Company foundation by Johann Hödlmayr on what was originally the farm of his parents in Schwertberg (Upper Austria).
Core business – animal transports and gravel mining.
Entry into the vehicle transport business
Expansion of the company in spite of the first oil crisis; transports of new vehicles to the Near East
PDS – vehicle modifications
Supplementation of services with activities in the pre-delivery service area
The initial step towards internationalisation – purchase of the Schmid forwarding company in Rosenheim, Germany
Johannes Hödlmayr is becoming third managing director beside Johann und Helga Hödlmayr .
Storage facilities in Gyál
Foundation of the first Eastern European subsidiary in Gyál / Budapest
Launch of a comprehensive services package - releasing agent at the Eurostar plant in Graz
Group expansion, foundation of additional subsidiaries, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, intensification of business activities in the releasing agent and PDS segments
2002 - 2008
Strategic orientation in South-Eastern and Eastern European markets, further company foundations, initial vehicle transports to the Ukraine and Russia, commercial vehicle transports by rail
2009 - 2011
Foundation of Hödlmayr Logistics Turkey
Foundation of new locations in the Ukraine and Turkey, introduction of the GO-GREEN strategy throughout the entire group, takeover of the vehicle transport section of Tatschl & Söhne Speditions- und Transport GmbH
On November 18, 2011 an era in Schwertberg came to an end. For at the age of 83, company founder Johann Hodlmayr passed away.
Releasing agent for Ford, Valencia
Foundation of the TS Iberia joint venture in Valencia (Spain), takeover of the logistics compound in Wiener Neustadt and its further expansion, takeover of Lucas Logistics Autotransport in the Netherlands and thus the consolidation of the market position in the Benelux countries
Opening of location in Bulgaria
Investment in additional block train systems & Foundation of Hödlmayr Rail Logistics GbmH
Opening of the training and communication centre Login in Schwertberg