Hellmann appoints chief commercial officer

German forwarder Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Patrick Oestreich as its new chief commercial officer. He succeeds Jens Möller, who took over the position on an interim basis in August of last year. For the last two and a half years, he was responsible for strategic sales and account management in Europe as senior vice president at XPO Logistics.  [+]

Hellmann launches real-time tracking

Hellmann Worldwide has launched SmartAir!, a real-time tracking tool for air freight shipments. Together with the Bonn-based start-up BlueBox Systems, the forwarder developed a web-based platform, which provides customers with comprehensive information about their air freight shipments at a glance, regardless of airline, route or type of shipment. Based on ... [+]

Hellmann appoints automotive head

Hellmann Worldwide has appointed Monika Thielemann-Hald as Global Head of Automotive Logistics, succeeding Martin Wehner, who becomes Chief Commercial Officer Europe. She spent almost 20 years at Schenker in various management positions in the automotive sector before moving to Panalpina in 2014, where she established the Automotive Logistics Solutions division ... [+]

Hellmann opens in Szczecin

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has opened a new branch in Szczecin, Poland to handle its breakbulk distribution within the country and further afield. Hellmann now has 14 of its own and seven partner branches in the country offering land transport, air and sea freight and contract logistics. [+]

New man at the helm of Hellmann network

Mark Hellmann has assumed the position of chief executive officer for the global partner network of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. He succeeds Michael Claus, who has successfully built and expanded the network over the past 30 years and will retire at the end of the year. [+]

Hellmann signs digital airfreight deal

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has signed a cooperation agreement with digital cross-airline booking platform, Founded in 2017, enables the forwarder to book air freight capacity fully digitally and is the first platform of its kind to offer an online booking service. [+]

Hellman signs tracking partnership

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has gone into partnership with tracking specialist Hanhaa to deploy the latter’s ParceLive multi-point data solution across its worldwide operations. ParceLive trackers are inserted into shipments and enable Hellmann to cellular data including shipment location, temperature, humidity and when a consignment has been opened. [+]

Kerry appoints Europe director

Kerry Logistics has appointed Birte Schulz as commercial director Europe. In her new role, Schulz will manage sales activities and key account management in ten European, based in Hamburg. She previously held positions as head of business development and head of key account management at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. [+]

Hellmann restructures

The Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Group was restructured into a parent holding company and the three divisions - Air & Sea, Road & Rail and Contract Logistics, operating as legally independent subgroups from 1 August. Previously, the group had largely been organised geographically. [+]

New boss for Hellmann road freight

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has appointed Jodi Raphael as non-executive director of its European Road Freight (ERF) division.  Since joining the company 11 years ago, her role has expanded to include operational activity and she was promoted in 2015 to a senior role, managing all operational and commercial activity for the ... [+]

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