Alfa Laval powers its sales with ShipServ
Leading engineering solutions provider signs agreement to enable the receivi
06.30.2009 – STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 30 June, 2009 □" ShipServ, the leading
maritime e-marketplace, today announced that it signed an agreement with Alfa
Laval, a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions.
Under the terms of the agreement Alfa Laval will integrate the sales operations of
ten of its sales companies with ShipServ TradeNet, the e-commerce trading
platform for operational supplies.
Over 130 top ship owners, managers and yards use TradeNet every day to order
operational purchases for over 4,500 ships, trading with over 27,000 suppliers.
Buyers love TradeNet as they benefit from reduced administrative overheads, better
information to make smarter sourcing decisions, faster order cycle times and a fact-
based relationship with their suppliers.
With TradeNet integration in place, Alfa Laval expects to reduce the total order cycle
times jointly with their customers and support them in optimizing their procurement
“Alfa Laval is a major supplier to the maritime industry, so we’re delighted to
welcome them into the ShipServ family,” commented Paul Ostergaard, Founder and
CEO, ShipServ. “I look forward to helping them provide unparalled customer service
to the global market.”
The agreement was signed at the Alfa Laval offices in Stockholm by Magnus Nordin,
General Manager and Mats Ottosson, Strategic Project Manager, Parts & Service
Equipment of Alfa Laval and Lars Bratshaug, EMEA Sales Director, ShipServ.
For more information on ShipServ email John Watton or call +44 20 3051 0257.
ShipServ is the leading maritime e-marketplace, helping the buyers and sellers of
ship supplies to reduce the costs associated with doing business together. In 2008
ShipServ helped its members save an estimated €250m and transformed the way
they do business. Whether a Buyer ne