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Malaysian Port Unveils AI Upgrade
February 19, 2019 News AI Artificial Intelligence


The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysia’s biggest and most technologically advanced port, has signed an agreement with cloud software specialists Ramco Systems to upgrade its current Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

The upgrade, according to a statement, is part of PTP’s ongoing efforts to improve its digital logistics infrastructure and operational efficiency.

It will see PTP utilize advanced smart technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and Chatbots, which will help it meet growing customer demand and accelerate its drive to become a regional transshipment hub.

Under the agreement, Ramco will implement its comprehensive ERP suite comprising procurement, inventory, finance, maintenance, human capital management, treasury loan management and planning and budgeting.

Speaking about the deal with Ramco, PTP’s CEO Marco Neelsen said: “Given the pace at which technological advancements are changing the world, it is imperative for PTP to remain competitive and attractive. By investing in the latest technology, we are establishing our terminal as one of the best equipped and most technologically advanced terminal port in the region”.

“We also wanted to choose a digital solution partner with tools that can aid us in our growth as well as give us the right platform to integrate to advanced technologies. With the product and service that Ramco provides us, we believe it will benefit us well”.