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3 min read  | Transportation Insights

Overcoming Market Volatility: How Technology Can Shape Freight Procurement

Courtney Zaffino  | Apr 28, 2023 9:29:47 AM

Global supply chain has always been a "VUCA" (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world, but in recent years the market disruptions have become more extreme. As the levels of complexity within supply chain continue to thicken, how can procurement leaders leverage data to overcome their biggest headaches? 

In the latest episode, Peter Sand, Chief Analyst at Xeneta, discussed the top 3 challenges for procurement leaders with Bernhard zur Strassen, Chief Revenue Officer at SHIPSTA. Tune in to learn how data and technology can be leveraged to overcome market volatility.

Key Highlights

  • Top 3 challenges for procurement leaders  
  • The evolution of supply chain complexity
  • The usage of smart data to overcome the everyday obstacle
  • The possibilities and limitations of autonomous procurement
  • and more...
Listen to Podcast HERE


Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, Xeneta 

Bernhard zur Strassen, Chief Revenue Officer, SHIPSTA 

With more than 25 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, end-to-end logistics,
e-procurement, LSP management, digitalization & business development, throughout his career he has also been SVP at Schaeffler and held various VP roles at KUEHNE + NAGEL.
Bernhard is a visionary and passionate leader, with a unique 360° view, given his international roles as shipper, lead logistics (4PL), forwarder (3PL), carrier (2PL). Innovation and digitalization of logistics processes have been at the center of all his professional life, developing a holistic approach to digital freight procurement & looking forward to maximize customers’ logistics performance.) Learn more about Bernhard here

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If you are new to this corner of the web, welcome to 'Transportation Insights,' a monthly podcast series by Xeneta, where industry experts take the mic to discuss, debate and dive into freight transportation trends and topics impacting the ocean & air freight markets.


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