SBS Worldwide has appointed Mike Barber as General Manager – Manchester. He will help SBS continue building the full range of forwarding and supply chain services it offers in the north of the UK.
Mr Barber has 40 years’ experience in the forwarding and logistics industry, most recently with the Geodis Group. He has particular expertise in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries, but has worked within many other markets to help customers develop more efficient supply chains.
Lars Kloch, CEO Freight Division, says: “At SBS, we continually look to improve the range and quality of the services we offer to our customers and building the right team is part of that process. I am sure that Mike’s extensive experience in the logistics industry will help us further develop and operate the best supply chains in the business.”
Founded 30 years ago, SBS Worldwide has offices and partners around the world, staffed with teams whose expertise includes everything from ocean and air freight forwarding to full supply chain solutions.
About SBS Worldwide
SBS Worldwide offers global freight forwarding and supply chain solutions to clients around the world. It has an established reputation for reliability, innovation and leading-edge solutions, helping to drive costs out of its customers’ international supply chains. SBS’s consultancy division, Virtualized Logistics, offers clients an in-depth review of their supply chains as well as state of the art visibility systems and management information. A privately-owned British company set up nearly 30 years ago, SBS Worldwide is headquartered in the UK, has offices across the US and China and has partners throughout the world. SBS Worldwide was named Freight Forwarder of the Year at IFW’s Freight Industry Awards 2010, won the BIFA Ocean Freight Award in the same year and the 2011 BIFA Supply Chain Management Award.
‘SBS Worldwide’s central tenet is to ensure that its operations provide the highest quality of Freight and Supply Chain services throughout our privately owned company.
We will ensure that our customers’ expectations will be delivered by providing the highest quality of service appropriate for each market segment served through our focused business units.
We will develop mutually rewarding relationships with our employees, partners and suppliers beyond their expectations.
Safety and compliance is the first consideration in all our operations.
All of our corporate activities will be conducted to the highest ethical and professional standards.’