Co-Founder Nowports | Software Engineer

Los smart containers son una realidad que actualmente abunda en el mundo y genera un cambio muy grande en la logística.

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¿Qué es un smart container?

Los contenedores fueron inventados en 1956, transformando la logística y el comercio internacional. Sin embargo, por varias décadas su actualización fue escasa. Un smart container tiene una correlación con los smartphones, es un contenedor inteligente. Para que un contenedor normal se convierta en inteligente, se le instalan dispositivos conectados a Internet, sensores que recopilan datos y los transmiten. Estos datos pueden ser variados, desde temperaturas, ubicación, movimientos, apertura o cierre de puertas y hasta algunas actividades inusuales.

La necesidad…


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La cadena de suministro es un proceso en el que se requiere de distintos involucrados, cada uno con un conjunto de actividades específicas y responsabilidades establecidas. El éxito de la misma radica principalmente en dos aspectos: coordinación y red de apoyo completa.

Un grupo de instituciones conectadas y comunicadas al 100% resulta en una cadena de suministro más eficiente. Como dijo Henry Ford:

“Llegar juntos es el principio, mantenerse juntos es el progreso, trabajar juntos es el éxito”.

Por ello es fundamental el desarrollo y creación de red de soporte, como una de agentes. Actualmente existen cientos de organizaciones que…


En los últimos días, las empresas y el gobierno han tomado distintas medidas y con ello se han generado cambios a nivel global. En particular, este articulo busca ofrecer visibilidad sobre la situación en Latinoamérica y los principales mercados asociados, en base a información del 25 de marzo de 2020.

Primero realizaré un breve análisis de la situación de las fronteras. Luego un informe de la operativa de los principales puertos, aeropuertos y aduanas para tenerlo en cuenta a la hora de realizar solicitudes de movimientos en los próximos días. …


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With the COVID-19 spreading in the world and affecting countries, lives, works, and economy; Nowports, as a logistics company with a prominent presence in LATAM, must use its capabilities to contribute and help the world on this fierce battle we are facing right now.

The vast uncertainty on how much damage and losses it can generate is growing every day. However, we all agree that this situation can be solved if we work together and develop smart solutions.

In Nowports we move different types of freight, from food, retail, cars, etc. Since this COVID-19 started in China, we have moved…


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Every day thousands of productivity posts, podcasts, Apps, methodologies, and techniques are created. Every team invests time in finding the right resource to learn something new and trying to apply it. Our productivity can be slightly improved, but we never experience real change.

After trying something new, we may quickly get upset and undo any change we have made so far.

“Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.”

Harols S. Geneen

The main reason for this performance-obsessed environment might be leaders demanding immediate results from their teams.

As a co-founder and leader of Nowports, sometimes I make this mistake. …


Stop using old and unfashioned methods and learn more about a trending thing that can help you instantly.

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During the last years probably you have heard at least a thousand times the word feedback. In opportunities, it can be associated with good concepts but in others might be related to critics and bad results. Probably you have been giving feedback and receiving in many things you have done at least a hundred times!

Feedback has been used to improve performance or attitudes in the past 20 or more years.

According to some studies, feedback can have negative results because people…


Every day, there are millions of entrepreneurs looking to solve big problems or create new experiences and opportunities for people around the world, thinking about how they can create the next Snapchat, Uber, or Airbnb. However, once you have defined the idea, built the MVP and formed the startup, what’s next?

How do you convert your Startup into a Company — without losing the startup innovation and disruptive mindset?

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First, let’s discuss what defines a startup. There are different points of view on the key features of a Startup. …


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December 3rd, 2018

This picture was right before entering the room of YC and having our personal interview.

I remember being with Alfonso De los rios a few minutes earlier than our interview and thinking about all the things that could happen if we get into YC.


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Almost one year ago (2019), I experienced a life-changing event: being accepted into the most important accelerator in the world: Y Combinator. The reason why it was a life-changing event is not only for the network, experiences, and support. The most important thing that I learned was to change the mindset I used to have. By Change of mindset I mean stop thinking about startups and start thinking about creating companies that are successful businesses.

At the beginning of the journey of YC, partners tell you one tough but true quote: there is no key for success, no magic recipes…


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Elisa Arredondo en San Francisco

En 1998 en un pequeño garaje de una casa en palo alto, dos jóvenes comenzaron una de las empresas que marcaron un cambio en la vida de las personas: Google. Hoy en día cada vez es más difícil imaginarse la vida sin “Googlear” lo que sea.

Al analizar en retrospectiva cuáles fueron los motivos que llevaron a Google ser lo que es hoy en día cada persona puede pensar en: timing, producto o servicio que ofrecen, inversión que recibieron, el equipo y la cultura. …

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