GEODIS welcomes New Regional Managing Director, Contract Logistics in Asia-Pacific Region

November 26, 2020 - 03:16
GEODIS welcomes New Regional Managing Director, Contract Logistics in Asia-Pacific Region

Twenty-five year logistics veteran, Eric Herman, joins GEODIS to strengthen the supply chain operator’s growth in contract logistics throughout APAC


SINGAPORE - MediaOutReach - 30 November 2020 - Eric's extensive logistics experience in supplychain strategy, operations and capacity assessments, as well as network andfacility design will support GEODIS' increased focus on ContractLogistics in APAC.

Eric joins GEODISfrom CBRE GROUP's Supply Chain Advisory Asia where he was a Senior Consultant. Hisprevious career includes running Puma Energy in Indonesia; leading ContractLogistics & Business Development for CWT Ltd, and various management rolesin ocean carrier Maersk. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience fromworking across many industry verticals.

Inwelcoming Eric, GEODIS APAC Regional President and CEO, Onno Boots said, "Eric has an in-depth Asia-Pacificmarket knowledge of e-commerce trends, last-mile networks and next generationwarehouse designs. Through his leadership, I see the strengthening of our team's capability andcommercial approach. He will lead an accelerated growth strategy, by guidingour investments in Contract Logistics across the Region, expanding GEODIS' footprintand implementing state of the art technology."

Ericcommented: "COVID-19 and the recent Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnershiptrade pact, formalizing the world's biggest trade deal, will greatly acceleratethe need for robust supply chains that connect clients across the APAC regionand beyond. Clients must adapt to rapid upticks in volumes. Major brands withincreasing e-commerce businesses are desperate to retain their market share andget products to their end customers quicker than ever before."


GEODIS is a top-rated, global supply chain operator recognized for its commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS' growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company's truly global reach thanks to a direct presence in 67 countries, and a global network spanning 120 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in France, #6 in Europe and #7 worldwide.

In 2019, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.2 billion in sales.