Last week we hosted the annual Boy’s & Girl’s Day at our Headquarters in Hamburg. 11 school kids had the chance to experience working at FMS for one day. The day was packed with activities ranging from informative talks with our apprentices about our apprenticeship, to an exciting drive around the harbour. Thank you for everyone who participated!
We are pleased to announce we are expanding and will move to a new office location to accomodate growth. Fr. Meyer's Sohn Canada Inc | Suite 1020 - 1040 W. Georgia St. | Vancouver BC | V6E 4H1 | Tel.: +1 604 609 7145
Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (UK) Ltd announces the opening of a representative and operational branch office in Royal Portbury Dock, Port of Bristol effective April 2018.
We are one of the best and received a “certificate of excellence” for our apprenticeship. We are proud to hear, that we are among the top 5 training companies in the logistic branch in Germany. With a score of 83.2 out of a maximum of 100 we overtook some of our biggest competitors in the ranking done by DEUTSCHLAND TEST and the business magazine FOCUS MONEY. http://www.deutschlandtest.de/ausbildung/
Hamburg’s new start-up accelerator for the logistics industry, the Next Logistics Accelerator (NLA), is ready for operation. At the same time, the accelerator will arrange important industry contacts for these teams. Fr. Meyer's Sohn is one investor.Show page
As a part of our strategic expansion, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new office for Overland in Hamburg | Germany as from January 2, 2018. The office is near the harbor.
From tiny pigs made of marzipan as a token of luck to swimming in the new year. Different countries have different traditions to start off the new year.Show page
The party was a huge success with the participation of customers, suppliers, the president of the Barcelona Port Authority (Sixte Cambra), and Heiko Voigt representing FMS EMEA, along with other personalities and part of the team at FMS Spain.
This month we had the grand opening of our office in Vienna. It was a great evening in a relaxed atmosphere with a unique view over the rooftops of Vienna. Everybody enjoyed an exquisite selection of local wines, in the company of an Austrian wine grower. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.
Our big FMS-Truck handed over a mini-sized FMS truck to the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg´s Speicherstadt– the biggest model railway in the world. Come and have a look at our truck model on a scale of 1:87.
Being the market leader in international transportation of forest products, we will be once again part of this year’s „PPI Transport Symposium“. The PPI will take place in Savannah, Georgia | USA on September 25 to 27. The must-attend event for anyone involved in the transportation, materials, handling, or distribution of pulp and paper products. We´re very much looking forward to meet you at our „FMS Lounge“ in September.
Logistics stands for the mobility of goods across borders, making it one of the most important factors of society and business. Fr. Meyer's Sohn has be contributing customer-oriented solutions for 120 years to meet the increasing possibilities and challenges for customers in this segment.Show page
Almost 30 employees of FMS and family members took part in a charity run called „HSH Nordbank Run 2017“. It was a successful event with typical weather conditions for Hamburg.
Equipped with its industrial solutions, additional services and Cruise Control product, the forwarding and logistics company will now be presenting itself at its own booth in Hall B5.Show page
In the middle of a rare Vancouver snow shower, Fr. Meyer’s Sohn Canada celebrated its inauguration in the company of many friends from near and far. In spite of the weather, the local shipping community showed up in great numbers for a pleasant evening by Vancouver Harbour.
We are glad to welcome our new apprentices located in Hamburg! Have a great start!
This year we are going to participate at different recruitment and job fairs to inform about entry opportunities at Fr. Meyer's Sohn. We are looking forward to meet you at our new booth: 25.01. "Forwarding & logistics", Hamburg || 28.01. "Parentum", Nürnberg || 17.-18.02. "Einstieg", Hamburg
This month we had the grand opening of our office in Bangkok | Thailand. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.
Two sided article about our digital innovations in the apr magazine (Aktuelle Papier Rundschau)Show page
This friday we had the grand opening of our office in Surabaya | Indonesia. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.
This weekend we had the grand opening of our office in Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.
