UPTIME: 5 STEPS TO KEEP CONTAINER HANDLING MOVING
Do you have a plan if container handling equipment suddenly fails? Have you taken steps to make sure your operation is not caught unprepared? Are you taking steps to reduce the risk of failure to begin with?
Delays unloading can prevent on-time delivery to cargo owners, incurring financial penalties and straining relationships as resulting backlogs disrupt other incoming vessels. But if mission-Critical equipment like lift trucks, empty container handlers and ReachStackers are not available to unload ships or barges as soon as they arrive, they risk exactly these issues.
Ports and terminals simply cannot afford tight margins to be threatened by the productivity and profit impacts that result from equipment downtime. This paper addresses the practical steps ports and terminals can take to understand and minimize the risk of container handling equipment downtime.