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DACHSER Ireland – the management

With the help of forward-thinking business concepts, DACHSER has, over the past decades, developed into one of the world’s leading logistics service providers. The company’s innovative power is based on the DACHSER Business Units, which form stable economic pillars and encompass the entire portfolio of logistics services, as well as the collaborative ethos of experienced executives.  

The executives share common basic values and goals and see it as their core mission to strengthen the group against future requirements and to drive the expansion of DACHSER. Their combined expertise and commitment to sustainable business practices guarantee the long-term profitability and future viability of DACHSER.

The structure of DACHSER’s Executive Board can be found on our corporate website.

Wolfgang Reinel - Managing Director European Logistics North Central Europe

Wolfgang Reinel, born in 1963, has been Managing Director of the Business Unit European Logistics North Central Europe (EL NCE) since 2014 and, as such, a member of the Road Logistics Management Board and the management board of DACHSER SE. Previously, he led DACHSER's global contract logistics and introduced the strategic planning (Balanced Scorecard / BSC) in the NCE countries. He is responsible for a total of 18 country organizations in his EL NCE business unit, which includes eight joint venture companies. He reports to Michael Schilling, Chief Operations Officer Road Logistics (COO Road Logistics). As Managing Director EL NCE, Wolfgang Reinel is responsible for the business development and implementation of the Road Logistics and Interlocking strategy - taking into account individual national (network) requirements.

Thomas Krüger - Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics EMEA

Thomas Krüger, born in 1964, has been with DACHSER since 2004 and has been the Managing Director of the Business Unit Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) EMEA since June 2016. These include Europe, the Middle East, Africa and, in particular, Germany and Western Europe, which he also serves as Regional Head. In this position, Thomas Krüger reports directly to Jochen Müller, Air Operations & Sea Logistics (COO Air & Sea Logistics).

His tasks include providing the country managers with contacts, stabilizing the results of the countries with them, developing development potential and coordinating the needs of the regions and countries with the corporate units. Furthermore, Thomas Krüger manages communication with the other ASL Business Units APAC and AMERICAS.

Albert Johnston - Managing Director

Albert Johnston, born in Ireland, in 1957, started a small Dublin based transport business in 1979 with his partner and brother Ivan Johnston. Over the years this business developed to offer Contract Logistics and forwarding services specialising in Hazardous primarily in Ireland and the UK markets. Johnston Logistics was appointed the DACHSER partner for Ireland in 2007 and continued to develop within Ireland and Europe. To address succession planning and continue the development of the business, Johnston Logistics was acquired by DACHSER SE in 2017. Over the past 3 years as MD European Logistics, Ireland, Albert has overseen the integration of Johnston Logistics within the DACHSER Network.