âABP is investing in a series of digitization upgrades to improve its automotive offering. The new automotive terminal operating system in Southampton will bring many benefits to our customers by enabling efficient compound management, inventory linkage and additional services with real-time data visibility for customers through a dedicated customer portal Said Brian Steeds, Automotive Manager at ABP. .
âThe Port of Southampton is the UK’s premier vehicle handling port and offers excellent access to the global market. In addition, from this summer, Southampton will become the first UK port to implement a private 5G network, which will bring many benefits to ABP customers, âsaid Alastair Welch, ABP’s regional manager at the Port of Southampton. âSouthampton is an important hub for the automotive industry and plays a key role in supporting sustainable supply chains. With this latest investment, we hope to optimize the services we provide and move forward on our journey to transform Southampton into a smart port of the future. “
- With the new system in place, information on the condition, location, destination and other modalities of each vehicle will be available at all times and easily documented by multiple teams. To this end, the new software will be linked to new 5G compatible portable devices for vehicle data capture using ABP’s new 5G infrastructure.
- Designed as a scalable solution, which can be extended to enable the management of an increased number of vehicles in the future, INFORM’s vehicle logistics system can be used as the basis for increasing ABP’s added value to customers. customers who rent space for ABP’s vehicle fleets. .