Procurement is responsible for sourcing goods and services, selecting suppliers and negotiating agreements. Once the agreements are in place, the transactional purchasing is typically done through the Procurement Supply Chain teams.
Category management step 1: Stakeholder management
Category management step 2: Category strategy
Category management step 3: Sourcing
Category management step 4: Supplier Relationship Management
Category management step 5: Proactive Category Management
Category management step 6: Renegotiate agreements
The categories we manage are divided into two main groups, direct categories with impact on our core business and indirect categories related to our administrative activities. The two groups are described in detail below
Terminal and container-handling equipment, e.g. for lifting containers. Steel, engines for new building of ships. Dry-docking for service, paint or repair of ships. Paint for ships and containers. Navigation and communication equipment, e.g. radars, black boxes and satellite communication. Safety and security, equipment for fire fighting, life rescue etc. Makers Management: the preferred suppliers for new building of ships.
Travel and related activities covering airlines, hotels, travel agencies, credit cards, car hire and leasing IT and communication covering PC, servers, storage, software, telephony and other communication equipment Office supplies covering everything from paper clips to office furniture Company cars, leasing and maintenance