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From Humble Beginnings to Logistics Leaders

What started as a small but dedicated company has expanded into an international company supporting thousands of clients across the globe.

Maurin Michael Semsch and Werner Staub launched a small business called Cargo Modules LLC with the goal of providing fast and reliable shipping services.

They began the journey to raise logistic industry expectations and push the customer experience bar to new heights.

Benjamin Kwast joined the Cargo Modules team as the Managing Director and spearheaded its global expansion. Benjamin helped the company acquire countless partnerships around the world, resulting in excellent customer experiences and long-term clients.

Cargo Modules excelled in providing shipping logistics via air, ocean and road. With over 1,000 fleet road crew, domestic shipping became virtually limitless. Ocean freight and aviation transport continued to grow as well, solidifying Cargo Modules as one of the top international freight forwarding companies.

Maurin Michael Semsch became the sole owner with his bold vision to continue elevating the logistics industry’s standards.

Cargo Modules expands to Chicago. This expansion allowed us to offer more effective support to our Midwest customers. We hired an experienced and adept team, demonstrating continued growth.

Expansion/Growth of the Los Angeles branch, propelling the company to expansion by offering expanded services through a powerful professional team, with the focus on Asian, Indian, South East Asian Sub-Continent.

In 2022, Cargo Modules handles logistics and freight forwarding to all corners of the globe. Cargo Modules is now a multi-million dollar company under the leadership of Maurin Michael Semsch and is poised for continued growth.

Leadership

Maurin Michael Semsch headshot

MAURIN MICHAEL SEMSCH

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEO

MAURIN MICHAEL SEMSCH

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEO

Maurin Michael Semsch is the founder, President & CEO and sole owner of Cargo Modules LLC.

Over the last decade, he expanded the company and its operations across the United States and opened several locations.

He is responsible for strategic planning, expansion and acquisitions and led the company from a start-up to a multi-million-dollar company.

Benjamin Kwast headshot

Benjamin Kwast

Managing Director

Benjamin Kwast

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Benjamin Kwast is the Managing Director of Cargo Modules and has been working with the company since February 2015.

Ben has been spearheading the expansion of the organization as the Head of Operations before entering the executive team.

Today, Benjamin is responsible for operational and strategic planning for all locations across the country and leads expansion and acquisitions efforts in the company.

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Delano Melikian

Vice President West Coast

Delano Melikian

VICE PRESIDENT WEST COAST

Delano joined CML July 2021 as Vice President West Coast.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Michelle Terry

Vice President Customs House Brokerage

Michelle Terry

VICE PRESIDENT CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKERAGE

Michelle joined CML June 2022 as Vice President Customs House Brokerage.

Located at Atlanta (ATL).

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Anton Harjung

Vice President Business Development

Anton Harjung

VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Anton joined CML in March 2020 as Vice President Business Development.

Located at Chicago (ORD).

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Reto Kaufmann

Director LAX

Reto Kaufmann

DIRECTOR LAX

Reto joined CML June 2021 as Director LAX.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Lisa Behrendt

Director Global Accounts

Lisa Behrendt

DIRECTOR GLOBAL ACCOUNTS

Lisa joined CML September 2021 as Director Global Accounts.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Lorenzo Giorgetti

Director Global Accounts

Lorenzo Giorgetti

DIRECTOR GLOBAL ACCOUNTS

Lorenzo joined CML in July 2022 as Director Global Accounts.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Martin Lukaschik

Operations Manager JFK

Martin Lukaschik

OPERATIONS MANAGER JFK

Martin joined CML in April 2020 as Operations Manager JFK.

Located at New York (JFK).

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Mitch Gorge

Operations Manager LAX

Mitch Gorge

OPERATIONS MANAGER LAX

Mitch joined CML in June 2021 as Operations Manager LAX.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

Leadership

Maurin Michael Semsch headshot

MAURIN MICHAEL SEMSCH

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEO

MAURIN MICHAEL SEMSCH

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEO

Maurin Michael Semsch is the founder, President & CEO and sole owner of Cargo Modules LLC.

Over the last decade, he expanded the company and its operations across the United States and opened several locations.

He is responsible for strategic planning, expansion and acquisitions and led the company from a start-up to a multi-million-dollar company.

Benjamin Kwast headshot

Benjamin Kwast

Managing Director

Benjamin Kwast

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Benjamin Kwast is the Managing Director of Cargo Modules and has been working with the company since February 2015. Ben has been spearheading the expansion of the organization as the Head of Operations before entering the executive team. Today, Benjamin is responsible for operational and strategic planning for all locations across the country and leads expansion and acquisitions efforts in the company.

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Delano Melikian

Vice President West Coast

Delano Melikian

VICE PRESIDENT WEST COAST

Delano joined CML July 2021 as Vice President West Coast.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Michelle Terry

Vice President Customs House Brokerage

Michelle Terry

VICE PRESIDENT CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKERAGE

Michelle joined CML June 2022 as Vice President Customs House Brokerage.

Located at Atlanta (ATL).

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Anton Harjung

Vice President Business Development

Anton Harjung

VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Anton joined CML in March 2020 as Vice President Business Development.

Located at Chicago (ORD).

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Reto Kaufmann

Director LAX

Reto Kaufmann

DIRECTOR LAX

Reto joined CML June 2021 as Director LAX.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Lisa Behrendt

Director Global Accounts

Lisa Behrendt

DIRECTOR GLOBAL ACCOUNTS

Lisa joined CML September 2021 as Director Global Accounts.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Lorenzo Giorgetti

Director Global Accounts

Lorenzo Giorgetti

DIRECTOR GLOBAL ACCOUNTS

Lorenzo joined CML in July 2022 as Director Global Accounts.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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Martin Lukaschik

Operations Manager JFK

Martin Lukaschik

OPERATIONS MANAGER JFK

Martin joined CML in April 2020 as Operations Manager JFK.

Located at New York (JFK).

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Mitch Gorge

Operations Manager LAX

Mitch Gorge

OPERATIONS MANAGER LAX

Mitch joined CML in June 2021 as Operations Manager LAX.

Located at Los Angeles (LAX).

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