Maritime Revenue Management; i.e. user demands for decision support systems and optimisation tools. Decision support in planning for maximizing revenue
Sub Project 2
Tools for supply chain management and business integration; i.e. development of algorithms and tools accomdated for liner shipping and inventory routing.
Sub Project 3
IT-infrastructure and strategy; the main focus is to construct and integrate the decision support systems in such a way that they become an integrated part of the shipowner's IT-system.
Sub Project 4
Man, Technology & Organisation; A successful integration of a new IT system is very demaning from the human relations perspective. Thus, close interactino between man- technology- and organisation must be facilitated.
Key project tasks include:
Conduct a gap analysis contrasting the “As-Is” situation in shipping and state-of-the-art in transportation and ICT industries.
Identify revenue management concepts applicable for shipping. Definition of needs and requirements for DSS tools for supply chain management in shipping.
Mapping of requirements for ICT-infrastructure, development of a unified framework for ICT infrastructure, ICT strategy and how to integrate system with data acquisition, -exchange and DSS modules.
Develop, implement and test the identified decision support tools for supply chain management applicable for shipping.
Personnel, technology and organisation aspects should be evaluated to ensure successful implementation of the new technology. Develop a framework for organisation of work processes and how to account for human factors in Maritime Revenue Management.