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Nicklas and Matthias took theirs to a new continent

As a global supplier of transport and logistics services, we offer great career opportunities to the right individuals, locally as well as abroad. With 60,000 colleagues in more than 90 countries all over the world we truly are a global family. 

Nicklas and Matthias decided to take up the challenge of an oversees assignment. 

Nicklas was participating in a trainee program in the US for 18 months, working on specific trade lanes and cross-trade shipments. His journey now took him to Belgium, where he is working at the DSV air freight office in Machelen, in the Brussels Airport Cargo Center. “Now that I started here, I would like to understand the language. Otherwise I am the kind of guy who wants to continue growing here in this industry and at this amazing company. You can always be better at everything.” – explains Nicklas when asked about his learning objectives.

Matthias always had an eye for air transport:

As a young kid, I was always staring at the sky and wondering what the planes were carrying. I also chose this sector because I really like the international atmosphere.

As part of this exchange, he moved from Belgium to Clark, US where he is working in a more operational role as part of the Import Key Account Group, which he sees as a big benefit for the future: “I believe my English will really improve by following this traineeship for 18 months in the US. Another important advantage is that after this program I will be able to better understand the operations and deliver more operational tasks. I really wanted to go on this adventure because I know it will boost my career.”

Moving abroad, especially to a new continent is a big step and challenge, considering all the cultural and personal changes. However, it is also a great opportunity and the DSV management in both countries felt it important to offer and support this learning experience. 

We wish Nicklas and Matthias a successful and exciting journey ahead!

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