PRESS STÄDTLER LOGISTIK
MICHAEL REICHLE HANDS OVER THE MANAGEMENT OF STÄDTLER LOGISTIK GMBH TO DR. STEFAN ANSCHÜTZ
11 October 2022 · Bettina Marksteiner
Nuremberg, 11.10.2022 – With effect from 1 October 2022, Dr Stefan Anschütz has taken over the management of the Städtler Logistik GmbH taken over. Michael Reichle, long-time managing director of the Nuremberg-based transport logistics specialist, has moved to the advisory board of the Solvares Group as of 30 September 2022.
Reichle successfully managed Städtler Logistik GmbH for over 20 years and made it a leading specialist for logistics software and consulting. Last year, he led the company into the Solvares Group. On the advisory board of Solvares, Michael Reichle is responsible for the logistics division, so that he and Stefan Anschütz will be largely responsible for the logistics activities of the group in the future.
In the past months, the two experienced managers have prepared the change at the top together. "Michael Reichle and the entire Städtler team deserve the greatest respect for the great cooperation and everything the company has achieved in the past years," says Matthias Grünberger, spokesman of the Solvares Group. "The entire management of the Solvares Group and the advisory board thank Michael Reichle for what he has achieved and for his tireless development of the products and the organisation."
"I would like to thank Michael for the excellent preparation and cooperation," says Stefan Anschütz, "and I am very much looking forward to continuing Städtler's more than 60-year success story, further developing the product range and working on innovative logistics and software solutions with our combined forces in the Solvares Group."
Stefan Anschütz founded initions AG in Hamburg in 2001 and led the company as CEO for 20 years. Before that, the 51-year-old worked as a lecturer for artificial intelligence and computer-aided planning at the University of Hamburg. In 2021, the logistics software business was spun off from initions AG, which subsequently operated as the Opheo Solutions GmbH into the Solvares Group.
"We cannot imagine a better successor for Michael Reichle," says Matthias Grünberger. "With his technical expertise, professional experience and understanding of the logistics business, Stefan Anschütz is a perfect fit for Städtler." In addition to managing Städtler, Anschütz will remain CEO of Opheo Solutions. The solutions of both companies complement each other ideally: Opheo's automatic truck dispatching, route optimisation and telematics expand Städtler's capabilities - and vice versa. With the joint management and further development of the products, customers can already expect a high-performance offer for the entire transport logistics, and even more so in the future.
The Solvares Group is the European champion for resource optimisation along the entire value chain. The portfolio includes solutions for the entire supply and service chain - from transport logistics to sales and field service. The focus is always on intelligent resource optimisation through best-of-breed solutions for the customer.
The Solvares Group was formed in 2018 with the acquisition of the FLS GmbH. Through the expansion with the impactit GmbH from Wien, the Städtler Logistik GmbH from Nurnberg and the Opheo Solutions GmbH from Hamburg in 2021, a market leader for resource optimisation in Europe emerged. In June 2022, the fifth company to be added was the mobileX GmbH from Munich. The group employs 339 people at 10 locations in 5 countries. The head office is in Heikendorf near Kiel.
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