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Kalmar SmartPort webinars to spark awareness of process automation



With process automation still being relatively unfamiliar, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, embarks on a series of webinars to increase the awareness of the process automation concept and its added value for ports and terminals both large and small. Early April, May and June will feature a session aimed at APAC/EMEA and a session aimed at the Americas detailing the solutions part of the SmartPort concept and their functionality.

The webinars are open to all interested terminal operators. Registration will be offered shortly, with pre-registration possible through an e-mail to The sessions will be organised according to the below schedule.

April 11: Rail to/from Yard
SmartTracks + SmartPath + SmartLifts + SmartStack + SmartRail + SmartFleet

May 2: Vessel to/from Yard
SmartQuay + SmartPath + SmartLifts + SmartStack + SmartRail + SmartFleet

June 6: Gate to/from Yard
SmartLane + SmartTruck + SmartLifts + SmartStack + SmartRail + SmartFleet

The webinars will each be approximately 40 minutes, including questions and answers. The webinars will be interactive with the ability to chat with SmartPort experts during the presentation. The webinar will also include a case study.

Kalmar SmartPort solutions drive greater efficiencies through process and equipment automation, resulting in lower overall operational costs, improved safety and better equipment availability. Process automation solutions are designed to optimise the information flows within your business processes to ensure the most efficient equipment utilisation. They represent an accessible and fast way to get immediate productivity improvements for a relatively small initial investment. Solutions include SmartPath, SmartStack, SmartRail, SmartLifts, SmartTrucks, SmartQuay, SmartTracks and SmartFleet. These process automation solutions fit any size of terminal and any brand equipment and TOS.

Further information for the press:
Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, 

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move you make.
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.3 billion in 2012 and it employs approximately 10,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV.


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