Peel Ports Group has signed a framework agreement that will see TBA Group’s Terminal Management Software, CommTrac V4, deployed across four key bulk terminals in Liverpool, UK.
The upgrade to CommTrac V4 will significantly reduce the demand of manual data input across Peel Ports’ operational activities whilst providing improved functionalities, such as standardised and enhanced reporting, comparative multi-terminal data, and improved planning capabilities.
“CommTrac gives us quick and easy access to the information we depend on to make critical operational decisions. The software allows us to manage our day-to-day operations efficiently and effectively and gives us with the ability to plan and react to the evolving needs of our customers,” said Lance Weissenborn, Operations and Trading Director at Peel Ports.
The longevity and technological advancements of the relationship has facilitated a partnership focused on efficiency, process optimisation and value-added solutions to meet the commercial objectives across Peel Ports' bulk terminal portfolio.
David Trueman, Managing Director at TBA Doncaster Limited, stated: “Peel Ports was our first CommTrac customer in 1999 and continues to be a valued client. CommTrac has continued to prove itself as a strategic and robust solution to Peel’s operations with the latest deployment offering increasingly advanced functionalities to enhance the performance of Peel’s terminals.”
Weissenborn added: “TBA are integral to Peel Ports journey of growth and development. As a trusted partner they share our vision, our values, and importantly understand our business. I’m delighted we are able to continue our collaborative relationship through the release of CommTrac V4.”
Peel Ports, the second largest port group in the UK and one of the largest in Europe, handles over 70 million t of cargo and 26 000 vessel movements with a diverse portfolio of commodities including agri-bulks, biomass, containers, metals, and steel.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/ports-terminals/19072022/tba-group-and-peel-ports-group-sign-framework-agreement/