Success stories - for over 140 years

 
1872
Carl Lehnkering starts up a transport company in the Ruhr region.
2017
we are a successful, medium-sized logistics company based in Germany.
Between these dates is a success story full of clever entrepreneurship, sustained growth and courage to take calculated risks.   
Up to 2002
The Lehnkering Group becomes one of the largest Specialty Logistics Providers in Europe.
2002
The industrial plant and seaport logistics division goes independent as LPL Lehnkering Projects + Logistics GmbH.
2003
Start of operations with 62 employees at six German locations.
2004
We expand important business activities and establish a country organization in Italy. We receive the first major order from a DAX-listed enterprise.
2005
We establish our own airfreight division.
2007
LPL Lehnkering Projects + Logistics GmbH becomes LPL Projects + Logistics GmbH.
2008
We expand our presence by country organisation in Saudi Arabia.
2009
Capital increases to 1 million euros; establishment of country organisation in Malysia.
2010
We reinforce our presence in the Middle East with a country organization in Abu Dhabi.
2011
Opening of a new office in Barcelona/ Spain.
2012
Opening of a new office in Aviles/ Spain.
2013
Opening of a new office in Riyadh/ Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
2014
Opening of a new office in São Paulo/ Brasil.
2014
Opening of a new office in Madrid/ Spain
2015
Opening of a new office in Maputo/ Mozambique
2016
Opening of a new office in Cairo/ Egypt
2016
Opening of a new office in Johannesburg/ South Africa
For many years, we have been accompanying renowned companies in their path to success - from all branches, national and international, from owner-operated small businesses to listed, multinational groups.Let us be a part of your success story, too!