Alcott Global Podcast: Digitalization of Business Processes at Flexport

May 30, 2022

In an episode of Leaders in Supply Chain Podcast Latin America, Xabier Basañez, Managing Director LATAM of Alcott Global interviewed Sanne Manders, Chief Operating Officer of Flexport.Listen to the full episode here.Key highlights of this episode:

  • Sanne Manders’ professional career journey

  • Biggest lesson learned and developing career

  • How Flexport helps with improving a business’s SCM

  • Skills supply chain professionals should have

  • The importance of digitalization of business processes

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In this episode, Sanne shared more about his professional career journey, starting in DAF as a project engineer to joining Flexport and becoming a COO. During his journey, Sanne also joined the Boston Consulting Group. He shared some of the biggest lessons he learned throughout his career with them and the skills he learned along the way.They also discussed in this episode the services Flexport is offering to their customers- how they help improve the supply chain management of any business and optimizing supply chain. In addition, he also shared what skills one needs to acquire when considering building a career in the supply chain industry. Lastly, they discussed the importance of digitalizing business processes, while considering AI, data management, and other tools. 

About Sanne Manders

Sanne Manders is the COO at Flexport, based in San Francisco, California USA, for over 7 years. Previously, he served as Principal in Boston Consulting Group for more than 13 years in Amsterdam Area, Netherlands, working in different areas like Logistics (4PL, 3PL, express/parcels, distribution), Process industries (BtoB sales, channels, go-to-market in chemicals and coatings), Automotive/ truck manufacturing, as well as competitive advantage, strategy execution, operations/performance behavior and performance improvement. Sanne started his career in DAF Trucks in Netherlands.

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, 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 industry: FMCG, Logistics, 3PL, and Retail. He is a natural Processes synchronizer to strengthen organization operations. He loves to connect supply chain professionals to create spaces for discussion and analysis, focusing on LATAM & USA.

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