Axel Herzhauser is a supply chain guru with tech expertise who leads the commercial business in Asia for Teleplan, a Netherlands-based company I the after-market business of consumer electronics. Axel has spent over 16 years determining how organizations, people, activities, information and resources can be deployed most efficiently to get things made and distributed. Ten of those years have been in Asia so he has an ear to the ground regarding the way business works between Asia and the West. In this podcast he tells us what we should know about the new China, especially its youth who are unlike any other generation of young people China has reared. He now lives and works out of Singapore so he shares perspectives on Singapore as well.
In this episode we talk of the challenge of China’s aging population, how Singapore is a significant player in med tech advances, how the Chinese feel about privacy, their willingness to speak up in private about their government, and much more.
Axel Herzhauser Biography
Axel Herzhauser is the regional VP Commercial for Teleplan Service Solutions in Asia pacific. He joined the organization in October 2015 in its regional headquarters in Singapore. Prior to Teleplan, Axel headed the Ingram Micro Supply Chain (IMSC) 3PL business unit in the Asia Pacific region.
Axel started his career at Transa (part of the DB Schenker Group) in Germany and then joined Exel to oversee the trade lane development between Central Europe and South China, based out of Hong Kong. After that, Axel moved to Logwin to set up the company’s regional sales structure in the Far East region before joining CEVA as head of business development for Hong Kong, South China & Taiwan, where he led the commercials of all vertical markets and products in freight managements and contract logistics.
Axel earned his BA in Logistics and Business Administration from the University of Cooperative Education in Mannheim, Germany. He has more than 18 years of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry with more than 10 years spent in Asia.