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Related by Blood

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This is the story of an encounter between two people who live thousands of miles apart, but are forever united by the blood they share. In 2016, Samuel Nerlich of Hellmann East Europe donated stem cells to the DKMS, saving the life of Daniella Melleli, who lives in Chile. In November 2018, the two met ...
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Hellmann and cargo.one sign cooperation agreement driving digitalization of logistics industry forward

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After a successful joint assessment phase, the globally active logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics signs a cooperation agreement with cargo.one, the digital cross-airline booking platform founded in 2017. cargo.one enables Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to book air freight capacities fully digitally in the future via the platform in real time at dynamic live spot rates ...
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2.000 Tonnes for Mexico – Hellmann Spain handle extraordinary Project Cargo

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Project Cargo is one of the supreme disciplines of our industry. Each project has its own unique challenges. No transport is like another. And yet it is important to master all challenges precisely and to deliver the extraordinary goods safely and punctually to the consignee. Hellmann Spain recently successfully managed such an extraordinary cargo project. ...
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Hellmann India receives GDP Certification

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Hellmann India has been provided the Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certification for Pharmaceutical Industry process by SGS. The certificate issued by the independent institute SGS is the result of a comprehensive auditing process launched by Shubhendu Das, Managing Director Hellmann India, in June 2018 to prove full compliance with the Pharma Industry’s requirements within the ...
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Safety on Roads: Hellmann partners with German Ministry of Transport

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Since October 25, Hellmann Road & Rail Germany is official safety partner of the Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI). Federal Transport Minister Dr. Andreas Scheuer presented the official certificate at a ceremonial reception at his ministry in Berlin. Dr. Scheuer thus paid tribute to Hellmann's commitment in connection with the "Alliance for Safety" initiative, in ...
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Make A Wish

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During the Hellmann Soccer Days in Summer 2018 our colleagues in the United States were able to raise a donation of $2,842 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Foundation makes dreams come true for children and teenagers with serious illnesses. The wishes are in the format "Wish to be.../ Wish to meet.../ Wish to go.../ Wish ...
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New Partner in Colombia: ABC Cargo

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After a long selection process, the Hellmann Network of Partners is happy to announce the Colombian company ABC Cargo Logistics as their latest member.  Founded in 1986, ABC Cargo Logistics is a family owned Colombian company with over 30 of experience in cargo transport and logistics services. The main objective of the 387 ABC employees ...
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Hellmann is Repositioning its Personnel for the Future

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Hellmann has successfully mastered the past years of restructuring and repositioning. Under the leadership of restructuring specialist Dr. Thomas Knecht as CEO and CRO as well as Jost Hellmann as CCO, the Group executed comprehensive restructuring program, which was implemented consistently and successfully. Its key measures were the establishment of three business units with clearly ...
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Smart Visibility Tool Presented at Automotive Logistics Global Conference 2018

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Making the most of industry 4.0 largely depends on having the right people in place to drive things forward. That’s the common tenor of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference 2018 held from September 18th-20th in Detroit. Our colleagues from Hellmann Automotive Logistics proved at the conference that the right people for the challenges of industry ...
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SEA FREIGHT UP CLOSE

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A small panning to the left around the quay wall, then it lies in front of us: the side walls tower majestically out of the Elbe; ship's men on deck look like figures in the miniature wonderland, Hamburg’s famous tourist attraction; 40-foot containers look like tiny building blocks. 400 meters long, 59 meters wide, 20,766 ...
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For the Weakest of Society – Hellmann Promotes Children’s Aid Project in India

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Promoting Children’s Right of Education in Trilok Puri. On September 5, 2018, National Teacher’s Day in India, the Association for Development organization launched an Education Centre program in Trilok Puri, East Delhi according to their Community Outreach Program. Mr Shubhendu Das, Managing Director Hellmann India, had the honor to officially inaugurate the program by symbolically ...
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Hellmann Poland Supports “Zlombol 2018”

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Our colleague Kamil from Poland has successfully completed the "Zlombol 2018" with his team "07 Spojler"! The Charity-Car-Rallye started on September 1, 2018 in Kattowice, Poland. With his 23 years old car, a "Polonez F50 1,6 GLI", Kamil covered the 2.500 km to the Greek peninsula of Chalkidiki. Congratulations - only 530 of the 836 ...
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Ground-Breaking Ceremony: Night Star Express Expands Location in `s-Heerenberg, the Netherlands

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Night Star Express Hellmann BV, a subsidiary of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG, is expanding its logistics location in `s-Heerenberg, the Netherlands. With the expansion of the existing property, the company is reacting to the increased demand and the resulting increased volume in the area of nighttime deliveries. A modern office building with ...
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The Future is Electric – and it Starts Now!

