DACHSER appoints Andreas Fritsch as Managing Director European Logistics Germany
Andreas Fritsch will lead and further expand DACHSER's German business with the transport and storage of industrial goods as Managing Director European Logistics Germany from 1 January 2023. The experienced general manager of the logistics centre Ostwestfalen-Lippe in Bad Salzuflen near Bielefeld will take over this area of responsibility from COO Road Logistics Alexander Tonn who has led the German business unit of the European Logistics business line since 2017, and since his appointment to DACHSER's Management Board at the beginning of 2021 in a dual role.
As an experienced general manager, Andreas Fritsch (60) looks back on an exemplary career at DACHSER spanning more than four decades and almost all career stages. After completing his vocational training as a forwarding agent and taking his first career steps, the Frankfurt native moved to Bielefeld as branch manager in 1989. Since then, he has developed the location into one of the largest and most successful in the European DACHSER network. In recent years, Fritsch has also managed the development of the branch in Kassel, which will complete DACHSER's European Logistics network in Germany from 2021. For over ten years, he has represented the interests of the decentralised operational units to DACHSER's Management Board as spokesman for the branch managers.
Continuing the long-standing, value-driven growth
As Managing Director European Logistics Germany, Andreas Fritsch will continue the long-standing, value-driven growth of the European Logistics business line in the German market, while at the same time anchoring and driving forward key topics such as digitalisation, climate protection and the recruitment of skilled staff in the business unit.
In his new position, Andreas Fritsch reports to the COO Road Logistics, Alexander Tonn. DACHSER's 40 European Logistics branches in Germany moved around 30.7 million consignments weighing 15.0 million tonnes in 2021.