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Perks of Employing AI in Shipping Sector

By Logistics Tech Outlook | Monday, April 13, 2020

Artificial Intelligence is assisting in making accurate predictions on estimated time of arrival for container ships in addition to spotting trends and risks in shipping ports and lanes.

FREMONT, CA: When it comes to worldwide shipping, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a leading technology that has practical use cases that organizations are employing in their managerial work routine. AI and automation play a prominent role in the trade, and firms are gaining immense success with AI coupling well with machine-human intercommunication and logistics collaboration. Below is how these technologies are revolutionizing the shipping industry at large.

• AI is assisting in making accurate predictions on estimated time of arrival for container ships in addition to spotting trends and risks in shipping ports and lanes.

• Machine learning potentials are helping in the analysis of historical shipping information. They consider factors, such as weather patterns and slow or busy shipping seasons, through which the final analysis comprises refined existing processes like errors, inefficiencies, and duplications.

• Automating processes can recognize a sign of an incoming problem or conflict before it has entirely unfolded and then make the desired adjustments to prevent an issue in advance.

• AI offers valuable insights from the realm of information that is a natural by-product in the shipping sector.

• Employing analytics helps better understand customers’ issues, which enable business processes to alter the data to anticipate future requirements and expand the value to consumers.

• By incorporating AI in data management strategies, it is assisting to address risks associated with disrupted flight plans, be it a natural disaster or a planned attack.

• AI technologies are also being used to impersonate human perception and cognitive abilities like hearing, seeing, reading, and interpreting sensor information. They are aiding user interfaces aboard ship as speech recognition helps in controlling types of equipment onboard.

• AI is also lending a hand in the optimization of container terminal planning and operations, automating and reducing exceptional case handling, supply chain enhancement in terminals, ships, road transportation, and predictive maintenance.

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