The Art of Spreadsheeting: How Shipping Lines Complicate Shipping (Part 2)

by Marcin Zarzecki, CEO of Quotiss This is the second part of the article, which covers the numerous errors in the rates distributed by the shipping lines. In the first article, I illustrated that there is a clear lack of the unified standard across the carriers and even within the same carrier different offices use different […]

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. […]

Quotiss and the President of Poland (vol.3)

On the 23rd-25th of October 2017, CEO of Quotiss Marcin Zarzecki together with the President of Poland Andrzej Duda visited Helsinki, Finland to attend Poland-Finland Economic Forum. The President of Poland Andrzej Duda and CEO of Quotiss Marcin Zarzecki From the official article on the President’s portal: “The Polish president’s visit has an additional economic […]

What’s in Those Freight Quotes?

In freight forwarding, transparency in sales activities has never been the case. The complexity and volatility of freight rates significantly limit the visibility into what’s going on in the commercial organization on a daily basis. It is very difficult for the management team to know how many freight quotes have been sent to the clients […]