GEODIS today announced the onboarding of its new Managing director for Malaysia, Eddie Chang. With over 25 years of experience in the logistics sector, Chang will be responsible for leading GEODIS’ growth in Malaysia, a market that continues to play a key role in the company’s multi-modal network across Southeast Asia.
Previously the Managing Director of Tigers Global Logistics and subsequently, Director at JAS Worldwide in Malaysia, Chang will leverage his extensive experience in both air and sea freight, warehouse operations, Contract Logistics, and e-Commerce fulfillment to expand GEODIS’ client base, especially in key verticals including automotive, industrial and high tech.
With plans in place to bolster GEODIS’ highly integrated transport solutions, Chang in his new role will also be taking the reins to further advance Malaysia’s capacity as a hub connecting the company’s owned controlled flight network with its road transport services that currently connect Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam via Kuala Lumpur. The company’s rapidly expanding multi-modal network is a key strategic accelerator for its growing presence in the region.
“Eddie’s passion for driving customer-centric results, his vast experience in the field, and proven track record of success will take GEODIS’ capability for innovation to new levels. As Malaysian customers look to prioritize supply chain resilience shortly, we are confident that Eddie’s leadership will enhance GEODIS’ efforts to stay at the forefront of adopting growth opportunities and industry developments,”Lakshmanan Venkateswaran, Sub-Regional Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Geodis
“I am honored to step into this role and look forward to working closely with the team on purpose-driven solutions in Malaysia. These will under-line our commitment to providing industry-leading services to our customers. GEODIS, a rapidly growing powerhouse in Asia and Malaysia has shown a great deal of potential to contribute significantly to the company’s regional expansion,” Chang said.
A global leading transport and logistics provider, Geodis’ with its growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport), coupled with the company’s truly global reach thanks to a global network spanning nearly 170 countries, is reflected by its top business rankings: no. 1 in France and no. 7 worldwide. Employing over 44,000 people globally and the company in 2021 generated €10.9 billion in revenue.