Birte Schulz of Kerry LogisticsBirte Schulz (pictured) has joined third-party logistics provider Kerry Logistics as commercial director Europe, with responsibility for managing sales and key account management in ten countries.

Based at the company’s head office in Hamburg, Germany, she will also be instrumental in strategic planning of customer development in line with the 3PL’s corporate global growth strategy.

Schulz has more than 20 years of logistics experience with a focus on developing business. She was previously head of business development and key account management at global logistics provider Hellmann Worldwide of Germany.

Thomas Blank, managing director for Europe at Kerry Logistics, said: “Birte’s priority will be to enhance the regional and global collaboration in our extensive network. Having such an experienced logistics and business development expert for the position of commercial director is a great gain for our Kerry Logistics team in Europe.”