How Sahathai Terminal Transforms Gate Operations with Verily Vision Container Truck Gate Automation
Case Study Executive Summary
About Sahathai Terminal Public Company Limited
Opened in 2008, Sahathai offers one-stop solution of logistic activities that connects the ocean and inland transportation. The company’s services currently include terminal operation, in-land transportation, warehouse and yard rental services, and other related service in container logistic with strategic location on the Chao Phraya River – Bangkok, Thailand, Sahathai Terminals expands its business services to cover all needs of customers via subsidiary and associate companies such as Bangkok Barge Terminal, Bangkok Container Depot Service and Bangkok River Terminal.
With 2025 vision. Sahathai Terminal aspires to become
a sustainable total logistics solution provider with the focus in port and terminal services, in-land road and water transport, warehousing and distribution, and other related services that create value added to its customer.
Container Truck Gate Automation Project Initiative
With the goal to optimize gate operation efficiency and security in corresponding to the growth of container through put and maximize asset and infrastructure utilization, applying new automatic technology is one of the key solutions.
After the success of technology Proof of Concept (PoC) implementation and collaboration with Verily Vision team, the terminal gate renovation project is realized. However, with the concern regarding the cost of additional gantry infrastructure for 12 truck lanes, Verily Vision’s team decided to customize the installation model to best fit Sahathai Terminal’s existing gate infrastructure resolving budget concern.
Besides the customized system installation model, hardware specification selection is also one of the crucial factors for system performance due to the different operation environment and installation model for each terminal. With the goal to deliver best system performance and meet operation objectives, fortunately, as Verily Vision’s solution is software-based technology, Verily Vision’s team is able to select local hardware especially CCTV brand with best specification for Sahathai Terminal’s installation model.
Key Values and Benefits for Sahathai Terminal
From the implementation and integration of Verily Vision Container Truck Gate Automation, Sahathai Terminal’s teams can optimize their services to best facilitate valued customers by
Providing maximum access control and security management with gate operation CCTV surveillance with vehicle and container image snapshot recorded in the ready-to-use database.
Improving terminal entry security, by providing 24-hour non-stop container number and vehicle information recognition.
Facilitating real-time tracking along with enhancing terminal’s operations through consistent performance
Increasing gate operation efficiency with semi-automatic process, due the remaining manual operation of cash payment and document verification, Sahathai Terminal can complete gate operation process resulting in truck turnaround time under 30 minutes.
Lastly but most importantly, founding a solid Information Technology infrastructure to support fully automatic operation and further development in corresponding to corporate 2025 vision of becoming a sustainable total logistics solution provider with the focus in port and terminal services, in-land road and water transport, warehousing and distribution, and other related services that create value added to its customer.