Crane Worldwide appoints VP for automotive and industrial

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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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]