Port community system of Barcelona Port has announced that it is now integrating data with TradeLens, the blockchain-enabled digital logistics platform jointly developed by A.P. Moller-Maersk.
his integration means the exchange of information in real time to allow a greater detail about the operations that take place on Barcelona Port contributing to a more transparency on the logistic change.
What is more, from their collaboration, POR-TIC and TradeLens services are fed back, offering a better quality of information in real time, with data such as the actual departure or arrival of the ship at the port of origin or destination, among others.
This exchange of information means greater digitalization, transparency and security in operations, making it possible to make more accurate forecasts and thus offer a better service to customers.
For the record, PORTIC is the first and only PCS in Spain to be integrated with the TradaLens platform, consolidating the strategy of the Port of Barcelona and its Port Community to continue advancing as a smartport.
PORTIC Barcelona and TradeLens have developed an alliance where both entities benefit by exchanging information in an authorized way by the shipping companies.
With this alliance, both companies complement each other’s services, providing them with more information and incorporating new filters on the information that result in the quality of the data. The technological model used allows immediate communication of events and occurrences in the transport chain, which is a differential aspect with other integration models already existing in the PCS of the Port Community of Barcelona.
….says Javier Gallardo, director of PORTIC.
Concluding, TradeLens has been jointly developed by Maersk and IBM as an open and collaborative industry platform built on blockchain technology. The platform promotes an efficient, transparent and secure information exchange to foster greater collaboration and trust throughout the entire global supply chain.