Hellmann strengthens its e-commerce division
The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Marc Wijnen as Global Head of e-commerce.
In this newly created position, Mr. Wijnen takes responsibility for the further development of the e-commerce product globally, which falls under the Contract Logistics segment. Mr. Wijnen will also remain responsible for the European Contract Logistics product as Chief Operating Officer.
As an end-to-end provider of logistics services, Hellmann is already a business partner for customers all over the world. The company already offers one-stop shop customized solutions for supply chain planning and execution of customers’ entire eCommerce business. eCommerce continues to boom, further boosted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, Hellmann is taking a key step in positioning its eCommerce product in the market. By offering solutions that cover the entire fulfillment process – from the creation of an online store and setting up warehousing to the development and connection of individual order management systems and payment services, Hellmann aims to achieve sustainable and profitable growth, particularly in the fashion and lifestyle sectors. As an integrated e-fulfillment partner, both Business to Consumer (B2C) and Business to Business (B2B) are focus areas for the expansion efforts.
“The e-commerce market is extremely dynamic. To meet our customers’ increasing demands for innovative solutions, we are currently setting up a ‘Center of Excellence’ with Marc Wijnen as global Head of eCommerce, in which we are pooling our know-how and applying it worldwide. At the same time, we are testing new approaches to solution design and constantly expand our talent and product offering. This is how we ensure that we can offer customers individually tailored services that have their finger on the pulse,” says Volker Sauerborn, Chief Operating Officer Contract Logistics Hellmann.