August 15 - Vanguard Logistics Services has appointed Kurt Breinlinger senior vice president of Specialised Cargo for Asia and the Middle East, tasked with introducing the Vanguard network to the newly created Specialised Cargo Division for Asia and the M
The company says that its regional and global presence provides a tremendous platform from which to operate this division.
"Vanguard's long-standing relationships in the forwarding community and with other industry players, along with its reputation for neutrality, give the company a very unique opportunity to expand into specialised cargo," commentedBreinlinger.
As part of this development, Vanguard will initially work on establishing a regional sub-structure of Specialised Cargo Coordinators in key locations within the region by using existing staff with the interest and aptitude to take on a part-time specialised cargo coordination role.
"Kurt brings over 40 years of experience in the International freight forwarding and specialised cargo industry," commented Jeff Lee, regional managing director - Southeast Asia. "Vanguard is strengthening its expertise in key regions throughout Asia and the Middle East and in addition, adding new staff with international qualifications and background to support our growth. Kurt is more than qualified to handle this responsibility and I look forward to his future accomplishments with Vanguard," added Lee.
Breinlinger is based out of Vanguard's Singapore location and reports directly to Jeff Lee.