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Since its foundation in 1871, Hellmann has developed into one of the largest international logistics providers. With our high-performance products Airfreight, Seafreight, Road & Rail, and Contract Logistics, we always offer the right solution for the complex logistics requirements of our customers and rely on future-oriented digital services for maximum transparency and more efficient supply chains.

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SOLAS (VGM)

SOLAS is the International Convention on Safety Of Life At Sea. Recent amendments to this convention will have a fundamental impact on how we have to manage the movement of containerized cargoes within the International Supply Chain.

IMO 2020

IMO 2020 is a new International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation for the use of Low Sulphur Fuel effective Jan 1st, 2020. This regulation is the largest in a series of IMO measures to reduce marine pollution across the entire shipping industry and ultimately achieve a CO2 emission reduction consistent with the Paris Agreement temperature goals. The regulation will see a decrease in the sulfur content in fuel from 3.5% to 0.5% (mass by mass).

Career

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is internationally represented with 263 offices in 56 countries. More than 20,500 people work with us within our Worldwide Network in 173 countries and 489 offices. And we are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our team. Join the F.A.M.I.L.Y!

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Young professionals

You have successfully completed your training or studies and are now looking for your first professional challenge? We have enough of them in stock.

Students

Are you eager to supplement your theoretical knowledge with practical experience? Then get out of the lecture hall and into the multifaceted world of logistics!

Professionally experienced

Do you already know your way around logistics? Then make the right decision and shape your future logistics together with us.

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A rail connection for container transportation between Europe and Asia is still one of the greatest logistical challenges of the 21st century. Hellmann Worldwide Logistics masters this task and offer a weekly, flexible rail connection between Asia and Europe, there and back - faster than sea freight and more favourable than air freight. The Yangtze River Delta as well as the northern, southern, eastern and western regions of China are reached now from different HUBs in East Europe across the northern and southern route within a main carriage of 15 to 18 days. It is irrelevant in which direction you want to send your containers, we are your right contact.

Terms and Conditions

In the global cargo business, a wide variety of regulations apply to ensure the safe transport of your goods. We have summarized the most important terms and conditions country by country for you.

150moments

The history of our family business is no different from a proud tree. What first took root in 1871 with a single horse-drawn carriage in northern Germany has developed magnificently over the generations. Today, 150 years later, we operate firmly rooted with a powerful trunk of more than 10,700 employees globally. The branches of the Hellmann F.A.M.I.L.Y extend all around the world. Just like a tree, our company has been shaped by the many years of its existence. And with our 150th anniversary, we now want to look back with pride on our company history, but also turn our gaze to current developments and innovations. So join us in taking a glance at 150 decisive, often emotional, and certainly always trend-setting moments. Enjoy – and be a part of it!

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eCommerce Fulfillment

In a world that is increasingly becoming more and more digital, the e-commerce is taking on tremendous significance. The fast-paced business environment constantly presents companies with great challenges. We offer you the optimal solution - from the creation of your online shops regarding warehouse management to returns management and takeover of customer services.

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Hellmann Russia

Since its foundation in 1871, Hellmann has developed into one of the largest international logistics providers. Today, the family-owned company is represented by a global network in 173 countries - and, of course, also in Russia. In the largest country in the world, Hellmann always offers the right solution for your logistics requirements, including Airfreight, Seafreight, Road & Rail transports, Contract Logistics as well as Customs Brokerage services. Benefit from the regional knowledge of our experienced experts.

Reorganizing

Hellmann is undergoing an administrative reorganization in Germany. On July 1, 2021, the former companies Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Air & Sea GmbH & Co. KG, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Road & Rail GmbH & Co. KG, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Contract Logistics GmbH & Co. KG, and Hellmann eCommerce GmbH & Co. KG merged into Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany GmbH & Co. KG. This administrative adjustment enables us to further optimize and simplify our processes for you. Below you will find detailed information regarding all changes that apply to you.

Chemical Logistics

Hellmann Indu Chemical, a Dubai based joint venture between Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Indu Kishore Logistics, is a one-stop destination for all your chemical supply chain. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities designed to store liquid and solid chemicals offering a capacity of more than 15.000 pallet positions for both Hazardous and Non – Hazardous goods, a range of operational and local knowledge for freight and customs services, a dedicated QHSE officer and many other services in the Middle East.

Digital Invoicing

At Hellmann, we strive to make our internal processes even more efficient and transparent. Therefore, we reorganize our internal workflow for recording, archiving, and processing incoming invoices from our suppliers.

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Career Netherlands

Hellmann Netherlands is always looking for great new colleagues to join our F.A.M.I.L.Y. in various departments.

Hellmann Belgium Netherlands

Hellmann Belgium Netherlands aims for a defect-free service and goes the extra mile. Standing united with our customers in Belgium and the Netherlands, at all times, makes our proposition strong and shapes us into a great FAMILY partnership translating your needs 24/7 into tangible services.

Industry solution

Automotive Logistics

The automotive industry is currently undergoing a fundamental change: Volatile markets and the disruptive shift to e-mobility are creating completely new challenges for global supply chains. It is good that you can rely on a constant: Hellmann Automotive Logistics ensures stability. We develop individual logistics solutions for the global procurement and distribution of production and spare parts - also for the agricultural machinery sector.

Marine & Cruise Logistics

There is one critical factor for the success of global fleets for freight, passenger, commercial, work, and cruise fleets: the timetable! Hellmann Marine & Cruise Logistics optimizes your supply chains to ensures that your ships always set sail on time.

Fashion Logistics

As the cycles between collections become shorter and shorter, flexible logistics concepts are needed to keep up with the pace of the fashion industry. With Hellmann Fashion Logistics, your goods get to the point of sale faster. We offer you smart supply chain solutions that fit as perfectly as a second skin. You too can strengthen your market position with Hellmann Fashion Logistics.

Healthcare Logistics

The Pharma and Healthcare Industry has never been more important than it is today. To ensure that your vital shipments are handled with the highest integrity and safety, we have globally established Hellmann Healthcare Logistics. People, processes, infrastructure, and digitalization are the foundation of our healthcare network and enable us to offer compliant, transparent, and innovative transportation and distribution solutions.

Perishable Logistics

With Hellmann Perishable Logistics, freshness is in season all year round. For more than 20 years, our industry experts have ensured that your perishable goods are delivered fresh and undamaged worldwide. Our services include temperature-controlled transport, handling, and warehousing of food, flowers, edible oils – and beverages of all kinds.

Renewable Energy Logistics

For more than 10 years Hellmann has been providing logistics solutions that are dedicated to the Renewable Energy Industry. As new emerging markets continue to prevail across the globe, our Global Renewable Energy team has already been there and is ready to support. Over the years, we have moved more than 40 GW of solar modules, trackers, inverters, and other related solar materials.

Product

Rail

It all started with land transport: Even when Carl Heinrich Hellmann founded the company in 1871, quality and reliability were top priorities. Today our network spans the entire globe. And one thing has never changed: As a customer, you are more than just a number in our system. Rely on first-class transport solutions for Rail and our unique customer proximity.

Airfreight

Global airfreight is a highly dynamic business with constantly changing demands and capacities. In this volatile environment, we will be your reliable partner allowing you to focus on your business while we take care of your airfreight logistics. With a wide range of products, service levels, and value-added services, we are sure to find the right solution for you.

Seafreight

Reliable lead times, available cargo capacity, and competitive rates are essential in global sea freight. But how many global logistics companies do you know that place customer proximity and personal service at the heart of their service?

Contract Logistics

Identifying a Contract Logistics partner is much more than just finding a warehouse. Here at Hellmann we get to know your business and work with you in partnership to develop solutions that not only meet your current requirements but can also evolve and support you as your business evolves and grows.

CEP Services

Fast is not fast enough for you? Do you want to have urgent shipments delivered on the same day, at night, on weekends or holidays? This is exactly our business! Our courier, express and parcel service offers a solution for all shipment sizes, delivery dates, transit times or product characteristics - the choice is yours. Don't let your customers wait any longer!

Special Services

Where service ends with others, it starts with us. As a full-service logistics provider, we take this approach literally. With a wide range of value-added services, we complement our core segment to make the world easier for you. Rely on unmatched service from the Hellmann family and a range of specialized services that leaves nothing to be desired.

Customs Brokerage

Our licensed customs agents and entry writers are available to assist you worldwide ensuring that the import and export clearance of your shipments is stress-free in the thicket of international trade regulations. Rely on the global presence of our customs brokers, their unmatched local market knowledge, and our legacy of 150 years in logistics.

Groupage

We are your partner for on-time delivery of groupage freight within 24 or 48 hours in Germany as well as market-driven delivery throughout Europe. What counts for us is reliability, safety, and delivery dependability, so that you can accelerate your growth.

Direct Load

Your door-to-door connection to success - economical from just two loading meters, six euro-pallet spaces or 2,500 kg. Our reliable service for your partial and complete loads (LTL / FTL).

Rail Solutions International

A reliable rail connection for container transports between Europe and Asia remains one of the biggest logistical challenges of the 21st century. Hellmann masters this task and offers you flexible rail connections back and forth several times a week - faster than sea freight, cheaper than air freight, and above crisis-proof.

Multimodal Solutions Europe

Hellmann Multimodal Solutions makes you an offer where all sides benefit: Shift your transports with Hellmann to rail and benefit from reliable transit times. In this way, you counteract the ever-increasing traffic volume on our highways and, at the same time, contribute to a noticeable relief of the environment. It is a win-win situation for the environment, logistics, and shippers.

Less than Container Load (LCL)

High service standards for LCL shipments through a large number of direct departures, a global gateway network with area-wide consolidation possibilities, and complete shipment monitoring.

Full Container Load (FCL)

Reliable capacities on all ships of the leading shipping companies, a high density of departures to all international shipping areas, and worldwide competence centers ensure unrivaled FCL service.

Integrated Supply Chain Solutions

We believe in enabling our customers to remain in command of their sup-ply chain at all times through seamless visibility which support the efforts to thrive in existing and new markets. With enhanced Smart-Ocean tech-nology, our ISC business unit provides full purchase order and vendor management services along with real-time visibility at an order and ship-ment level

Night Star Express

Our Service for urgent deliveries at night. Nationwide network in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Austria. Delivery to defined depots by 7 or 8 a.m. - even on weekends.

Courier Service (Road)

The problem solver in every case of an emergency. Direct transports without reloading. For particularly urgent, sensitive, or valuable goods, also unpacked. From document to pallet - no weight restrictions.

Hellmann Express

Procurement in Asia, production in Europe, sales market USA: Our world has become a global village. Speed and transparency are critical for your success. That is why we work with leading integrators in our global airfreight express network to ensure that your supply chain does not miss the boat.

Parcel Service

Sending parcels safely and reliably, nationwide in Germany and Europe, also with returns management. With the Hellmann Parcel Service, no wish remains unfulfilled.

Road Express

SystemPlus is a road express freight network of international logistics service providers. With daily departures, fixed express delivery times as well as delivery and collection in 22 European countries, we offer you the economical alternative to airfreight for short distances within Europe.

Hellmann East Europe

As a logistics specialist for the countries of the former Soviet Union, the specialists at Hellmann East Europe connect these regions with more than 170 countries around the world. Our services cover the CIS, the Baltic States, Poland as well as the Caucasus, Central Asia - the so-called Stan States - parts of the Near East and all of North Asia. Thanks to over 30 years of local experience, more than 540 employees and 33 offices, you will benefit from stable services for all modes of transport as well as the necessary customs clearance and regional knowledge.

E-Commerce

Imagine an e-commerce provider who offers end-to-end solutions, who is a valuable business partner for its customers, and who covers the entire spectrum of online commerce, including procurement, warehousing, and distribution - Hellmann eCommerce is just that. We understand your value chain. And we build a complete solution for you - logistically and technologically. Convinced, yet?

Project Cargo

Project logistics solutions that reach far and wide and vary in complexity across many industries. From the Chilean desert delivering logistics of mass photovoltaic equipment for solar farms to the outskirts of Africa with an expansion of the port of Nacala, Mozambique, involving large scale vessel charters, to pre-fabricated boarding bridges shipped to the port of Dubai, there is no limitation to the reach and scope of our project services.

Time Critical Solutions

With Hellmann Time Critical, we bring your urgently needed goods to their destination on the next flight, whether cargo or commercial flight. And if that is not enough, we offer short-term charter options at absolutely economical conditions - a service especially for transports to and from Hungary.

Live Animal Transport

For the transport of pets, but also valuable breeding and zoo animals we offer a special service from Hungary: Live Animal Shipments. No matter if dogs, cats, pygmy hippos, Persian panthers, falcons, or racehorses - we find a safe and species-appropriate transport solution for every animal, from which breeders, zoos, and private persons all over the world benefit.

Safety Solutions

Logistics is more than just transport from A to B. That is why we, as a recognized training company and multiple certified logistics company, offer you a wide range of consulting, testing and training services for related services such as occupational safety, waste and quality management, ADR and truck driving licenses as well as fire protection and hazardous goods.

EUROS Insurances

We are specialists for the brokerage of transport, personal and property insurance - especially in the commercial sector for special solutions, both nationally and internationally.

Smart Tracking

Bring more transparency into your supply chain! Hellmann offers you a tailor-made tracking solution for every mode of transport: Smart Air for air freight, Smart Ocean for sea freight, and the universally applicable Smart Visibility devices for road and rail transport, by air or sea. Quickly set up without any IT Knowledge or EDI connection.

Environmental Management

As a specialist in corporate environmental management, Hellmann Process Management (hpm) offers demand-oriented services that combine economic efficiency, resource conservation, and sustainability. hpm stands for 30 years of environmental and waste management - from consulting to disposal.

Italy Transports

Are you looking for a logistics service provider for your transports to and from Italy? Then put your trust in Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. We bring your shipments reliably and on time to the desired destination. Our closely timed national and international general cargo line haul services are the basis for our quality promise.

Spain transport

Sie sind auf der Suche nach einem Logistikdienstleister für Transporte von und nach Spanien? Dann setzen Sie auf Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. Wir bringen Ihre Sendungen zuverlässig und termingerecht an den gewünschten Zielort. Unsere eng getakteten nationalen und internationalen Stückgut-Linienverkehre sind Grundlage für unser Qualitätsversprechen. Wir bieten Ihnen tägliche Abfahrten von Deutschland nach Spanien und vice versa.

