Jade Software has announced another sale of its terminal operating system (TOS), Jade Master Terminal. Alabama Steel Terminals LLC (AST) has selected Master Terminal for a newly-leased facility handling steel coils for export from Mobile, Alabama. This marks the tenth North American terminal to move to Jade in the past 18 months.
AST, a joint venture between Tri-State Maritime and Richardson Stevedoring & Logistics Services, expects the new terminal to handle an initial tonnage throughput of at least 600,000 tonnes per year. The TOS will let AST manage any type of mixed cargo across multiple port facilities, and easily grow alongside expanding operations.
Captain Kaustubh Dalvi, director of sales for Master Terminal, is pleased to see growing recognition in the North American market. “Once again we’ve been acknowledged as true ‘port people,’” he said, “providing a solution to AST that meets their technology requirements at a competitive price. In an industry that is still predominantly paper based and full of legacy technology, there is a lot that we can do to streamline ports operational processes and drive transparency. We are excited where these opportunities will take us.”
Implementation of the TOS will begin in Mobile later this year.