Mission & Values
At Meyer & Meyer, decades of experience are combined with a keen interest in new technologies and a strong sense of social responsibility. The three pillars of tradition, innovation and sustainability have made Meyer & Meyer a leading fashion specialist and a reliable logistics partner who will support you across your entire value chain. “From sheep to shop” describes the comprehensive range of high-quality services we provide – from checking the quality of your fabric, trimmings and finished goods, to their storage, finishing and transportation, as well as omnichannel services. All backed up by state-of-the-art IT and technology.
This full-service offering is accompanied by the highest quality standards, efficient processes, innovative ideas, as well as international expertise in Europe and North Africa.. As a company with a long family tradition, we also go to great lengths to ensure the satisfaction of our more than 1,800 employees. They all have one thing in common: a passion for fashion and logistics and for growing our company together. Mutual respect, trust and a sense of fun are at the heart of how we work.
The fusion of tradition, innovation and sustainability has made Meyer & Meyer a leading fashion specialist and a reliable partner.
Years of experience and our international network have inspired our full-service offer, the only one of its kind in all of Europe: fashion logistics – from sheep to shop – or a bespoke combination of our services, catered to your needs and requirements.
HistoryMeyer & Meyer started out with carriages and real-life horse power: after more than a century in the logistics business, today the company combines its extensive experience with the latest technologies and transport to deliver comprehensive first-class services. We have been active on an international scale for decades, supporting our partners with passion and creativity.
Adolf M. Meyer founds a furniture transport business in Osnabrück, Germany.
Meyer’s sons Adolf and Josef take over the company.
Meyer & Meyer decides to specialize in the transport of hanging garments.
Meyer & Meyer ships is first consignments to and from Tunisia. The company opens its first office abroad, in Tunis.
In the 1990s, Meyer & Meyer, together with partners, carries out its first transport activities in Eastern Europe. In 1998, the first own Eastern European branch office is founded in Romania.
Meyer & Meyer celebrates its hundredth birthday.
Meyer & Meyer opens automated logistics centres in Peine and Osnabrück.
Meyer & Meyer wins the ECO-Performance-Award for acting sustainable.
Meyer & Meyer wins the “Personalmanagement Award” for the health management concept Meyer’s FIT.
Meyer & Meyer with the strategic establishment and expansion of logistics services for the automotive supplier industry. The automotive business segment has been growing steadily ever since.
Opening of two logistics buildings for flat-packed goods with a total area of 70,000 m² in Peine.
Michael Meyer and Rolf Meyer move to a newly formed supervisory board and hand over the operational management to CEO Jan Weber and the management team.
For further geographical expansion, Meyer & Meyer subsidiary WKS establishes the new joint venture MOVITeX in Italy. A fully automated shuttle warehouse with up to 100,000 parking spaces is put into operation at the Peine site. The siblings Maximilian Meyer and Theresa Meyer join the company management. The generation change is complete.
Maximilian Meyer is appointed to the Management Board. Theresa Meyer joins the company.
The company completes the generation change: The siblings Maximilian Meyer and Theresa Meyer lead the company in 4th generation.
Top National Employer 2014 and 2015
In 2014 and 2015, the news magazine Focus listed Meyer & Meyer in 5th place among the top employers "medium-sized companies logistics & transport".
Prevention Award 2013 for the Meyer's FIT health management concept
Meyer & Meyer has already received its second award for the "Meyer's FIT" health management concept with the Prevention Award 2013. With this award, the German Employer's Liability Insurance Association for Trade and Goods Distribution (BGHW) honors innovative and sustainable contributions to in-house occupational health and safety.
Human Resources Management Award 2013
Meyer & Meyer received the Human Resources Management Award 2013 in the category of small and medium-sized enterprises for its holistic health management concept "Meyer's FIT". Meyer's FIT offers comprehensive services for the physical, mental and social health of employees. With this prestigious annual award, the German Association of Human Resource Managers (BPM) honors outstanding achievements in human resource management.
At the beginning of every successful project is a vision. That is why the German Ideas Award honors commitment, creativity and ideas in Germany. Meyer & Meyer received the 2013 German Ideas Award for its projects involving the use of electric trucks in city logistics. The prize is awarded by the German Institute for Business Administration (dib). The criteria for the award are the social, cultural, ecological and economic added value of an idea, the degree of innovation and implementation, and its transferability.
ECO-Performance Award 2011
Taking responsibility and convincing with a holistic approach to sustainability - these are the criteria according to which DKV Euro Service and the Chair of Logistics Management at the University of St. Gallen present the Eco-Performance Award every year. The aim is to motivate companies involved in road freight and goods transport to conserve resources and avoid pollutants. Meyer & Meyer received the coveted award in the large company category (more than 50 vehicles) for its efficient energy generation and use.
Cooperative ventures often achieve the best results - especially for the customer. That is why the ECR Award (= Efficient Consumer Response Award) honors exemplary cooperative management for the benefit of business and consumers. GS1 Germany GmbH, service provider for the development and implementation of global, cross-industry standards presented the award on September 21, 2010 in Hamburg. Fashion house Jost and fashion manufacturer Gerry Weber received the award together with five partner companies, including Meyer & Meyer. The special partner orientation in the cooperation and the optimization of the entire value chain were considered worthy of the award. The jury judged the linking of merchandise identification with a merchandise security function to be exceptionally innovative.
Osnabrücker Business Award 2008
And the winner is: Meyer & Meyer. On 6th November 2008, we were awarded the Osnabrücker Wirtschaftspreis by the Verein für Wirtschaftförderung in Osnabrück e.V. [Osnabrück Association for Business Development]. The coveted trophy honours successful entrepreneurial action. Criteria for the award included investments in technical innovations as well as social commitment. Thanks to the new, automated logistic centre in Osnabrück, the photovoltaic facility and the company's nursery "Die Fledder-Mäuse", Meyer & Meyer scored well.
Forum Prize 2005
Meyer & Meyer's "From Sheep to Shop“ principle also did well with TextilWirtschaft. In May 2005, the specialist newspaper honoured us with the much sought-after Forum Preis. Meyer & Meyer jumped from a regional to an international logistics service provider. With the aid of cooperation and joint ventures, Meyer & Meyer is able to cover entire processes of the textile supply chain on both a national and international level – the specialist magazine TextilWirtschaft considered this development to be award-worthy.
Transport and Logistics Cooperation Prize 2003
Meyer & Meyer and Gerry Weber have taken advantage of the competitive factor of transport and logistics in a particularly innovative way. Through cooperation and the resulting pooling of storage, quality assurance and distribution of textiles, the partners reduced process costs and shortened transport times – and were honoured for this by the Deutsche Verkehrszeitung (DVZ) [a specialist magazine for German transport] and the Bundesverband Werkverkehr und Verlader e.V. (BWV) [federal association of company transport and shipping] with the cooperation prize on 8th May 2003.