England-transports

Are you looking for a logistics service provider for transports to and from England? Then put your trust in Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. We bring your shipments reliably and on time to the desired destination. Our closely timed national and international general cargo line hauls are the basis for our quality promise.

France-transports

Are you looking for a logistics service provider for transports to and from France? Then put your trust in Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. We bring your shipments reliably and on time to the desired destination. Our closely timed national and international general cargo line hauls are the basis for our quality promise.

Russia-transports

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics offers reliable and flexible transport solutions. From planning to delivery, your transport to Russia is in good hands. Our experienced staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have about transports to Russia and provide you with competent advice. We bring your shipments reliably and on time to the desired destination. We offer you safe door-to-door deliveries with high punctuality. Whether articulated, Euro or mega trailer - we organize the equipment. This also applies to lifting platforms, ADR, same-day store deliveries and much more. You can track the delivery status at any time via the Hellmann portal. If you wish, we can also handle customs clearance for you and deliver your shipments to Russia on the exact day. With our focus on reliability, security and delivery reliability, the customer is always our focus.

Turkey-transports

With our own branches in Istanbul, Izmir and Bursa, we cover all major centers in Turkey and offer - general cargo - LTL / partial loads - FTL / full truck loads from Germany and Turkey to and from Europe. Several departures per week from Turkey and from Germany are guaranteed.

Luxemburg Transports

Hellmann is the international forwarder in cross-border transport between Luxembourg and Germany. We have been supporting our customers in Luxembourg for more than 10 years as an experienced partner for general cargo and direct transports. With more than 1,000 pick-ups daily from all Luxembourg cantons, we are one of the top logistics providers in the region. Our service promise to you: transports from a single source, fast, reliable and cost-effective - all over Europe

Roadfreight

It all started with land transport: Even when Carl Heinrich Hellmann founded the company in 1871, quality and reliability were top priorities. Today our network spans the entire globe. And one thing has never changed: As a customer, you are more than just a number in our system. Rely on first-class transport solutions for Roadfreight and our unique customer proximity.

Market Entry Solutions

We have the team, knowledge, and infrastructure to manage your market entry on your behalf. Whether you want to establish your own local entity or appoint Hellmann as your importer of record, whether you wish to have your own sales team or let Hellmann represent you in the local market, we make foreign markets accessible to you. By using our setup, you get full control in foreign markets without the big investments, recurring costs, and risks related to opening your own local setup.

Hellmann Trade Solutions

If you wish to have local sales & service in foreign countries without the need to create your own local infrastructure, Hellmann Trade Solutions provides you with experienced local teams that can perform all activities on your behalf. By partnering with Hellmann, you get a streamlined entry and sustainable market presence in foreign countries without the challenges of implementing and managing your own local activities. Our established teams, including IT and sales infrastructure, enable you to accelerate sales growth through local service and product availability while limiting investments, recurring fixed costs, and risks on your side.

Sales Solutions

We provide sales solutions that enable you to focus on strategy while we perform the fieldwork. For online businesses, we provide integrated solutions for both B2B and B2C channels and can provide a turn-key approach for your local marketing as well. In a range of countries, and for a range of industries, we also have physical sales teams that act as your sales representative when offering products to local customers and partners.

Consultancy Solutions

We know the business from a practical perspective and we are happy to share our experience. By offering solutions that you or we can execute in-house, our support is actionable and result-oriented. We have the knowledge and mindset to take accountability for your success in foreign markets.

Supply Chain Solutions

We are experienced, open-minded and challenging if you ask us to talk about the supply chain. We know the business both as a logistician and as an importer and local sales company, so we understand the opportunities and limitations to optimize your supply chain.

Case studies

Product Case Study: Case Study Master

Our customer is one of the leading producers of agricultural machinery in the world. With a total revenue of € 3.4 billion in 2012 and 9,000 employees worldwide. Their network covers all continents and hence all relevant agricultural markets.

Agricultural Logistics Case Study: Agricultural Procurement

Our customer is one of the leading producers of agricultural machinery in the world. With total revenue of € 3.4 billion in 2012 and 9,000 employees worldwide. Their network covers all continents and hence all relevant agricultural markets.

Agricultural Logistics Case Study: Delivery of seasonal products

Bourgault Industries Ltd. is the world leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of grassland seeding systems. The company has been incorporated for 40 years and is still a privately held family company. Bourgault has grown from its humble beginnings in rural Saskatchewan, Canada to a world-wide organization with facilities located around the world.

Automotive Logistics Case Study: Global Distribution

Hellmann operates two warehouse distribution centers for a global automotive 1st tier supplier of wiring harnesses and electronic parts. The distribution centers are located in Germany and Thailand.

Automotive Logistics Case Study: Packaging

An automotive supplier and Hellmann customer produces specific products for 1st tier suppliers and OEM‘s (Original Equipment Manufacturers). The majority of these materials are overseas shipments and shipped via sea freight in ISO 20 or 40 foot containers.

Automotive Logistics Case Study: eChain – real time information

In today’s globalized automotive industry, OEM‘s and 1st tier suppliers face a daily challenge to organize, manage and monitor their global and multi-modal transport chains. A complete traceability of materials at any imaginable point is a key factor for a successful supply chain management.

Automotive Logistics Case Study: Optimization of the intercontinental supply chain

Hellmann takes over the supply chain management of a leading automotive 1st tier supplier for production parts from more than 100 suppliers globally to 4 plants in China.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Logistics partner for TOA

Since 2006, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics operates a distribution center in Hamburg for TOA, a leading manufacturer of audio sound systems. It serves as the central distribution hub for TOA’s B2B markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Opening up new markets for Viessmann

Since 2011, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has been rendering logistics services for Viessmann Logistik International GmbH in several European countries. Jointly, Viessmann and Hellmann ensure consistent operational excellence, which meets Viessmann’s business partners’ needs.

Contract Logistics Case Study: control-tower concept for Silgan Closures

In four European production plants, Silgan Closures produces lids for the food industry. Among these are various renowned products of our everyday lives. In 2009, Hellmann analyzed and optimized Silgan’s distribution network, which was the starting point for Hellmann to manage the entire supply chain for Silgan.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Supply Chain Consulting

In addition to traditional logistics services, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics provides customized consulting services. Pairing suitable software tools with logistics and industry know how, Hellmann is fully equipped to support our clients’ individual performance requirements.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Logistics center for Siemens AG

In January 2013, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics opened a new logistics site located only 30 kilometers away from the German border town of Waidhaus. This 20,000 square meters logistics center with 20,000 pallets and 70,000 SLC parking spaces was implemented in the Czech logistics park CTP directly on the E50 motorway.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Logistics center for Verbatim Ltd.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has been operating a logistics center for Verbatim Ltd. since August 2014 to centrally supply its markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Verbatim is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co. Ltd. and is one of the leading suppliers in the manufacture and distribution of external IT storage media, accessories, LED lighting and filaments for 3D printers.

