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Ulrik Sanders

Senior Partner & Managing Director


Although the shipping market is experiencing underlying growth, it is also suffering from a massive oversupply of ships in all major segments of the industry. Therefore some companies are struggling to make a profit—or even just to survive.

Ulrik  Sanders

Ulrik Sanders leads The Boston Consulting Group's transportation and logistics topic and is on the leadership team of the Industrial Goods practice. He is also a member of BCG's Operations and Public Sector practices.

Since joining the firm in 2005, Ulrik has focused his client work on the transportation and logistics industry.

He began his career in the shipping industry and now leads BCG's global transportation and logistics sector, including the global shipping team. He also leads BCG's Shipping Benchmarking Initiative.

Before joining BCG, Ulrik was a vice president at A.T. Kearney, Andersen Consulting, and Maersk Line.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads BCG's global work in logistics and transportation
  • Performance measurement
  • Benchmarking initiatives for shipping
  • Management of large-scale infrastructure
  • Freight forwarding


  • MSc, business law and economics, Copenhagen Business School
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