Alcott Global Podcast: Technology Capabilities for Supply Chain Transformation

Nov 01, 2022

In an episode of Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America, Xabier Basañez, Managing Director LATAM of Alcott Global interviewed Alex Duca, Director, Head of Automation Engineering at A.P. Moller Maersk.

Listen to the full episode here.

Key highlights of this episode:

  • Alex’s journey in the technology industry

  • Supply chain transformation through technology

  • Relevance of the digital transformation of supply chain

  • Future trends that will change how we define and use operation technology

  • Advice to professionals developing their careers in the tech industry 

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Technology plays an important role in building and finding solutions to operational challenges, meeting customers' demands, and transforming different processes. In this episode, Alex Duca talked about his career in the tech industry,  the importance of technology, and exploring different ways how to make use of it. He also talked about the role people play for technology to work and why building efficient teams ar e crucial. Alex also shared more about the industrial transformation process and the evolution of the industry based on the demands of the market and supply chain. Lastly, Alex left a message to the listeners to always think about how digital and physical worlds can be integrated together, how to improve operations, and how to drive tangible business results by using and integrating technology in the logistic processes. 

About Alex Duca

Alex Duca is the Director Head of automation Engineering in A.P. Moller – Maersk. Before this assignment, Alex was the Director Head of Automation Program of APM Terminals for the last  4 years in the USA. Previously,  Alex performed as Director Head of Design and Automation for 4 years and Head of Technology Integration and Automation for 1 year in the Netherlands. Previously he performed different roles in Asia and the Middle East. He initiated his career in Romania.

About Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America

Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America brings together some of the best entrepreneurs, experts, and executives in the supply chain space to share their perspectives on the current trends, their stories about success and failure, and how they attract and recruit talent. 

The host, Xabier Basañez is a Supply Chain expert well-rounded from end to end through different types of industries: FMCG, Logistics, 3PL, and also in Retail. He is a natural Processes synchronizer to strengthen organizational operations. He loves to connect supply chain professionals to create spaces for discussion and analysis, focusing on LATAM & USA.

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