Container terminal innovation leader GCT joins TradeLens

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Vancouver, BC Canada -- Global Container Terminals Inc. (GCT), a leading container terminal operator in North America has joined the TradeLens supply chain platform, underpinned by blockchain technology. 

GCT operates four strategically located, big ship readyterminals on the west and east coast of North America. A leader intechnologically advanced terminal operations, no company is more prepared tokeep pace with the changing needs of global supply chains than GCT.

In the Port of Vancouver, GCTCanada is the heart of the Asia-Pacific Gateway. GCT Deltaport is Canada’slargest marine terminal, providing the most efficient ship-to-rail dischargefacility worldwide, and GCT Vanterm is among the most productive terminals onthe continent.

In the Port of New York andNew Jersey, GCT USA boasts the fastest truck processing and vessel productivityin the harbor. GCT New York is a full service facility offering near-dock CES operations,on-terminal warehousing, and unique customer solutions. GCT Bayonne pioneeredtruck appointments on the East Coast using the latest technology, providingconsistent and reliable turn-times.  BothUSA terminals offer first and last port-of-call intermodal advantage with theiron-dock rail facilities.

By joining TradeLens, GCT is ready to securely connect with supply chainpartners including ocean carriers, beneficial cargo owners, and railways. TheTradeLens technology platform provides end-to-end supply chain information,facilitating seamless data sharing, collaboration and improved trade flows.

GCT remains committed to leading in innovation, value and safety. Joining a technology platform like TradeLens only adds to our capability to deliver best-in-class service and visibility to our supply chain partners
—Doron Grosman, President & CEO of GCT

"As competition increases from other ports and customer demands intensify, we need to activate every solution to increase cargo velocity through our terminals and improve performance” said Doron Grosman, President & CEO of GCT.   

“We are thrilled to have GCT joinTradeLens and connect to a flexible business platform designed to spurinnovation. Integrating data with ports, terminals, logistics providers,shippers, and carriers is essential for the vision of TradeLens to realize new waysof working within a collaborative industry ecosystem. GCT’s connection toTradeLens strengthens this new era of transparency and collaboration for theglobal supply chain.” Mike White, CEO of GTD Solution and Head of TradeLens.

TradeLens is rapidly expanding with five of theworld’s top six ocean carriers and ten of GCT’s ocean carrier customers committedto the TradeLens platform. GCT is proud to join this leading global tradecollaboration.

We are pleased to see more leading organizations from across the shipping industry sign on to the platform.
—Eyal Ben-Amram, CIO of ZIM

"As TradeLens evolves, it is critical more supply chain partners participate to facilitate an open and transparent approach to information sharing. This enhanced level of visibility and efficiency will ultimately benefit the entire industry and our customers” said Eyal Ben-Amram, CIO of ZIM.  

The program will be rolled out in phases at allfour of GCT’s terminals adding visibility to the east and west coasts of NorthAmerica.

About GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.

Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. operates four Green Marine certified terminals in two principal North American ports. Through GCT USA on the East Coast, the company operates two award-winning facilities: GCT New York on Staten Island, NY and GCT Bayonne in Bayonne, NJ. On the West Coast, GCT Canada operates two gateway terminals: GCT Vanterm and GCT Deltaport in Vancouver and Delta, BC. Visit or follow us @BigShipReady to find out more about GCT.

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