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5 Questions with Richard Willis

5 Questions with Richard Willis, Port Solutions Ltd.

One of our all-time favorite maritime consultants and technical operations experts, Richard Willis, takes us up the latest edition of our “5 Questions” series, where we ask five thought-provoking questions to influencers in the shipping and logistics industry. It helps all of us to better understand their perspectives, trends they
10 More Innovative Companies Disrupting the Shipping Industry

10 More Innovative Companies Disrupting the Shipping Industry (Q3 2017)

It’s 2017 and “the way we have always done it” in maritime is quickly becoming no longer a valid excuse when it comes to new technology. There’s no guarantee of success anymore when a recovering market, unprecedented consolidations, and trade lanes are constantly evolving. Maritime players need to

The Different Types of Stripping and Stuffing (Infographic)

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
Why Clean Data is Important for Port Productivity - Octopi Blog

Why Clean Data is Important for Port Terminal Productivity

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
How to Choose a Terminal Operating System

What to Consider when Selecting a Terminal Operating System

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

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