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 for lighting, air-conditioning, and charging e-floor conveyors, meeting 10% of the current energy needs of all of its logistics locations ... [+]

A safe pair of hands

Freight forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is now sponsoring goalies’ kit for all keepers at Vorarlberg Austrian Football Bundesliga team SCR Altach. The partnership with the Club (officially known as Cashpoint SCR Alatach, after its major sponsor) was launched in 2019 covering just the men’s professional goalies and will be extended for ... [+]

Watch this space…

Gebrüder Weiss is transporting equipment for the Austrian Space Forum’s Mars Analog space mission from Austria to Israel’s Negev Desert. As the official logistics partner of the Forum, the forwarder four trainees will be taking over all logistic tasks under supervision including customs clearance and the transport of mission equipment. ... [+]

New land transport chief for Austrian forwarder in Germany

Werner Dettenthaler has been appointed regional manager land transport Germany at Austrian-based forwarder, Gebrüder Weiss. He succeeds the long-time manager Anton Hagg, who passed away last year. Werner Dettenthaler , a native of the German region of Franconia, brings more than 30 years of professional experience in leading positions with well-known ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss to take over Rhenus Bulgaria

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is to acquire the business of Rhenus Bulgaria, subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. Rhenus has been a long-standing partner of Gebrüder Weiss in many countries and is now withdrawing from the Bulgarian market in the road segment.It says that acquiring the customers and employees ... [+]

Hungary for growth

Gebrüder Weiss will open two locations in Hungary in June, at Zalaegerszeg in the west and Pécs in the south of the country.They will close a geographical gap in the Austrian-owned forwarder‘s network and allow it to offer its entire service portfolio across the country. New handling and logistics areas of ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss stays positive

Austrian forwarding and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss posted net sales of €1.77 billion in its 2020 financial year, a year-on-year increase of 3.7%. Board chairman Wolfram Senger-Weiss said the company’s positive development was due to the fact that it remained flexible and fully operational during the Covid-19 crisis at all ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss opens up China parcels market

Austrian-owned forwarder Gebrüder Weiss has set up a joint venture with Chinese logistics company Global Freight System. Gebrüder Weiss Express China will specialise in parcel transport between China and Europe. Gebrüder Weiss holds 65% of the shares in the Shanghai-based joint venture. [+]

Austrian forwarder in growth mode

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss has enlarged its location at Maria Lanzendorf, near Vienna, by nearly 5,000sq m to cater for an upsurge in e-commerce business. The number of consignments in Austria shipped by its Home Delivery segment rose from 173,000 in the first half of 2019 to 235,000 in the first ... [+]

Austrians in Australia – and New Zealand

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is opening its first  national subsidiaries in Australia and New Zealand with Air & Sea locations in Sydney, Melbourne and  Auckland. Regional manager for East Asia and Oceania Michael Zankel (pictured) said the new locations would focus primarily on import business from Asian, American, and European ... [+]

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