Can blockchain also be used for freight management?

The Technology of the Future in the Logistics Industry

The progress in technology development doesn’t stand still, constantly improving user experience in every field – no exception for the logistics industry. Everyone is talking about the application of digital technologies in logistics which has to revolutionize the business, and many industry players are getting lost in the amount of information on the subject. At […]

What’s Your Win Rate?

The importance of having transparency in sales activities is crucial for any business, but in freight forwarding, transparency has never been the case. It is very difficult to know how many freight quotes have been sent today, this week, or this month. It is almost impossible to monitor the margins on freight and local charges […]

Two Faces of Freight Digitalization

When you hear the term “Digital Freight Forwarder”, Flexport is the first company name that comes to mind. They’ve secured the largest amount of venture capital money ever invested in the logistics startups to date. With over 1 billion USD to spend on IT and business development, Flexport is definitely the most popular name on the […]

How to Automate Sales in Logistics?

Doing sales in logistics involves a huge amount of time and activities to do for an average sales rep. You have to be aware of everything that’s happening around your business: get in touch with the clients to get new bookings, research your competition, ensure high-quality support for your customers and high level of customer […]

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 […]