Dr. Erez Agmoni and Joe Lynch discuss Maersk innovation. Dr. Erez Agmoni is the Senior VP of Innovation & Strategic Growth for Maersk, the largest shipping company in the world.

About Erez Agmoni

Dr. Erez Agmoni is the Senior VP of Innovation & Strategic Growth for Maersk in North America. After many years working in Israel, Asia, and Latin America, Erez is now based in New Jersey, USA. In his current role, Erez is managing few departments including industrial real-estate, product development, engineering design, maintenance, and the Maersk Innovation Center. The Innovation Center has 4 pillars: R&D, Digital Transformation, Product Innovation, and Data Science. Erez’s broad industry experience of more than 25 years in supply chain management, freight forwarding, logistics, engineering, and digital innovation which he utilizes to develop to improve end to end supply chains. Erez earned a computer engineering bachelor’s degree, telecommunication science master’s degree and a PhD in organization development. Erez is married with three children and enjoy travelling, hiking and mountain biking in his spare time. Erez enjoy meeting and learning new cultures and can speak Hebrew (native), English & Thai fluently and he is at a beginner level in Japanese.

About A.P. Moller – Maersk

A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As a global leader in shipping services, the company operates in more than 130 countries and employs over 100,000 people worldwide. Maersk is aiming to reach net zero emissions by 2040 across the entire business with new technologies, new vessels, and green fuels.

Key Takeaways: Maersk Innovation

  • Erez Agmoni is the Senior VP of Innovation & Strategic Growth for Maersk in North America.
  • In the podcast interview, Joe and Erez discussed Maersk innovation – Maersk is on a mission to drive innovation across the logistics industry.
  • Since Maersk is a huge company, they decided to create the Maersk Innovation Center to speed the creation and adoption of innovative new supply chain solutions.
  • The Maersk Innovation Center is made up of 4 important functions:
    • R&D – Maersk is combining their groundbreaking research & development initiatives – and forming strategic partnerships with key stakeholders across the Maersk ecosystem. Maersk’s collaboration with leading institutions, established companies, and early-stage startups to experiment with new approaches that will deliver better innovation and better supply chain solutions.
    • Digital Transformation – A truly digital logistics industry means integrating sophisticated digital technologies into existing infrastructures, automating processes, and streamlining operations.
    • Product Innovation – Maersk is developing future-focused products that can be easily integrated into as many different order fulfillment operations as possible.
    • Education/Training – Maersk is investing in their people to ensure they stay on top of the latest developments and respond proactively to new challenges.
  • Maersk has also made strategic acquisitions that enable the company to offer a true end-to-end supply chain solution to their customers.

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