Logistics - Contract Logistics

Achsmontage am Schnellecke-Standort Glauchau

Source: Schnellecke Group AG & Co. KG


The logistics service provider Schnellecke Group AG & Co. KG provides comprehensive services ranging from transportation all the way to module assembly at all vehicle construction sites in Saxony. From its corporate sites in Zwickau and Glauchau, the company ensures the just-in-sequence supply of the VW Plant Zwickau with modules, components, and parts. That’s why a state-of-the-art logistics center was built in Zwickau in 2014. The new supplier center in Leipzig delivers production supplies to Porsche. And at BMW, Schnellecke has also assumed the supply logistics of the pressing plant, car body construction, and CFRP production. Further sites of Schnellecke are situated in Dresden, Rackwitz, and Gößnitz.

Transporter von DB Schenker auf dem "Blauen Wunder" in Dresden

Source: Deutsche Bahn AG


With the on-site integration of land, air, and sea transportation in conjunction with all value added logistics services, DB Schenker provides its customers with comprehensive services from one source at its three branch offices in Dresden. The Vestas Wind Systems A/S corporation, a Danish manufacturer of wind turbines, has been relying on DB Schenker as a logistics service provider since 2008. 70 logistics experts supply the Vestas technicians with spare parts, components, tools, and personal protective equipment for the repair and maintenance of wind turbines throughout Central Europe from an approximately 15,000 square meter warehouse in Grimma.


The automobile industry and energy technology are among the key branches for which the DB Schenker / Schenker Deutschland AG corporation is active in Saxony. At the Logistics Center Leipzig, automobile logistics experts have been planning, controlling, and implementing the entire CKD (completely knocked down) supply of BMW plants in China and South Africa since 2011. DB Schenker’s logistics experts accept the components from the BMW Plant Leipzig, prepare them for their further transport, pick the individual consignments, and ensure the safe and secure packaging and professional conservation of corrodible components. The new logistics center at the Branch Office Chemnitz was put into operation in 2008. The site provides storage and contract logistics for customers from industry and trade and is a logistics hub for the shipment of goods throughout Europe. DB Schenker increasingly uses the center for the storage and consignment of high tech products and electronic components. 

Im Lager der Rhenus-Gruppe in Chemnitz

Source: Rhenus SE & Co. KG

Rhenus Group in Saxony

For the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhenus Group, Saxony is a location with a high development potential for logistics services; in particular, in the automobile and consumer goods industry as well as machine construction.

The Rhenus Office Systems GmbH operates specific high-security archives in Leipzig and provides comprehensive individual document logistics services. The services also include the digitalization, archiving, storage, and destruction of files and data media. At its 25,000 square meter logistics center in Meerane, the Rhenus SE & Co. KG is active on behalf of numerous suppliers in the automobile, machine construction, and consumer goods industries. Additional focal points include packaging logistics and the on-site organization of procurement and distribution logistics on behalf of its customers. At its site Chemnitz, Rhenus AL Chemnitz GmbH operates a 16,000 square meter supply warehouse where it handles the complete incoming and outgoing goods processes for purchased and manufacturer parts of Volkswagen’s engine factory Chemnitz around the clock. At its branch offices in Großschirma, Zwickau, and Leipzig, the joint venture Rhenus & Hellmann GmbH & Co. KG, which specializes in general cargo and freight transports, provides comprehensive services in the sectors procurement logistics, warehousing, distribution logistics, and value added services. 

Güterzug-Lok von Emons-Rail-Cargo

Source: Emons Spedition GmbH

EMONS SPEDITION GMBH, Dresden, Glauchau / Chemnitz and Leipzig sites

With branch offices in Dresden, Glauchau / Chemnitz, and Leipzig, Saxony is firmly ensconced in the European network of the North Rhine-Westphalian Emons Spedition GmbH. In Dresden, the shipping and logistics expert operates a TAPA certified highsecurity warehouse which meets the highest possible logistics standards. The company also has direct access to the container train routes to and from Hamburg and/or Bremerhaven. Glauchau is the transshipment center specifically for building materials as well as products of the metal processing, solar, and household appliances industries. Leipzig specializes primarily in combined transports and air cargo for the automotive sector. 


The DSV Air & Sea GmbH, a subsidiary of the Danish DSV Group, runs one of its five regional German warehouses on behalf of a large German drugstore retail chain at the business venue Leipzig. In the transport sector, DSV manages two transshipment points in Saxony where the picked merchandise is transshipped for the last time before it is supplied to the individual chain stores and delivered by subcontractors directly to the respective stores.


Since January 1, 2016, the Bremen-based BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG has been assuming part of the logistics services for the BMW Plant in Leipzig. On about 200,000 square meters, BLG renders logistics services along the entire supply chain directly in the BMW Plant; ranging from incoming goods to warehouse management, picking and sequencing, and assembly line supply all the way to empties handling. In so doing, BGL controls the supply of the auto builder’s conventional models at the Leipzig production site. The processing volume encompasses all the parts needed for daily production.


At the beginning of the year 2016, the Rudolph Logistik-Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG from Baunatal in Hesse assumed the supply logistics for BMW i series vehicles in Leipzig’s BMW Plant. The service volume, thus, includes assembly line supply, car body construction as well as the supply and disposal of injection molding machines. Rudolph Logistik manages all tasks, ranging from incoming goods to empties handling and internal factory transports.

DACHSER GMBH & CO. KG, logistics center DRESDEN

The Bavarian Dachser GmbH & Co. KG has been active in Saxony since 1992 and employs more than 200 people here. In January 2013, the Dresden logistics center in Radeburg was officially inaugurated as a new corporate site. Here, the company provides logistics services in the business divisions European Logistics and Food Logistics as well as such cross-divisional services as Contract Logistics. 


The US American World Courier Inc. is the globally leading provider of specialty logistics in the biopharmaceutical sector. The World Courier (Deutschland) GmbH has been active also from the branch office Leipzig since 2003. It provides logistics services in the sectors temperature-controlled logistics as well as transport of sensitive pharmaceutical products, biological samples, cell cultures, and laboratory animals in the federal states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. The service spectrum also encompasses emergency logistics to assure the ability to supply customers from the electronics, semiconductor, and automobile industries around the globe at any time. 

CEVA LOGISTICS GMBH, health care distribution center LEIPZIG

The logistics service provider Ceva Logistics GmbH has been operating a health care distribution center in Leipzig since 2011. Its current staff of 80 employees handles logistics processes on behalf of the US American medical technology producer Medtronic. In Leipzig, CEVA is responsible for the distribution of health care products to Central and Eastern Europe as well as Israel. The services rendered on behalf of Medtronic include inbound goods, inventory management, pick and pack, outbound products, customs documentation as well as such value added services as quality control, reverse logistics management, and cold storage.

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