Senior Vice President, Procurement and Operations Airfreight

Benno Forster is responsible for Airfreight Procurement and Operations in the Americas. In this position he is managing the own controlled flight operation, the commercial carrier negotiations and all the airfreight operation and training in the Americas. Benno Forster is leading his team since fall 2018 when he got promoted to his current

Senior Vice President, Air Freight, USA
Benno has started his position as Head of Air Freight USA at DB Schenker in 2016. The role includes the full P&L airfreight responsibility and leadership of all gateways within the United States. Benno is an internationally experienced logistic expert, bringing more than 35 years of international expertise to the table.

Before joining Schenker, Benno held various senior management positions:

Director Airfreight Americas at Geodis Freight Forwarding
Senior Vice President Panalpina, head of Airfreight USA
General Manager Network Airfreight Americas, Swiss International Airlines
Multiple management positions in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa