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A forward-looking approach to business

Facts and figures

Founded

1865

Established in

Basel, Switzerland

Sites

Aalsmeer, Asten, Bardonnex, Basel, Brunegg, Diepoldsau, Geneva, Kloten, Lyon, New York, Paris, Pratteln, Schaanwald, Saint Louis, Wolfurt, Zurich

Business

Worldwide transport and logistics solutions

Services

Road transport, Air freight, Sea freight, Logistics, Customs clearance, Special transport

Turnover in 2017

CHF 275 Mio

Employees

373

Schneider – a logistical success story for more than 150 years

2018

André Strebel has been appointed as new CEO of Schneider Group. At the same time, the executive board and investor base are being extended. To expand its e-commerce business, the group is buying a majority stake in Total Freight Management GmbH based at Zurich Airport.

2017

Schneider is maintaining a modern corporate design emphasizing tradition and experience. The group’s French branches have been granted AEO status and its Geneva office has been certified as a secure provider of in-flight supplies at Geneva Airport. The acquisition of Prime Transport USA is strengthening Schneider’s market position in consumer products logistics.

2016

The new strategy lays the cornerstone of the group’s digitalization. Its Dutch subsidiary has acquired AEO status. Business in the USA is being bolstered by the takeover of Transcontainer Transport Inc., New York.

2015

In the year of its 150th anniversary, Schneider took over SLT Speditions Est. to add to its customs clearance expertise. Schneider entered into a partnership with the Swiss investment company Invision.

2011

Schneider took over Glob-Sped AG to expand its range of services.

2009

Management bought a share in the company to preserve its independence.

1990

The European platform was launched in Saint-Louis in Alsace.

1989

Schneider opened new sites in Paris, Lyon and Saint-Louis. In the same year, it set up a subsidiary in the Netherlands.

1986

What had previously been a trade delegation in New York was transformed into an independent company.

1976

Schneider opened new sites in Kloten and Geneva and its involvement in the airfreight business began.

1968

The company moved into its current headquarters in Basel.

1964

The newly opened site in Zurich grew exceptionally quickly.

1933

Schneider began offering groupage transport to France, the Netherlands and Belgium.

1910

The establishment of the company’s site in St. Gallen led it to specialize in the transport and customs clearance of textiles and woven straw materials for the fashion industry in Paris.

1899-1912

After acquiring a share in a company in London and setting up a commercial site in Paris, Schneider began to focus on international business.

1871-1899

Schneider organized the transport of goods between the three railway stations in Basel. The first groupage transport to other countries was arranged, including exports of cheese to Tsarist Russia.

1871

After the death of Dietrich Wölfflin-Lotz, the Schneider family bought the business.

1865

Dietrich Wölfflin-Lotz founded a commercial haulage and commission agency that traded in goods and carried out commission, banking and debt collection activities. The managing director was Erhard Schneider, a businessman from Basel.

The Management

André Strebel

CEO

M +41 79 607 89 36
astrebelschneider-transportcom

DANIEL GIROD

COO Sea & Air

M +41 79 640 88 54
dgirodschneider-transportcom

MARTIN ISLER

COO Europe & Continental

M +41 79 705 19 10
mislerschneider-transportcom

Didier Gomez

CFO

M +41 79 593 31 58
dgomezschneider-transportcom

PHILIPPE ITTY

IT & Services

M +41 79 373 56 69
phittyschneider-transportcom

Jean-Claude Rossé

Courier & E-Commerce

M +41 78 679 58 10  
jcrosseschneider-transportcom

Christoph Dietmann

Corporate Sales

M +41 79 432 00 16
chdietmannschneider-transportcom

Elke Seeliger

Marketing & Digitalization

M +41 79 730 64 18
eseeligerschneider-transportcom

We are Schneider!

Our corporate values form the basis of everything we do.

Respectful

We treat our customers, employees and business partners with respect and our relationship with them is based on an open dialogue. We keep our word and our promises. For us, respect and trust form the basis for working successfully with others.

Independent

Through our entrepreneurial independence, we develop transparent, honest and optimal solutions for our customers.

Personal

With energy, enthusiasm and expertise, we work hard every day on our customers behalf. For us, being close to our customers is an essential aspect of providing outstanding services. We provide our customers with personal support, helping them to overcome their challenges and achieve success. We are maintaining close, long-term relationships with our customers on all levels of our organization.

Sustainable

On all levels of our organization and business units, our aim is to add value and act responsibly. We work towards sustainable success and treat our company and its resources with care. In addition, we are continuously improving our processes.

A forward-looking approach to business

Corporate social responsibility is important to us. We believe that taking economic, environmental and social factors into consideration leads to long-term business success. This approach has a long history at Schneider, as we have more than 150 years of experience.

We have an excellent reputation on the market, among our business partners and employees. We put emphasis on integrity. We do business ethically and we comply with all the relevant legislation and regulations.

Our employees work to ensure that our customers receive a high quality, reliable service. People who work for us understand their roles and responsibilities and provide the required standard of quality.

We offer our employees a pleasant, open working atmosphere and fair, performance-based salary scales to keep their levels of motivation high. The health and safety of our employees in our workplaces is the highest priority of our management team. We treat one another with respect, tolerance, appreciation and fairness.

We take ongoing technical and organizational measures to reduce the consumption of resources within our business or, in some cases, to eliminate it altogether. We give preference to environmentally friendly, low-energy products and services, provided that they are as appropriate and cost-effective as the available alternatives.

Our customers, suppliers and subcontractors are included in all our efforts to the best of our ability. We maintain contacts with public authorities, institutions and the general public so that we can take the appropriate measures if required.

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