we say that’s important […]

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End to End Supply Chain – A wider view: MGI focuses on the whole community

End to End Supply Chain – A wider view: MGI focuses on the whole community A major focus in the world of logistics is having clear information in advance on the goods that will arrive at the terminal tomorrow and further ahead, says Dominique Lebreton, member of the executive board at Marseille-based MGI, which is […]

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Taking the broad perspective: Kale Logistics

Taking the broad perspective: Kale Logistics Connectivity and collaboration are key to a true ‘community’ system: that’s the basis on which India’s Kale Logistics operates. “Our analysis shows that while 20% of stakeholders are responsible for 80% of the transactions through a Port Community System, it’s important to remember that 80% will be much smaller, […]

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Tracking, tracing and transparency: Djibouti PCS smooths the flow of vital cargo and documentation across the border into Ethiopia

A package of digital solutions introduced by Djibouti Port Community System (DPCS) is proving transformational for the flow of cargo through its ports and across the border into landlocked Ethiopia. About 90% of Ethiopia’s imports pass through Djibouti’s ports and a key focus of DPCS has been providing as much transparency and visibility as possible […]

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Indian Ports Association leads the effort in digitalisation for efficiency, transparency and ‘Ease of Doing Business’

  Across India’s ports industry, digital transformation measures are showing results – speeding up import/export processes, reducing bottlenecks, increasing security and improving the nation’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ (EoDB) performance throughout the supply chain. As the responsible agency for the country’s ports, the Indian Ports Association (IPA), an apex body of major ports under the […]

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Digital Twin: Port of Ravenna works with CNT to build a complete and dynamic picture

A Digital Twin project will assist the Port of Ravenna in managing its assets, planning projects and maintenance, and fulfilling a major canal dredging programme. The port is working with Ancona-based CNT Technologies, whose managing director, Saimon Conti, says the idea of a port Digital Twin started when working with two shipyard clients. “We are […]

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