In Baden-Württemberg, around 450 freight forwarding, transport and logistics companies with approx. 60,000 employees are affiliated to the industry association VSL. However, the number of logistics companies in the Ländle is much higher. In addition to many small forwarding agents, there are also some really large companies. These are the TOP 3: This article is based on the unique List of the 200 largest German logistics companies.
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Place 1: MOSOLF SE & Co. KG, Kirchheim unter Teck: 435 million Euro turnover (2019)
In the country of automotive engineering, automotive logistics is particularly important. MOSOLF SE & Co. KG has consistently focused on this since its foundation in 1955. With its own fleet of 1000 trucks, 350 special wagons and two RoRo inland waterway vessels, the company carries out vehicle transports throughout Europe. However, the pure transport business only accounts for half of the turnover. Workshop services account for another quarter of sales, the rest is accounted for by warehousing and other logistics services.
Place 2: KARL SCHMIDT SPEDITION GmbH & Co. KG, Heilbronn: 334 million euros turnover (2019)
KARL SCHMIDT SPEDITION was founded in 1948 and is family owned. From the very beginning, the company has specialised in bulk goods such as building materials, raw materials or foodstuff raw materials. Transportation, storage and handling of bulk materials form the business model. Gas transport is a further line of business. KARL SCHMIDT SPEDITION has 2,500 employees and is represented at 49 locations worldwide. In addition to the company headquarters in Heilbronn, it has a dozen other locations in Germany.
Place 3: Simon Hegele Gesellschaft für Logistik und Service mbH, Karlsruhe: 250 million euros turnover (2019)
Simon Hegele started his transport business with a horse and cart in 1920. Today, Simon Hegele employs 2,500 people and the company is represented at 50 locations around the globe. Comprehensive logistics and service solutions are the performance promise of the Karlsruhe-based company. This includes procurement, production, spare parts and packaging logistics as well as numerous value-added services. Transports of all kinds play a key role in this. The company is still owned by the Hegele family.
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