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25.10.2018

Low water in the river Rhine

Companies in production, trade, and logistics around the world have to confront climate change and its consequences. Although longer periods of low water have occurred more frequently in recent years, current low water levels in Europe are rare. Particularly in large parts of the Rhine, low water levels have not been seen for years. Navigation on the Rhine near Basel has been largely suspended since 19 October 2018. > More

28.08.2018

Bundling volumes and saving costs

Do you regularly send large volumes of parcels abroad or to somewhere else in Switzerland? Then you can now benefit from our new offer for parcels weighing up to 31.5 kg. Our volume bundling and supply service in an international network of parcels makes it possible to optimize distribution costs if you have a volume of at least 1,000 parcels per year. > More



29.05.2018

New EU data protection guidelines

The GDPR, the new General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union, will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will establish a legal framework for processing and storing personal data. The GDPR also affects Swiss companies that provide services in the EU, even if they are based outside of the EU. As an international company, we process a multitude of data to fulfil our responsibilities and obligations towards our customers, contractual partners and service providers. > More

04.05.2018

Schneider Group acquires e-commerce specialist Total Freight Management

The Schneider Group has taken over Total Freight Management (TFM) in Kloten, thus strengthening its presence on the market in Switzerland. Since it was founded in 1998, the logistics provider based at Zurich Airport has successfully established itself as an international air and ocean freight forwarder. >More

28.02.2018

André Strebel becomes CEO of the Schneider Group

The Schneider Group is appointing André Strebel as CEO. He is taking over the position from long-standing CEO Hans Brunner, who will relinquish operational management on 1 May 2018 after more than 47 years with Schneider + Cie AG. André Strebel, who has been with the company for 25 years and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, says: “I look forward to continuing to develop the Schneider Group together with my colleagues on the Executive Committee. Systematically aligning our activities with the needs of our customers will remain our top priority.” The outgoing CEO, Hans Brunner, adds: “It is good, that this internal succession scheme gives long-serving and experienced managers the opportunity, to take on new roles, and I am sure that André Strebel and his team will continue to move the company forward successfully.”

27.02.2018

eVV – The easy way

From March 2018, the Swiss Customs Administration will replace the documentation for imports with the electronic version (eVV). The customs documents, previously sent by post, are now available in data form on a server of the customs administration. The importer is required by law, to archive these files. Importers without a customs account, can obtain these data from us and use it for further processing. 

26.02.2018

A shortage of trucks in the US

In recent weeks, the situation with trucking in the USA has continued to deteriorate. Several factors have come together: increased freight volumes due to a strengthening economy, strong winter weather in certain regions, a shortage of qualified drivers, congestion at sea and rail terminals and, last but not least, new regulations on equipping vehicles with electronic measuring devices (ELDs). Due to nationwide capacity bottlenecks and a no longer existing spot market, freight prices and delivery times are rising. >More

11.10.2017

Successful AEO certification

In August, the four French sites in Paris, Lyon, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and Saint-Louis were officially awarded Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status. AEO is a customs accreditation and an internationally recognised quality mark for businesses, confirming their high standard of reliability and security in international trade. Recognition as an AEO serves as a guarantee for our customers and partners of a consistently secure supply chain and more efficient processing of cross-border goods traffic.

28.09.2017

Secure logistics at Geneva Airport

As a “known supplier of in-flight supplies”, Schneider Geneva will be taking care of the logistics for duty-free items (spirits, tobacco products, perfume, etc.) at Geneva Airport from October onwards.
Incoming goods from various French and Swiss suppliers will be coordinated several times a week. The products will be cleared through customs and further processed at Schneider’s secure, CCTV-monitored logistics complex in Satigny ... > Read more

18.09.2017

Exports to the US – fines for untreated wooden packaging

Dangerous pests can get into the globalized goods trade through the use of wooden packaging. ISPM 15, the international standard for the treatment of such packaging formulated by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), stipulates how wooden packaging material (pallets, crates, dunnage, etc.) must be treated to keep it permanently protected from pest infestations. > Read more

20.08.2017

Greater coverage with Global Freight Alliance

Schneider USA is now a member of the Global Freight Alliance (GFA) and is the network’s first partner for the destination New York. Joining the network will improve access to new markets and global coverage, while also optimizing the purchase of transport services and delivery times, as well as the availability of selected transport connections. The network currently includes 108 transport companies in 53 countries.

31.07.2017

“Automation and flexibility are in demand.”

Steffisburg-based Rychiger AG is one of the world’s leading providers of packaging machine solutions. Timo Weiss, Foreign Trade Manager, answers our questions on the challenges posed by logistics and digitalisation. >More

20.06.2017

Brexit – New borders for the logistics industry

Brexit will redefine British foreign trade because companies from every industry will be affected by the economic consequences. Almost half (48 percent) of UK exports go to EU countries. For imports, this dependency is even greater at 55 percent. The logistics industry currently contributes over £ 121 billion to gross value added, making the UK one of the top 10 nations in the World Bank’s global Logistics Performance Index. > More

18.05.2017

The future starts now

The Schneider Group has chosen lbase, the TMS and WMS solution for logistics providers. A new operational and web-based platform will be developed for order processing, disposition, transport execution and billing for all types of transport and customers.

28.04.2017

Every Saturday to New York

With our weekly airfreight service from Zurich Kloten, we are now connecting Switzerland and the US even faster. Guaranteed space and departure on direct flights with American Airlines. We consolidate your goods and ensure a reliable shipping. Customs clearance in advance, guarantees a shorter transit time to New York.

11.04.2017

Heavy on the road

A complete machine plant took its way from Switzerland to the USA. 31 containers (40 'hc) with a total weight of 400 tons were loaded by train to Rotterdam and then to Charleston. The transport of three large machine parts with a weight of 100 tons took place by inland waterway vessel via Antwerp and Zeebrugge.

28.02.2017

New organization Schneider New York

An experienced team will strengthen our office in New York. Joe Nübling is responsible for the entire business activities of the Schneider Group USA, including Transcontainer New York. Francois Lüthi acts as Head of Operations and Mark Aerne will be responsible for the sales activities and our customer portfolio.

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