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Gebrüder Weiss has Georgia on its mind

Austrian-owned forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is expanding its Tbilisi location in Georgia for the second time since 2019 to offer more transshipment and office space. The location is a central hub for goodds moving between Europe and Central Asia, and is also becoming increasingly important as a logistics centre for the industrial and utilities sectors in the Caucasus region. The importance of the Middle Corridor is growing as an alternative route to ... [+]

Austrian forwarder takes part in ‘weight loss’ experiment

Austrian forwarder and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss is transporting twelve scientific experiments to Kiruna in northern Sweden as the official logistics partner for the Swedish Space Corporation’s SubOrbital Express rocket mission. The experiments aim to gain insights into how astronauts and their equipment perform in a weightless environment. Research teams from ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss extends e-commerce offering to UK

Gebrüder Weiss is to expand its e-commerce last mile service to include the UK, the whole European Union, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel.It is part of a drive by the Austrian logistics company to triple volumes handled by its “Gebrüder Weiss Express China” Shanghai-based cross-border joint venture to ... [+]

Third hub in Turkey for Gebrüder Weiss  

Austrian logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has opened a new location in Mersin, southern Turkey, a central logistics hub on the Mediterranean for shipments to the Caucasus, the Middle East, and Central Asia. It follows opening of facilities at Istanbul and Izmir. In addition to air and sea freight services, the forwarder ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss sales soar

Austrian forwarding and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss posted preliminary net sales of €2.54 billion for the 2021 financial year, up 43% on 2020. More than 70% of the increase was generated by the Air & Sea business as the global shortage of cargo capacity led to shipping companies and airlines ... [+]

Hydrogen truck proves its worth

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss says its first hydrogen fuel cell truck has proved itself in all seasons and has saved around 80 tons of CO2 emissions per year. Even on uphill stretches, the 36-tonne Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell stationed in Altenrhein retained full performance.   Gebrüder Weiss plans to use hydrogen ... [+]

Austrian forwarder heads down Mexico way

Austrian-owned forwarder Gebrüder Weiss has opened a new location at El Paso, Texas on the border with Mexico, in response to growing traffic to and from the US. Gebrüder Weiss has been active in the US with its own national company since 2017 and now operates eight locations offering for air ... [+]

Cleaning up in Austria and Germany

Austrian transport and logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss has been delivering detergents and cleaning agents manufactured in Kruševac, Serbia by rail to destinations along the Vienna-Düsseldorf line for consumer products company Henkel. It circumvents the current shortage of truck capacity and cuts emissions by up to 70% while matching the delivery ... [+]

Shedding new light on Mongolia

Austrian-headquartered transport and logistics service provider Gebrüder Weiss has move 12,600 LED streetlights and lampposts to Mongolia by rail route for Zumtobel. It has delivered 80 containers in the past 12 months from Austria to the capital, Ulaanbaatarfor a government infrastructure project. The risk of damage due to strong acceleration ... [+]

Green energy for Gebrüder Weiss

Gebrüder Weiss says the photovoltaic installation at its Graz site in Austria, commissioned in August 2020, is now generating over 460 megawatt hours of electricity every year, enough to meet around half the energy needs of the 27,000sq m building. The logistics company already uses solar power at five other locations ... [+]

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