Contract Logistics Case Study: Consolidation and Distribution Center for Endress+Hauser

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has been operating a consolidation and distribution center in Nieder-Olm for the Swiss group Endress+Hauser (E+H) since 2014 to supply B2B markets worldwide. E+H is a leading supplier of high-quality measuring equipment, services and solutions for industrial process technology and automation.

Cruise Logistics Case Study: Spare parts supply

Understanding the special challenges that face cruise lines when a ship needs major repairs or renovations, Hellmann Cruise Logistics has invested in both the talent and technology to bring innovative logistics solutions to its industry partners.

Cruise Logistics Case Study: Warehousing for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) entered into a partnership late in 2009 and have since been successful in developing joint solutions to promote innovation in both industries. Today, Hellmann supports and provides complete operations, account management and IT integrated service with world-class solutions.

Cruise Logistics Case Study: Managing supplies for gift stores

In addition to the restaurants and entertainment venues on all the major cruise ships, there are independently operated businesses on board that have their own set of special requirements.

Cruise Logistics Case Study: Fully customized logistics for The World®

Hellmann and The World® established a partnership in 2009 with warehousing for dry and reefer cargo services. In early 2011, this partnership developed further with the appointment of Hellmann as the global logistics provider; renewing the U.S.A. contract and adding Hamburg warehousing, global transportation, mail, brokerage and dry dock solutions.

Direct Load Case Study: German-wide distribution for Kaldewei

The leading European manufacturer of bathtubs, shower trays and enameled shower surfaces - Franz Kaldewei GmbH & Co. KG - has chosen Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to handle the whole national delivery to bathroom retailers.

Direct Load Case Study: Direct Transport for Omsk Carbone Europe Waltrop

Omsk Carbon Europe Waltrop is the German branch of the Russian OMSK CARBON GROUP and is responsible for supplying the German and other parts of the European carbon black market with products from plants in Omsk and Volgograd. Its portfolio ranges from high-quality ASTM carbon blacks to specialties from the conductive, paints and high-purity sectors, among others.

Fashion Logistics Case Study: Distribution of CBR collections

It all began in 1980, when the founder of the CBR had the entrepreneurial idea to supply the trade with fast-moving commercial products. From here, CBR’s unique success story takes its course! In 2013, Street One, the first brand of the group, celebrated its 30th birthday.

Fashion Logistics Case Study: KPI metrics and procurement management for s.Oliver

s.Oliver fashion is for every person, every day in every situation. This is s.Oliver´s mission and real secret to success. s.Oliver has 7,157 employees with passion, commitment and team spirit. The deepest desire is to make the customers of s.Oliver look good. That is what s.Oliver lives and works for – every day.

Fashion Logistics Case Study: Logistics for Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is world-renowned as a leading lingerie retailer and also sells fashionable women's clothing as well as perfume and cosmetics. The brand is inextricably linked with the world's supermodels and a spectacular fashion show.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Cold Chain Management

Despite being considered as a leading manufacturing country for specialized pharmaceutical products, Australia faces challenges in view of its extreme climate and longer lead times when it comes to the effective and efficient export transport management of pharmaceutical products. Hellmann Healthcare Logistics came up with a solution.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Temperature-controlled consolidation Platform

While the buyers ocean consolidation concept has been implemented since many years by various industries, the pharmaceutical industry sector has been reluctant to adapt this cost-efficient process in emerging markets due to the need for a robust, efficient and compliant supply chain.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Healthcare Hub in the Middle East

The Middle East is considered one of the key emerging regions in the healthcare and life science industries. With the increasing demand for healthcare and pharmaceutical products in the region, it is difficult to ignore the importance of regulatory compliant and integrated warehouse and transportation solutions.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Consistent Cold Chain Solutions for Generic Drugs in India

The growing importance of generic drugs manufacturing has put tremendous pressure on the Indian economy. With temperatures reaching up to 50 degrees in the summer, and a lack of temperature-controlled facilities, setting up compliant and robust supply chains in India is one of the biggest issues facing the pharmaceutical sector.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Quality Management System

As manufacturing and distribution practices become more complex and global, regulators have increased the focus on supply chain activities. Good Distribution Practices (GDP) have been tightened to ensure that compliance guidelines are followed from the sourcing of raw materials to the delivery of the healthcare product to the patient.

Healthcare Logistics Case Study: Securely transports of blood plasma products

As governments are under increasing pressure to decrease healthcare spending, sealed-bid competitive tendering has been introduced to exclusively supply pharmaceutical products. Pressure is therefore on the industry to deliver products within the stipulated timeframe at the right quality to avoid high penalties.

Perishable Logistics Case Study: From a vision to market leadership

The vision of Jost Hellmann, one of the company owners, to create seamless cold chain solutions from door-to-door over five continents has long become reality.

Perishable Logistics Case Study: Peak Season Solutions

There are many global seasons and peaks in the perishables business. For example, the blueberry season in Argentina or the cherry season in Chile. Both are extremely short and demand adequate air space, reefer container supplies and space as well as electricity plugs within ports and aboard ships

Project Cargo Case Study: Air Pollution Control for Chile

Based on extreme air pollution problems in Chile, companies are obliged to comply with recently implemented laws controlling the environment. An Austrian based firm, who provides innovative air pollution control technologies, won two contracts with the state-owned energy companies AES Gener and Norgener in Chile.

Project Cargo Case Study: Mobile Asphalt Plant Chile

Our customer is a well-known infrastructure company in Chile. It is one of the leading companies dedicated to project infrastructure construction.

Project Cargo Case Study: 10,500 tons of construction conveyor equipment

The Mozambique government is investing USD $ 500 million in a new railway linking the coal-rich province of Tete to the port of Nacala Mozambique. This logistics corridor is being developed to transport coal from some of the largest mines in the western province of Tete along a 912-kilometer railway route to the port of Nacala.

Project Cargo Case Study: Thermoelectric Plant Chile

The EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) is a well-known company with a presence in over 40 countries spread over five continents. It is one of the leading companies dedicated to Pulp and Paper / Hydro / Energy Projects with its headquarters in Graz, Austria.

Renewable Energies Case Study: PV Module Manufacturer

We offer customized solutions along the entire added-value chain for the solar industry in the renewable energy logistics field. Our portfolio spans production logistics, shipping customs clearance, storage, and project logistics for residential, commercial, and utility projects.

Renewable Energies Case Study: Spare Parts Logistics

Hellmann Renewable Energy Logistics provides tailored solutions along the turbine manufacturing supply chain. Our portfolio ranges from procurement logistics, production logistics, heavy lift shipments to optimization and complete spare parts logistics management.

Renewable Energies Case Study: Warehouse and Distribution Logistics in Europe

In the field of Renewable Energy Logistics we offer customized solutions along the value chain for the solar industry. Our portfolio ranges from production logistics to shipping, (fiscal) customs clearance, warehousing and project logistics for residential, commercial and utility projects.

Night Star Express Case Study: Same night spare parts logistics

Toyota Material Handling Deutschland GmbH (TMHDE) is a company of the world's largest industrial truck manufacturer Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO). TMHDE has its headquarters in Isernhagen near Hanover. In April 2007, the company emerged from the merger of Toyota Gabelstapler Deutschland and BT Deutschland. Since September 1, 2013, Toyota Material Handling Germany and Night Star Express have been working together in the field of spare parts logistics.

