Posts Tagged ‘terminal logistics’

Optimizing Storage Terminal Operations

Posted in Remote Automation on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017. One comment so far
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Across the upstream and downstream oil & gas supply chain, storage terminals play a vital role. Efficiently managing many operations including product transfers, blend operations, fiscal measurements and inventories can mean the difference in profitability & loss. In an Tank Storage magazine article, Enhancing Terminal Business Performance, Emerson’s Aaron Boettcher, describes the role of terminal […]

RFID Tagging for Materials Movements

Posted in Industrial IOT, Operations Management on Friday, December 5th, 2014. One comment so far
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Some of the technologies making the Internet of Things (IoT) possible include WirelessHART, radio-frequency identification (RFID), near field communication, barcodes, QR codes and digital watermarking. I mention this because many process operations require material movements via truck, rail, ship and other discrete forms of transportation. The operations to track these movements have historically been done […]

Managing Terminal Logistics

Posted in Operations Management on Monday, May 5th, 2014. One comment so far
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Moving and properly accounting for the products in a terminal facility requires quite a bit of logistical support and reporting. In this 14:57 YouTube video, Syncade Logistics: Reducing Product Integrity Surprises, Emerson’s Brian Crandall demonstrates how these logistical operations can be automated and reported in real-time as discrepancies occur.