Stellium and Voyager Portal to provide digital transportation management

Stellium, a management consultancy, and Voyager Portal, an operations management platform for dry and liquid bulk shipping, have set up a partnership to provide digital transportation management for wet and dry commodity shipments.

Transportation management is widely used in other transport modes such as road, rail, and container operations, but has not been widely adopted in the complex bulk shipping arena.

The Houston-based partners plan to digitalise hundreds of routine workflows including vessel nominations, survey appointments, terminal clearances, estimated-time-of-arrival tracking, demurrage and cargo claims.

The partners will help bulk shipping teams to manage their interaction with external parties in a digital shared setup. The low-code workflow technology will provide users with the flexibility necessary to design and execute unique processes, thereby enabling exceptions-based management and reporting, the companies said.  

Voyager Portal CEO, Matthew Costello, explained: “Shipping dry and wet commodity cargoes is a highly complex and fragmented business. Over 90% of ships crossing the ocean will transport bulk commodities such as crude oil, gas, petrochemicals, agricultural products, heavy equipment, and minerals. Given the complexity and variability of each shipment, operations teams often work exclusively with email and XLS for tracking, planning and execution activities.”

Randeep Nambiar, Stellium CEO, added: “With Voyager and SAP transportation management, our customers’ planning, production, and sales teams can have a true end-to-end picture of their transportation operations in one place.”

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