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DB Schenker announces Art Chrapko as Head of Ocean Product for the USA

Spearheading the DB Schenker position in the USA marketplace through a focus on operations, finances, sales, people, systems, and culture.

Leading global logistics provider DB Schenker has expanded the USA senior executive team with the hire of Art Chrapko to Head of Ocean Products.

Mr. Chrapko will provide leadership and strategy to the DB Schenker Ocean Products team with the overall aim of promoting growth within ocean freight, through realizing current and future business opportunities. He will be spearheading Ocean Products in the USA through a focus on operations, finances, sales, people, systems, and culture. He will oversee multiple products including full container load, less-than-container load, intermodal solutions, intercontinental supply chain solutions, and sensor technology such as the DB Schenker Smartbox product offering.

Mr. Chrapko joins DB Schenker as a proven leader and problem solver with 20+ years of international logistics experience in ocean freight product, operations, management, P&L, finance, sales, multi country functions and change management. He has previously held positions at CEVA Logistics, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Geodis and shown proven results is improving net profits and gross margins.

Peter Nordstrom, Head of Ocean Product for Region Americas said, “Art’s track record of improving profitability through optimization, cost control, design of competitive and relevant ocean freight solutions, increased sales, and operational excellence is going to be a perfect fit for the DB Schenker Ocean Products USA team. He is highly motivated and ready to gain quick results for us in 2021. I’m thoroughly looking forward to working with him.”

About DB Schenker USA
DB Schenker is one of the largest Integrated Logistics Service Providers in the United States with over 7,200 employees in 47 branches and 60 logistics centers providing over 17 million sq. ft. of distribution operations to its clients. DB Schenker offers land transport, air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source.

Media Contact:
Daphne Robboy
Director, Marketing and Communications
Schenker, Inc.
600 Waterford Way, Suite 600