The Art of Spreadsheeting: How Shipping Lines Complicate Shipping (Part 1)

by Marcin Zarzecki, CEO of Quotiss There are many good things one can say about container shipping lines, but they are also very well known for sending very complex and unstructured rate sheets. During my time in Maersk, where I spent over 10 years in sales, I was often struggling with the challenges of the […]

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 GDPR Compliance Summary

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) protects European Union data subjects’ fundamental right to privacy and the protection of personal data. It introduces robust requirements that will raise and harmonize standards for data protection, security, and compliance. Data Administration: Quotiss sp. z o.o., Al. Niepodległości 9/11/67 02-653 Warszawa, NIP5213765108, KRS0000660173 (‘Quotiss’) is the […]

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 […]