adi South Africa
P.O. Box 1630
+27 (11) 616 1869
+27 (11) 616 1868 Fax
+27 (0) 82 550 4929 Cell
E-mail: Karl-Heinz Balzer
Karl-Heinz (49) has over 30 years of professional experience in the international freight forwarding business (sea, air, road, rail, projects, warehousing, and customs clearance). During the past few years Karl-Heinz built his own consulting practice in Johannesburg and effective January 2005 has joined adi Consult as Regional Representative for sub-Saharan Africa.
Karl-Heinz worked for 30 years with Kuehne + Nagel, including 10 years in South
Africa during which he held various senior management positions. From 1999 until
2003 he was the Regional CEO for sub-Saharan Africa and a member of the Global
Management Committee of Kuehne + Nagel International AG.
- Seafreight (all aspects including NVOCCs)
- Airfreight (all aspects including full charters)
- Industrial Projects
- Aid & Relief
- Oil & Gas
- Marine Insurance
- Travel Management
- Staff & Management Training
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Agents Network in Africa
Born and raised in Bremen / Germany, Karl-Heinz started his career as an apprentice with Kuehne + Nagel in Bremen in 1972. His travels in Africa since 1980 covered 24 countries where he has maintained excellent contacts. Karl-Heinz spent most of his time in the seafreight sector but has acquired a solid knowledge in all other aspects of the international forwarding business during his career.