Oliver Gritz (Founder and CEO)

Oliver Gritz has over 35 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry. He is founder and CEO of Ontegos Applications. 

Oliver started his career in 1985 as an apprentice at the German freight forwarding group Schenker in their Freiburg office. He holds degrees in transport and logistics from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in Loerrach, Germany and in Business Economics from the University of Passau in Germany. He also earned an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur in 2010, Oliver held various executive positions in Europe, the US and Asia, including:

  • Executive Vice President and Executive Board Member responsible for Marketing and Sales and the Europe Region for the US cargo airline Southern Air
  • Executive Vice President, Global Management Board Member and Chief Financial Officer of DHL Express
  • Regional CFO positions for DHL and Danzas in Asia-Pacific and North America
  • SVP, Marketing and Sales Business Unit Intercontinental, Danzas

Oliver is Senior Expert at Kearney Management Consulting and the author of several books, including one on freight forwarding digitalization - "Data Mastery in Freight Forwarding".

Data Mastery in Freight Forwarding

How to transform your freight forwarding and logistics company to compete in the digital age - A book by Oliver Gritz

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