Half a million dollars’ worth of foundry equipment shipped from UK to Baltimore | USA and forwarded to Philadelphia - fixed by FMS UK and handled by FMS group expertise and great regional inter-branch co-operation.
We are glad to welcome our new apprentices located in Hamburg! Have a great start!
Together with our client Windmoeller & Hoelscher we visited the terminal in Bremerhaven. The crew of MSC Clara, one of the biggest and newest ships on the seven seas, showed us all parts of the ship. It was a great day with many impressions and a lots of fun.
The „Made in Germany“ Expo in Mexico was a good opportunity to present our new look, surrounded by many other large German companies. It was the first big appearance for Fr. Meyer’s Sohn with our new logo and our new design.
Today we had the grand opening of our office in Qingdao. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.
Our FMS Nuernberg office will be relocated to new premises: Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (GmbH & Co.) KG | Gutenstetter Str. 2 | 90449 Nürnberg. The phone and fax numbers will change to: Tel. +49 911 965399 0 | Fax +49 911 965399 99
Our FMS Stuttgart office will be relocated to new premises: Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (GmbH & Co.) KG | Friedrich-List-Str. 6 | 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen. All phone and fax numbers remain unchanged.
Case-Study air freight (non-hazadous chemicals)Show page
Realignment of Company Management: Dominik Lucius and Markus PanhauserShow page
Our FMS Hong Kong office will be relocated to a new address: FMS Logistics Hong Kong Ltd. | Flat 2505, 25/fl., Global Gateway Tower | 63 Wing Hong Street | Cheung Sha Wan | Kowloon, Hong Kong. All phone and fax numbers remain unchanged.
Our Hamburg export team recently organized a very special shipment: 10 trailers, built between 1950 and 1974, had been converted into beautiful vintage food trailers by Multy-Service Goldt GmbH (www.airstream4u.de). The task was quite demanding. The trailers had to be carefully stored before and during shipment, as any rain or sea water would have ruined their polished aluminum shell. So we chose Ro/Ro shipment.
We made it! Out of 20 corporate soccer teams, we won the cup of INDOOR B2SOCCER 2015/2016 as best corporate soccer team in Hamburg. Congrats to our team! After a more than exciting extra time and penalty shootout between two logistics companies, we defeated the Kuehne + Nagel team in a very determined match. We are very proud to represent the city of Hamburg in the all-German finals in Munich!
In the latest issue of the german magazin „Aktuelle Papier-Rundschau“ (apr) Marc Meier is presented as „Kopf des Monats“/“Person of this month“ with a short interview. The magazine is about Paper and has a circulation of 4.500.
There is a steady growth of 15% in the air freight sector in Turkey and a third airport will open next year in Istanbul, which will result in the city becoming one of the most important airport hub in Europe. To be part of this progress, we could win Handan Pinar for our branch office in Istanbul. She will support us with her 14 years of professional experience in air freight businesses. From February the 1st our branch in Turkey will also be an official partner of the IATA network.
We are pleased to announce that FMS Xiamen has already been established and the staff has been working in our own office in Xiamen since 4 Jan 2016. Jackie Luo, Branch Manager, and the team are looking forward to start working on business development and to support all branches and partners worldwide.
Every year we donate some money instead of giving Christmas presents to our customers and partners. Our employees can make proposals which organizations should get a donation. This year the following organization were selected: Gemeindediakonie Luebeck (refugees); Institut Eckwaelden (development aid for young people); The PaperSeed Foundation (educational opportunities for remote areas).
Because of their dimensions, large paper rolls can no longer be loaded in a standing position in the container. Instead they have to be laid down diagonally to save space. The JuStIn system allows safe loading of jumbo rolls in containers at considerably lower costShow page
Our services are governed exclusively by the Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteurbedingungen (ADSp; German Freight Forwarders' General Terms and Conditions 2016). Since January 1st 2016 there is be a new version of ADSp 2016). Please read our disclaimer or our General Terms and Conditions on our Website.