Advent eModal, provider of the eModal® suite of applications that simplify and accelerate the flow of cargo across the intermodal supply chain, today announced the release of “Empty Manager,” a street turn application designed to streamline the exchange of empty container equipment between trucking companies. Empty Manager digitizes what is typically a manual process, providing full visibility and traceability for all parties.
eModal PreGate and Fee Manager Applications to power new gate appointment system and automated fee payment capability for leading Florida container terminal
Port Everglades Terminal (PET), a 40 acre terminal in the South Port area of Port Everglades in Florida, has selected Advent’s eModal platform to meet its needs for an integrated gate appointment and automated fee payment solution.
“Today, marine terminal operators must move ever-increasing volumes of cargo through existing limited terminal acreage,” said Richard Rovirosa, CEO & General Manager, Port Everglades Terminal. “eModal’s PreGate and Fee Manager applications provide us the ability to improve gate flow and streamline our operations, ultimately expanding capacity and allowing more throughput while providing better visibility and service to our trucker and shipper community.”
Everport Terminal in Tacoma Goes Live with eModal PreGate Appointment Solution to Drive Cargo Velocity
Everport Terminal Services Tacoma, operator of Pierce County Terminal (PCT), a 140 acre container terminal in Tacoma, Washington, has successfully deployed the eModal Community Portal (eCP) PreGate appointment module.
The eModal PreGate appointment module provides a customizable solution that allows Everport to specify which transactions require appointments, which information must be provided by dispatchers, and the length of appointment windows and grace periods. By collecting critical data in advance and enabling the terminal to proactively plan for trucker arrivals, the PreGate solution can improve gate efficiency, reduce turn times, and drive cargo velocity for all port stakeholders.
Allen Thomas, Chief Strategy Officer for Advent Intermodal, based in Murray Hill New Jersey told AJOT his company is providing software support for a Port of Oakland initiative to deliver containers to new Inland Depot in French Camp California, near San Joaquin Valley, California distribution centers.