Milestones of our Corporate History

1979

FOUNDATION OF BTS BEBION TRANSPORT UND SPEDITION

Eberhard Bebion establishes the company in Nürtingen starting with one lorry. The first transport services were performed for Alex Linder GmbH, at the time a leading manufacturer for property and bank furnishings.

1979
1997

FOUNDATION OF BTS LOGISTIK GMBH

The company is established in Nürtingen by Eberhard and Ariane Bebion as well as Michael Herrmann

1997
1998

IMPLEMENTATION OF A CAPACITY PLANNING AND ROUTE SCHEDULING SOFTWARE

Link-up of the first major customer via ERP to our new software.

1998
1999

START S48 DISTRIBUTION TRANSPORT

BTS Logistik GmbH starts S48 distribution transport in Germany. This was focussed on delivering small furniture consignments (less than 1 cubic meter) to specialist retailers within 48 hours.

1999
Michael Herrmann
2001

CORPORATE TAKEOVER THROUGH MICHAEL HERRMANN

Eberhard Bebion sells BTS Bebion Transport und Spedition to Michael Herrmann and retires from the company. Relaunch as BTS Bebion Transport und Spedition GmbH at the location in Nürtingen.

Rolling Stock:
12 lorries with AWL container system, additionally 35 AWL furniture containers. The first batch of 10 new BDF furniture swap trailers are launched.

2001
2002

S48 DISTRIBUTION TRANSPORT EXPANSION

BTS Logistik GmbH expands its S48 distribution transport to include the French border region as well as the BENELUX states (within 72/96 hours).

2002
2004

RELOCATION TO BIGGER PREMISES

BTS Bebion Transport + Spedition GmbH is renamed to BTS Spedition GmbH. The same year BTS Spedition GmbH and BTS Logistik GmbH relocate to more spacious premises in Kirchheim unter Teck.

2004
BTS Logistik- und Speditionsunternehmen von Küchenmöbel
2007

NORTHWARD BOUND

Foundation of new subsidiary of BTS Spedition GmbH in Pestelstraße in Melle, containing 1,200 sqm storage space in order to expand in the North of Germany and to better handle nationwide transport.

2007
2008

START OF DIGITISATION

BTS Spedition GmbH introduces delivery scanning for all long-haul traffic lorries and in the warehouse. Result: time savings and error reduction.

2008
2010

POSITION FIXING

BTS Spedition GmbH introduces telematics for all lorries. Effective immediately, all vehicle locations can be accessed at any time.

2010
Hauptsitz von BTS Logistik in Owen
2011

WE NEED SPACE

BTS Spedition GmbH and BTS Logistik GmbH relocate their head offices to the current location in Owen and increase storage capacity to 6,000 sqm. At the same time the rolling stock numbers are increased and the 30th lorry is commissioned.

2011
2012

ROLLING STOCK EXPANSION

An additional 5 lorries are commissioned in order to create additional transport capacity for increased demand.

2012
Ablieferscannung BTS Logistik
2013

INCREASED DIGITISATION

BTS Spedition GmbH expands the use of scanning technology to include all vehicles of haulage and distribution partners.

2013
2014

INNITIATION OF MERGER

Eberhard Bebion takes over the shares of his daughter Ariane Bebion in BTS Logistik GmbH.

2014
2015

CHANGES IN MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Michael Herrmann becomes sole shareholder of BTS Logistik GmbH. An additional 5 lorries are commissioned.

2015
Logo BTS Logistik
2016

MERGER

Merger of BTS Spedition GmbH and BTS Logistik GmbH into one company. The new company name is BTS Logistik GmbH.

2016
Fuhrpark BTS Logistik GmbH
2017

CAPACITY INCREASE

Increasing demand and company growth require additional vehicles. The rolling stock is expanded to comprise 45 lorries. A digital cockpit and a new tracking and telematics tool are introduced in order to optimise tranportation.

2017
2018

INCORPORATION OF WALTER DÄHLING SPEDITION

In order to branch out into new areas, BTS Logistik acquires Walter Dähling Möbelspedition und Güterfernverkehr GmbH. The corporate headquarters are relocated from Hamburg to Börnsen and the company is renamed to Walter Dähling Spedition GmbH.

At the turn of the year, 100 new jumbo swap trailers are commissioned. This increases the total stock to 350.

2018
Alfredo Morganella
2019

EXPANSION OF THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

In June 2019 Alfredo Morganella is appointed director and together with Michael Herrmann manages BTS Logistik GmbH as well as Walter Dähling Spedition GmbH.

In March 2019, Walter Dähling Spedition GmbH again relocates (from Börnsen to Melle) and becomes the new head office for the North of Germany.

With the expansion of long distance transportation, the total number of vehicles is again increased and an additional 10 lorries are commissioned for the long distance haulage of new furniture. This means an increase of rolling stock to a total of 50 vehicles.

2019
BTS Logistik- und Speditionsunternehmen von Küchenmöbel und Neumöbel
2020

INCREASE IN STORAGE CAPACITY IN MELLE

The location in Melle is busting at the seams. Therefore the location is moved to a bigger storage facility in Spenger Straße with 4,000 sqm. This proactively meets the requirements of an increase in orders. With completion of stage 1, a shelving unit with 1,100 storing positions was added.

2020

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