Mr. Gries was born in Germany in 1965 and later completed a degree in International Freight Forwarding and Logistics.
He held several managerial and executive positions with global logistics companies and led the commercial activities for one of the Top 3 Global Freight Forwarders.
After more than 30 years of logistics and management experience in Asia, Europe and the Americas, Mr. Gries is bringing a solid international perspective of the transportation industry to the company.
As the Managing Director of DACHSER Americas, Mr. Gries oversees the business development for all the Americas region. As part of the company’s global 2019 Growth Strategy, he is tasked with ensuring DACHSER’s representation in the most important economic centers and air/seaports of the western hemisphere.