Ocean freight buyers must quickly put together mini-tenders or spot bid events that are much smaller in scale and spend size but still vital to business operations and continuity.
Keelvar provides new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation software to help procurement teams respond in disruptive climates
Competition will pitch procurement bots against human expert with decades of experience
A work style that allows people more autonomy in their work and time to focus without interruption has helped Keelvar function well during the Covid-19 crisis, says founder and chief executive Alan Holland
This week, Adrian talks to Alan Holland, founder and CEO of Cork-based Keelvar, a procurement AI technology firm that recently raised €16m in a funding round.
Former UCC lecturer Alan Holland has turned investor heads with Keelvar, an AI-powered solution for cutting corporate procurement costs.
Keelvar has been witnessing a more urgent demand for advanced sourcing software, and not just since the current pandemic and its impact on the supply chain.
As companies are overwhelmed by torrents of data, they’re turning to automated tools that can dial down the noise and send clear signals to decision-makers.
In April and May, Ardent Partners hosted The CPO Rising 2K20 Virtual Series – The Resiliency Imperative as a way to bring together our global community of procurement, finance, and supply management professionals