Burkert to head Heppner sales in Germany

France-Germany freight operator Heppner has appointed Frank Burkert as sales director Germany. He brings almost 30 years' experience in the transport and logistics industry including a number of management posts  at DB Schenker. He will also be responsible for the sales teams working in the group's other organisations in Germany, Hamacher Logistik and AB Transport. [+]

French forwarder sees African opportunities

French-headquartered forwarder Heppner says it aims to tap into the growing opportunities offered in West Africa with its new branch in Dakar, Senegal, its first on the continent. It says that business prospects had been boosted by natural resources projects and by the growth of the middle class in the regions, ... [+]

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