The logistics industry is of great importance for the mobility state of Lower Saxony. With over 260,000 employees in the core logistics sector, the industry is one of the largest employers in the northern federal state. Here are the TOP 3 logistics companies in Lower Saxony: This article is based on the unique Top 300 Logistics Companies Germany – List of the largest logistics companies.
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Place 1: Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG, Osnabrück: 2.5 billion euros turnover (2020)
Hellmann has been around as a logistics provider since 1871 and remains a family business. The local haulier with horse-drawn vehicles of yesteryear has grown into an international logistics group. Classic forwarding services such as transport by truck, rail, air and sea form the core business. Hellmann also offers contract logistics, industry and IT solutions as well as CEP services. The company employs over 10,000 people and has more than 260 branches worldwide.
Place 2: Trinks GmbH, Goslar: approx. 1.5 billion euros turnover
The origins of the Trinks Group date back to the 18th century – as a Berlin “wholesale business for medicinal and mineral springs”. In 1948, the company’s headquarters were moved to Goslar. Trinks is a large beverage logistics company that supplies food retailers and the catering industry. For this purpose, a network of 17 locations is maintained throughout Germany. Trinks employs more than 1,600 people. The company plans to relocate to Hennef (Sieg) by the end of 2022.
Place 3: Schnellecke Logistics SE, Wolfsburg: 1.2 billion euros in sales (2020)
Schnellecke Logistics emerged from a freight forwarding company founded in Wolfsburg in 1939. Today, the company is active in various sectors, with logistics services forming one focus. In addition, it is also involved in logistics real estate under Schnellecke Real Estate and offers lightweight car body solutions under KWD Automotive. The logistics portfolio covers the entire process chain of value-added logistics with a focus on automotive and industrial solutions. The Group has around 17,000 employees in 13 countries.
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