Manheim Promotes Kichler

By Staff Writer January 08, 2020

Manheim has named Joe Kichler to vice president of Manheim Logistics where he will be responsible for overseeing business strategy and operations for the company’s leading logistics brands. Ready Logistics, a full-service transportation service, and Central Dispatch, a self-managed transportation solution, offer clients a range of transportation services that help them move vehicles more efficiently.   

In this role, Kichler’s key focus areas will include strengthening strategic relationships with carriers, improving on-time delivery for shippers and positioning the operation for future growth. In addition, he will lead Manheim Logistics’ transformation, aimed at addressing the shortage of transport drivers, enhancing safety and efficiencies for clients and preparing the organization for a fast-growing digital future.  Kichler reports to Grace Huang, president of Manheim. 

Kichler joined Manheim in 2012 as vice president of operational excellence. Most recently, he served as vice president of group strategy, responsible for strategic planning for Manheim and the retail solutions groups, which consists of Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Dealertrack.

Kichler holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering, with highest honors, from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

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