Wolfgang Schmid (49), working in the container business since 1993, recently holding a senior position with an international freight forwarding group in Austria, has joined Vienna-based ROAD & RAIL Internationale Speditionsgesellschaft mbH on 1 February 2017. He will take over the responsibility of some business units in the months to come, in collaboration with Norbert Grohmann, owner managing partner of the company.
Subsequently, co-management is planned. ROAD & RAIL will however, keep its orientation as a neutral service for pan-European container transport by rail and truck since 1991. After a strong year 2016, the private company with currently 14 employees is striving to grow further.
Operating more than 60 modern vehicles (incl. reefer and ADR chassis) ROAD & RAIL Internationale Speditionsgesellschaft mbH is a first choice for container trucking with departure and destination points in Austria and Central Europe. Since 1991 the company has been operating between all important European container ports of Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Koper, Triest, Rijeka, Rotterdam, Antwerp and the entire European Union with a focus on Southeastern Europe (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania) and Austria. During peak times, up to 100 container chassis in use.