SDV Geis was founded in 2002 as a joint venture between the Franconia-based Geis Group and the French SDV Group. The move saw the amalgamation of Geis Cargo JM International, SDV Germany and Saga Germany. From the outset, SDV Geis was one of the leading service providers in the field of air and sea freight and project business in Germany.
|Today||9 locations in Germany with 320 employees|
|2011||Change of name - Geis SDV GmbH becomes SDV Geis GmbH.|
|2009||Opening of a new office in Hannover for the development of this area.|
|2008||In December 2008 SDV Geis acquired the AEO-status as one of the first German logistics services provider.|
|2007||Geis SDV is now also offering its clients contract logistic services in a new warehouse located in Hamburg-Altenwerder. This warehouse is 10,000 sqm big, has a capacity of 25,000 pallet spaces and is prepared to provide a wide range of services like warehousing, picking and packing as well as individual value added services.|
|2006||Move to the new company headquarters in CargoCity Sued in Frankfurt
Expansion of headquarters following restructuring of key functions
|2004||Opening of Cologne operation|
|2002||Merger of SDV Germany and Saga Germany with Geis Cargo JM International to form Geis SDV GmbH|
|Today||Today, a staff of 3,790 employees in Germany, Austria, Luxemburg, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland and Poland provide logistics services for Geis clients. Geis is present in all major economic centres of the world, with 84 own logistics locations as well as an international network of partner and cooperative ventures.|
|2007||On January 1st 2007, Geis joins Logistics World Alliance (LWA), an international contract logistics cooperation.|
|2006||In January 2006 Geis Group takes over three forwarding agencies: Bischoff, TEN Expres Slovakia s.r.o., the Slovakian forwarding company, as well as Cantrans International Ltd, a Polish company, and its Austrian sister company, Cantrans Austria Speditions GmbH.|
|2005|| In June 2005, Geis receives "Bayerns Best 50" (Bavaria's Best 50) award for the second time.
In December 2005, all of Geis Group's German locations are certified in accordance with Environment Norm ISO 14001:2004 for the first time.
|2004||Geis continues its course of expansion in 2004: In October, the company officially opens a new forwarding and logistics terminal in Kürnach near Würzburg.|
|2003|| From January 2003, Geis + Häring GmbH operates as Geis Eurocargo GmbH & Co. KG. The new name highlights the company's membership in the Geis Group.
In July 2003, the Bavarian Minister of the Economy presents the Geis Group with the "Bavaria's Best 50" award.
|2002||The Geis Group's three Czech companies, Geistransport, ISL and Autopost-Expres merge with the aim of unifying their market presence and expanding their market position. This new company operates under the name - Geis CZ s.r.o.|
|2001||Geis Cargo JM International has 35 subsidiaries with 500 employees|
|90s||Takeover of Asian offices of Jacky Maeder
Founding of Geis Cargo JM International GmbH
Start of operations in Czech Republic
Founding of Thueringer Speditionsgesellschaft (TSG)
|80s||Geis becomes IATA agency
First subsidiary in Asia (Singapore)
Founding partners of IDS and German Parcel (today GLS Germany)
|1977||Modern logistics centre in Bad Neustadt/Saale (15,000 sqm)|
|1975||First sea container to Singapore|
|70s|| Start of transition to logistics service provider
Subsidiaries in Hamburg and Frankfurt
|1964||First transshipment centre|
|1959||First subsidiary in Nuremberg|
|1948||Company founded in Bad Neustadt/Saale|
|2009||SVD now also has own stations in Pakistan. As of 1st June 2009 SDV Pakistan Private Limited stared its operations with two offices situated in Karachi and Lahore.|
|2008||Creation of a new Joint Venture in the UK: As of 1st of January,
SDV UK Ltd and JE Bernard & Co Ltd operate under one common name - SDV Bernard Ltd.
SDV has formed a Joint Venture in DubaÏ with the companies Dnata Cargo and Kanoo. SDV UAE LLC possibly becomes one of the biggest logistics service providers in the United Arabic Emirates.
|2006||Merger of Air Link India Limited and SDV (USA) as of January 1st, 2006. Air Link is specialized in logistics services in India.|
|2001||Operations expanded in the UK, USA and Australia|
|1999||Name change to SDV (Germany) GmbH|
|1987||Founding of SCAC (Germany) GmbH
Main focus on air and sea freight
|1982||Majority shareholder of "MAYCO"
Range of services: Air and sea freight, road transport with offices in Hamburg, Bremen, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Munich
|1885||Founding of company (as "SCAC")|