Emerson Helps Improve Terminal Throughput, Safety, and Quality

Logistics management software optimizes terminal movements and simplifies stock management

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Emerson Process Management's Syncade Logistics management software v4.12 gives terminal managers improved control over terminal traffic and eliminates the need for specialized storage tanks for unique blends. With more efficient traffic and stock management, terminals can drive increased throughput and improved asset utilization.

Truck schedule management can significantly impact terminal throughput. Syncade Logistics uses built-in algorithms to optimize movement scenarios and then automatically assigns trucks to gantry queues based on customer order specifications. This allows terminal managers to eliminate driver guesswork and measurably increase trip efficiency. With tighter control on terminal traffic, a terminal can increase throughput and react more effectively to schedule changes.

Stock management tools help operators maintain safe operations by accurately controlling transaction quantity and avoiding emissions. Syncade Logistics supports loading by weight for both metered and non-metered loads. Configurable capacity limits for loading LNG and LPG products prevent the release of vapors, ensuring safety and environmental compliance.

Syncade Logistics enables terminal managers to use their storage tanks more efficiently, reducing the inventory footprint required to support customer needs. Terminal operators can deliver automatic management of blend ratios, eliminating the need to build separate storage tanks for different blends. Syncade Logistics also manages multiple stock owners within a tank. Transactions are easily accounted for and reconciled with book inventory, delivering confidence in stock accuracy.

For more information, go to http://www.emersonprocess.com/syncade/logistics

About Emerson Process Management

Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include Bettis™, DeltaV™, Fisher™, Micro Motion™, Ovation™ and Rosemount™.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com.


Sara Vanneste, Emerson Process Management

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