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Hellmann and BPW Bergische Achsen KG start the world's first field trial with a retrofittable electric drive for commercial vehicles. The presentation of the test vehicle with official press event took place on August 16, 2018 at the Hellmann Headquarters in Osnabrück, Germany. As part of an innovative cooperation, Hellmann and BPW Bergische Achsen KG, ...
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REC Group and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics extend contract

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Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Netherlands and Norwegian-headquartered REC Group (REC) have extended their cooperation in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for another three years until 2021. REC is the largest European brand of solar panels. Hellmann and REC have been working together in a long-term partnership since 2013, where Hellmann is providing the full range of its logistics service ...
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Africa Update: News from the Logistics Sector

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Somalia and Ethiopia have jointly invested in four seaports to attract foreign investment in both countries. E-Commerce is still on the rise in Africa with a growing demand for logistics capabilities. And Air Namibia launches new flight services from Namibia to Ghana and Nigeria. Here is a small summary of news from the African logistics ...
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Hellmann Contract Logistics and Siemens AG extend contract

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Hellmann Contract Logistics and Siemens AG have extended their cooperation in Bor u Tachova (Czech Republic), which started in 2013, for another three years until 2021. As part of the contract extension, Hellmann manages more than 16,000 active articles for the Business Unit Low Voltage & Products, Siemens Energy Management Division. Activities include warehouse management, ...
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Expansion of the Iron Silk Road

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Hellmann and the southern Chinese City of Chongqing are expanding their joint efforts for multimodal transports between Europe and Asia. The Hellmann Osnabrück location is to serve as a HUB for the cooperation of the Chinese company Chongqing ASEAN International Logistics (CAIL) with Hellmann's European land transportation network. This was decided at a meeting in ...
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Hellmann reorganizes its CFO division: Dr. Alexander Blum hands over to Dr. Michael Noth

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Dr Alexander Blum has decided to leave the Hellmann Group in order to take on new professional challenges. "We would like to thank Dr Blum for his achievements and his commitment to our company in recent years. As Chief Financial Officer, Dr Blum has professionalized our finance department and contributed significantly to the company's future ...
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Germany: Truck Tolls expanded on Federal Trunk Roads

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On July 1, 2018, the extension of toll routes in Germany took effect on all federal trunk roads. This means that, in addition to the approximately 20,000 kilometers of highway, there are another 40,000 kilometers on federal roads for which there will be a toll for trucks weighing 7.5 tons or more from this date. ...
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Puerto Rico: Still Recovering from Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rico is still struggling, ten months after Hurricane Maria caused severe devastation in September 2017. Significant parts of the island are still staggering towards recovery after one of the worst hurricanes in US history. It has been an uphill struggle mainly due to the lack of urgency on part of the Government and the ...
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Greece: Golden Cargo & Lufthansa jointly exhibit at Posidonia

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It has been two years since the announcement of the strategic partnership between Lufthansa Cargo and Golden Cargo. On this year’s Posidonia Exhibition in Athens, Greece, the two organizations celebrated the second year of partnership with a joint exhibition booth. Recently, a new airfreight concept has been developed in cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo offered to ...
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SICTRA – Our New Partner for Honduras

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Servicios Internationales de Carga y Transporte, or short: SICTRA. That is the name of our new Partner for Honduras. In May 2018, the family owned company has joined our worldwide network. “Good communication is one of the standards we strongly consider as a necessary habit. Thus, being part of the great Hellmann network is a ...
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German Official Delegation visits Hellmann Israel

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On June 6, 2018 Hellmann Israel hosted a delegation of German Officials from Osnabrück, the place where Hellmann Worldwide Logistics was founded in 1871. Accompanied by several business representatives from renowned German corporations, Wolfgang Griesert, Lord Mayor of the City of Osnabrück visited our Israel based partner. The delegation was anxious to learn about Israel …

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Labelling Success – Jebel Jais Project officially inaugurated

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Hellmann Calipar Healthcare Logistics and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care celebrated yet another milestone. On April 23, representatives of both companies officially inaugurated the Jebel Jais Project in Dubai, United Arabian Emirates. The Project started back in October 2016, when Johnson & Johnson Vision Care awarded a warehousing and distribution contract to Hellmann Calipar Healthcare …

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Hellmann Executive Board visits Dubai

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Right after our Worldwide Meeting in Hamburg, another highlight of this month followed with the anticipated arrival of the Executive Board to the United Arab Emirates on May 15, 2018. The Board’s two-day visit was designed with business meetings, facility visits, the inauguration of the Hellmann Indu Chemical (HIC) joint venture as well as a …

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Deadline 25 May – What does the EU GDPR bring?

