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Slicker Southampton

[ December 6, 2012   //   ]

DP World Southampton is to bring  in a new vehicle booking system in the New Year A trial of VBS Premium with 13 of the terminal’s largest hauliers was an “overwhelming success” said the operator.

It aims to make back-office management of containers and bookings easier and customers are reporting that they are saving time with what could take up a morning now being done within 30 minutes or so.

VBS Premium will be available to all hauliers calling at the terminal from 1 January.

Advantages of VBS Premium include: the ability to upload lists of containers into the system which are automatically tracked for booking status; management of containers and bookings. On a single page; and giving the expected location in terminal allowing import and export boxes to be combined  in one transfer area.

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