Transport & Logistics Future Camp with Accenture and Tradeshift

27 June 2019
Future Lab
16.00

Seamless (financial) supply chain – Only an Utopia?

How to bridge the gap of logistics and financial flows in a digital world.

Across land, sea and skies, waves of disruption are redefining Freight & Logistics. To survive and thrive in the digital age, incumbents must transform fast to tackle competitive threats and capitalize on new opportunities. With the right approach you can connect the physical and financial flows – thereby optimizing backend operations and at the same time to explore new waters by offering innovative service concepts in trade finance.

We are pleased to invite leaders in the Supply Chain and Financial fields of the Transport & Logistic industry to join us – Accenture and Tradeshift – at the exclusive Accenture Future Camp round table event in Zurich. In an inspiring atmosphere with dinner and drinks discuss, exchange thesis and ideas with like-minded professionals around your expertise.

 

Where?

Future Lab

Accenture – Fraumünsterstrasse 16, Zürich

When?

Thursday 27 June, 2019

16.00 – 21.00

 

Meet the panellists

Marcus Fromm, Managing Director/ Partner,Travel and Transportation Industry Lead, Accenture 

Marcus is leading the travel & transportation industry practice in Switzerland. His industry focus at Accenture is in Airlines and Freight & Logistics, where he has gained broad client and project experience. His primary expertise lies in strategic direction settings, turnaround management, transformational value creation as well as business planning, organizational setup and process designs.

 

Andreas Thonig, Regional VP Sales DACH & Nordics, Tradeshift

Since nearly 5 years Andreas is Regional VP Sales for DACH & Nordics at Tradeshift with more than 15 years of experience in the areas of e-invoicing, business collaboration and e-Procurement. Before Tradeshift he was working at SAP/Ariba as Senior Product Sales Executive and at Lufthansa AirPlus as Associate Director. During his time as CEO of Siacon GmbH, a spin-off of Bayern LB, Andreas was also one of the co-founders of the e-invoicing alliance Germany (VeR).

 

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

 

Tradeshift

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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