08 Apr Markus Kraft
Executive Commitee Member
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS)
Markus Kraft is an innovative and strong executive with more than 14 years’ experience in Asia. His roots are in international freight forwarding, supply chain management and end to end customer solutions. His areas of expertise cover all aspects of commercial development for globally operating 3PL – from traditional sales to key account management, as well as supplier management, procurement for freight services and operations management.
Markus started his career with a British logistics company in Germany after his studies in Mannheim, where he graduated with a Bachelor in Logistics. He was transferred from the German organization to China. His preliminary function was trade lane development and account management. Afterward, he moved into product development and solutions design, helping sales drive business. During this time, he had exposure to various verticals, ran multiple projects and designed commercial solutions for warehouse and vendor management opportunities. After 6 years in China, Markus followed a new opportunity, which brought him to Singapore in 2008.
He is now with CEVA Logistics focusing on strategic accounts in the SEA region. Before this, he was doing consulting, projects related to Procurement, Process optimization in the Middle East/Asia. Prior to that was Managing Director for a German-based, family-owned, international operating logistics provider based in Singapore. Prior to this, he worked as Director of Business Development for a German forwarding company specializing in the chemical sector and DG transport. He headed the Singapore commercial team and drove the regional business development.
Markus Kraft will be appearing in the following sessions:
The Silk Road Challenge: E-A-CH Transport Inter-Continental Trucking (Singapore-Suzhou-Frankfurt)
LogiSYM Singapore 2019: Singapore Day 1 - 14th May, 2019, 14:40–15:20, Presentation
The impact of logistics and supply chain management on e-commerce capabilities : breaking paradigms and looking forward
LogiSYM Singapore 2018: Singapore Day 1 - 15th May, 2018, 13:30–14:20, Talk & Panel Interactive Session
E-commerce presents unique challenges for 3PL delivery networks locally and globally, and for some companies has been a loss leader. Is this an incorr…
E-Business disruption in global logistics
LogiSYM Singapore 2018: Singapore Day 2 - 16th May, 2018, 13:15–14:00, Talk & Panel Interactive Session