History

From a one-man company to a medium-sized forwarding company and logistcs provider. An eventful history in over 70 years.

2017
  • Bernd Schäfer becomes Mr Herbert Boll's succesor as CEO of the Streck group
2015
  • Construction of a new logistics centre in Möhlin (Switzerland)
2013
  • Opening of the airfreight hub in Frankfurt (Germany) as well as opening of the branch in Pfungen (Switzerland) and the airfreight branch in Münster (Germany)
2012
  • AEO status for all Swiss locations
  • Acquisition of the land transport activities of Rhenus, Weil am Rhein (Germany)
  • Commissioning of the new logistics center in Freiburg (Germany)
2010
  • Commissioning of the X-ray facility Freiburg (Germany)
  • Acquisition of the AS forwarding company in Steinen (Germany)
2009
  • Opening of the branches in Luzern and Bern (Switzerland)
  • AEO status for all German locations
2007
  • Commissioning of the high bay warehouse Rhodia (Germany)
  • Commissioning of a further high bay warehouse in Möhlin (Switzerland)
2005
  • Streck Transport is founding member of System Alliance Europe (Germany)
2003
  • Opening of the airfreight departments in Düsseldorf (Germany), Hamburg (Germany) and München (Germany)
  • Commissioning of the new high bay warehouse Möhlin (Switzerland)
2002
  • Foundation of the Streck-LS Aircargo in Bremen (Germany)
2001
  • Streck is founding member of System Alliance (Germany)
  • Sale of the DPD shares in Germany, Switzerland and Czech Republic to GeoPost (La Poste)
1999
  • Opening of the air freight branches in Stuttgart (Germany), Nürnberg (Germany) und Zürich (Switzerland)
  • Extension of the high bay warehouse Freiburg (Germany)
1998
  • Karl Streck - founder of the company - passes away on 30 July 1998
1996
  • Herbert Boll becomes Mr Karl Streck's succesor as CEO of the Streck group
1993
  • Streck Transport certified according to  DIN ISO 9002
  • Foundation of the DPD Switzerland
1990
  • Streck Transport is founding member of FORTRAS (Germany), today merged into System Alliance
  • Founding shareholder of System Gut, Embrach (Switzerland)
1986
  • Streck Transport is founding member of SystemGut GmbH, Niederaula (Germany), today merged into System Alliance
1981
  • Foundation of the branch in Lausanne (Switzerland)
1977
  • Move into the new buildings in Möhlin (Switzerland)
  • Foundation of the branch in Zürich (Switzerland)
1976
  • Streck Transport is founding member of the DPD GmbH, Aschaffenburg (Germany)
1967
  • Start of flower imports and distribution at the airport in Frankfurter (Germany)
1963
  • Foundation of the first branch in Basel (Switzerland)
1962
  • Foundation of the branch in Freiburg (Germany)
1958
  • Start of flower imports and distribution
1946 Foundation
  • On 1 August 1946 Karl Streck founded the forwarding agency Karl Streck in Lörrach (Germany)
10 December 2012The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2012
2 April 2005Pope John Paul II dies at the age of 84, after nearly 27 years of pontificate
1 January 2002Introduction of the Euro as authorised payment instrument in 18 European states
27 October 1998Gerhard Schröder is elected Federal Chancellor
3 October 1990German reunification
26 April 1986The nuclear reactor catastrophe in Tschernobyl
1 April 1976Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak found the Apple company
11 September 1962Die Beatles record their first single "Love Me Do"