Martin Rickenbacher, CEO SAMEDAYLOGISTICS US: “I am extremely happy that the SAMEDAY-group was open to embrace my entrepreneurial proposal on how to bring the North American SAMEDAY-operation onto the next level. Being engaged in this market for more than 20 years, I am very well connected and able to offer existing and new SAMEDAY customers tailored solutions for their emergency logistics needs. Building on the established, efficient, and well reputed platform that SAMEDAYLOGISTICS has developed offers a great number of opportunities for me and the team.”
Holger Zulauf, CEO SAMEDAYLOGISTICS: “I have known Martin Rickenbacher for a very long time, and in particular from the business relationship I had with him as “Mr. time-critical” for DSV Panalpina in the US. He is the most profiled and knowledgeable expert in the North American emergency logistics market, so it is a pleasure and honour for the SAMEDAY-family to welcome him as the new managing partner and CEO of our US-operation. The business potential of the US market is limitless, and Martin knows the way how to exploit it.”
About Martin Rickenbacher:
Martin Rickenbacher, a dual Swiss and American citizen, is enthusiastic about shipping and traffic coordination since leaving high school in Zurich, Switzerland in the late eighties. Equipped with a Business School and Management diploma, he moved to the USA after a first international assignment in London, taking over the responsibility as an air gateway manager for DSV Panalpina in Los Angeles. He stayed with DSV Panalpina in different locations and positions for more than 20 years, managing their charter network with customized airfreight solutions during the last 10 years. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Certification from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Since its foundation in 1996, SAMEDAYLOGISTICS has become the leading European provider for industrial emergency logistics with approx. 40.000 OBC-Services and an uncountable number of specialty transports conducted over time. SAMEDAYLOGISTICS is part of the SLS Group, an international group of specialized logistics service providers, and operates locations in Germany, Czech Republic, Romania and the United States with more than 100 employees. www.samedaylogistics.de
Samedaylogistics is the worldwide brand for industrial emergency transports. Founded in 1996 and located next to Europe’s largest cargo airport Frankfurt (Main), Samedaylogistics offers a comprehensive emergency logistics portfolio including Air Charter, Onboard Courier, Express Airfreight, Time Critical Freight and Dedicated Road, mainly addressing Industrial Clients. The company runs a 24/7 operation 365 days of the year.
Samedaylogistics is part of the SLS group, an international group of specialized logistics service operators focussed on priority/customized logistics, based on two main operational pillars: Life Science (i.e. Stem Cells, Pharmaceutical) and Industrial (i.e. Automotive, Aircraft on Ground, High Tech). The group operates locations in Germany, Czech Republic, Romania and the United States and employs more than 300 people.
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