Online freight forwarder iContainers appointed Carlos del Corral as Director of Sales and Operations of its Barcelona office.
Del Corral possesses over 20 years of experience in the logistics sector and is a veteran in the transformation of processes and systems in the sector. At iContainers, he will manage the strong growth that the online freight forwarding company has experienced in recent months. This includes accelerating the development of new products and services rooted in technology and innovation.
iContainers said it has expanded its businesses to new markets in just a short period of time. In addition to its existing offices in Miami and Barcelona, it opened new offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in the space of five months. It’s also keeping up its dedication to improving the ocean freight industry by adding new products and services to its platform to make it easier for shippers to contract and track shipments. iContainers currently serves more than 7,000 shippers and companies worldwide.
“Besides being an experienced professional and having great personal values, Carlos possesses a deep knowledge of the industry’s processes. He has also worked with implementing improvements within large corporate structures with a global dimension and has experience managing teams with different cultures and ways of working,” said Iván Tintoré, President of iContainers.
“At iContainers, we have a very different working style from the conventional sector. We’re constantly striving to transform and improve processes with a focus on producing results. Our strong technological support allows us to simplify processes and inject efficiency into everything we do,” added Tintoré.
Del Corral holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from IESE Business School. He began his professional career in 1998 at the maritime operations department of logistics firm Servicios Logísticos Integrados in Madrid. After multinational firm UTI Worldwide acquired the company, Del Corral took charge of transforming the processes and systems. As UTI Worldwide’s operating controller of Spain, his work involved ensuring process compliance, continuous improvements, and performance measurement through metrics.
At UTI Spain, Del Corral was responsible for commercial and operational management. In 2006, he went over to UTI New York, where he led the team dedicated to strategic clients. Upon his return to Spain in 2011, he held a management position on the UTI global team, with the aim of coordinating systems and standardizing processes within the corporate network of over 60 countries.
Del Corral also possesses an entrepreneurial vein. He’s the founder of Soilnetworks, a consulting and technological solutions company for supply chains.