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© Yiu Tung Lee

Ports are failing in the race to automate, with other sectors leaving them behind the curve. This was the result of an in-depth study by consultant McKinsey, according to Splash 24/7. The report suggests port operators are “moving more slowly” when it comes to automation, suggesting this is in part because the promised economic benefits have not matched the realities. In the meantime, some industries have seen as much as a 40% cost reduction as a result of automation.

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