GEODIS has announced Eric Herman as new managing director for contract logistics in APAC, leveraging his 25-year experience in supply chain strategy, operations and capacity assessments, as well as network and facility design, to support the supply chain operator’s focus on contract logistics in APAC.
“Eric has an in-depth Asia-Pacific market knowledge of e-commerce trends, last-mile networks and next-generation warehouse designs. He will lead an accelerated growth strategy, by guiding our investments in contract logistics across the region, expanding GEODIS’ footprint and implementing state-of-the-art technology,” said GEODIS APAC regional president and CEO, Onno Boots.
Eric joins GEODIS from CBRE Group’s Supply Chain Advisory Asia where he was a senior consultant. Having worked across many industry verticals, his career includes stints with oil and gas company Puma Energy in Indonesia, logistics provider CWT Ltd, and Maersk.
“COVID-19 and the recent Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade pact, formalizing the world’s biggest trade deal, will greatly accelerate the need for robust supply chains that connect clients across the APAC region and beyond. Clients must adapt to rapid upticks in volumes. Major brands with increasing e-commerce businesses are desperate to retain their market share and get products to their end customers quicker than ever before,” Herman noted.