Kerry Logistics has appointed Oliver Loch as managing director for its entity in Germany and he will take up his new position on 1 February 2019.
Loch will be based at the Kerry Logistics (Germany) headquarters in Raunheim, by Frankfurt. He will be responsible for driving the strategic business development of the forwarder’s second largest country organisation in Europe, focusing on growing the international freight forwarding (IFF) business and integrated supply chain solutions.
With more than 20 years of experience in the transport and logistics sector, Loch has worked for well-known global logistics companies where he held key management positions.
He joins Kerry Logistics from Rhenus Freight Logistics Air & Ocean where he was international key account manager for Europe.
Loch said: “I am thrilled to join the Kerry Logistics Germany team. A leading logistics service provider in Asia, Kerry Logistics has continuously expanded its footprint in Europe over the past years.
“In Germany, we aim to contribute to this trend by growing our organisation sustainably and continue to strengthen long-term customer relations.”
Kerry Logistics (Germany) employs over 170 logistics experts at five strategic locations in Hamburg, Bremen, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich. As the economic powerhouse of Europe, Germany is a key market for Kerry Logistics.
Its teams provide end-to-end logistics solutions for automotive, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), industrial goods, and high-tech industries. Kerry Logistics’ service portfolio encompasses a full suite of IFF services and integrated supply chain solutions leveraged by a strong Asian network.
Kerry Logistics managing director of global freight forwarding, Mathieu Biron added: “We are pleased to welcome Oliver to the Kerry Logistics family.
“With over two decades in the logistics industry, he has gained in-depth knowledge both on operational level as well as in business development. This wealth of experience will be a great asset to continuously drive service enhancements.”