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Monitoring cargo flights in real time: Hellmann develops new tracking tool SmartAir!

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, a full-service provider with worldwide operations, is launching SmartAir!, a new tracking tool for the real-time tracking of air freight shipments. Together with the Bonn-based start-up BlueBox Systems, Hellmann developed a web-based platform, which provides customers with comprehensive information about their air freight shipments at a glance, regardless of airline, route, or type of shipment.

Dubai CommerCity partners with Hellmann and DHL Express to provide end-to-end logistics services for customers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Osnabrueck, Germany – 17 November 2020: Dubai CommerCity, the region's first dedicated e-commerce free zone has signed an agreement with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to manage and operate a shared, multi-client warehouse within the logistics cluster of the free zone. Dubai CommerCity is set to elevate Dubai’s position as a leading hub for international e-commerce, supporting economic diversification and smart transformation. It is a AED 3.2 billion (USD 0,9 billion) project covering an area of 2.1 million square feet in Umm Ramool, right next to DXB International airport, the proximity to the center of Dubai and airport offers fantastic speed to the consumer.

Hellmann extends contract with Siemens AG

The globally active full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Siemens AG are set to further expand their cooperation in contract logistics, which has been in place since 2013: Starting in November, Hellmann will manage around 26,000 active items for the Electrical Products business unit at Siemens Smart Infrastructure in Bor, Czech Republic - from warehouse management, picking and packing to worldwide shipping. This represents an increase in the contract volume of around 50 percent. Siemens is thus transferring another part of its own warehousing to the expertise of Hellmann.

Green IT in automotive logistics: Hellmann concludes worldwide framework agreement with software developer appliLog

Global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has signed a framework agreement with the Passau-based software developer appliLog to further expand combined transport globally through software-supported supply chain management. The aim is to save CO2, especially in complex automotive logistics, by increasingly shifting transport units from road to rail.

Hellmann appoints Monika Thielemann-Hald as Global Head of Automotive Logistics

The international full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics was able to win Monika Thielemann-Hald for the position of Global Head of Automotive Logistics. Ms. Thielemann-Hald succeeds Martin Wehner, who has successfully managed the automotive business at Hellmann in recent years and has now assumed the role of Chief Commercial Officer Europe.

Hellmann and Qwyk start cooperation to digitize global LCL sailing schedule

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and the digital startup Qwyk have announced a global cooperation. As of July 2020 Qwyk, which is operating the largest database for sailing schedules for FCL, LCL and Air, will deliver data to Hellmann´s global LCL sailing schedules. The real time data will be made accessible to customers via Hellmann´s digital frontend "Hellmann Portal". The availability of more than 2,500 weekly direct consolidation services currently offered by Hellmann significantly increases transparency throughout the entire ocean transport. Up-to-date information on available transport capacities and clearly defined departure and arrival dates allow for the optimization of the entire supply chain management as well as pre- and post-carriage processes. The cooperation is a major cornerstone in the ongoing internal and customer-facing digitization of Hellmann.

Hellmann: GEODIS becomes new transport partner for France

The globally active full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will be cooperating with GEODIS, the French market leader in land transport, starting on 1 September 2020. Hellmann and GEODIS, who have already been cooperating successfully in Great Britain since May, are extending their cooperation to Germany and France. Hellmann is thus ending its long-standing cooperation with Heppner and is placing its groupage between Germany and France on a strong and sustainable footing with the new partner.

Hellmann transports 3 million masks for Berlin state government

On behalf of Vivantes, the municipal hospital operator of the State of Berlin, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics transports urgently needed medical goods from China to the German capital. The Berlin Senate had commissioned Vivantes to support the central procurement of protective equipment. By the end of June, a total of about 3 million FFP protective masks, 30 million mouth and nose protectors, 137 million examination gloves and about 8 million protective gowns will be brought to the German capital. In order to ensure a continuous and reliable supply of the hospitals, Hellmann has developed a flexible logistics concept in which different transport carriers are used. In this way, the internationally active logistics service provider is making an important contribution to supplying Berlin's hospitals in times of the corona pandemic.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics implements CargoWise to further drive digitization

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announced the rollout of CargoWise, the integrated single-platform logistics solution of WiseTech Global. The new Transport Management (TMS) System will be implemented for all Air and Sea freight operations across the global Hellmann network.

Hellmann and Silgan Closures EMEA extend their 10 year-long collaboration

The globally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and the manufacturer of closure solutions Silgan Closures EMEA have extended their ten-year collaboration. With the third extension of the contract, Hellmann, as a full-service provider in the field of contract logistics, will continue to coordinate the Europe-wide distribution and transport management for the world´s leading closure manufacturer.

Night Star Express Hellmann to found 24-hour courier and express service

Night Star Express Hellmann BV, the night express service provider, will found Hellmann Express Services BV (HExS) since April 2020. The new company will provide courier and express services in the Benelux countries around the clock from its head office in 's-Heerenberg, thus expanding the existing overnight express service. This is the company's response to the constantly growing demand for a 24-hour courier service offering same-day deliveries from a single source. Especially in the automotive industry, a strategically important core customer segment, the smooth and fast supply of spare parts within one day is increasingly in demand.

Hellmann takes over contract logistics for JAKKS Pacific throughout Europe

The internationally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will handle all contract logistics for the US toy manufacturer JAKKS Pacific. As part of the cooperation, Hellmann will handle around 360.000 cartons per year in its warehouse in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam in the incoming goods department. As a full-service provider, the logistics company will take over not only central warehouse management but also other value-added services such as display building, product relabeling and repackaging of the toys. The goods are shipped by truck to end-customers throughout Europe - primarily supermarkets, wholesale chains and online retailers. In order to be able to provide optimum support for new customer from the Netherlands, Hellmann is expanding its location in Rotterdam with a new state-of-the-art warehouse with approx. 8,000 m² and 7,000 pallet spaces.

Hellmann and BusinessCode develop new tracking tool for sea freight: Smart Ocean

The globally operated logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, together with the IT company BusinessCode, has launched a new tracking tool especially for sea freight. "Smart Ocean" is a monitoring system that is used across sectors in sea freight and continuously shows in real time every station of the containers on the sea route.

Hellmann expands Executive Board

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, a full-service logistics provider with worldwide operations and headquarter in Germany, is expanding its Executive Board, thus providing the necessary staff prerequisites for further strategic growth: The position of Chief Operating Officer Air & Sea, has been divided into two separate areas of responsibility, so that the strategic expansion of the two product areas can be pushed ahead in an even more focused manner at Executive Board level in the future. Since January 1, Jan Kleine-Lasthues, as Chief Operating Officer Airfreight, and Marcus Leaver, as Chief Operating Officer Seafreight, have been responsible for the global strategic development of the respective product segments. As members of the Executive Board, both positions report directly to Reiner Heiken, CEO Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.

