Digitalisation has become one of the key focus areas in the shipping and freight industry..
The benefits of digitalisation are being realised by the industry and it is slowly but surely working on changing the way the freight business has been conducted all these years..
Carriers, shippers, customs, ports etc seem to be moving away from the “this is how it has always been done” mode and moving more and more towards digitising the processes..
Ports and terminals are an integral part of the whole chain in logistics.. Digitalisation offers ports and terminal the opportunity to add value to its customers through innovation, enhanced productivity, greater efficiency, greater safety, and security..
Recently, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Singapore Customs and the Singapore Shipping Association signed an MOU on digitalisation of trade and maritime documentation in the industry..