If you google Maersk you will of course learn that they are the world’s largest container shipping company. Out of the 12 000 000 search results most will be about how the company is evolving and what is going on in their industry at large. If you ad “procurement” to you Maersk search you will learn that they 1. are truly global 2. work intensively with responsible procurement and 3. that they aim to be digital.
“Digitisation is transforming every industry and it will transform A.P. Møller – Maersk too in the coming years, with the creation of new products, better service for customers, operations that are more efficient and new sources of revenue.” states Maersk on their website in an article.
As in many companies procurement within Maersk have gone from a transactional function to playing a more strategic role. EBG | Network are really happy to present two hands on experts who together represent the end to end perspective needed in order to gain full visibility and control over your sourcing, procurement and financial strategies and operations.
Please clap your hands for Lucas Rulff, Senior Manager, Source-to-Contract and Lars J Andersson, Head of Procurement automation and analytics at A.P. Møller – Maersk Group. They will share their experiences from making strategies come true – end to end.
Lucas has 10 years of experience working in global procurement for a variety of large multinational companies. He is passionate about digital procurement and developing lean, strategic processes to help facilitate professional procurement. Lucas is manager of the Source-to-Contract team responsible for the systems and processes related to Upstream procurement. He is also part of the development of new digital procurement trends such as eAuctions, Big Data, Optimization, Process Automation and Game Theory. Lucas here represent the “upstream” part of source to pay.