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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
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
5 Questions with Jay Applewhite

5 Questions with Jay Applewhite, Industry Exchange

Jay Applewhite is the Principal at Industry Exchange, a niche focused industry events and media company based in Austin, Texas. He and his team are responsible for a number of conferences and forums across and throughout the Americas. The events that he and his team produce allow industry experts, investors,

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