The Chronicle of Pahlhammer

For decades on the right track

1955Horst Pahlhammer founds the freight agency Horst Pahlhammer in the back room of the parental motel in Hamburg.
1969After years of healthy growth, the freight agency becomes the Horst Pahlhammer shipping company.
1970The company is admitted as dispatch forwarding agent for the German Federal Railroad.
1994As a result of the steadily growing number of business relationships, Horst Pahlhammer expends the business area by logistics. On this occasion the sons Marcel and Toger Pahlhammer join the management.
1997Pahlhammer is admitted to the customs recipient and consignor.
1998The forwarding company covers the transhipment facility in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg with 8000 square meters of covered storage space. The company is also authorized to run an open custom warehouse.
2003Pahlhammer facilitates its work processes by connecting to ATLAS (Automated tariff and local customs handling system).
2006Horst Pahlhammer transfers the business to his sons Marcel and Toger. Following is the change of name to the Pahlhammer forwarding and storage company m.b.H. & Co. KG
2011An additional 2000 square meter external warehouse is put into operation in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg. The company stores soot there.
2015On the occasion of a legal restructuring of the company, a further change of name is made to the Pahlhammer forwarding and storage company m.b.H.
2016The forwarding company obtains certification for the AEO.
2017Pahlhammer takes over the Hamburg branch of Erich Weiss Spedition GmbH & Co. KG by Pahlhammer in the form of an asset deal.
2018South of Hamburg in the Log-Park in Rade, a modern high-bay warehouse is put into operation for a major customer.
2019Demand for additional logistics services is growing, therefore Pahlhammer is comissioning another 5,000 square meter external warehouse in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg.
2020Quality management according to DIN ISO 9001: 2015 is successfully introduced and certified by the certification body of TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH.
HeutePahlhammer has long been one of the firm leaders among the full-service logistics companies. Manufacturers, importers and trading companies worldwide value their individual concepts.