GEODIS has appointed Jürgen Adler, effective October 01, to lead its automotive logistics business, one of the strategic vertical markets in which the global player is seeking to expand.
Adler’s aim will be to address the specific expectations of the sector, which is currently facing significant structural changes as well as ongoing supply chain disruptions, in a sector where “just-in-time” is a standard. He is currently based in the GEODIS office in Frankfurt, Germany.
Philippe de Carné, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Innovation & CSR, said, “Faced with the increasingly rapid pace of change in the field of new mobility, Jürgen will draw on his experience to help GEODIS customers in the Automotive sector manage their supply chains on a global scale, taking account of the challenges of flexibility and cost reduction.”
Jürgen Adler said, “I am delighted to be joining GEODIS, where I will be able to contribute to developing solutions for the Automotive market. Both manufacturers and suppliers need a reliable logistics partner who can bridge the visibility gap through its global end-to-end solutions.”
Jürgen Adler, age 43, is a German national and holds a degree in Transport and Logistics from the University of Bonn. He has more than 25 years experience in the logistics and transport sector of the automotive industry.
Speaking several languages, he has worked on five continents, principally in Germany, France, China and the United States.