Austrian-owned logistics and forwarding company Gebrüder Weiss posted turnover up 18% at €3.01 billion in the 2022 fiscal year. It reported major progress in its Air & Sea division, which closed 2022 with sales at €1.2bn, up 24% on 2021’s €1.0bn, driven mainly by the high freight charges by and air and shipping lines. DPD Austria, which is partly owned by the Gebrüder Weiss parcel service, sustained its volumes and shipped 66 million parcels (2021: 66.5 million).
The Land Transport division posted €1.48bn sales, a gain of 16% (2021: 1,277 million euros). The Home Delivery service performed at last year’s level, delivering some 1.53 million shipments to private households in Austria and Eastern Europe (2021: 1.58 million consignments).
Chief executive, Wolfram Senger-Weiss, commented: “We have succeeded in adhering to and advancing our strategic goals in a challenging environment. We have expanded our position in the core markets of Central and Eastern Europe, the US and Asia, while moving forward with our focuses on digitalization and climate neutrality by 2030. The rewarding results across our divisions are proof positive that we are a solid organization that is fit for the future.”