The Dollar Value of Technology in Logistics

Every freight forwarder knows that the logistics industry is mostly driven by the price. In such a highly competitive market, any opportunity to improve profit margins should not be missed. Technology can significantly improve efficiencies internally, resulting in greater profitability. These improvements mostly come from the reduction of manual processes –  time-consuming and error-prone. For […]

Quotiss is on the mission to help traditional freight forwarders become digital

The freight industry is one of the largest and most important industries in the world. With 150 million containers shipped annually around the globe, it acts as the lifeblood circulation for the economy. But despite the industry’s size and importance, the commercial aspect of this business still runs in traditional ways – offline and manual. […]

Freight Forwarders Deserve Better Tools

The Most Popular Software in Container Shipping The most popular computer program in workplaces all over the world is undoubtedly Microsoft Excel. Released in 1985, Excel became a superstar tool, helping businesses become more efficient. Its advanced formulas turned manual processes that took weeks to complete into something that takes only a few hours. Today, […]

The light bulb wasn’t invented by continuously improving the candle

The Dark Side of Process Improvement

“The light bulb wasn’t invented by continuously improving the candle…it was about understanding what the job to be done was and then stepping back to look for solutions to solve this” You could spend lots of time and energy making a candle burn longer and brighter, but you would never get to a light bulb […]

SuccesS of SaaS

The massive growth of startup communities all over the world is one of the global trends nowadays. Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, cloud technology – startups disrupting traditional businesses in ways no one could have ever predicted. It is happening now, and either you are aware of it […]

Why Do Freight Rates Change So Often?

In the previous post “Pricing Challenge for Container Shipping” we mentioned that it’s not an easy task to manage freight rates. This is because the transportation costs consist of up to 25 various charges, and shipping companies have to put up with enormous rate volatility – up to 50 rate revisions per year. Looking at the whole transportation process, it […]