The former LH Cargo manager has become new Managing Director of ULD specialist Jettainer. He succeeds Alexander Pluemacher, who led the Raunheim, near Frankfurt based enterprise for six years.
It will become official tomorrow but CargoForwarder Global was informed by people close to the case that Carsten Hernig is Jettainer’s new helmsman. He already took over the new position on
January 1, 2014. “I am pleased to take over this innovative and successful company. Beside growing with our strong existing customer base, I look forward to further develop Jettainer in
markets such as Asia and The Americas,“ he told CargoForwarder Global when asked about his future aims.
Previously, the 39 year-old had been responsible for Lufthansa Cargo in India and Southeast Asia.
With a degree in business administration, Hernig has been part of the Lufthansa group since 1999. At Lufthansa Cargo, he first served as manager of marketing control and capacity planning for the Asia-Pacific Region in Singapore. From 2003 onwards, he was regional sales director for Russia and the CIS countries in Moscow, before moving to Hong Kong as manager of the South China region, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Recently, Hernig held the position of regional director South Asia, Middle East and Pakistan, based in New Delhi, where he was responsible for station operation, sales and marketing in 19 countries with 29 offices in South Asia, the Golf region and the Middle East.
Now, he’s responsible for Jettainer’s biz. The 2003-founded ULD specialist claims to be the leading market player for the outsourcing of unit load devices. Currently, the ULD fleet managed by the service provider comprises 85,000-plus units. Main airline partners are Lufthansa Cargo, Etihad, Air Astana, Swiss, and Air Berlin. According to the company their team of 52 professionals are responsible for managing the flow of cargo containers and pallets on 3,500 daily flights. In order to fulfil this mission, the range of tasks stretches from purchasing and pooling ULDs, their maintenance, ensuring IT solution for all stations involved, and the entire daily operational management for guaranteeing the smooth flow of shipments.