Trusted by ports and terminals worldwide

Port authorities and marine terminal operators worldwide trust Advent’s eModal® platform to drive process automation and dramatically speed cargo flow throughout the landside container network. With over 100,000 registered users, eModal® is the world's largest port collaboration platform, connecting ports and terminals to the global network of BCOs, agents & trucker communities. At any given moment each day, 30,000 users are on getting the latest container status updates, making truck appointments and pay terminal fees at over 50 terminals and depots in North America. 

For Port Authorities

eModal® allows port authorities to create a branded, single-window portal that BCO, 3PL and trucker stakeholders can leverage to streamline and digitize their landside logistics operations while enabling implementation of port wide initiatives such as:

  • Motor Carrier and Drayage Truck Registry (DTR) provides online registration, validation and management of port motor carriers, insurance, trucks, RFID tags and drivers 
  • Environmental programs such as registration and validation of 'clean truck' initiatives that lessen the carbon impact of port operations
  • Appointment solutions to reduce congestion, maximize cargo velocity and operational efficiency within a gateway by managing reservations at all terminals prior to arrival
  • Fee collection services to enable the integrated payment of port-wide fees from all stakeholders
  • Traffic mitigation programs to collect usage fees and help lessen the impact on local infrastructure by reducing port-related highway congestion.
  • Freight visibility & security initiatives to track congestion and security compliance enabled by the via the eModal® Drayage Truck Registry (DTR) 
  • Performance management initiatives to help port operators and trucking companies foster efficient cargo movement strategies.

For Marine Terminal Operators & Operating Port Authorities

  • Terminal information services gets key data truckers need to move cargo more efficiently such as vessel schedules, empty container return instructions, terminal location and open hours, and CCTV camera feeds 
  • Container Watchlist provides real time status information on import and export cargo from over 50 terminals including availability, fees due, holds, location, etc.
  • Gate Pre-Advise & Appointment Solutions to maximize marine terminal cargo velocity and operational efficiency by enabling users to pre-advise their visit/cargo information prior to arrival
  • Fee collection services to collect usage, demurrage and other fees automatically from stakeholders, minimizing impact on local staff to create and send bills, resolve credit card issues and manage collections

Ready to learn more?

Read our Case Studies to learn how terminal operators and port authorities leverage eModal® to streamline landside cargo flow.

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Traffic Mitigation (PierPASS)

The Advent PCS’s interface incorporated an extensive knowledge of container terminal and shipping operations, which proved critical to enable OffPeak’s long-term success.

Clean Truck Program in LA/Long Beach

Advent outfitted over 20,000 trucks with RFID tags in order to track their movement in and out of the Ports, as well as to help assess and collect containerized freight fees that would ultimately help fund a fleet of new, clean-burning harbor trucks.

Performance Management in Sydney

Advent provides the solution to measure the effectiveness of improving competitive access and service arrangements of container movements between stevedores and transport carriers by monitoring truck turnaround times.

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Port authorities and marine terminal operators worldwide trust Advent’s eModal® platform to drive process automation and dramatically speed cargo flow throughout the landside container network. 

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