Join us at Procurement Leaders’ Americas Procurement Congress

14 March 2019
Eden Roc Miami
7:00 AM

Join us at the Americas Procurement Congress in Miami!

The Americas Procurement Congress is the best opportunity for senior procurement professionals in the region to come together and learn fresh approaches, drive inspiration and validate strategies in 2019.  With attendees sharing a common strategic priority of digitalization, the agenda sessions and networking facilitation will provide you with immediate workflow modifications to drive talent, technology, and innovation, ultimately helping you maximize your digital success.

Meet us there – Booth # 26

Make sure to catch anyone from our team to find out how you can make an impact for your business. See how Tradeshift offers solutions for businesses to buy and sell goods and services, and a flexible platform for customers to tailor solutions to meet their needs. To make sure we get a chance to connect, fill out the form to the right to schedule a meeting time.

Don’t miss out – Roy Anderson to speak at APC!

Tradeshift’s presentation during the plenary session: 

Virtual Procurement and the C-Level CPO – Thursday – March 14 @ 12:15 PM

You are what you do. A time study at my previous CPO role showed that my senior team was still mired in important, but not high level, strategic work. I now have the opportunity to build a brand new supply chain function, in a fast-growing company, with the target to be focused on supplier innovation, internal collaboration and being the C-Level CPO. Yes, the procurement work has to be done, but it doesn’t have to be done by you. The key is to build out the virtual procurement function and let the Marketplace deliver transactional solutions. This interactive discussion will challenge your understanding of procurement, and present to you a unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of an SCM revolution.

At this session, learn how an app integrated supply chain network can:

  1. Give you full knowledge and full insight into your supply chain data increase your speed and productivity and give you more time for high-value strategic planning
  2. Help you gain a comprehensive insight into your customers to meet KYC standards
  3. Deliver higher value products and services at lower costs

 

royanderson Roy Anderson has been at the forefront of procurement technology since the 1980s. Now, as the Chief Procurement Officer of Tradeshift – the largest global business network for buying and selling – Roy is one of the only network CPOs in the world, as he enacts transformational change in the supply chain. Roy works to implement cutting-edge solutions in the marketplace, allowing thousands of companies to choose from curated tools that allow them to share digital data with their suppliers – a solution that digitizes the supply chain in a way that has never been done before.

A string of impressive accomplishments during his 30+ years in procurement prepared Roy to take on this unique role. Roy has led transformational change throughout his career, implementing a DOD first Mainframe EDI to supplier network, at the dawn of the PC era. Working with early technology pioneers to build and implement e-Procurement and e-Sourcing prior to Y2K, and driving billions in electronic sourcing while developing MWBE suppliers to excel across a wide range of categories. Before joining Tradeshift this past September, Roy led the Procurement technology transformation at companies such as Fidelity Investments, and as CPO at John Hancock, MetLife and State Street Bank.

 

Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally connected economy. As the leader in supply chain payments and marketplaces, the company helps buyers and suppliers digitize all their trade transactions, collaborate on every process, and connect with any supply chain app. More than 1.5 million companies across 190 countries trust Tradeshift to process over half a trillion USD in transaction value, making it the largest global business network for buying and selling. Discover commerce for all at tradeshift.com

 

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