Maersk Procurement in Mumbai is one of the important integrated procurement hubs for A.P.Moller – Maersk and provides a wide spectrum of IT enabled procurement services across category management, supply chain management, sourcing, indirect procurement, digital procurement, responsible procurement and knowledge centre. Since 2009, the office has grown significantly and is now over 200 procurement professionals strong. The Mumbai set-up supports different brands of Maersk through strategic and operational capabilities on procurement and related activities with global coverage. It leverages the proximity with Maersk Line Fleet Management & Technology and other key stakeholders to drive synergy and optimisation.
1. Knowledge Centre
Knowledge Centre is a one-stop shop which provides services to accelerate growth and transform value chain for Maersk Procurement.
Services offered are as follows:
Our presentation services are meant to showcase your content in the most effective way so as to properly connect with your audience and creatively engage them. Presentations are our expertise and they matter to every business and individual. The focus at the time of presentation should be to gain the desired results and the presentation itself should not act as a hindrance. Our Products include:
- Standard Formatting: Achieve consistent look in presentations
- Message Enhancement: Amplify graphical construct of slides
- Presentations from Scratch: Ideas to presentations
- Map Request: Visualise geographical data
- Infographics: Create picturesque reports
Data is the fuel of the digital world. Data unlocks hidden opportunities and insights. We examine large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, correlations and other insights. Our analytics services allow you to achieve these improvements by analysing your data and get answers from it almost immediately. Our products include:
- Data Extraction: Provide operational volumes, spend, productivity.
- Terminal, Port, Intermodal, EMR – Analysis: Study of productivity, unit cost, moves, turn time etc.
- Dashboards: Create & update dashboards
- Comprehensive Cost Analysis: Analyse spend & volume of various cost elements
The key to gain a competitive advantage lies in having an in-depth understanding of the target audience, competitors, and the market. We apply the right set of quantitative and qualitative market research methodologies across primary and secondary sources to gather market intelligence. Our products include:
- Supplier Gross List: Understand supplier market, scout new suppliers
- Supplier Profile: Analyse supplier financials, strategy, future potential based on business coverage & infrastructure details
- Country Profile: Study macro-economic data, business environment of the country
- Industry Analysis: Provides industry insights of market environment, latest trends, outlook
2. Responsible Procurement
Responsible Procurement is about mitigating ethical, social and environmental risks in our supply chain by addressing sustainability challenges. We expect our suppliers to make continuous improvements towards sustainable business conduct.
Maersk makes thousands of purchasing decisions each year, with a large share of these decisions made at the local level. Our suppliers are spread across the globe and work in accordance with varying standards and cultural norms. Suppliers can be as diverse as shipyards, trucking companies, terminals, and recruitment agencies and operate in locations where local conditions may not meet international standards on safety, labour or environmental protection. Our Responsible Procurement programme aims for mitigating these risks and for continuous improvement and capability-building of suppliers. The programme is an integral pillar of Maersk's Sustainability Priorities. International companies' purchasing decisions impact environmental, social and economic conditions around the world. Please visit our sustainability section to know more about our sustainability strategy.
Our commitment to Responsible Procurement is set out in Maersk's Third Party Code of Conduct and in our Commit Rule (internal governance framework) on Responsible Procurement. The programme and the Code reflect our commitment to the UN Global Compact principles for business sustainability, and international standards such as the core labour conventions of the International Labour Organisation and the UN Declaration of Human Rights. The Maersk Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) oversees Responsible Procurement progress and strategy. Brand / business unit CEOs and brand CPOs are responsible for integrating the Responsible Procurement programme into existing procurement policies and processes. In practice, integrating responsible procurement takes place through supplier invitations and registrations, assessments of social and environmental performance, improvement plans, supplier workshops and suppliers' contractual commitment as well as training of our procurement staff.