Tuesday, July 23, 2024
WCAworld appoints two new directors

WCAworld appoints two new directors

WCAworld has shown its commitment to final mile operations through the appointment of a new e-commerce Director and Director of World Parcel Alliance.

Harald Oechsner and Steve Howard have joined WCAworld as Director – E-commerce and Director World Parcel Alliance, respectively.

WCAworld, the world’s largest independent freight forwarding network, has appointed Oechsner and Howard in the new roles, which report directly to Chairman David Yokeum, to offer its 12,000+ members greater opportunities and industry leading expertise to grow their e-commerce and final mile business.

Harald Oechsner has worked closely with WCAworld members for over 25 years so is well placed to drive the vision of WCAworld’s e-commerce networks in a way that delivers for its members. Having lived and worked in over 11 countries around the world and having held several senior positions in multinational logistic companies, he has an unrivalled understanding of international logistics and e-commerce shipping.

Steve Howard will bring to WCAworld over 33 years’ experience in the trucking and final mile industry in the Americas. He is past president of the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association, having been on the board for 14 years. Steve was instrumental in ensuring that courier and trucking industries were never closed for operations during COVID-19, this dedication and commitment to the industry will be invaluable to the members of the newly formed World Parcel Alliance.

Chairman David Yokeum says “We have listened to member feedback and appreciate that our members need additional support and opportunities to grow their e-commerce and final mile businesses, and this is why we’re investing now in our e-commerce network and have established the World Parcel Alliance. The World Parcel Alliance recently held its first conference which demonstrated the exciting prospect of bringing together the best and most innovative last-mile providers. I look forward to working with Harald and Steve and seeing how quickly we can grow together with our members”.

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on Edward.Hardy@AirCargoWeek.com

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