The provider of terminal operating system (TOS) solutions Tideworks Technology announced cooperation activity with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. (LCC), a manufacturer of container cranes, regarding their solutions to the container handling industry.
According to a press note, this is Tideworks’ first cooperation with an equipment manufacturer and demonstrates a progression of its efforts to provide the global supply chain with next-generation TOS solutions and innovative options that include both software and hardware in a harmonized approach.
The cooperation will allow terminal operators to leverage tightly integrated TOS and lifting equipment in future offerings.
“We are excited to collaborate with Liebherr, given their depth of crane experience, in order to provide terminal operators with a streamlined solution to meet their technology and equipment needs,” said Thomas Rucker, president of Tideworks. “The ability to offer Tideworks’ TOS pre-integrated with Liebherr’s cranes and handling equipment will provide terminal operators significant cost savings and reduce time to implementation.”
In the initial phase of the cooperation, the companies will install Traffic Control, Tideworks’ equipment control system (ECS), and Tideworks Insight, its data platform, at LCC’s test facility. Existing customer sites where Tideworks and LCC are both present will benefit from enhanced automation and optimization capabilities.
Future terminal customers, both brown and greenfield, can take advantage of a complete equipment and software solution that is applicable across the terminal and fully flexible in terms of any future automation requirements.