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Joe Jaska

DB Schenker

Head of Land Product, Region Americas

Joe Jaska is the Head of Land Product for Region Americas at DB Schenker, a role he has held since early 2020. He has full P&L responsibilities for 24 countries in North, Central, and South America, leading the non-asset-based company, and ISO-approved carriers and service providers, to ensure quick and reliable delivery to all major destinations across the continent. DB Schenker Land Transport possesses a ground freight forwarding network with extensive coverage and high density. Joe ensures full or partial truckloads move across the continent or across borders without delay.

Joe is a seasoned executive with 30 years of progressively increasing responsibility in the transportation, logistics, and supply chain industry, including an impressive merger and acquisition history. He has held senior leadership positions in LTL, FTL, parcel, courier, warehousing, and distribution.

Originally from Texas, he owns and operates a cattle ranch in North Texas.

Sessions With Joe Jaska

Tuesday, 27 September

  • 09:30am - 10:00am (CST) / 27/sep/2022 02:30 pm - 27/sep/2022 03:00 pm

    Bridging the International-Domestic Gap: A Conversation With DB Schenker’s Joe Jaska

    When DB Schenker agreed to acquire USA Truck in June, it became one of a growing group of international transportation and logistics firms to add domestic US operations to its portfolio, alongside companies such as Maersk and Kuehne + Nagel. That’s a sign that shippers are pursuing more of an end-to-end transportation and distribution model and they want partners that can offer a broad range of services and scale them. This interview with Joe Jaska, a veteran US trucking executive who since 2020 has been vice president of land transport at DB Schenker, will explore how the German-based logistics provider plans to integrate an asset-based truckload carrier into its non-asset US and international networks and why bridging the international-domestic gap is increasingly critical.