May 18 - DB Schenker has appointed Robert Walpole as ceo of its US business, Schenker Inc.

Walpole has been with DB Schenker Logistics since 2007, most recently serving as senior vice president of global logistics development. Prior to that, he headed up the company's contract logistics business in Asia Pacific.

In his new role, which becomes effective immediately, Walpole will oversee the contract logistics and transportation businesses.