The transportation and logistics industry has been driven by key challenges including achieving operational excellence, process improvements, cost minimization, fostering service innovation, and creating the right IT environment.
Increasing commoditization of services and margin pressures are creating a need to transform the business from standardized transactions to solutions-based offerings. The ability to develop a successful approach to talent management is today’s most enduring source of competitive advantage as well as a management challenge. The industry’s increasing complexity driven by consolidation, as well as evolution in terms of demand requires executives with an in-depth professional operational expertise combined with a strategic orientation.
Ginkgo Search Partners executive search consultants has a profound experience of serving transportation and logistics companies in China, including some of the largest players in the industry. Our executive search assignments range from board level through regional executive management to functional leadership positions across China.
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CGTN spoke with Fred Teng, President of the America China Public Affairs Institute, about China's booming logistics market.
Our candidate was enticed by our client’s solid reputation in the industry and the possibility to broaden his professional reach to a full range logistics service provider. He was attracted by the leadership scope and development opportunities that the position provided.
Our client's HR Director confirmed that the candidate joined an internal executive development program and was awarded one of the best performing executives within the global organization. With the success being well received by the firm’s senior management team he was promoted into a higher regional leadership position in Asia within 2 years after joining the firm.