Business breakfast | Supplier Collaboration in a digital world – Challenges & Opportunities

26 September 2019
Mindspace Stachus & Shottenhamel tent
7.30 am

Business Breakfast in Munich

Join Tradeshift on a business breakfast in Munich as we gain new insights together on the theme “Supplier Collaboration in a digital world – Challenges & Opportunities”. Bring your curiosity and enjoy breakfast and impulse presentations in good company.

After the breakfast we are happy to invite you to an afternoon at Oktoberfest with us!


Mindspace Stachus, Munich

Herzogspitalstraße 24, 80331 Munich


Thursday 26 September, 2019

07.30 – 15.00

How to get there

Located right off Stachus-Karlsplatz, you’ve reached the western side of Munich’s vibrant Central Business District! Mindspace Stachus is conveniently located by the U-Bahn, S-Bahn and city tram, and Munich Hauptbahnhof is a short walk away.

Karlsplatz Station, U5, U4 and all S-Bahn lines

Lines: 17 / N27 / N40 / N41 / N45


7.30 Welcome to Mindspace

8.00 -10.30 Breakfast and presentations

  • Thijs Stalenhoef, Tradeshift – “The Future of Supply Chain Collaboration”
  • Alexander Brox, Deloitte – “How to mitigate risks and generate savings in the Automotive n-tier Supply Chain”
  • Glenny Särnström, Axfood – “Benefits and philosophy when digitalizing the P to P process for indirect materials and services at Axfood”

10.30 Leave for Oktoberfest

11:00 Shottenhamel tent at Oktoberfest

15.00 End of the day

Meet the speakers

Alexander Brox, Manager Strategy & Operations, Deloitte

Alexander is a Manager in the Service Area Strategy & Operations of Deloitte Consulting. Alexander collected extensive experience in the in the Automotive sector as well as in the chemicals industry. Alexander is dedicated to building digital supply chains and design leading sourcing strategies in the Automotive industry.

Glenny Särnström, Head of Sourcing Indirect Services, Axfood

For the past 10 years, Glenny Särnström has been working on coordinating Axfood’s and its subsidiaries’ purchases of indirect services. Glenny is passionate about the opportunities that digitalization of this type of purchase offers. Already in 2011 he was the client in Axfood’s project of a digital portal for P2P regarding the company’s waste and recycling flows.

Thijs Stalenhoef, SVP Global Product, Tradeshift

Thijs Stalenhoef is SVP Global Product at Tradeshift, where he furthers the company’s vision and leads the team that brings it to life in its products. Thijs joined Tradeshift in 2015. He previously worked for Apple, where he focused on the company’s photo-sharing ecosystem and computer vision functionality across the product portfolio. He has a wealth of experience conceptualizing, designing and managing the implementation of products in a variety of sectors including finance, media and the public sector.

Deloitte provides audit, risk advisory, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries; legal advisory services in Germany are provided by Deloitte Legal. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte’s approximately 286,000 professionals are committed to making an impact that matters.

Axfood aspires to be the leader in good and sustainable food. Our family of companies includes the store chains Willys and Hemköp as well as Tempo, Handlar’n and Direkten. B2B sales are handled through Axfood Snabbgross, and our support company Dagab is responsible for the Group’s product development, purchasing and logistics. The Axfood family also includes, Middagsfrid and Urban Deli as well as the partly owned companies Apohem and Eurocash. Together the Group has more than 10,000 employees and sales of nearly SEK 50 bn. Axfood has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1997, and the principal owner is Axel Johnson AB. Read more at


Founded in 2010, Tradeshift is the world’s largest business commerce platform that connects buyers and sellers. Tradeshift connects over 1.5 million companies across 190 countries, processes over half a trillion USD in transaction value yearly, and has a marketplace containing 28 million SKUs. It offers solutions for procure to pay, supplier engagement and financial services, and enables companies and partners to build custom or commercial apps on its business commerce platform. Tradeshift is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Copenhagen, New York, London, Paris, Suzhou, Chongqing, Tokyo, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, Bucharest, Oslo, and Stockholm.

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