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5/22/2014
Günter Hirschbeck is named Managing Director of DACHSER Austria

Günter Hirschbeck (47) is taking over as Managing Director Austria at international logistics provider DACHSER.
Günter-Hirschbeck
Günter Hirschbeck

As of May 19th, Günter Hirschbeck has been named Managing Director of DACHSER Austria and is taking over management of the country organization of international logistics provider DACHSER. The trained freight forwarding and logistics specialist has been working for DACHSER Austria since 2008. Previously, Hirschbeck headed the DACHSER branch offices in Vienna/Himberg and Graz/Wundschuh, where he supervised a staff that collectively totaled around 170.

Hirschbeck has been working in the transport and logistics industry for more than 30 years. As an experienced freight forwarder, he has extensive expertise that he acquired in recent years in operational management positions at various national and international transport enterprises. The 47-year-old is married and has two adult children.

“My main tasks will be to enhance our further positioning and to utilize DACHSER's strong European network even more intensively. Our objective is to achieve consistently outstanding performance on the Austrian market,” says Günter Hirschbeck about the focus of his future duties as Managing Director Austria.

The position of Managing Director of DACHSER Austria was previously held by Michael Schilling. Schilling is COO Road Logistics at DACHSER, and he temporarily headed the Austria country organization. This filling is another step toward internationalization and professionalization. 

“We are very pleased that we have found someone from our own Austrian organization,” says Michael Schilling about his successor. “With Günter Hirschbeck, we now have a proven, accomplished hands-on expert at the head of our country organization who knows DACHSER’s systems freight traffic very well. With him, we will continue to expand the existing network structure in Austria in accordance with DACHSER’s system,” Schilling continues.

DACHSER also handles air and sea freight in Austria. Michael Rainer, Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics DACHSER Austria, manages air and sea logistics activities.

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