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OpenTAS GO IDT

DESIGNED FOR INLAND DISTRIBUTION TERMINALS

Automate your terminal now - fast, flexible, future-ready!

With OpenTAS GO IDT, you get the best Terminal Management solution on the market (OpenTAS) developed to meet the needs of inland distribution terminals – at a cost that suits your operational budget.

Preconfigured according to Implico’s industry best practices, it allows you to manage your entire terminal operations in one system and gives you a comprehensive overview of your inventories and movements.  All measurement data, bookings and stocks are  available from a centralized location in the system. Based on this data, your tank terminal staff can take their  operational excellence to a new level. At the same time, in-depth reporting functions enable the management team to make meaningful decisions.

OpenTAS GO IDT enables driver-operated loading via full process automation from arrival to departure and can be quickly implemented without the need for complicated on-site IT activities. The result is low implementation costs and a quicker return on investment. OpenTAS GO is highly scalable and can be seamlessly enhanced with AddONs – including after initial implementation.

Details of OpenTAS GO IDT in comparison to other OpenTAS variants:

5 reasons to choose OpenTAS GO
OpenTAS GO Affordable
Affordable automation
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OpenTAS GO IDT was designed exclusively to automate inland distribution terminals and is available in a flexible “Pay as you consume” pricing model.

OpenTAS GO Vendor
Vendor-independent
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OpenTAS GO IDT can be used with any type of in-the-field equipment. It can be integrated into all existing IT landscapes, because Implico supports all popular industry and vendor-specific protocols.

OpenTAS Future
Future-ready
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Machine learning, AI and data mining are just one step away with OpenTAS GO IDT.

OpenTas Safe
Safe and reliable
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OpenTAS GO IDT was developed based on 40 years of experience and guarantees secure business operations in accordance with legal requirements for stock transfers, transportation and orderly accounting.

OpenTas Managed
Available as a managed service
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The full-service option requires no IT Infrastructure and zero IT management outlay. We offer application support and enhancement, business consulting and business services from a single source. Our product and process experts at our Customer Support Center are ready to assist and will continue to guide you long after your go-live!

GO for high-end automation on a low-end budget

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  • an easy-to-buy solution to solve complex problems.
  • high-end performance on a low-end budget.
  • an efficient solution to inefficient processes.
  • full automation in half the time.

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OpenTAS GO IDT is an efficient solution to inefficient processes in inland distribution terminals. Tailored to their needs, it offers full automation in half the time.

Terminal Management in Motion

Everything under control

A Gantt chart provides you with an interactive overview of all your activities – whether they are scheduled, ongoing or have already been completed. Intuitive, easy-to-read color codes and symbols make it simple to interpret the chart. For more details, click on the process bar to receive direct access to all data and follow-up actions.

An overview of the key details at all times

OpenTAS Navigator enables you to select processes and infrastructure prior to operation that are relevant to you and save them as customizable default settings at any time. This allows you to visualize your workflow management via Navigator profile and authorization structures. 

Every event documented

The status of scheduled activities and non-scheduled events is comprehensively recorded in OpenTAS. This information can be recorded directly in Navigator or via a mobile terminal, with Scada process information serving as an additional source of data. Based on predefined KPIs, you can take various measures as required without delay. 

Inventory management made easy

OpenTAS Tankfarm Management displays all information about your tanks, tank inventories, available tank capacities and current activities and tank statuses – in real time, at any time. This tool can handle any amount of data and is accurate to the liter. You can also sort according to products and group information based on your preferences. 

All the details in a single click

The easiest way to view all the details about book balances and partial stock, available tank capacity, tank inventories of various depositors and customs storage procedures. In addition to completed goods movements, this tool displays ongoing and scheduled activities – data that is extremely helpful to avoid operational conflict. 

The preferred tool of tank truck dispatchers

Maximum efficiency: finally, a tool enabling you to handle large numbers of vehicles quickly and safely, even at peak times. View everything at a glance: all vehicles currently being registered, idling in the parking area, waiting on the platforms, and queuing for the exit. Each vehicle is color coded according to whether they are loading or unloading – and can be further furnished with relevant information as desired. 

Details

Core Solution Components of OpenTAS GO

1. Master data management
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Detailed administration of products, tanks, terminal assets, vehicles, customer and partner addresses and other business-related master data. Full transparency on customer agreements for supported products, services and tanks.

2. Movement and service accounting
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Audit-proof accounting of product movements & additional operational services.

3. Service operation management
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Workflow-based planning, execution & supervision of all logistics operations, e.g. inbound and outbound movements, internal tank transfers and blending. End-to-end validated management of orders and associated goods.

4. Stock management
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Comprehensive tracking and visualization of stocks: volume & weight per product, storage location & tank, ownership, and tax & customs status. The feature includes ASTM/API calculations as per product specification and stock reconciliation with integrated gain & loss correction.

5. Documents & reports
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Creation of transport documents and reports for internal supervision & customer information. On-screen visualization or individualized printouts, real-time dashboards and data-rich charts for KPI analysis.

 

6. Equipment integration & management
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Seamless integration of processes for existing field equipment, whether directly or via PLCs, and support for industry standard communication methods like OPC and modbus as well as vendor-specific/proprietary protocols. Enables real-time data exchange and equipment management via industry standard and/or vendor-specific device drivers.

7. Process automation & driver-automated loading
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Flexible levelling of process automation, from partial automation at loading/unloading points via driver-operated truck loading through to fully unmanned terminal operation.

8. Quantity conversion
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Calculates product weight and volume as per international ASTM/API standards for crude oil, fuels, chemicals, ethanol and gases.  Once set up, this tool performs all conversions automatically in the background. It also provides an interactive calculator for on-site use on mobile and desktop devices.

9. Tax & customs*
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Secure tracking & documentation of all product movements and stocks as per tax & customs authority requirements, including corresponding checks prior to movement execution & product lot management.

10. Integration with in-house business systems*
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Extensive capabilities for seamless integration with all kinds of business & operating systems, such as ERP, Lab Information Systems (LIMS) and customs systems.

Allows for the rapid and stable integration of SAP products, e.g. SAP SDM.

* available as an AddON.

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Implico AddON Solutions: useful expansions for more efficiency

In addition to our Core Solutions, we have several AddON Solutions to make your business more streamlined and efficient

AVAILABLE FOR OPENTAS

OpenTAS AddONs

OpenTAS can be expanded with several AddONs (AS) to create the perfect solution that is tailored to your needs.

AddSCM

Service contract management & invoicing

AddQCM

High-performance quantity conversion

AddTCI

Online & simple: automated truck check-in process

AddSTR

Ready for the future: sustainability tracking

AddTCN

Connecting trucks for perfect trip planning

AddMDI

Complete data availability thanks to mobile device integration

AddPAD

Visible efficiency: the process analytics dashboard

AddRBO

Resource booking and optimization
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Implico has unique terminal management expertise based on forward-looking innovations and the best practices in the industry. We channel our experience from highly complex, one-of-a-kind projects into standardized, cost-effective cloud services that are made available to you via SaaS.



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