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Data2Logistics adds Andersen to lead professional services group
Global Supply Chain information and technology company Data2Logistics announces the appointment of industry veteran Leif Holm-Andersen to lead their Professional Services Group as Executive Director. The group’s focus is to drive cost out of the supply chain by partnering with clients to identify and execute solutions. ‘We don’t just deliver solutions, we execute and manage on a go forward basis through key performance indicators to ensure our clients solutions are executed properly and stay on track,’ said Holm-Andersen. The Group offers a full suite of services focused on optimizing clients’ supply chain. The program’s objective is to utilize Data2Logistics’ information, technology, subject matter expertise and knowledge of the marketplace to enhance transportation operations, improve service and reduce related expenses.Leif possesses over 20 years of supply chain experience, working for manufacturers and distributors throughout the world. He has managed all modes of transportation globally and believes success in logistics is heavily dependent on the ‘data is knowledge’ mantra. ‘Managing with data and facts will produce the best results and drive cost out of the supply chain,’ comments Holm-Andersen. ‘Data2Logistics recognizes and follows this practice, and has appointed me to run their Professional Services Group. Data2Logistics’ freight audit and pay business provides our clients with full visibility into their transportation spend. Our team utilizes this data to create dashboards helping clients to manage spend, providing a partnership to reduce costs through both procurement and process improvement opportunities.’
Leif has established over 20 years of strong relationships in the industry and ardently believes in partnering with his clients and their providers to create win-win scenarios. ‘It’s about data, facts and relationships,’ adds Holm-Andersen.
‘We’re fortunate to add Leif to our team ’ his vast hands-on supply chain development, management and optimization experience provides credence to his strategic advice,’ states Harold B. Friedman, Data2Logistics’ Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Development. ‘He’s lived the supply chain management experience domestically and globally from both a carrier and shipper perspective; he knows the questions to ask to eliminate excessive costs.’
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