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Portchain appoints Craig Halford as Vice President of Sales

Portchain is glad to announce the appointment of Craig Halford to the newly-created role of Vice President of Sales. The creation of this new position reflects the market’s increasing demand for optimisation solutions in the shipping industry. From both, terminal operators and carriers.

Portchain is a provider of AI-powered berth and schedule management for container terminals and carriers. The firm is pleased to announce Craig Halford as Vice President of Sales. Halford joins the Company from Navis, a global leading provider of Terminal Operating Systems (TOS) and Carrier & Vessel stowage solutions. In there, he was Global Sales Director. Portchain created the role in order to meet the higher level of demand for the firm’s solutions. Both, for Terminal Quayside Optimisation and Carrier Schedule Optimisation. On this note, Halford will be responsible for leading the company’s sales activities with a primary focus on growth.

“In Portchain, we welcome Craig and are excited to appoint a candidate of his calibre as Vice President of Sales” said Niels Kristansen, CEO, Portchain. “In fact, the creation of the new position highlights the increasing level of interest we are seeing in our proven and differentiated optimisation products. We look forward to benefiting from Craig’s vast experience and contact network with the goal to capture this demand and therefore expand our market presence”.

About Portchain

Portchain is the leading provider of AI-powered berth and schedule management solutions for container terminals and carriers. Portchain’s Berth Optimization Engine helps terminal operators optimize their berth planning. Moreover, it allows a resource deployment configured to increase capacity and reduce operating costs. Three former McKinsey & Company project managers founded the company based in Copenhagen in 2017. Currently, Portchain works with several of the largest operators in the industry.

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