When it comes to moving things in a big way, logistics has many interlocking factors that must work in unison. At the end of the day, people and their personal commitment and sense of cooperation make all the difference. At DACHSER, logistics remains a people business—especially in difficult times.
There are many ways to broaden your horizons. You don’t have to climb the highest mountain or wander into the vastness of the desert. But sometimes that’s exactly what you need to do, as Elton Yuan, Department Head Air Freight North China in Shanghai, knows from personal experience. The 46-year-old Air & Sea Logistics specialist became acquainted with DACHSER in 2008 at an event for aviation experts—in the Namibian desert. “Out in the middle of nowhere, one of the participants told me more about DACHSER, later asking me if I was interested in working for the company with its global network. Of course I was! And I haven’t looked back since.”
Today, Yuan looks after some 400 different customers and coordinates 60 departures and 90 arrivals a day from DACHSER’s Shanghai location, the North China Gateway. “Together with my team, I strive to always find the best solutions to meet the needs of our customers.”
Read the full story of our three protagonists in the cover story of DACHSER magazine issue 03/22.