• 18. April 2018
  • 10:52
  • Personal Affairs

Joanna Porath is now the executive manager of Porath Customs Agents in Poland

As of April 1, 2018 Joanna Porath (34) is now the managing director for the Poland division of customs specialists Porath Customs Agents. A native of Poland, she studied Sea Traffic and Logistics in Gdynia and is generally well-versed in the logistics business and customs management and maintains a strong network within the Polish market. To date, the division was managed by the founder Thorsten Porath, who will continue in his position as executive manager of the group business.

The Hamburg based business, Porath Customs Agents GmbH, has been active in Poland since 2011, where it has three locations. Operative teams are in Gdynia, Gdansk, while a sales division is located in Zielona Góra, close to Frankfurt/Oder at the German-Polish border.

Poland has experienced a very successful economic boom in the last few years. Joanna Porath, “We are benefiting from the very big demand for neutral, high-quality customs services. Alone in 2017 we quadrupled our team from 7 to 28 employees.” Due to the positive developments, the new managing director is confident that growth potential will continue to develop. She is assisted by Joanna Szczeszak, who will continue to manage the operative business in Poland.

Porath Customs Agents GmbH
Founded in 1985 in Hamburg’s Historic Warehouse District as a forwarding company, today Porath Customs Agents GmbH has quickly become specialized in customs clearance. Comprehensive consultation, professional processing and complete customs management are the core competencies of this owner-managed company. Porath Customs Agents lives by its motto, “We make trade easy” serving as the interface between customer, customs authorities and forwarders, while implementing the most modern data communication and information technology available. Solutions and customs strategies for import, export and transit goods, as well as customs warehousing are continuously being developed. Porath Customs Agents and its staff of 80 specialists are operating in Hamburg and five other locations in Germany, Poland and in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the company has an expansive and dependable cooperating network of partners throughout all of Europe. www.porath.com

Press contact

Porath Customs Agents GmbH
Joanna Porath
Tel: +49-(0)40-8000 50-509
E-Mail: Joanna.Porath@porath.com