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
In our post, Improve Your Terminal Operations With These 6 Steps, we note how operators must obsess about clean data. In order to measure everything correctly in a terminal, the data must be clean, which means finding, correcting, or removing inaccurate records from your data set. Dirty data, or a
Times are tumultuous in today’s maritime shipping world and major shipping lines are looking for new ways to maintain profitability as container prices drop. We are seeing more organizational restructuring, new mergers and alliances, and spending cutbacks. Additionally, we are also seeing more joint-ventures between shipping line and terminal
Octopi’s terminal operating system was implemented at the Port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to upgrade their existing processes and move to a modern system. The results were drastic, as productivity increased by 50% across the terminals. Data entry time went from 24 hours to 1 minute, the terminals now have
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.