Kerry Logistics appoints Kenny Rutgersson as Managing Director of Kerry Logistics (Sweden)
Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) today announced the promotion of Kenny Rutgersson (57) to Managing Directorof Kerry Logistics (Sweden). In his new role, Rutgersson will drive the growth strategy and business development in international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution in Sweden. A strong focus will be on further strengthening the contract logistics business.
Rutgersson has over 20 years of logistics experience and joined Kerry Logistics (Sweden) as Head of 3PL three years ago. Apart from his vast operational expertise, a key characteristic of Rutgersson’s management philosophy is his focus on the customer experience and lean management solutions. In the past five months, Kerry Logistics (Sweden) successfully restructured its administrative processes, continuously enhancing effectiveness, quality, and standardisation.
Kenny Rutgersson said, “In Sweden, Kerry Logistics is backed by a very professional and customer-centred team that I’ve already had the pleasure of being a part of. In my previous role, I have noticed an ever-increasing demand in the field of contract logistics by our customers. This is why I want to strengthen our contract logistics capabilities through leveraging the group’s expertise and proven track record in various verticals and enhance our overall service offerings to existing and new customers.”
Located in the country’s textile capital Borås, Kerry Logistics (Sweden)’s key vertical is Fashion & Lifestyle industry, but also Electronics & Technology, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and Industrial and Material Science. The team of over 50 logistics professionals offers international freight forwarding services, leveraged by Kerry Logistics’ strong Asian network, supply chain solutions, and intra-European road freight services. Managing over 19,000 sq m of warehousing space the logistics experts provide a full range of value-added services including inventory management, e-commerce fulfilment and return services as well as last-mile customisation. Customers benefit from tangible results such as lowered inventory, shortened delivery lead time, and significant cost saving.
Thomas Blank, Managing Director of Europe, Kerry Logistics, commented, “We are very excited that we were able to gain such an experienced colleague for this position. Kenny Rutgersson has done a great job in the past and I look forward to working with him to grow our Swedish business further.”
Managing Director of Kerry Logistics (Sweden)