A Smarter Way to Handle and Move Materials

Markus Kückelhaus | August 21, 2018

A Smarter Way to Handle and Move Materials
Artificial intelligence (AI) has inspired filmmakers for years. From Fritz Lang to Stanley Kubrick to Steven Spielberg, storytellers have entertained us with tales of intelligent machines. Science-fiction fantasies have turned into reality—almost. Intelligent machines are part of everyday life from voice-activated speakers to smart thermostats. AI is here now and it’s time for the logistics industry to be inspired, adopt the technology in their global supply chains and explore the possibilities for the future.

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Busiest transshipment port in the world today and handles more than 30 million TEUs per year Intelligent and automated future port with a handling capacity of up to 65 million TEUs Supported by digital platforms such as Next Generation Vessel Tra c Management System to ensure e client, safe and secu


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