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Jade Logistics expands global footprint

January 2018

New Zealand-based software company Jade Logistics, a supplier of a leading terminal operating system (TOS) for mixed cargo ports, has continued to increase its global footprint by implementing its Master Terminal product at 22 sites during 2017.

On the back of significant sales growth and what has been a record year for the company, Jade Logistics’ global implementation team achieved go-live at terminals across multiple geographic locations including Europe, the Americas, Australasia, and the Middle East, said a statement from the company.

This impressive result was underpinned by a substantial Australasian project in which 16 terminals went live in less than 10 months, and was complemented by an eight-week implementation of a multi-purpose terminal on the eastern coast of the UAE, it said.

David Lindsay, chief executive officer of Jade Logistics, said: “We are well aware of the importance of getting our clients live as soon as possible, allowing them to quickly experience the benefits of a world class terminal operating system.”

“The implementation times achieved during 2017 are exceptional, and are delivering real value to customers in terms of lowering their total cost of ownership,” he added.

Adding to the varied geographic locations, the terminals represent a diverse range of cargo types including pure bulk terminals, break bulk and RoRo terminals, and container only terminals, one of which is handling over one million TEUs per annum.

Mark Ginnever, director of global services, Jade Logistics, said: “The key to any successful implementation is a dedicated project team, comprising representatives from both organisations.”

“The importance of strong client ownership and committed super users cannot be stressed enough, and we have been fortunate enough to work with clients that understand and support this collaborative approach,” he added.

Master Terminal is now licenced to over 110 terminals around the world, and Jade Logistics’ growth is set to continue with strong sales forecast into 2018 and beyond, it stated.




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