Autonomous Transport Solution
Terberg Benschop is a family business founded in 1869 that considers being ready for the future an important drive for the company this is why Terberg is in the process of developing an automatic terminal tractor.
This AutoTUG is to beimplemented on automated container terminals as a replacement for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) or Automatic Straddle Carriers (AutoStrads or Sprinters).
Solid Port Solutions is guiding the Transport Solutions team of Terberg Benschop into fully understanding how an automated terminal tractor shall be used on an automated container terminal by designing all business process models and the establishment of the resulting functional requirements to be able to design a commercial transport solution.
The port knowledge of Solid Port Solutions will be used to make sure that the automated vehicle Terberg is developing will be built to accommodate the day today requirements of modern ports when it comes to executing the horizontal transport of containers between the quay crane and the stack where all containers are stored.
Furthermore, Solid Port Solutions is taking care of the project management regarding several different Proof of Concept projects with the AutoTUG and accompanying automation kit suppliers.