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Solutions World 2010 Conference to Feature Latest Advancements in Marine Terminal Operations and Supply Chain Logistics
<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>Zebra Enterprise Solutions to Launch Marine Telematics Solutions at 8</i><sup><i>th</i></sup><i> Biennial Conference</i> </p>
Monday, September 27, 2010
Solutions World 2010 Conference to Feature Latest Advancements in Marine Terminal Operations and Supply Chain Logistics08:01 EDT Monday, September 27, 2010 OAKLAND, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Zebra Enterprise Solutions (ZES), a division of Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), today announced conference details for Solutions World 2010, the eighth biennial conference focused on the latest technology advancements in marine terminal operations and supply chain logistics, held September 26-29 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. At the conference, ZES will launch Marine Telematics Solutions, new technologies for real-time location and management of marine terminal operations. Solutions World 2010 Features Sessions on the Future of Terminal Operations Solutions World 2010 will feature speakers such as renowned futurist Dr. James Canton discussing the future of the economy, global trade and innovation. The conference will also feature case studies including Eurogate Tanger in Morocco, Terminal Zarate in Argentina and Transnet in South Africa. Additional sessions include topics such as the global container port and terminal sector, enhancing marine terminal operations and driving efficiencies through advanced technologies. Some sessions of note include: Leading Logistics Technologies into the Future – Bill Walsh, Richard Harrison, and Robert Inchausti from Zebra Enterprise Solutions Global Overview of the Container Port and Terminal Sector: What is the New Normal? – Neil Davidson, Drewry Shipping Consultants What Makes a Great Terminal: A Shipper's Perspective – Deane Tracy, Lowes; Vic LaRusso, TTSI; Frank Baragona, CMA-CGM; Bill Mongelluzzo, Journal of Commerce Clean Air and Efficient Cargo Flow – Doug Albrecht, Port of Long Beach Finally, Solutions World will include product demonstrations as well as breakout sessions introducing the Marine Telematics Solutions. “We're very excited to bring together speakers, customers and case studies from around the world highlighting technological advancements and best practices in the marine terminal and supply chain logistics industries,” said Bill Walsh, General Manager, ZES. “Seeing first-hand the operational excellence and benefits of marine terminal technologies will provide our customers and partners with the knowledge to increase the efficiency of their terminals. We are also excited to be able to offer a sneak peek of what our new Marine Telematics Solutions can provide to the maritime sector.” Marine Telematics Solutions Capture Real Time Data ZES' Marine Telematics Solutions use sophisticated hardware and software technologies that capture real-time data to locate, track and manage critical assets used in marine terminal operations allowing end users to streamline operational processes and improve vessel to yard operations. The Marine Telematics Solutions include: Automated Job Stepping Solution – automates the events operators are required to key-in, removing manual entry Equipment Fleet Management Solution – offers comprehensive equipment tracking and monitoring in real-time Automated Inventory Solution – provides marine terminal operators with real-time, highly accurate terminal asset inventory location information Automated Job Promotion and Container Handoff Solution – provides an optimized job-list and automates the transfer of a container Automated Vessel Load and Discharge Solution – automated the identification of container ID during load, transfers and discharge Over-The-Road (OTR) Truck Solution – automates the identification of trucks throughout gate and yard operations “The Marine Telematics Solutions are the latest in our line of marine solutions that help to streamline and increase the efficiency of marine terminal operations,” said Richard Harrison, Managing Director, Maritime, ZES. “We are excited about the benefits these solutions offer terminal operators who need to automate terminal asset management.” For more information on Marine Telematics Solutions, please visit: http://www.zebra.com/zes or for the full Solutions World schedule, please visit: http://zes.zebra.com/zes_world_2010/agenda.jsp About Zebra Enterprise Solutions Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies Corporation, extends Zebra's reach beyond passive RFID by employing state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions to locate, track, manage, and optimize high-value assets, equipment and people across the world's largest supply chains. Whether tracking containers through a port, optimizing parts for manufacturing, or managing ground support equipment at an airport, the real-time asset management solutions from the combination of Navis, WhereNet, proveo, and Multispectral Solutions provide improved visibility and velocity to gain measurable business improvements. Utilizing products that are based on ISO/IEC 24730-2, Cisco CCX Wi-Fi, precision GPS, and UWB technologies, Zebra Enterprise Solutions offers a wide range of location solutions that are "application matched," enabling its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. For more information about Zebra Enterprise Solutions visit http://www.zebra.com/zes. About Zebra Technologies Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA) provides the broadest range of innovative technology solutions to identify, track, and manage the deployment of critical assets for improved business efficiency. Zebra's core technologies include reliable on-demand printer and state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions. By enabling improvements in sourcing, visibility, security and accuracy, Zebra helps its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. Zebra serves more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies worldwide. For more information about Zebra's solutions visit http://www.zebra.com.