A Key Performance Indicator is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives. KPIs can be used to evaluate how successful a company is at reaching specific targets. A high-level KPI may focus on big picture performance goals, while a low-level KPI may focus
Nick Vandenheiligenberg is the Senior Trade Analyst for Port Everglades, located in Broward County, FL. Nick is a current candidate of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Professional Port Manager Program (PPM) and has an MBA with a concentration in Port/Supply Chain Management from Old Dominion University. Nick
Like the automotive industry before it, the shipping industry is beginning to see disrupting trends that are changing industry standards. Leading the way in the disruption are companies with advanced technologies that seek to modernize the shipping space. From tracking containers to overhauling terminals, these companies are finding unique ways
As the shipping industry begins to embrace the new opportunities that technology presents, collecting data is key for more efficient operations and smarter decision-making. The collection and analysis of big data has the ability to drive transparency across the industry and provide new means of monetization for various service providers.
Port productivity is defined differently by the terminal operators and the customers. However, productivity is one aspect of a Terminal Operating System (TOS) that both operators and customers would like improved. Technological advances can relieve stress and increase the rate and accountability of work in terminals. Octopi is a modern,