Matching skills, resources and technical knowledge: Aidrivers and PortxGroup announce partnership to pursue opportunities to deliver autonomous mobility solutions
Aidrivers, the global specialist in AI-enabled autonomous solutions across industrial mobility automation, and PortxGroup, the international industry provider of logistics solutions, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on business opportunities around autonomous mobility solutions in the Australasia region.
In the new partnership, the two companies are focusing on the provision and delivery of AI-enabled autonomous mobility solutions, automation simulation and digital twinning with V2X-enabled fleet operator for ground handling equipment in ports, warehouses and intralogistics operations.
The expertise, skills and technical knowledge of Aidrivers and PortxGroup complement each other perfectly.
Aidrivers, based in London, UK, is a global specialist in AI-enabled autonomous solutions and autonomous retrofitting capabilities for industrial automation, and in the creation and application of autonomous simulation, digital twinning and V2X-enabled fleet management systems for reducing industry waste and increasing efficiency, to contribute to decarbonisation in ports and logistics.
PortxGroup provides container cranes, forklifts, container spreaders, terminal tractors, cabins and parts, and offers engineering solutions, maintenance and servicing for all types of materials handling equipment, working directly with global OEMs.
Its founder and Chairperson, Peter McLean, has decades of experience in port development projects and port equipment and maintenance around the globe. With its head office in Melbourne, Australia, PortxGroup has offices and expertise hubs in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Thailand, India, Hong Kong, Shanghai and throughout mainland China.
“We are thrilled to have signed this agreement with PortxGroup and look forward to a very fruitful collaboration,” said Dr Rafiq Swash, CEO of Aidrivers. “PortxGroup has broad experience in offering and delivering industrial equipment and automation solutions and has a substantial market network and in-depth knowledge in the industry. We are confident that through this cooperation, Aidrivers and PortxGroup are well placed to drive forward key AI-enabled autonomous mobility solutions and innovation in the operationally demanding industry of ports and logistics sector.”
Peter McLean, Founder and Chairperson of PortxGroup, said: “PortxGroup and Aidrivers represent a powerful partnership with the knowledge and expertise required to create real change in port operations. This is a significant milestone for PortxGroup in delivering cutting edge, safety focused, sustainable and effective solutions in ports and logistics sector.”