Hellmann: Sven Raudszus becomes Regional CEO Asia Pacific (APAC)

As of March 1, 2020 Sven Raudszus will be taking over the position of Regional CEO Asia Pacific (APAC) at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. He will be responsible for the operative and strategic business within the Asia Pacific region, including South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Sven Raudszus succeeds Mark Hellmann, who has played a key role in the development of the Asia Pacific region over the past 30 years, and has now decided to step down and pass on the new leadership role to the next generation.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics launches own branch in France

As of September 2019, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics opened its first own air and sea freight branch in France. With this groundbreaking investment, Hellmann is closing a gap in its own European network and further expanding its global product range.

Night Star Express Hellmann N.V. wins tender for Mazda Motor Logistics Europe

Mazda Motor Logistics Europe has entered into a long-term partnership with overnight express service provider Night Star Express Hellmann N.V. As part of the partnership which was officially formed on 1 July 2019, Night Star Express Hellmann N.V. delivers several hundred consignments per day from Willebroek in Belgium to Mazda dealerships all over Germany. Mazda Motor Logistics Europe has joined forces with the Night Star Express network in order to further improve its pre-8 a.m. service to the German Mazda dealership network.

Hellmann strengthen their management team

From November 1, 2019, Volker Sauerborn (54) will join Hellmann Worldwide Logistics as Chief Operating Officer Contract Logistics (COO CL). Mr. Sauerborn succeeds Robert Bommers, who left the company in June. Furthermore Sven Eisfeld will join the company as Managing Director, Germany, on November, 1st.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and UTLC ERA extend cooperation on iron silk road

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and the United Transport and Logistics Company – Eurasia Rail Alliance (UTLC ERA) signed a letter of intent at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich on June 6, to expand their cooperation on the iron silk road. UTLC ERA is a logistics joint venture in which the state railways of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia have equal share.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics: Successful Business Year 2018

The Hellmann Group looks back upon a successful fiscal year 2018. Earnings before taxes (EBT) amount to 71 million EUR and have thus more than tripled compared to the previous year. While consolidated sales remained stable at 2.5 billion EUR, gross profit improved significantly over the previous year by 5 percent. Strict cost management and at the same time, efficiency optimization in various areas and regions led to a significant increase in net income for the year.

Night Star Express Hellmann receives the Partner Supplier Award from John Deere, for the second time

Night Star Express Hellmann has been awarded the renowned Partner Supplier Award by John Deere. This is the second time that the overnight express service provider from Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has received partner-level status and the highest supplier rating in the categories, quality, proactivity, communication and cost reduction.

Hellmann and Symbic develop innovative light-guide-system for order picking

In cooperation with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the start-up Symbic has developed "Logistic Lights" to become what they are today - an innovative alternative to the pick-by-light technology previously used for order picking. Instead of providing each shelf compartment with pick-by-light technology as was customary up to now, with "Logistic Lights", only one single mobile spot is installed for picking which can record any number of storage locations. By scanning the article with the MDE or finger scanner, the spot knows which of the carton locations to illuminate, so that order pickers can see at a glance where to sort the item. In addition to intuitive operation, the system, which can be recalibrated within minutes, is highly flexible.

Gerald Mayrhofer appointed new Global Head of Sea Freight at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has been able to gain Gerald Mayrhofer (42) as its new Global Head of Sea Freight. In this function he will be responsible for the global sea freight business from January 15 2019 and will report directly to Bart de Vries, Chief Operating Officer Air & Sea. In the reporting year 2017, the sea freight segment contributed around a quarter of the Hellmann Group's total sales and recorded profitable global growth again last year.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics: Mark Hellmann becomes CEO for the Partner Network

On January 1, 2019, Mark Hellmann assumed the position of CEO for the global partner network of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & CO.KG. Via the global network with 106 partner companies, the Osnabrueck-based logistics service provider covers services along the entire supply chain in 162 countries. Mark Hellmann succeeds Michael Claus, who has successfully built and expanded the network globally over the past 30 years and will retire at the end of the year.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and cargo.one sign cooperation agreement driving digitalization of logistics industry forward

After a successful joint assessment phase, the globally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics signs a cooperation agreement with cargo.one, the digital cross-airline booking platform founded in 2017. cargo.one enables Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to book air freight capacities fully digitally in the future via the platform in real time at dynamic live spot rates for its customers. cargo.one is the first platforms of its kind to offer freight forwarders an online booking service for air freight.

Hellmann launches innovative real-time tracking system with automated return management

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is setting new standards in the field of real-time monitoring of all modes of transportation. In cooperation with the London-based company Hanhaa Limited, the international logistics service provider is launching an innovative real-time tracking tool with automated digital returns management: Smart Visibility is a live shipment tracking service that enables users to determine the exact location, condition and security of their shipments in real time, anywhere in the world.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is repositioning its personnel for the future

Hellmann has successfully mastered the past years of restructuring and repositioning. Under the leadership of restructuring specialist Dr. Thomas Knecht as CEO and CRO as well as Jost Hellmann as CCO, the Group executed comprehensive restructuring program, which was implemented consistently and successfully. Its key measures were the establishment of three business units with clearly defined strategic objectives, the change of legal form to an SE and an extremely comprehensive structural, financial and performance-related realignment of the global Hellmann Group. In addition, the Group was successfully refinanced in a structured process resulting in a multi-year loan agreement with a stable banking syndicate. Already in the previous year, the Group was able to achieve clearly positive growth in consolidated sales of 8% to EUR 2.5 billion and in EBT of 37% to EUR 22.2 million. Overall, the Group generated total sales of over EUR 3.2 billion (+ 7% compared to the previous year).

Night Star Express Hellmann BV expands location in `s-Heerenberg, the Netherlands

Night Star Express Hellmann BV, a subsidiary of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG, is expanding its logistics location in `s-Heerenberg, the Netherlands. With the expansion of the existing property, the company is reacting to the increased demand and the resulting increased volume in the area of nighttime deliveries. A modern office building with 312 m² of usable space and a new 1,884 m² cross-docking warehouse will be built. The investment volume amounts to EUR 2.8 million. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new building took place on September 5, in the presence of Matthias Hohmann, Managing Director Night Star Express, and Arnold Schroven, Chairman of the Advisory Board.

REC Group and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics extend contract

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Netherlands and Norwegian-headquartered REC Group (REC) have extended their cooperation in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for another three years until 2021. REC is the largest European brand of solar panels. Hellmann and REC have been working together in a long-term partnership since 2013, where Hellmann is providing the full range of its logistics service portfolio - from sea freight, drayage, warehousing and stock management control, outbound distribution, fiscal representation as well as innovative IOT tools along their entire supply chain. Hellmann provides its services for REC from its European Control Tower in Rotterdam. With a storage area of around 40,000 m² and handling capacity of more than 100 FTL/FCL shipments per day, the Rotterdam Control Tower is one of the four global logistics hubs from which Hellmann provides its services exclusively to customers from the Renewable Energy sector. The other Control Towers are located in Dubai, Shanghai and New York.

Hellmann and Bergisch Achsen KG start field tests with retro-fitted electric motor for commercial vehicles

As part of an innovation cooperation, the globally operating logistics service provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, and one of the world’s largest manufacturer of trailer running gears, BPW Bergische Achsen KG, are starting a joint practical trial: they are bringing the eTransport, an electric motor axle recently developed by BPW, onto the roads. What sets it apart is that the electrically operated axle enables the conversion of conventional, diesel-powered commercial vehicles and therefore represents a genuine innovation in terms of sustainability – not only from a technical, but also from an economic and environmental perspective.

