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ATPC Terminal N.V. digitalizes planning & scheduling operations

Photo credit: VTTI B.V.

DELFT; October 7, 2021 - ATPC Terminal N.V. is VTTI’s 2nd terminal to adopt Systems Navigator’s advanced Dropboard planning & scheduling platform.

Dropboard’s integrated and real-time jetty planning environment is used to view, plan and schedule orders. It digitalizes ATPC’s planning & scheduling operations and its constraints-based scheduling logic reduces the chance of errors occurring while optimizing efficiency and accuracy. The connection to the terminal’s ERP system provides a single data entry environment, accelerating the scheduling process.

On Systems Navigator side: “We are excited that ATPC is VTTI’s 2nd terminal, amongst other companies, choosing Dropboard. This underlines the storage industry is embracing our vision on next-generation planning & scheduling platforms and we are confident Dropboard will continue to have a positive impact on the industry’s supply chain.” – Joost Smits, Systems Navigator Commercial Manager.

About ATPC

ATPC is an energy storage terminal located in the heart of Europe, in the Port of Antwerp. The company provides flexibility for hydrocarbon feedstock, intermediates and finished products, as well as pressurized and refrigerated LPG storage with block train facilities. Jetty capacity and ultra-modern manifolds make it ideal for highly efficient logistics and the business of blending. In addition, ATPC focuses on investing in new renewable energies opportunities, implementing the latest technologies to offer sustainable solutions and on helping to build the emerging renewable value chain.

ATPC is part of the global VTTI network. With over 1,250 employees and 40 different nationalities VTTI is one the world’s leading independent storage providers for energy and other essential products. Founded in 2006, VTTI currently offers 10.2 million m3 of combined storage capacity across 5 continents. Find out more at

About Dropboard

Dropboard planning and scheduling system is designed to assist planners in Ports, LNG and the Oil & (Petro)Chemical industry with daily and future planning. Systems Navigator’s unique Smart Scheduling technology provides expert knowledge at your fingertips. Optimizing the schedule provides opportunities to decrease waiting times and berth occupancy, and increase throughput and revenue.

About Systems Navigator

Systems Navigator is a global leader in advanced and predictive decision support technology. Since 2003, our employees are working around the globe for a wide range of customers on the most challenging projects. We assist our customers in making better decisions on where to spend their capital by demonstrating the impact of change through simulation modelling. Our Dropboard platform for planning & scheduling helps companies optimize their operations, improve customer service and maximize the use of their assets.

To learn more about Dropboard or Systems Navigator, please contact our office at +31 (0) 15 750 1030, email us or visit the website at

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