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About Author: Luc Castera
Luc Castera

Luc is the founder of Octopi. He has more than 10 years of experience developing software and he enjoys helping container terminals improve their operations using quality tools. He also loves soccer.


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Work on your terminal, not in your terminal

Work on your terminal, not in your terminal

In his classic business book, The E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber popularized the concept of working on your business as opposed to working in your business. It’s a trap a lot of terminal managers and business leaders fall into. They get too busy with the daily grind of running their
Thought Experiment: The End of Container Shipping

The End of Container Shipping: a Thought Experiment.

What could happen in the future that would either completely wipe out the shipping industry as we know it… or massively disrupt it? It’s an existential question for our company as a service provider to port terminals and one we thought was worth exploring. Thus, my co-founder and I

7 Books To Better Understand The Shipping Industry

At Octopi, one of our core values is Intellectual Curiosity. We strive to create a company culture of people who are always learning about the world around us. When we started our journey in the shipping and maritime industry, our goal was to learn as much as possible about cargo
April Shipping News You Don't Want to Miss

On Our Radar: April Shipping Stories You Don’t Want to Miss 🐙

In case you missed it: Octopi, the first true Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) TOS, was recently featured in Port Technology International where we explained the benefits of what real SaaS infrastructure means for port terminals. Read on to learn more about the benefits to your terminal as well as all of the

All the March Shipping News You Don't Want to Miss

We couldn’t be happier to close out the month with PORTCON Miami, where I had the privilege to speak alongside industry leaders about the power of Octopi TOS. Thanks to everyone who attended the event, and now here is a rundown of the shipping headlines you might have missed.

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