FELB: New Commercial Director Germany


Carsten Pottharst becomes new Commercial Director Germany

Hamburg / Vienna, 1st of June 2022 – Carsten Pottharst (50) took over the position as Commercial Director Germany of the railway operator FELB – Far East Land Bridge in April 2022. In this position, he will be responsible for the strategic orientation of the logistics company in Germany from Hamburg and will work closely with the management in Vienna.

Born in Aachen, Germany, he has been working in the industry for almost three decades. After studying at the Hamburg School of Shipment and Transportation, he was most recently Head of Projects and Procurement at the freight forwarder Konrad Zippel. During his further positions at P&O Nedlloyd, Transfracht, DB Schenker as well as InterRail he got to know all facets of logistics.

Carsten Pottharst becomes new Commercial Director Germany

“Carsten Pottharst is a proven expert who, with his extensive knowledge and the network he has built up over the years, will expand our presence in Germany and open up new areas of business for FELB,” says Michael Amtmann, Head of Sales FELB Austria.

About FELB
FELB (Far East Land Bridge) is an internationally active railway operator offering optimal rail logistics in and between Europe and Asia along the Trans-Siberian railway line. The goal of the logistics company is to sustainably link the European and Asian economies. Since 2007, the company, which has main offices in Vienna and Shanghai, has been continuously developing its portfolio of services, routes and product groups.