BORDEAUX

Port de Bordeaux

CLIENT :

 

BIP+. (Bordeaux Informatique Portuaire), UMPB Bordeaux shipping and port union.

SOLUTION :

 

The AP+ Cargo Community System (CCS) in January 2008

CLIENT REQUIREMENTS :

 

  • Become a port of reference with a Port Single Window by combining the Poseidon Port Community System and AP+ Cargo Community System
  • Use an upgradeable bespoke system
  • Find a development partner that will contribute to port competitiveness

PORT :

 

  • 6 port sectors with 2 container terminals spread along the estuary (100 km): Bordeaux, Bassens, Ambès, Blaye, Pauillac and Le Verdon
  • Types of traffic: containers, conventional goods, bulk goods
  • CCS users: shipping agents, freight forwarders, terminal operators, road haulers, port authorities, customs, police

CHALLENGES

Bring together all project stakeholders

Create an entity to manage the marketing and monitoring of AP+ in Bordeaux: BIP+

Provide change management support: training and telephone assistance, skills transfer to BIP+ employees

Integrate the ship port dues module, goods port dues module and bulk goods management module

ADVANTAGES

Port transit time reduced from 4-5 days to 2-3 days

Real-time information exchange for all terminals

Accurate smooth data exchanges

Productivity gains: paperless declaration procedures, simplified customs procedures, new working and organisational methods

Adaptability: integration of new regulations