Marc Wijnen Hellmann Worldwide Logistics made head of e-commerce

Marc Wijnen is to be Global Head of e-commerce at global full service providers Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.

The newly created position is so the company, with Wijnen’s support, can further strengthen Hellmann Worldwide Logistics’ e-commerce product globally. This is part of the Contract Logistics segment and Wijnen will remain COO of the European Contract Logistics division.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is taking a key step in its positioning its e-commerce offering in the market in making this appointment. The offering includes setting up warehousing and even the online store, as well as the development and connection of individual order management systems and payment services. Both B2B and B2C areas of business are being focused on for expansion.

“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.