NEC’s Data Platform for Hadoop helps DMICDC Logistics Data Services

New Delhi May 19, 2018 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that India-based DMICDC Logistics Data Services Ltd. (DLDS) adopted NEC’s Big Data Platform to support their Logistics Data Bank (LDB) project in pursuit of digital transformation.

DLDSprovides Export and Import (EXIM) container visibilitythrough the LDB project, which manages the dataanalytics forcontainer traffic. 

Throughadoption of NEC’s big data platform, “Data Platform for Hadoop,”(DPH) and “Data Integration and Analytics Services”(*1), the LDBproject, which manages enormous data sizes relatedto nearly 70% of the India’s EXIM container volume, hasbeensignificantly enhanced with an “integrated analytics platform forcollecting, storing, processing and analyzing data on a single platform”and an “automated reportingprocess,” while minimizing infrastructure investment. 

NEC’s DPHhelped to automate LDB’s processes byenabling the creation of monthly/annual analyticalreports with a single click,instead of creating reports manually,thereby improving overall productivity. 

DPH alsohelped to simplify DLDS’s operations as it provides quick andreliable analytical reporting to customers in order to realize faster andbetter data-driven decision making from the reports generated. 

Moreover,DPH enabled the visualization and development of analytics models, as well asthe creation of customized reports, both on a single dashboard. 

As a result,it helped the LDB project in shortening the overall workflow for creatingreports and led to a reduction in the number of analysts by almost70% (*2). 

In thefuture, DLDS will expand the adoption of DPH as a common dataplatform. This will enable enhancement of its existing systemcapabilities, including the ability to capture data on a real time basis,perform predictive analytics and deliver new services - such as transportationroute optimization by analyzing IoT data. 

“DPHreduces the lead time for doing meaningful analytics and publishing deepinsights for stakeholders. Going forward, DPH will play a major role incompiling complex data from a variety of sources andgenerating essential market intelligence,” said Piyush Sinha,CEO of DMICDC Logistics Data Services. 

DLDS is ajoint venture between the Government of India, representedby the National Industrial Corridor Development and ImplementationTrust (NICDIT), and NEC Corporation. With over  millioncontainers handled to date, DLDS has operations spread across 10 portterminals and manages almost 70% of the total container volume handled inIndia. 

DLDS managescontainer tracking and creates reports based on the tracking data. 

NEC’s DPH,an integrated analytics platform, delivers centralized data management and hashelped DLDS reduce its dependenceon multiple teams for collection, cleansingand analysis of data. Implementation of the platform has also resulted indiscovering valuable business insights that have significantly enhancedoperational efficiency.

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