During this webinar, you will hear from Luc Castera, Director and Founder of Octopi, who will explore how your small and medium terminals, or those in your network, can better manage their operations using this cloud-based terminal operating system with minimal upfront costs, no maintenance fees and no third party software.
In addition, Bernice Baussan, Chief Operating Officer , Caribbean Port Services (CPS), will describe how Octopi improved the operations at the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Ms. Baussan will use concrete examples of how building a transparent data-driven culture has motivated her team to perform better, be more accountable, and better serve their customers.
Martin Bardi, VP of Global Sales, Octopi, will join the discussion for Q&A session after the presentation.
Luc Castera is the founder of Octopi, a SaaS platform used by cargo port terminals to manage their operations. He has a passion for helping businesses improve their operations by using modern software tools and making data-driven decisions. Before starting Octopi, Mr. Castera was the CTO of Intellum, where he led the development of Tribe Social and the Exceed Learning Management Software for clients like Google, Snapchat, Cricket Wireless, and Allied Universal.
Born in Port-au-Prince Haiti, Berenice Baussan holds a B.S.in finance and economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.S.in economic history from the London School of Economics. In 2005, she joined International Maritime Terminal (IMT) as General Manager and in 2016, when the three private terminals operating in the Port-au-Prince complex merged into CPS, she was named Chief Operating Officer of the new entity. Ms. Baussan played a major role in the implementation of Octopi at IMT (the first terminal to use the system and the first to successfully exchange EDI in Haiti) and later on at CPS.
With over 25 years in the business—20 of which he has spent working with Navis and its products—Martin Bardi has an unparalleled knowledge of the maritime shipping industry and its nuances. Prior to focusing on XVELA and Octopi, Mr. Bardi was VP and General Manager at Navis for all sales, support and professional services in the Latin American region. He started at Navis in 1999 as a Senior Project Manager in the professional services department and has provided support on dozens of implementations.
What is a Terminal Operating System (TOS)? This short video attempts to answer this question and provides an overview of Cargo Terminal Operations supported by a TOS such as vessel planning, yard planning, truck visits, container inventory, invoicing, and more.
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