Freight Sales Quotiss

Freight Sales vs Transparency

In freight forwarding, the transparency of the freight sales process has never been there at all. With the freight tariffs in a form of extremely complicated Excel ratesheets, and freight quotes prepared manually and sent by email or Whatsapp there is no visibility, no control and often no follow-up. Usually, the sales manager doesn’t know […]

3 Reasons Why the Freight Rates are Record-High

  Freight rates for shipping and transporting goods are going through the roof. What happened and why do we see such an unprecedented surge in freight rates?   Freight rates for shipping containers from China to Europe and the US have gone up to the unseen levels. The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), which is […]

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Startups in Freight Forwarding – Hot or Not?

In the last 5 years, the number of startups willing to disrupt the ‘traditional freight forwarding industry’, has been skyrocketing. Is ‘disruption of freight’ still a hot trend in 2020? This post is inspired by the report ‘Startup Funding in Logistics’, published by McKinsey in May 2020 (highly recommended reading).   Startup Funding Statistics   […]

Key Sales Metrics

5 Key Sales Metrics in Freight Forwarding (And How to Improve Them)

Most freight forwarding companies around the world set the key sales metrics for their commercial teams, and regularly produce thousands of sales performance reports. But these reports don’t necessarily tell how to improve the numbers. Whether you’re new to sales or a seasoned expert, it’s always worth getting a fresh perspective on your own stats, data, […]

Sales Automation in Freight Forwarding

Top 10 Benefits of Sales Automation in Freight Forwarding

Improve your sales efficiency, get rid of manual tasks, streamline recurring activities, automate deals follow up and more – thanks to sales automation in freight forwarding.   If you are considering automating your sales process, but still unsure what value will it bring, ask yourself these questions: Have you ever wasted half an hour digging […]

Maersk Spot Quotiss

Maersk Spot is Integrated with Quotiss

We are happy to announce the integration of the Maersk Spot product with Quotiss Freight Software. Quotiss is now using Maersk Spot APIs, allowing seamless connection with the single sign on to our customers.  With this integration, freight forwarders can check Maersk Spot rates directly in Quotiss, compare Maersk Spot rates with the other contract […]

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5-Step Guide to Choose The Best Freight Software

Warning: the best freight software doesn’t exist.   Every freight forwarder is now bombarded with messages about the inevitable digitization of freight and the equally inevitable death of traditional analog forwarding. Chances are, you’ve already reviewed a couple of software options for your sales team. Maybe, you’ve implemented some tools by now, but still, monitor […]