Frank Erschkat takes over as Chairman of TFG Transfracht

Frank Erschkat will take over as Chairman of the TFG Transfracht Management Board from January 1, 2021. He will represent the Sales / Operations / Market-ing department.

Erschkat has held various management positions within the DB Group since 1999 and, in addition to extensive experience in seaport hinterland logistics, has extensive management experience in sales and production. He is taking on the new role in addition to his current responsibilities as Senior Vice President Inter-modal Sales at DB Cargo AG.

He succeeds Dr. Bernd Pahnke, who has played a key role in shaping and being responsible for TFG’s very successful development in recent years. Pahnke is taking his well-deserved retirement.

„We are delighted to have gained Frank Erschkat, a profound expert in maritime and continental combined transport. In the future, we will benefit from his exten-sive experience in management and in seaport-hinterland logistics. Under his leadership, Transfracht will further expand its positioning as the market leader in seaport-hinterland transport and its strategy for internationalisation”, says Pierre Timmermans, Member of the Management Board for Sales at DB Cargo.

The Finance / Human Resources / Processes / IT department remains under the responsibility of Rainer Gödde.


About TFG Transfracht:

TFG Transfracht is the market leader in containerized seaport hinterland transport of German seaports. With its comprehensive AlbatrosExpress network, TFG Transfracht connects the ports of Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Wilhelmhaven, Koper, Rotterdam and Antwerp with more than 15,000 locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on a daily base. TFG Transfracht is a company of Deutsche Bahn AG with a transport volume of over 1,000,000 TEU (2019). 

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