May 17, 2020

Maersk partners with JDA Software to accelerate digitisation

Maersk
Supply Chain
jda software
Supply Chain
Sean Galea-Pace
2 min
Global shipping company, Maersk, has announced a partnership with US-based software giants, JDA Software, as part of its digital transformation strategy.
Global shipping company, Maersk, has announced a partnership with US-based software giants, JDA Software, as part of its digital transformation strategy...

Global shipping company, Maersk, has announced a partnership with US-based software giants, JDA Software, as part of its digital transformation strategy.

Maersk will be supported by JDA in its ambition to provide visibility throughout the supply chain in order to improve on-time performance, adapt to real-world disruptions and simplify its customer’s supply chains.

As a leading integrated container logistics company with operations in 130 countries, Maersk collaborates with customers with a simple offering of products and services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, which takes the complexity out of global supply chains.

The shipping firm will initially roll out cloud-based JDA Warehouse Management at one of its Europe sites, Gothenburg, and the US, Newark and Santa Fe, with it set to develop the template for the global implementation across Maersk warehouse facilities later this year.

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“‘Digital’ is no longer just a buzzword, today it is unlocking tremendous value for our logistics and warehouse customers in terms of simplification and better performance,” said Henning Goldman, Global Head of Warehousing and Distribution, Maersk. “JDA’s deep expertise and leading innovation are already creating competitive advantages for its customers. The addition of these exciting solutions to our portfolio is going to help Maersk continue offering our customers truly unique, end-to-end solutions.”

Maersk is set to drive improved performance and maintain a competitive edge through JDA Warehouse Management. Through leveraging JDA Connect powered by MuleSoft, Maersk can now push new capabilities to customers easily without disruption and connect to all of its services.

“Maersk is taking a leadership stance in the logistics industry, positioning themselves on a strategic path towards digital transformation,” added Johan Reventberg, President, EMEA, JDA. “Deploying JDA Warehouse Management will unlock complete, end-to-end visibility so Maersk can easily manage complex warehouse operations across myriad customer environments.”

Maersk employs approximately 76,000 people worldwide.

 

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Jul 25, 2021

People Moves: Kuehne+Nagel, Asuccini, Algo

supplychain
Procurement
KuehneNagel
Logistics
2 min
Stay up to date on the latest supply chain executive moves and promotions, including Kuehne+Nagel, Algo, and Asuccini LLC

Peer Gjeow Rasmussen

Kuehne+Nagel


Was: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel India
Now: Managing Director, Kuehne+Nagel Singapore and Malaysia 

Skilled in freight forwarding, logistics management, and international logistics, Peer Gjeow Rasmussen has worked for almost two decades to make Kuehne+Nagel a global leader in supply chain. With experience in Thailand, China, Denmark, the USA, and India, Rasmussen is poised to excel in the company’s diverse Singapore and Malaysia divisions. Said Jens Drewes, President of Kuehne+Nagel Asia-Pacific: "Peer’s proven leadership will ensure continued strategic growth and success." 

 

Heidi Turk

Algo


Was: SVP Supply Chain, NBC Universal
Now: Chief Customer Success Officer, Algo


Heidi Turk has been named Chief Customer Success Officer at Algo, a leading supply chain intelligence SaaS solutions provider. Prior to joining Algo, Turk spent the 23 years with NBC Universal, most recently as SVP Supply Chain.

Amjad Hussain, Chairman, founder and CEO, said: “Heidi’s deep knowledge of hard-goods manufacturing, distribution and retail channel operations will take Algo's white-glove, customer-centric service and support to the next level."


Jim Vrtis

Asuccini 


Now: Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Asuccini

Jim Vrtis has been elected to the board of directors at Asuccini LLC, the leading international logistics transportation management software company. Vrtis will join as the Vice Chairman, and continue his role as CEO at Artemis ABA Inc. 

Vrtis has more than 20 years of industry experience working in transportation and logistics. Ashkan Shamili, Founder & CEO, said: “With the addition of Jim to our Board, we are committed to providing our customers with an innovative customised transportation management system built in the Salesforce cloud and tailored to the way our customers run their business.”

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