EUROGATE Intermodal appoints Christopher Beplat as a new managing director

06.05.2020 11:53 Personnel matters

Christopher Beplat (44) has been appointed as a new Managing Director for EUROGATE Intermodal (EGIM) alongside Lars Hedderich and Thomas Meyer. Having joined the company on 1 June 2020, Christopher Beplat assumes his role from Thomas Meyer, who will retire at the end of September. In the coming months, Christopher Beplat will work side-by-side Thomas Meyer to enable a smooth handover of the business areas of operations, controlling and procurement.

Christopher Beplat brings numerous years of managerial experience to this key position. Prior to his new role, he was Managing Director of Rhenus Inland Navigation Europe, NWL Norddeutsche Wasserweg Logistik GmbH and EGIM subsidiary Trimodal Logistik GmbH. He earned his MBA in Business Administration and Management from Newcastle University in England.

Thomas Meyer, Managing Director EGIM, comments: “Christopher is an experienced, competent leader who brings many years of experience in the transport industry. With him on board, we’re confident that EGIM’s management team will continue to successfully lead EGIM into the future."

Lars Hedderich, Managing Director EGIM, further explains: “With Christopher, we are gaining an outstanding logistics specialist. His industry knowledge and extensive experience in combined transport will be crucial to supporting the management of our operations and the growth of our service offerings, especially during these challenging times.”

About EUROGATE Intermodal
EUROGATE Intermodal GmbH (EGIM) is an international container transport specialist headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Part of the EUROGATE Group, EGIM is a leading neutral provider of intermodal solutions for road and rail transport.

EGIM is a founding member of the private rail service company GmbH. With this product EGIM connects German North Sea ports and Rotterdam with eleven terminals in southern Germany and Hungary. Alongside its rail services, EGIM offers first and last-mile connections via truck.
Through its affiliate Hannibal, which belongs to the Italian Contship Group, and using Munich as a hub, EGIM also offers connections to and from Italy. Via this link, the southern ports are integrated in the network as well.

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EUROGATE Intermodal appoints Christopher Beplat as a new managing director

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