trans-o-flex expands its Board of Directors

Kai Schmuck from the Logwin Group joins combi-freight specialist

Weinheim, (PresseBox) - With effect from this month, Kai Schmuck (48) joins trans-o-flex's Board of Directors in Weinheim as well as the Management team of the Parcel & Logistics division of Österreichische Post AG. "We are happy to have Kai Schmuck with his long-standing logistic experience in our team", said Carl-Gerold Mende, Director Parcel & Logistics at Österreichische Post. For the time being, the main task for trans-o-flex's entire management team will be to design the company's structure that serves to increase both customer benefit and profitability. "In this respect, the existing focus of our operations on the pharmaceutical industry constitutes an important pillar for the development of our future national and international organisation".

Before joining trans-o-flex, Kai Schmuck had continued his career in the Fashion business unit of the Logwin Group (formerly Thiel-Logistik), where he, as a member of the Management Board, was responsible for Sales & Marketing from 2002 onwards. Before that, Schmuck, who has been active in the logistics industry for almost 30 years, held various management positions in the forwarding and so-called KEP segments (courier, express and parcel), e.g. at Fedex, EMS-Kurierpost and GLS.

trans-o-flex Schnell-Lieferdienst GmbH

trans-o-flex, based in Weinheim, South-West Germany, is a logistics group active throughout Europe. In Germany, via its express delivery service, it offers a full-coverage network for efficient and safe transport of parcels and pallets (combi-freight). Apart from its nationwide 24-hour deliveries (usual transit time) with numerous Express and added-value options such as hazardous material transport, trans-o-flex has developed the Eurodis network which provides delivery services in European countries, making trans-o-flex one of the leading combi-freight service providers in Europe. trans-o-flex implements tailor-made logistics concepts and has developed numerous solutions for specific sectors, for instance for the pharmaceutical and consumer electronics / home entertainment industries. The trans-o-flex network is also able to transport hazardous goods in large quantities. Annual sales of the group, which has 1,125 employees, amounted to € 500 million in 2008. Since June 2008 the Austrian Post (ÖPAG) has been sole shareholder in trans-o-flex. More information at www.trans-o-flex.de.

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