Kerry Logistics has appointed Marc Porta (pictured below) as managing director (MD) for its entities in Spain and Portugal.
Based in Barcelona, Porta will be responsible for driving the business development strategy in the two countries, focusing on integrated and end-to-end supply chain solutions.
With 25 years of experience in the transport and logistics industry, Porta held top management positions at well-known logistics service providers in the past years. Before joining Kerry Logistics, he was MD at Transcoma Global Logistics Worldwide.
Kerry Logistics MD of global freight forwarding, Mathieu Biron said: “We are pleased that Marc Porta joins us as Managing Director in our third largest European country organisation.
“He is an experienced logistics professional and it is fundamental to our business strategy that we have such a forward-thinking leader for our proven teams in Spain and Portugal to continuously grow our international freight forwarding business and further enhance the service portfolio for our customers.”
At five strategic locations in Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Valencia, and Porto, Kerry Logistics’ key verticals are the strong fashion & lifestyle sector, but also electronics & technology, and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG).
Spain is home to some of the top fashion brands in the world, making it an important market for Kerry Logistics. The service portfolio encompasses a full suite of international freight forwarding solutions and a range of value-added services, offering integrated supply chain solutions from start to finish. For customers of various industries, Kerry Logistics further provides industrial project logistics expertise and comprehensive e-commerce solutions.
Porta said: “I look forward to working with such experienced teams, leveraged by a strong global network. We will strive to create additional benefits for our customers by providing them with a wider product portfolio. Focussing on outstanding customer service, the reputation of Kerry Logistics in Spain and Portugal is already excellent, and we will continuously improve it.”