Samskip is a global logistics company offering transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air with a particular focus on cost efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly transport. With an annual turnover of Euro 560 million,…
Samskip is a global logistics company offering transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air with a particular focus on cost efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly transport. With an annual turnover of Euro 560 million, Samskip is now one of the larger transport companies in Europe with offices in 24 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia employing 1,300 people around the world.
Since overseas flights from Iceland began, air cargo has played a vital role in the Icelandic aviation industry. Both Loftleiðir and Flugfélag Íslands carried cargo on their commercial flights and with the founding of Icelandair in 1973, a Cargo Department was established. Cargo transportation became an important part of the operation and in addition to offering belly space on Icelandair’s passenger flights, a freighter flew weekly to Ostende, Belgium. In 1997 the company started Boeing 737 freighter flights to Cologne in Germany, 6 days a week. Demand soon exceeded supply and in September 1999 Boeing 757 freighter flights toLiege in Belgium and to New York commenced. More Boeing 757 freighters have been taken into service and currently 2 Boeing freighters are in service. Icelandair Cargo sells also the belly capacity of the Icelandair passenger network and since early 2015, Icelandair Cargo operates Air Iceland air freight department, enabling us to offer service to and from around 54 destinations. To emphasize the importance of the cargo operation within Icelandair, the subsidiary Icelandair Cargo was established in the beginning of 2000 to handle its cargo operation. Furthermore, its expanding cargo operation required the opening of a new warehouse at Keflavik Airport in 2001. The […]
Operating in a system of resource management where the aim is sustainable fishing, Samherji, founded in 1983, is a leading seafood company in Iceland. Outside Iceland, Samherji has or takes part in operations in Germany, Poland, U.K., the Faroe Islands, Africa, Canada, France and Spain. Samherji is a vertically integrated seafood company, controlling a significant volume of fishing quota, operating a powerful fleet of fishing vessels; freezer and fresh fish trawlers, as well as multi purpose vessels, white fish factories and fish farming. Samherji also runs extensive sales and marketing operations which are coordinated at the company´s head office. The strategy of Samherji hf. is: To be in a leading position in fishing, processing and marketing seafood and thus to be in control of as large a portion as possible of the company’s value-added chain. To run a strong company which earns a profit for its owners and provides its employees with an interesting working environment. Samherji’s success is primarily based on the fact that as a food producer the company itself takes care of the entire process from the catch to the market. Samherji hf. employs qualified and enterprising personnel and management, has a powerful fleet, large fishing quotas and highly advanced onshore plants. Equipped in this manner, the company aims at […]
DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 340,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs. DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, and encompasses the business units DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.