Marc Papenhoff, who previously established Drive4Schenker in the same named logistics giant, is now switching to the digital forwarding company InstaFreight.
With more than 27 years of experience in transportation and contract logistics, Papenhoff has gained experience in medium-sized companies as well as in global leading companies. He understands the needs of both customers and carriers and how digitization is changing the market. As Director of Business Development at the digital forwarding company, he will be responsible for projects related to a targeted expansion of the business model.
Maximilian Schaefer, Co-Founder and Managing Director, about the new executive: “With Marc, we have gained a logistics expert with strong implementation skills who is convinced of our vision and our product. We are delighted to be working with him to take InstaFreight to the next level and change the market”.
“InstaFreight’s innovative and creative solutions for digitizing the road transport sector are absolutely convincing. I look forward to joining the team in order to revolutionize the European transport market together,” said Papenhoff, commenting on his new position.
After his apprenticeship in forwarding, Marc Papenhoff studied business administration at Münster University of Applied Sciences and graduated with a diploma. He then worked for several years at various 3 and 4 PLs, such as Fiege and Penske Logistics. In this position he had significant management and operational responsibility and built up expertise in operations, implementation, project management, key account management and business development.
Marc Papenhoff started working for Schenker AG in 2011. Initially, he was responsible for global business development in the contract logistics division of the automotive division. In 2015, Papenhoff moved to the land transportation division and helped to build up the digital marketplace for part and full loads right from the start.
InstaFreight is the leading digital freight forwarding company in Europe. The company consolidates the transport capacity of more than 6,000 carriers and offers it to shippers in one digital interface.
InstaFreight offers shippers an end-2-end digital transport solution: from quoting, booking, track & trace incl. automatic notifications to document management. Shippers thus benefit from efficient processes that save time and money, as well as from a transparent supply chain. With InstaFreight, carriers can meet the digital needs of shippers while optimizing their workload.