THE ZIEGLER STORY
Founded in 1908 by Arthur Joseph Ziegler, ZIEGLER rapidly became synonymous with transportation quality and logistics – worldwide.
The history of the company continues
- 1908: Company was founded
- 1958: Official forwarding agent of the world exhibition
- 1995: “Export Oscar” award
- 1967: Foundation of ZIEGLER Deutschland
More than 100 years of experience
South Africa: ZIEGLER assumes 60 per cent of shares in the InHouse Crown freight forwarding company. As a result it was able to markedly extend its flexible supply chain solutions in South Africa.
ZIEGLER expands: ZIEGLER Hellas in Athens (Greece) and Ulusoy ZIEGLER in Istanbul (Turkey).
ZIEGLER expands in China with a subsidiary based in Hong Kong and 7 additional branches (Shenzhen – Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Tianjin – Qingdao – Dalian).
ZIEGLER Belgium celebrates its 100th anniversary. ZIEGLER founded a joint venture with Ulusoy Turkey for lorry shipments. Both partners operate under the name of ZIEGLER Ulusoy.
ZIEGLER Aalst receives the award for the logistics project of the year, the development of the “Two Wheels Sector”.
ZIEGLER launches a specialist Asia department (Belgium) to further promote the flow of goods between Asia and Europe.
ZIEGLER France launches the ZIEGLER AEROSPACE branch, specialising in aeronautics.
Establishment of branches in Germany for sea and airfreight activities: Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Bremen, Frankfurt and Stuttgart.
ZIEGLER LOGISTICS Ltd. is founded following the takeover of Intel Ltd. (Kilkenny) in Ireland.
The ZIEGLER Group strengthens its national distribution network in France with the takeover of Trans Service, Chatel und STTM (specialising in wine logistics).
ZIEGLER Belgium opens up a new warehouse in Aalst intended for “Two Wheels Sector” logistics.
ZIEGLER is awarded the Export Oscar (an official form of recognition by the Belgian Foreign Trade Office).
ZIEGLER comes first in Belgium in the IATA classification of air freight agents. In the same year ZIEGLER is the first airfreight agent to be awarded the ISO 9002 certificate.
ZIEGLER Morocco opens. ZIEGLER Morocco is one of the few Moroccan multimodal forwarders to run its own warehouse in the middle of the port of Casablanca.
characterised by a rapid extension in the Benelux nations, France, Great Britain, Switzerland and Denmark.
ZIEGLER Deutschland is founded.
Ziegler is appointed as the official freight forwarder of the world exhibition in Brussels. This event marks the start of the company’s rise and international expansion.
ZIEGLER is recognised as the world leader for the import of wines and spirits from France.
ZIEGLER is founded by Arthur Joseph Ziegler and rapidly becomes synonymous with transportation quality and logistics.