Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Timo Schamber as its new Global Airfreight Director CEP (Courier, Express and Parcel Services), effective February 1.


Hellmann said the creation of this new position is in response to the increasing global airfreight market demands and the rapid development of cross-border e-commerce business.


The German logistics company said this would be a major growth driver for years to come.


"Particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, this business segment has grown significantly and is expected to continue to expand under Timo Schamber's leadership in the future," it added.


Most recently, Timo Schamber was the managing director at Lufthansa subsidiary heyworld GmbH, and with over 15 years of work experience, Hellmann noted that Schamber brings a wealth of expertise in logistics and e-commerce.


"We are delighted to have Timo Schamber, a highly experienced industry expert, join the team to drive the further development of our Courier, Express and Parcel Services in the airfreight sector worldwide," said Jan Kleine-Lasthues, COO of Airfreight, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.


"Given the ongoing volatile market environment, we face new challenges daily. In this setting, it is particularly important to provide stability to our customers as a reliable partner while at the same time adding value by offering new solution-oriented service options," he added.