Crane Worldwide appoints VP for automotive and industrial

By Damian Brett

Robert Gulyas. Source: Crane Worldwide

Freight forwarder Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Robert Gulyas to the position of global vice president, automotive and industrial.

Crane said it had made the appointment to reflect the changing nature of the sectors and as it targets growth in the industries.

Supply chain disruption and the electrification of automotive and industrial were two challenges identified by the forwarder.

“The Automotive supply chain has traditionally relied upon lean logistics techniques and has been a showcase for just-in-time methodology,” said Gulyas.

“There is no denying there are challenges ahead and transformation is underway; my goal at Crane Worldwide Logistics is to provide a global partnership approach to deliver added end-to-end value in global supply chains.”

Gerard Ryan, president, global commercial at Crane Worldwide Logistics, added: “It’s crucial that we provide the best people to provide supply chain expertise to support our clients at this challenging time. This will ensure support for supply chain stability in the future, and address today’s supply chain challenges.

“We are delighted to have Robert’s expertise on board to develop our automotive and industrial vertical further and continue to provide advanced service levels to our clients with state-of-the-art technology.”

Gulyas has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry. In recent years he has specialised in the automotive and industrial sectors.

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