Panalpina appoints Thomas Niederer new Global Head of Road and Rail

Jul 26, 2010

Panalpina has appointed Thomas Niederer as Global Head of Road and Rail to further strengthen its global products with a special focus on Europe and the Middle East.

Thomas Niederer brings vast experience in European trucking having worked for Danzas and DHL Express in various positions. He joined ABX Logistics as General Manager European Road and later moved to Kuehne+Nagel as Vice President Groupage Network.

In his new position with Panalpina, Thomas Niederer is responsible for the end-to-end success of the road and rail sub-product, defining value propositions offered to customers, ensuring optimal procurement of core capacity, subcontractor management, and process ownership of the day-to-day delivery of the operational service.

About Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 75 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 90 countries. Panalpina employs 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.