Rutgersson takes over as Kerry Logistics Sweden managing director

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Kerry Logistics Sweden managing director, Kenny Rutgersson

Kerry Logistics has promoted Kenny Rutgersson to the role of managing director of Sweden, overseeing business development in international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution.

Rutgersson has over 20 years of logistics experience and joined Kerry Logistics Sweden as head of 3PL three years ago.

Commenting on his new role, Rutgersson says: “In Sweden, Kerry Logistics is backed by a very professional and customer-centred team that I’ve already had the pleasure of being a part of. In my previous role, I have noticed an ever-increasing demand in the field of contract logistics by our customers.

This is why I want to strengthen our contract logistics capabilities through leveraging the group’s expertise and proven track record in various verticals and enhance our overall service offerings to existing and new customers.”

Located in Sweden’s textile capital of Boras, Kerry Logistics Sweden’s key vertical is the fashion and lifestyle industries, along with electronics and technology, fast moving consumer goods, and industrial and material science.

Managing over 19,000sqm of warehousing space, the team of over 50 logistics professionals provide a range of value-added services including inventory management, e-commerce fulfilment and return services as well as last-mile customisation.

Kerry Logistics managing director Europe, Thomas Blank says: “We are very excited that we were able to gain such an experienced colleague for this position. Kenny Rutgersson has done a great job in the past and I look forward to working with him to grow our Swedish business further.”