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About SHIPSTA

We revolutionized the world of freight procurement by developing intelligent software solutions and integrating them into a single platform that connects shippers and carriers. How did we get here? With the hard work and the commitment of our amazing team.

Leadership Team

David Waroquier

David Waroquier

CEO

Christian Wilhelm

Christian Wilhelm

Founder

Jürgen Leger

Jürgen Leger

CFO & Co-Founder

Stefan Maratzki

Stefan Maratzki

CIO & Co-Founder

Oliver Esch

Oliver Esch

VP Business Development

Thomas Gerstenmayer

Thomas Gerstenmayer

CTO

Thalita Figueiredo

Thalita Figueiredo

Head of HR

Lisa-Katharina Niato

Lisa-Katharina Niato

Head of Business Intelligence

Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov

Head of Customer Onboarding

Sascha Bayer

Sascha Bayer

IT Administrator

2015

SHIPSTA is founded by three
former managers of Kuehne + Nagel.

2016

We launched our first product, ILogIC! This was the first digital tool for freight rate and tender administration.

2019

We’ve launched our online spot marketplace, ShipstaGO , transforming the way shippers request and compare spot freight rates.

2019

Turbocharged growth! SHIPSTA joined forces with Venture Capital firms RTP Global Investments and Mangrove Capital Partners to grow even faster.

2020

We have brought our top product, ShipstaFLEX , onto the market. The most advanced platform in logistics procurement for freight tenders and spot requests.

2021

The automatization of
eProcurement landed! We launched the first AutoProcure Solution and the innovative Freight Calculator tool.

Who we are

We call our team SHIPSTARs because they really are stars! Their expertise and passion drives SHIPSTA to smash goals and stay at the forefront of freight procurement tech.

Our mission

To make logistics efficient, sustainable and cost-effective through digitization and data.

 

 

Our vision

We want freight procurement to be as fast and simple as booking a hotel. In today’s digital world, it doesn’t make sense that procurement teams must perform so many tasks manually.

We envision a future where autonomous technology takes over manual tasks and can make decisions using millions of data points, so teams can focus on strategic planning.

Our culture

Innovation is in our DNA! With agility and the spirit of disruption, we are changing how companies around the world buy and manage logistics procurement.