Morten Laerkholm and Thorsten Boeck are the two guys behind Transporteca. Together they have over 25 years experience in freight industry.

Morten Find Laerkholm comes with extensive experience the international shipping and logistics industry. He spent more than 12 years with the A.P. Moller – Maersk group of which 8 years were spent abroad. He has held a number of executive positions, primarily within the logistics arm of the group.

He led an operations of more than 300 people as COO of Damco in South Asia, responsible for a cost base of USD 75 millions. Later he led the Key Account sales efforts for DAMCO with sales totalling more than USD 170 millions.

In addition Morten comes with significant experience from Human Resources where he at a young age led the A.P. Moller – Maersk groups management trainee program, a major undertaking with more than 250 students from 67 countries.

Academically Morten comes with a unique background of shipping and business as he holds two degrees from Copenhagen Business School – one in Finance and one in International Business – as well as a Diploma from Maersk International Shipping Education. This has been supplemented with significant leadership training.


Thorsten Boeck has a background in the international container shipping industry. He worked with Maersk Line for 9 years, holding a number of management positions of operational and commercial nature both in Denmark and abroad. He has extensive experience in design, execution and optimization of liner shipping networks.

Thorsten is a certified Six-Sigma Blackbelt specialized in the combination of proces improvement and international liner shipping and has significant consulting experience in this role.

Thorsten has a business degree from Copenhagen Business School and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. Additionally, he draws on prior entrepreneurial experience from the shipping industry.