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Digital technologies continue to change the logistics and port processes. How do we do things smarter, more efficient and more sustainable in operating the port of the future?

About the challenge

Kuantan Port, an all-weather port operating all year round is a multi-cargo deep seaport facing the South China Sea. Strategically located on the eastern seaboard of Peninsular Malaysia and in the heartland of petrochemical industries, Kuantan Port has developed into a major container terminal for the east coast region. Supported with excellent port facilities and services, a vast market outreach and a strong network of global shipping connections, Kuantan Port will be a catalyst for the rapid expansion of the industrial and manufacturing activities in the East Coast Industrial Corridor.

We are looking for innovative solutions enabled by technology and digital applications to significantly improve process efficiency and safety of the port operation and logistics, and at the same time create a positive impact on the environment and community around us.

The expected deliverables from successful applicant include:

  • Blueprints
  • Strategies
  • Working prototype for digital application or IoT devices that can be piloted in 6 months


  • Co-develop your solution with our internal expertise
  • Opportunity for a pilot contract for your solutions
  • Gain access to further investment from IJM Corporation to extend the innovation to the other businesses within the Group

Criteria / Eligibility

  • Have a working prototype to pilot your solutions in 6 months
  • Your start-up have a professional conduct and high integrity in your dealings with all stakeholders
  • You should be able to pitch face-to-face on the proposed time period


  • Date Start: 2017 Jun 09
  • Date End: 2017 Aug 15


IJM is one of the Malaysia’s most valuable and biggest conglomerates, with its endeavours in construction, property development, manufacturing and quarrying, infrastructure concessions and plantations. Through its diversified business interests, IJM looked to harness synergy – leveraging on the combined strengths of its business operations and enviable track record deliver positive transformation to nation-building.

It has built thousands of kilometres of roads, highways and bridges, infrastructure that is vital for the growth and development of a nation. It takes pride in building properties for families, businesses and communities that resonate with them.  It has set the benchmark for lifestyle developments that have provided the yardstick for others.

Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with a market capitalisation exceeding RM12 billion and total assets of RM20.5 billion, IJM has progressively grown over 30 years into a global company with prominent market presence spanning 10 countries including Malaysia, India, United Arab Emirates, China and Indonesia.

The Group’s belief in a shared destiny with its workforce of 4,600 employees remains pivotal to its growing success. IJM remains committed to ethical business conducts and subscribes to the principles of good.

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Digital applications
Process Enhancement

Pilot contract