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DACHSER USA – the management

With the help of forward-thinking business concepts, DACHSER has, over the past decades, developed into one of the world’s leading logistics service providers. The company’s innovative power is based on the DACHSER Business Units, which form stable economic pillars and encompass the entire portfolio of logistics services, as well as the collaborative ethos of experienced executives.  

The executives share common basic values and goals and see it as their core mission to strengthen the group against future requirements and to drive the expansion of DACHSER. Their combined expertise and commitment to sustainable business practices guarantee the long-term profitability and future viability of DACHSER.

The structure of DACHSER’s Executive Board can be found on our corporate website.

Guido Gries - Managing Director DACHSER Americas

Mr. Gries was born in Germany in 1965 and completed a degree in International Freight Forwarding and Logistics.

He held several managerial and executive positions with global logistics companies and led the commercial activities for one of the Top 3 Global Freight Forwarders.

After more than 30 years of logistics and management experience in Asia, Europe and the Americas, Mr. Gries is bringing a solid international perspective of the transportation industry to the company.

As the Managing Director of DACHSER Americas, Mr. Gries oversees the business development for the whole Americas region. As part of the company’s global 2018 Growth Strategy, he is tasked with ensuring DACHSER’s representation in the most important economic centers and air/seaports of the western hemisphere.

Vincent Touya - Managing Director

On February 1, 2019 Vincent Touya joined DACHSER USA as Managing Director at the company’s U.S. Regional Office in Atlanta.

Mr. Touya is from France and has held several managerial positions during his 30-year tenure with the family-owned company. Previously, he was responsible for the expansion of the air and sea freight business in France and North Africa. Prior to that assignment, he was Head of Sales for DACHSER France’s overland transport organization.

As the Managing Director of DACHSER USA, Mr. Touya is responsible for growing the company’s logistics service offering in the US and facilitating US customers access to DACHSER´s global logistics network.