Consolidation of CFL multimodal and Transport Fischbach

10/5/2016
Two companies with a long tradition join forces
Transports Internationaux Fischbach joins the CFL multimodal Group


​Dudelange, 5 October 2016. On October 1st, Transports Internationaux Fischbach s.à.r.l., a Luxembourgish company with a long tradition, has joined the CFL multimodal Group. This move strengthens its competencies in the area of road transportation and broadens the range of services offered to customers.

Transport Fischbach was created in 1965 and is led by owner Marc Fischbach, who is withdrawing from the transport business. With its 33 employees, the company specializes in international transports, parcel services and warehousing logistics.

On October 1st, the company has become a member of the CFL multimodal Group. At present, operations will continue under the name Transport Fischbach. The entire workforce and fleet will be maintained.

Through its subsidiary CFL logistics, CFL multimodal has been active in logistics for several years. The union with Transport Fischbach enables the company to further strengthen its competencies and to further develop its service portfolio, in particular in the area of special transports. "We are already well-established in the areas of road transport and warehousing and we are happy to broaden our service offering and expand our presence in the market. This consolidation helps us reinforce our positioning, which makes it a great fit for our overall strategy," explains Fraenz Benoy, Managing Director of CFL multimodal.

"I am happy to know that, as a subsidiary of the CFL multimodal Group, Transport Fischbach will have a secure future. Together with my employees, I have built a dynamic company during the last decades. This union presents opens up new development opportunities," announces Marc Fischbach.

"The fact that the two companies share the same values and put a strong focus on quality of service and safety positively influenced negotiations. I am looking forward to the collaboration with our new colleagues. Their know-how and professional experience are a great enrichment to us all," declares Fraenz Benoy.


Photo legend (from left to right): Alex Kremer (président honoraire - CFL multimodal), Barbara Chevalier (directrice stratégie - CFL multimodal), Fraenz Benoy (directeur activités fret - CFL), Alain Blau (directeur administratif et financier – CFL multimodal), Marc Fischbach (propriétaire – Transports Internationaux Fischbach), Marc Valette (directeur – CFL logistics, gérant – Transports Internationaux Fischbach), Jeannot Waringo (président – CFL), Marc Wengler (directeur général – CFL)


​CFL multimodal
The name CFL multimodal stands for a global service provider, covering the entire logistics chain. With 13 companies in 6 European countries, CFL multimodal remains a locally anchored partner, always in close contact with the customers. Luxembourg's leading intermodal transport provider offers a broad, high-quality and personalised service portfolio: combined and conventional rail freight, wagon maintenance and repairs, customs clearance, as well as forwarding and logistics services. The ideal geographic location of the Bettembourg terminal at the heart of Europe positions CFL multimodal and its 1,200 employees as a central logistics hub, offering regular long distance connections to the ports of the North Sea as well as the Baltic Sea, and Southern Europe.

​Contact
Christina SCHUERR, head of communications
Tel: + 352 621 131 208
christina.schuerr@cfl-mm.lu

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