Ask any seasoned executive, and they will tell you that metrics are critical in tracking company performance. We wrote about important KPIs to track in a terminal, but when it comes to operational performance evaluation, management should also be tracking proxy metrics. A proxy metric or variable is an indirect
Ever wonder about the different types of stripping and stuffing at a port terminal? We created an infographic to break down these terms and concepts to help illustrate what happens to cargo at ports. Read on below to learn more shipping industry terms and be sure to share the infographic
We are thrilled that Maritime Logistics Professional has featured Octopi terminal operating system, discussing the changes we're bringing to the shipping industry. Dubbing us "the new kid in town", the article reviews our modern take on TOS: "In a world where value is often (incorrectly) measured in terms of how
Future of Shipping As we move into 2017, our team has thought a lot about what this year will mean for the shipping industry. We discuss our five predictions in our latest blog. Check it out to find out what we anticipate will happen to terminals, liners, consumers, and more.
After an unprecedented 2016, the shipping industry has given us a lot to think about. Trade growth was stagnant in 2016, stuck at 2015 levels of 2.8%. Hanjin left $14B worth of goods at sea. Flexport raised USD $65MM in venture capital to forever change freight forwarding. Uber acquired