Hellmann Contract Logistics and Siemens AG extend contract

Hellmann Contract Logistics and Siemens AG have extended their cooperation in Bor u Tachova (Czech Republic), which started in 2013, for another three years until 2021. As part of the contract extension, Hellmann manages more than 16,000 active articles for the Business Unit Low Voltage & Products, Siemens Energy Management Division. Activities include warehouse management, order picking, packaging and worldwide shipping of products. Siemens Low Voltage & Products offers products for safe and efficient electrical power distribution in buildings, industry and infrastructure.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics reorganizes its CFO division: Dr. Alexander Blum hands over to Dr. Michael Noth

Dr. Alexander Blum has decided to leave the Hellmann Group in order to take on new professional challenges. "We would like to thank Dr. Blum for his achievements and his commitment to our company in recent years. As Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Blum has professionalized our finance department and contributed significantly to the company's future sustainability in this area," says Dr. Thomas Knecht, Chief Executive Officer, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG.

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics: Further increase in group result

The Hellmann Group closes the 2017 financial year with earnings before taxes (EBT) of 22.2 million EUR. Thus, the company increased its previous year's result of 16.1 million EUR by a total of 37 percent. In addition, the logistics service provider based in Osnabrück increased consolidated sales by 8.2 percent to 2.5 billion EUR in the past fiscal year. Overall, the group generated total sales of more than 3.2 billion EUR (+ 7 percent compared to the previous year).

Robert Bommers becomes new COO Contract Logistics at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

As of May 1, 2018, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics was able to win Robert Bommers (53) as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Contract Logistics division. In this function, Mr. Bommers is globally responsible for the entire Contract Logistics division, which is Hellmann's third business unit alongside the Road & Rail and Air & Sea divisions. As a member of the Executive Board, Mr. Bommers reports directly to Dr. Thomas Knecht, Chief Executive Officer, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.

Hellmann UAE presents new joint venture “Hellmann Indu Chemical“ at Middle East Coatings Show in Dubai

Hellmann UAE presented its third vertical joint venture, Hellmann Indu Chemical (HIC), at the Middle East Coatings Show in Dubai. The joint venture was established after Hellmann having already created a leadership position in both automotive and healthcare verticals within the Middle East. The strategic joint venture is formed together with the asset based, local logistics firm Indu Maritime Group. Indu Maritime Group, also a family-owned business, has more than 1 million sq. ft. of own warehousing space in the Jebel Ali Free Zone. The joint venture is an umbrella to three facilities, accounting for a total of 15,000 pallet positions, with a planned expansion of 5,000 more pallet positions. Equipped with a range of operational local know-how, dedicated QHSE officers and many other services, HIC is a one-stop destination to chemical supply chain solutions. The natural synergy of the two family-owned companies form the basis for providing a host of high quality services pertaining to warehousing and outbound freight operations for the chemical industry in the Middle East.

Hellmann welcomes Dr. Thomas Lieb as Chair of the Supervisory Board

In December last year, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics became an SE & Co. KG. The change of legal form results in a dual management structure, consisting of a Management Board plus a newly formed control body, the Supervisory Board. The appointment of Dr. Thomas Lieb as Chairman of the seven-member Supervisory Board represents a notable coup for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of the Schenker AG and former member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bahn AG. Deputy Chairman, Dr. Alexander Winkels, brings a track record of more than 20 years in equity investment management, including a period as Managing Director of WestLB. The other senior figures serving on the Supervisory Body are: Harald Emberger (Head of Supply Chain, Beiersdorf AG), Klaus Hellmann (Shareholder of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics), Claus-Dietrich Lahrs (Chief Executive Officer of Bottega Veneta and former Chief Executive Officer of Hugo Boss AG), Karl Mohnsen (former Chief Executive Officer of TX Logistik AG) and the finance expert Michael Mölleken (former Board member of Festo AG).

Hellmann and MAS establish “Hellmann MAS Supply Chain Ltd” (HMSC) as a new joint venture in contract logistics and 4PL in Sri Lanka

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and MAS Holdings establish the Joint Venture “Hellmann MAS Supply Chain (HMSC)” in Sri Lanka by combining Hellmann´s existing contract logistics business in Sri Lanka and in-house logistics activities of MAS.

Dr. Dieter Schramm to be new Head of Global IT Operations at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

On 11 December 2017, Dr. Dieter Schramm will assume the position of Head of Global IT Operations at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG.

Hellmann operates as an SE & Co. KG as of December 1, 2017

On December 1, 2017 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics concludes the process of changing its legal form. The company will then start operating as Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG, thereby fulfilling the legal requirements for a further successful and strategic development of the business. The Group will continue under the leadership of Dr. Thomas Knecht and Jost Hellmann, who form the newly constituted Management Board. Dr. Thomas Knecht, who was Management Spokesman since 2015, will chair the Management Board as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Jost Hellmann will take on the function of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Andreas Lamping becomes new Head of Corporate Legal at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is pleased to count Andreas Lamping as its new Head of Corporate Legal as of December 1, 2017.

Martin Wehner becomes new head of Hellmann Automotive Logistics

Top management change at Hellmann Automotive Logistics: The head and founder of Hellmann Automotive Logistics, Bernd Oevermann, will retire on October 31, 2017 after more than 30 years with the company. As Global Vice President, Martin Wehner will take over leadership of the Automobile Industry Solution.

Hellmann becomes sole shareholder of Hellmann East Europe

International full-service logistics provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has signed a purchase agreement to acquire all shares in Hellmann East Europe GmbH & Co. KG (HEE). Through the purchase of the shares, which were held by the managing directors Patrick Nathe and Michael Mihm and amounted to 49 percent, Hellmann will become the sole shareholder in HEE. This strategic acquisition represents another step in laying the foundation for a sustainable expansion of Hellmann’s operations across all product areas in the nine Eastern European countries in which HEE maintains its own locations.

Personnel changes in the Executive Board of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

The Chief Financial Officer of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Dr. Michael Noth, has decided not to extend his contract expiring in 2021 in order to take on new tasks outside the company. Together with the company's CEO, Reiner Heiken, he has played a key role in driving Hellmann's realignment in recent years. Through operational and strategic measures, he has made a significant contribution to strengthening the company's financial power. As part of a scheduled handover, he will hand over the reins to his successor in spring 2021. In this context, the Supervisory Board of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics appoints Martin Eberle as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The 48-year-old Swiss national will take on his new role in spring and, together with CEO Reiner Heiken, will form Hellmann's Executive Board in the future.

Peter Hüwel to become new Regional CEO North America

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has been able to gain Peter Hüwel as its new Regional CEO North America, effective January 01, 2021. Mr. Hüwel thus succeeds Steen Christensen, who leaves the company in agreement with the Management Board to take on new professional challenges. As Regional CEO North America, Steen Christensen has realigned the region since May 2017 and created a strong foundation for further growth.

