ICTSI app now available for download

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is preparing to expand the coverage of its mobile app for cargo visibility to include its terminals abroad.

The ICTSI mobile app for cargo visibility is now available for download in the Philippines via Google Play and Apple Store.

The app makes it easier and more convenient for port users to monitor and manage their shipments at the Manila International Container Terminal, NorthPort, Subic Bay International Terminals and Mindanao Container Terminal by facilitating access to real-time shipping information directly from the concerned terminal.

ICTSI said the app would soon be available to its other terminals in the Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“By providing 24/7 real-time visibility, we are empowering port users to plan their logistics better and make sounder business decisions leading to lower costs. We are opening the door for businesses to become more efficient the same way that we are constantly improving our efficiency to better serve our customers,” ICTSI Group chief information officer Brian Hibbert said.

Using the app, customers can place vessels, containers and trucks on a watchlist and subscribe to status notifications via email or SMS for timely updates.

According to ICTSI, this eliminates conflicting and late information that could lead to less optimal logistics planning and increased cost.

Users are required to create an account to get full access to these transparency features.