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COMPANY HISTORY

1955Ruedi Reisdorf founds FRACHT Ltd., which to this day remains an independent family-owned Swiss company.history
 
1976Opening of our first overseas subsidiary in New York.
 
1976We successfully establish ourselves in Germany.
 
1980Major contracts: Misurata steel project, Ataturk hydro power plant, Tarbela hydro power plant, gas turbine project Malaysia, gas turbine project Libya.
 
1990We move to new head office accommodation in Basel.Mr. Ruedi Reisdorf, Jr.
 
1992ISO 9002 certification by BVQI.
 
1995First major logistics project with partners in the engineering and pharmaceuticals industries.
 
1996Opening of our first subsidiary in China in Shanghai.
 
1998Opening of our Beijing office.
 
1999ISO 14001 environmental management certification by BVQI.
 
2000Spin-off of logistics operations as an independent division.
 
2001Ruedi Reisdorf Sr. hands over executive control to his son Ruedi Reisdorf Jr.
 
2002Integration of FRACHT Australia with its 6 offices.
 
2005Opening of our Dalian office.
 
2007Fracht (Shanghai) Ltd., Fracht China is now operating as a WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise).
 
2007Opening of our Italy, France and Abu Dhabi offices.
 
2008Opening of our Taipei office.
 
2009Expansion in Eastern Europe. Fracht FWO Czech s.r.o., Ostrava and Praha. Founding of Fracht Malta Ltd. in Marsa and Fracht Azerbaijan LLC Baku.
 
2010Further expansion in France with the opening of our branch in Strasbourg.
 
2011Opening of our branch in Shenzhen, China and further expansion in France with the opening of our office in Lyon.
 
2013Expansion in South America with the opening of an office in Santiago, Chile.