Mirja Nissen has been working in the transport and logistics industry for over 20 years. She started her career at Lufthansa German Airlines, holding different management positions within their Cargo division in Chicago, IL. Being located to Miami, FL she was made in charge of the air carrier’s consulting firm’s regional Americas sales office.
After leaving the airline industry Mirja Nissen spent some time in freight forwarding, where she held positions in trade lane and business development.
Her first encounter with eCommerce logistics has been during her time at DHL eCommerce, where she spent over 5 years in charge of cross border lane development covering postal as well as commercial parcel shipments.
As the managing director eCommerce for WCA Ltd., she now oversees the company’s eCommerce network, which comprises out of over 300 small and mediums sized freight forwarding involved in eCommerce logistics. Her goal, as well as the network’s intention, is to establish its members as leaders in door-to-door delivery and eCommerce logistics excellence.
Mirja holds an MBA from Ashridge Business School and a master’s degree in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her mother tongue is German, while she is fluent in English, Spanish and French with basic knowledge of Portuguese.