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From 25 May 2018, the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be fully applicable. The new regulation is intended to harmonize the handling of personal data throughout Europe and protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural, i.e. real existing persons. What will the new regulations change for us and our customers? At …

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27th Worldwide Meeting held in Hamburg

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The 27th Worldwide Meeting of our global network took place in the beautiful city of Hamburg May 3-5, 2018. The Meeting was held under the motto of ‘Success through being the Best’ and attracted some 350 delegates from more than 120 countries. With all the changes in our organization going on over the past 2 …

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Night Star Express Germany delivers “Next Day” to Poland

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The German based Night Star Express is expanding its delivery network to Poland. In the future, the Courier Express and Parcel (CEP) experts will enable delivery to selected Polish postal code areas within 24 hours. The new offer is aimed primarily at customers in the after-sales area of the automotive, construction machinery and agricultural machinery …

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Fiscal year 2017: Further increase in group result

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The Hellmann Group closes the 2017 financial year with earnings before taxes (EBT) of 22.2 million EUR. Thus, the company increased its previous year’s result of 16.1 million EUR by a total of 37 percent. In addition, the logistics service provider based in Osnabrück increased consolidated sales by 8.2 percent to 2.5 billion EUR in …

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Heppner handles 140 tonnes cold box for South Korea

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Heppner Transport & Logistics, our road transport partner in France, recently handled an oversized cargo shipment for their customer Fives Cryo Inc., the French market leader in cryogenic technologies. The shipment included the pre-carriage of a 140-ton, 26-meter-long cold box, from Fives Cryo warehouse in Golbey to the port of Frouard. As a long-standing customer, ...
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“Gateway Sea” Ready for Global Roll-out

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Over the last 19 month, Hellmann has developed a new operational concept and process of how to handle and manage sea freight LCL shipments within our Network. As part of our business transformation plan, the NextGen Gateway Sea Project has been introduced. Dubai is now the first location to implement the new gateway concept and ...
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Robert Bommers becomes new COO Contract Logistics

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As of May 1, 2018, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics was able to win Robert Bommers (53) as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Contract Logistics division. In this function, Mr. Bommers is globally responsible for the entire Contract Logistics division, which is Hellmann's third business unit alongside the Road & Rail and Air & ...
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Award Night in Dubai

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Hellmann UAE recently hosted an award dinner for one of their top sea freight vendors in the region, Hapag-Lloyd. Our relationship with Hapag-Lloyd reaches back to end of the 1980ies when especially Jost Hellmann, Managing Partner, regularly met their management. Ever since, the relationship developed into a true burgeoning partnership which has culminated in Hapag-Lloyd ...
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Hellmann USA delivers at TPM

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In March the Journal of Commerce (JOC) hosted their annual Transpacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California with over 2000 participants including Shippers, Carriers, Forwarders, Port Officials, Government Officials and more. This conference is an excellent opportunity to bring together our industry peers facilitating fruitful discussions around market updates, forecasts, labor issues etc. It ...
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Hellmann Indu Chemical exhibits at Middle East Coatings Show

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Following the success of Chemspec 2017 in Munich, Hellmann Indu Chemical participated at The Middle East Coatings Show 2018 in Dubai, which remains as the only dedicated coatings event in the Middle East and Gulf Region for raw materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the coatings industry. H.E Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice Chairman ...
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Orient Freight persues strategic investment with LBC Express

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Phillipines: Orient Freight International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rayomar Management, has approved a 30% strategic investment into the company by LBC Express Holdings, Inc. LBC is the recognized leader in express logistics services in the country with over 6,400 branch offices, hubs, and agents. This move is in line with the managements' strategy to ...
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Local Heroes with a Global Network

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An estimated 35,000 ships comprise the global merchant fleet that travels on our oceans. Nearly 1,500 ships of these are serviced by the industry specialists at Hellmann Marine Solutions in Norderstedt near Hamburg, Germany. There, the threads of the spare parts supply for the ship fleet come together. A team of around 60 employees takes ...
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10 Years! Hellmann Costa Rica celebrates Anniversary

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Hellmann Business Services Costa Rica recently celebrated its 10 years anniversary and our staff, some of which have been here since day one, proudly display their Hellmann Blue for a group photo. On September 1, 2007, Hellmann opened the doors in Costa Rica to provide a back office accounting department for Hellmann USA. They started ...
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Poland Update: Confirming the Good Work

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Hellmann Poland affirms the good work of the past years. Recently issued certificates confirm that our logistics processes are at the highest level. They are a clear signal to all our customers that Hellmann Poland is a reliable and competent partner for logistics services of all kinds. With our new Facebook page, we now want ...
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What Innovations will 2018 bring?

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Future Trends at Hellmann Road & Rail, Germany. A quick glance at our internal trend radar shows that the logistics industry is undergoing a great change. New delivery concepts as well as the topic of "Green Logistics" are, in addition to digitization, on top of the list of major future topics for our industry. In ...
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Lost Luggage? Not a Problem in Saudi Arabia

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Storage excellence delivered for lost airline baggage – Hellmann openes unique warehouse for Saudi Airlines Catering in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. On January 16, 2018, Hellmann Saudi Arabia opened a new warehouse in Jeddah for their most recent customer, Saudi Airlines Catering. Hellmann was contracted to find a unique solution to handle airline baggage that was ...
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Hapag-Lloyd is our “Carrier of the Year 2017”

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The container giant Hapag-Lloyd is our "Carrier of the Year 2017". In the Hellmann internal ranking of the best international seafreight carriers, the Hamburg based shipping company prevailed under the FCL carriers against CMA-CGM and MOL, which are among the winners of the coveted Hellmann Award for the first time in 2017. As in previous ...