FMS Advisers B.V., Netherlands
Frank Schuhholz has been Managing Director of FMS Advisers B.V. since June 2016. A key focus of his current activities is the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with its potential impacts on future trade flows between Asia and Europe, and vice versa, and the consequences on current and future logistic hot spots in the CEE as well as SEE regions compared to existing Western European locations. He also advises shippers, Freight Villages as well as Logistic Service Providers on how to benefit from multimodal transport solutions on a European as well as global level. Frank holds a double degree in International Management (DE/FR). He started his career with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (HWL) in Hamburg in 1998. Between 1999 and 2003 he worked for HWL in Poland, holding COO position as of 2001. In 2003 he became Head of Logistic Services at DB Cargo headquarters in Mainz. In this function he launched and implemented the successful Railport concept in various European countries in order to enable sustainable growth for the company's conventional wagon load business on a European level.
In 2009 Frank Schuhholz accepted the position as Regional Director Container Inland Services (part of A.P Møller-Maersk Group), with responsibility for the Central & Southern European region.
From 2010 till 2016 he was Managing Director of ERS Railways B.V., Rotterdam a pan European railway undertaking and intermodal operator originally owned by A.P Møller-Maersk.
He speaks German, English, French and Polish fluently and has a working proficiency speaking Dutch.