Gebrüder Weiss is among the leading transport and logistics companies with over 4,650 employees, 158 company-owned locations and an annual turnover of 1,07 billion euros (2011). Under the umbrella of the Gebrüder Weiss Holding AG with headquarters in Lauterach (Vorarlberg), the company brings together, along with its main business sectors land transport, air and sea freight and logistics, a number of highly specialised industry solutions and subsidiaries – including the logistics consultancy xvise, inet-logistics (software solutions for transport management TMS), Railcargo (railway transports) and the Gebrüder Weiss Paketdienst, co-partner of the Austrian parcel service DPD. This bundling makes it possible for the group to react quickly and flexibly to customer requirements.
With a wide variety of ecological, economical and social measures, the family-owned company, whose history in the transport business dates back more than 500 years, is considered a pioneer when it comes to a sustainable business approach.
Major projects include the acquisition of a wind farm in Northern Germany, the implementation of its own block train project between Bludenz and Vienna, as well as the construction of Austria’s first climate-neutral logistics building in Wörgl/Tyrol.
Year of establishment1823
Business activityLand transport, air and sea freight,
parcel service, logistics solutions
(supply chain management, fulfillment,
procurement, warehouse, distribution)