DockMaster To Attend 2019 Refit International Exhibition And Conference In Ft. Lauderdale

DockMaster will be present at the Refit Show for the first time. DockMaster Software is the Premier Marine Management Software and will fittingly be an exhibitor at the 2019 Refit Show, taking place April 10-11 from the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Several DockMaster crew members will be setting sail for Ft…. (more)

Interest-Based Negotiating: Taking the High Road

Leverage and Power are NOT the Only Bases for Negotiations by Phil Friedman, Marine Industry Consultant Many businessmen and lawyers will tell you that the key element(s) of successful negotiating are “leverage” and “power.” According to them, success in achieving a negotiated agreement reduces to which party has the stronger hand. The problem with that… (more)

Outsourcing for Marinas, Boatyards, and Other Small Marine Businesses

Cost-effectively Meeting the Need for Strategic Expansion and Improvements by Phil Friedman, Marine Industry Consultant Even in this recovering recreational marine market, I’m finding that a significant percentage of marina and boatyard operators remain reluctant to undertake strategic expansion or make long-needed improvements. Their inertia may be fueled by a FOAP (Fear of Added Payroll)…. (more)