On May 18, 2017, Raben Group officially opened a new investment in Gądki. Warehouse no. 10 is an innovative high storage warehouse with the capacity of 20,500 m2, suitable for storing 34,000 pallets, with a designated 400 m2 area for rendering VAS services and 570 m2 of office space.
On May 11, 2017, Raben Group received the first place on the platinum level in the Ranking of Responsible Companies 2017. In this manner, once again it has been listed among businesses which are best at managing corporate social responsibility in Poland. The Gala was organized by Gazeta Prawna Daily during the European Economic Congress in Katowice.
The new site of Raben Logistics Romania in Cluj-Napoca opened on 15 May 2017, so the company now has 4,300 m2 of x-dock warehouse at three sites (Bucharest, Arad and Cluj-Napoca) to serve its customers in Romania.
Mannheim, May 3, 2017 - Raben Group acquired a site in Kamen from SCHMALZ + SCHÖN Logistik-Gruppe in the North Rhine-Westphalian region of Germany with its approximately 100 employees. The acquisition exemplifies the growth strategy of Raben in Germany. It will take effect on June 1st , 2017, and is subject to approval by the cartel authorities.
Already for the second time the "Golden Leaf" of Polityka weekly has been presented to Raben Group. The distinction is presented to businesses which run operations in accordance with the principles of corporate social responsibility. The ranking was prepared by Polityka weekly in cooperation with the consultancy Deloitte. The contents partner of the ranking is the Forum of Responsible Business.
Raben Group took over a 20% share in Sittam, a leader on the Italian market of international groupage transportation on road, sea & air, with its main office & central hub in Cornaredo near Milan. The purchase is intended to confirm the strengthening partnership between the companies.
Raben Logistics Polska received a distinction in the technological contest organized by Gazeta Bankowa Monthly, "Leader 2016", for the implementation of JDA/Red Prairie. The awarded system is one of the most modern modular warehouse management solutions in the world. It is dedicated for medium sized and large enterprises, particularly those rendering logistics services.
On April 18, 2017, the act dated March 9, 2017, on the system of monitoring of road transport of goods comes into force. The Act defines the categories and quantities of goods which have to be registered on the Electronic Services Portal of the Customs Service (PUESC).
Responsible and transparent relations in business are the key for accomplishing effective and long-term company strategy. After all, even high profits are not able to compensate for customers and partners lost as a result of unethical conduct.
The next edition of the Transport Logistic exhibition in Munich will be held on May 9-12, 2017. The event is the meeting place for representatives of the logistics industry from all over the world.
Fresh Logistics was set up in 2002. Since the onset of operations, the core business for Fresh Logistics Polska was transport and storage of fresh products in controlled temperatures from +2 degrees Celsius to +6 degrees Celsius.
On January 1, 2017, Raben Trans European Germany took over operations of former Rhenus branches located in Fellbach and in Weilimdorf. The acquisition had been approved by antitrust authorities. The purchase agreement for the locations was signed in July 21, 2016. Raben Group will continue operations in these branches under its own name.
Raben Logistics Poland has won the Logistics Leader award (category: market position) in the Logistics Operator of the Year research program. This is yet another success of the company in the only Polish research program summarizing the quality of logistics services offered to customers.
The IFS Logistics standard was created to audit the entire food and non-food supply chain.
Interest in non-financial reporting is growing. In 2015, 37 organizations submitted their social reports to the contest organized by the Forum for Responsible Business. 200 non-financial reports have entered this rivalry in the last 8 years. As of January 1, 2017, an Act regulating the existence of such documents will come into force in Poland.
Raben Group has acquired the forwarding location Fellbach near Stuttgart of the Rhenus Freight Logistics. The purchase agreement was signed on July 21st and is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. Raben takes over Fellbach on 01.01.2017, which also includes the Rhenus Freight Logistics operations in Weilimdorf in the north-west of Stuttgart. The acquisition represents a step forward towards the growth strategy of Raben in Germany.
Raben Group is increasing the range of its transport and warehouse operations in Southern Germany. The contract for the acquisition of GS Frachtlogistik, which has been operating since 1991, was signed in July 2016 and a month later it was approved by anti-trust authorities. The company employing over 50 workers, located in Garching, reached the sales revenue of 12 million Euro in 2015.
Great Britain is a major player in the world trade. According to the data by WTO for 2013, the United Kingdom was the 8th global exporter with the 2.9% share and the 6th importer with the 3.5% share (1). According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2013 the total value of British global trade revenue was valued at approx. 717 billion pounds sterling.
Once again Raben Group had the first place in two categories: revenue from TFL 2015 and revenue from declared core business – logistics in the twentieth TFL ranking organized by Prof. Halina Brdulak and Gazeta Prawna Daily.
Raben Group is planning to take over Scheffler Spedition. The transaction is awaiting the final approval of antitrust authorities.
Romania has the 49th place in the world in terms of GDP. It is the gateway to the Balkans, Turkey, Asia and North Africa. According to Polish statistical data, Polish-Romanian trade exchange in the period from January to March 2016 amounted to EUR 1,115.2m, which is a growth by 7.8% on the same period of the previous year. Within this period, Polish export to the Romanian market was valued at EUR 742.9m (a growth by 13.1%), whereas Polish import reached the amount of EUR 372.2m (a drop by 1.4%). (1)
At the beginning of the 3rd quarter of 2016 in Gniewomierz, a new warehouse of Raben Logistics Polska will be opened. The choice of location for the new investment was determined by the ideal position of Legnica in the centre of Lower Silesia, at the crossroads of main communication routes - the A4 motorway leading from Western Europe to Ukraine and the national road no.3 from the South of the continent to the Baltic and Scandinavia.
The global report Edelman Trust Barometer 2016, measuring the data from 28 countries gathered through questionnaires filled in by 33,000 respondents shows the power of family companies trusted by Europe by over 70% of the public. At the same time, trust in public sector companies has been declared by 40% of people.
The TNS surveys corroborate that the Poles acknowledge that Polish companies are defined through authenticity, proximity and reliability. Such companies are also seen as those which greatly care for employees. Family businesses usually have a long tradition and share responsibility for the good image of the company, whose operations are backed by the owner's name.
Fitting the CSR strategy into business objectives of the company is the key indicator of the company's maturity. Only such behaviour is reliable and it brings long-term effects.
Trade exchange between Poland and the 7th largest European economy in terms of GDP – Turkey is still growing. In 2011-2014 the turnover between the two countries increased ninefold, getting near the level of 6 billion euro.
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