Hellmann provides Germany-wide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for the government

The German Armed Forces have commissioned Hellmann Worldwide Logistics with the Germany-wide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the 16 distribution centers of the German federal states. With the commissioning of Hellmann for these critical shipments, the German Armed Forces are relying on its long-standing logistics partner for medical transports.

Wilo and Hellmann sign contract for global logistics cooperation

The world’s leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for building services, water management and industry Wilo and the global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics sign a contract to manage the Dortmund-based company’s global movement of goods. For this purpose, Hellmann will operate a new central warehouse for production materials and finished goods in the Dortmund area from 2022 onwards, in order to ensure global distribution for Wilo and production supply for the new Dortmund Smart Factory from there. Therefore, Hellmann developed a warehouse and logistics concept that is both future-proof and flexibly adaptable.

Jörg Herwig joins Hellmann as COO Road & Rail

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has recruited Jörg Herwig for the position of Chief Operating Officer Road & Rail (COO), effective March 1, 2021. He will take over the position from Matthias Magnor, who has decided to leave the company after 18 years to take on new professional challenges. As COO and member of the Executive Board, Mr. Magnor has successfully developed the land transport and rail division as well as the Courier & Express Parcel (CEP) segment (Night Star Express), both nationally and internationally in recent years, thus making an important contribution to the company's development.

Hellmann offers special leave to employees with relatives in need of care

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, a family-owned company based in Osnabrueck, is setting standards in the logistics industry with a company agreement that applies throughout Germany and aims at improving the balance between care and work. Whether for parents, in-laws, partners or children in need of care – since the middle of last year, employees at Hellmann have been able to apply for up to four days of special leave each year quickly and without a great deal of bureaucracy. In doing so, the company responds to demographic change and takes a further step towards living up to its own claim to be an inclusive and family-friendly employer.

Patrick Oestreich joins Hellmann as Chief Commercial Officer

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the global full-service logistics provider, has appointed Patrick Oestreich as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). He succeeds Jens Möller, who took over the position on an interim basis in August of last year. As CCO and member of the Executive Board, Oestreich will be responsible for the global sales leadership team, which manages the worldwide sales activities of all product areas, effective April 1, 2021.

Hellmann receives "Digital Place Lower Saxony" award from the state of Lower Saxony

Digital State Secretary Stefan Muhle today honored the internationally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics as "Digital Place of Lower Saxony". The initiative designates companies and institutions as digital places that have made a special contribution to successful digitization in Lower Saxony through their commitment. The Osnabrück-based company received the award based on its innovative "Smart Visibilty" product - a tracking system for goods that allows users to determine the exact location, condition and security of their shipment in real time anywhere in the world.

Hellmann expands in MESA region: New locations in Egypt and Oman

The global logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics enters new markets in the Middle East: After launching operations in Oman last summer, the company has now also opened its first branch in Egypt as part of a virtual inauguration ceremony. With market entry in these two strategically important Middle East and South Asia (MESA) countries, Hellmann is expanding its regional network with the aim to acquire new customer groups and business fields in the Middle East.

Hellmann expands Management Board: Jens Wollesen joins as Chief Operating Officer

As of 01.01.2022, Jens Wollesen will become a member of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics’ Management Board, taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) alongside Reiner Heiken (CEO) and Martin Eberle (CFO).

Hellmann takes over logistics warehouse for major Polish brewery "Grupa Żywiec"

The full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Polska is taking over contract logistics services for Namysłów Brewery, which was acquired by Polish beer producer Grupa Żywiec in 2019.

Christa Stienen joins Hellmann as Chief HR Officer

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has recruited Christa Stienen as Chief HR Officer as of August 01, 2021. Ms. Stienen succeeds Claudio Gerring, who, to the deepest regret of the entire company, passed away in December 2020 after a short serious illness. Over the course of 19 years, Mr. Gerring had passionately shaped Hellmann’s HR department and significantly developed the company’s global personnel policy.

Hellmann continues last year's successful business development in Q1 2021

Despite global challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, global logistics provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has closed the 2020 financial year and the first quarter of 2021 very successfully while consistently driving forward the strategic development of the company.

Hellmann Contract Logistics announces major investment in New Zealand for Techtronic Industries

The full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has announced a EUR 28 Mio. lease and development investment with Auckland Airport to establish a new 19,200-square-metre ambient warehousing complex dedicated to multinational manufacturer Techtronic Industries (TTI). The complex is located directly at Auckland Airport and is expected to deliver a new benchmark in efficiency, flexibility and functionality when commissioned in July this year. From the new warehouse, Hellmann will handle full-service contract logistics services for its long-standing customer TTI.

Hellmann strengthens its presence in France: New Direct Load location in Rennes

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is opening its first Direct Load branch in France, located in Rennes. The company is thus continuing its growth path in the French market and is expanding its product portfolio to better serve the group’s customers.

DRONAMICS and Hellmann plan pan-European transport services with cargo drones from 2022

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator and the global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announced a partnership today to develop and offer a pioneering new transport service for the cross-border transportation of time-critical goods. As part of the cooperation, Hellmann plans to offer the first routes with unmanned cargo drones from DRONAMICS as early as next year.

Hellmann acquires overnight express parcel provider "Innight Express" with presence in Hungary and Romania

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is acquiring the overnight express provider "Innight Express" based in Hungary and Romania. With this acquisition, Hellmann is completing an important milestone in its expansion strategy in the Central and East European markets and tapping into the key overnight express services segment. The two shareholders Tamás Aradi and Zoltán Csombok will continue to manage the company as Co-Managing Directors. Customers can expect a seamless integration and unchanged business relationships.

Hellmann strengthens its eCommerce division

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics appoints Marc Wijnen as Global Head of eCommerce. In this newly created position, Mr. Wijnen takes responsibility for the further development of the eCommerce product globally, which falls under the Contract Logistics segment. Mr. Wijnen will also remain responsible for the European Contract Logistics product as Chief Operating Officer.

Hellmann East Europe receives ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR award

According to the independent community "League of the Best Companies in Russia", the logistics service provider Hellmann East Europe was included in the list of the best companies in Russia and named ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR 2020, further solidifying the strong market position of the full-service provider in Eastern Europe.. The company looks back on over 30 years of experience in the market, during which it has successfully built up and sustainably implemented a diverse range of services.

Hellmann welcomes over 160 new apprentices

In the year of the company's 150th anniversary, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is welcoming over 160 apprentices from 13 nations in Germany. After the apprentices were welcomed on site in 26 of the German Hellmann branches on August 2 and given a first insight into their new work environment, a Germany-wide digital kick-off event took place yesterday.

Hellmann and Hella Polska extend cooperation

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Hella Polska, a global leader in the field of lighting systems and vehicle electronics, are extending their cooperation for another four years. As part of the contract extension, the cooperation will be expanded to also include cross-border logistics services.

Hellmann becomes regional ambassador in the German "NETWORK Companies Integrate Refugees”

Thousands of people come to Germany every year to build a new life. At the same time, the German economy continues to suffer a severe shortage of skilled workers. To actively address this situation, the organization "NETWORK Companies Integrate Refugees" is actively supporting employers in the training and employment of refugees. The NETWORK is an initiative of the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has around 2,700 member companies that are jointly implementing integrative HR policies.