HOYER takes on additional services for Dow

Expansion of cooperation in Saxony

Hamburg, 17 September 2015 – The internationally engaged Hamburg specialist forwarder HOYER continues to expand its plant-logistics operations: the company's Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) division has taken over the loading and unloading of chemicals and liquid gases for Dow Olefinverbund GmbH at the latter's Böhlen site in Saxony (Germany). The cooperation is already in progress.

Dow Olefinverbund GmbH is part of the chemicals concern The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world's leading producers of special chemicals, high-performance materials and plastics. In Germany, Dow employs a work force of more than 5,000 at 17 sites. HOYER will be responsible for the handling of up to 1.2 million tonnes of chemicals and liquid gases per year at the Dow site in Böhlen. The five-year contract covers the filling and emptying of rail tank wagons with Dow products and the cleaning and the manoeuvring of the transport containers.

HOYER is already engaged at the Dow site in Böhlen in the loading of trucks and rail tank wagons for another product group. The two companies are now continuing their successful cooperation with railed goods traffic. "I am delighted that we have been entrusted with another important task for Dow”, says Selcuk Cingi, HOYER's Team Leader at Project Management SCS. “The successful tender is a significant milestone for us in our bid to further establish ourselves as a full-service provider in the chemicals industry."

About the HOYER Group:
HOYER is an independent family enterprise dating back to 1946 which has become one of the world’s leading bulk logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics solutions to the chemical, food, gas and petroleum industries. More than 5,100 employees in over 115 countries across the globe help its customers to become even more successful in their respective markets, with the aid of bespoke and sophisticated logistics solutions. HOYER operates 34,000 tank containers, 2,500 trucks, 3,000 road tankers, 24,000 IBCs, and numerous logistics facilities, transport depots, tank cleaning stations and specialist tank workshops.

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20537 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 21044 - 359 – Fax: +49 40 21044 - 455

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