AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Master Terminal, Jade's specialist logistics software has been chosen by Qatar Navigation Services, as the country prepares to host the 2022 football world cup.
Currently the port uses a paper-based system to manage its annual 330,000 TEU* container movements. Millions of tonnes of cargo are expected to pass through the port as Qatar undertakes multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects including new hotels, rapid rail and construction of stadia in the lead up to the world's largest sporting event.
Qatar Navigation Service's Doha Port is the sixth win for Master Terminal in 18 months and follows successful campaigns to win ports business in Messina Italy, Iraq, Georgia, United Arab Emirates and Gdansk Poland, says Howard Wren, Logistics Director, Jade.
"Jade Logistics is delighted to be expanding its business at such a major location in the Middle East and developing a long term relationship with Qatar Navigation Services. Master Terminal will help to cost effectively manage the complex port operation, providing visibility and transparency of cargo movements to all users," says Wren.
Allan Middleton, Qatar Navigation Services spokesperson says that the Qatar Navigation Committee considered Jade's Master Terminal a solid, professional and all-round terminal operating system provider.
"Jade's proven track record and high standard of industry and technical knowledge gave us the comfort we were looking for. They stood out as being the best fit for the Qatar Navigation Services. We are looking forward to using Master Terminal and the improvements it will bring to port operations during a period of strong growth."
* TEU twenty foot equivalent transport container.
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About Jade Software
Jade Software brings together creative people, integrated design methods and performance engineered technology to solve hard business problems. The company has leading operational intelligence, mobile integration, investigations, risk management and smart logistics solutions.
Jade Software markets and sells its products through more than 40 partners in 80 countries and has offices in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand.
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