"As an owner-operated, medium-sized company, Quehenberger Logistics has the flexibility needed and the will to be a prime mover as far as these innovations are concerned.Moreover, rapid decisions and implementation are a must in this area." said Fürstaller, reaffirming the importance of data quality to underpin the ongoing digitalisation of business processes.Its growth trajectory of recent years has seen Quehenberger Logistics build up a leading position in several Central and Eastern European markets.International companies from automotive, tyre, fashion, FMCG and retail industries in particular rely on Quehenberger's strong Eastern Europe network to form efficient logistics solutions there.In Croatia, meanwhile, Quehenberger already operates six warehouses in the Zagreb area with more than 400 employees.In 2017, three warehouses of a beverage manufacturer in Zagreb and Split were taken over.
International customers appreciate how Quehenberger implements uniform transport and logistics solutions in all countries through group-wide key account management.
Quehenberger Logistics' turnover soared in 2017: Of the total turnover of 488 million euros in 2016, 90 million euros went to the joint venture Q Logistics.
Following a figure of 398 million euros for the same period last year, 450 million euros were generated organically at 85 locations in 2017. Growth drivers included the Direct FTL/LTL business area, complex retail services and contract logistics as well as air and ocean freight.
For example, the new Q Air Aerospace service meets highly specific aviation industry requirements.
Q Air Pharma and Q Ocean Pharma have successfully completed Good Distribution Practise (GDP) certification to ensure compliance with the sensitive safety and quality requirements of this industry.
As well as expanding its service scope, the business segment Air Ocean successfully boosted turnover by 30 percent to 36 million euros within a year.