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The history of HOCO Basle


2016

On February 1st. 2016 the new office located in CH-1258 Perly starts it's business in West Switzerland, headed by the branch manager Mr. Jérôme Legerot-Germain.

In January 2016 Mr. Carlo Stern is nominated as CEO of Hofstetter + Co. Ltd. and CTO Shipping Agencies Ltd.


2015

In September Transfreight Ltd. Basle takes over 100% shares of Hofstetter + Co. Ltd. and CTO Shipping Agencies Ltd. backdated to January 1st. 2015.


2014

In April HOCO Logistics celebrated it's 30-years jubilee.


2013

Transalkim Italy is taken over by UBV Group, with which we are continuing and expanding our cooperation.


2012

ISO 14001 accreditation


2009

April 1st, 2009, 25 years jubilee HOCO Logistics!


2008

Cooperation in service Denmark - Switzerland and Vice-Versa with Modul Transport Hvidovre and Vejle.


2007

New Partner in Great Britain: Geodis UK.


2006

New Partner in Italy:
Transalkim Spedizioni Internazionali Spa.

Renewal of the whole IT-Infrastructure to Windows Server 2003 and XP-Clients
Renewal of the IBM iSeries to the iSeries 520-System.


2005

New daily service Switzerland - Baden Württemberg (Germany).


2004

20-years jubilee, a total of 41 staff.


2003

New Partners in Denmark, DTK Logistics - and Italy, Minitransport.

Implementation of the new IBM AS/400 i-Series.


2002

The logo of HOCO has been changed to HOCO Logistics

HOCO Logistics changes the offices from Basel to Münchenstein, where we have doubled our office surface to 1400 sqm.

Mr. Klaus Ulrich joins HOCO Logistics as sales manager and he becomes member of the management.


2001

HOCO becomes exclusive Partner of the Wilson Logistics Group. The partnership with one of the leading Worldwide Logistics Groups in airfreight and deep sea traffic opens new and promising possibilities for our customers and HOCO.


2000

HOCO is taking over the branch office of Jacky Maeder Ltd. Shaffhouse. With 22 very involved employees, HOCO is now represented at this important gateway into Switzerland.


1999

Creation of Internet Web page

Partnership with Hauser Ltd, Manchester, leading position in traffic to and from UK.


1998

Purchase of European transport activities of Panalpina Ltd, Basle.

Move to new premises, all electronic facilities with customs authorities


1997

Founding of a sister company in St. Gallen total staff 7


1996

Start of partnership with Ventana Cargo, Milano


1995

Election of Mr. Jörg Kunz into the board of directors


1994

10-years jubilee, a total of 17 staff is celebrating at Lucerne


1993

Certification as per ISO 9002, a modern company philosophy is formulated


1992

Inauguration of electronic data exchange by EDIFACT syntax.

The new HOCO Logo is created


1991

Overall staff is now 12


1990

Mr. Jörg Kunz is joining the company, inauguration of first AS/400 System


1989

Start of partnership with Transalkim Stuttgart and Istanbul, 5-year jubilee


1988

23rd March EDP fully productive


1987

18th December transformation into joint stock company


1986

Planning, introduction of EDP with SISA, Studio Informatica SA as partner


1985

HOCO now has a staff of 5 and starts educating apprentices


1984

1st April company founded by Mr. Jakob Hofstetter, as limited partnership Company

1st September Mr. Peter Graser joined the company, office space 25 m2, total staff 3



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