2014, Spatial separation of business segments
Within the scope of a strategic reorientation the business segments “Fruit” and “General Cargo” are separated also in spatial respect to enable a marketing of these products on a more individual basis.
While fruit is handled at facilities of the Portco terminal, the handling of general cargo is now concentrated at F/G-terminal.
2013, New shareholder
Entry of the Dutch shareholder Ressenar en Partners B.V.
2008, Holding company changes its name to Heuer Logistics GmbH & Co. KG
2004, A new strategic business
2003, Sale of the Heuer Group to the Dutch Ebrex Group
Through the divestment of company shares the Heuer Group is integrated into the Dutch Ebrex Group. Ebrex is actively operating in several European countries and has already acquired significant experience in the fruit sector.
1998, Heuer withdraws from cargo handling in the Europahafen Bremen
1997, Foundation of the Portco terminal in Bremerhaven
1993, Reform of the EU banana market regulation
1991, Inauguration of the fruit terminal Rostock
1984, BLG fruit terminal Bremerhaven starts operation
1981, Company withdraws from shipping business
1970, Handling of goods in the port of Hamburg
1967, Foundation of the Frucht-Spedition Heuer & Co.
Foundation of the Frucht-Spedition Heuer & Co., with the objective to take over activities of the Schiffahrts- und Speditions-Gesellschaft Meyer & Co. GmbH (SSG) in the Europahafen Bremen. In both ports Bremen and Bremerhaven cargo handling operations are carried out by the Bremer Lagerhaus-Gesellschaft.
1966, First shipment of bananas in cartons
1959, Foundation of the Schiffahrts- und Speditions-Gesellschaft Meyer & Co. GmbH in Bremen
1949, First cargo of oranges arrives at Bremen in post-war era
1935, Union Handels- und Schiffahrts-Gesellschaft mbH
Foundation of the Union Handels-und Schiffahrts-Gesellschaft mbH as a joint venture of Scipio & Co., the Hamburg-based competitor H. Olff & Sohn, and the United Fruit Company in Boston, USA. Bananas are being shipped on board of reefer vessels from overseas to the ports in Germany. First arrival at Bremerhaven on February 29th, 1936.
1924, Expansion of the banana discharge port Bremerhaven
1902, Foundation of the Fruchthandel Gesellschaft mbH in Bremen by Gustav Scipio
Foundation of the Fruchthandel Gesellschaft mbH in Bremen by Gustav Scipio. From November 1902 onwards renting of a fruit shed in the Europahafen Bremen. Goods arriving by steam ship, are transported both by coach and rail. Handling operations are taken over by the Bremer Lagerhaus-Gesellschaft (BLG).