Moving business forward

Integrated management report 2016

At a glance

The Panalpina Group is one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions.

70countries 500offices worldwide 14,415full-time equivalents (FTE) worldwide

AMERICAS
1,577m NFR

4,236

EUROPE
2,151m NFR

4,594

MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA and CIS
301m NFR

1,493

ASIA PACIFIC
1,167m NFR

3,737
CORPORATE corporate 422
NFR: Net Forwarding Revenue (CHF) employees: full-time equivalents (FTE) worldwide

Interview

Karlen Ulber

We are keeping to our long-term goals and are confident that we can maintain stable costs to position the business for volume growth.

Stefan Karlen Chief Executive Officer

With our strong and flexible organization, we are now able to accelerate our plans for growth and to succeed in a competitive environment.

Peter Ulber Chairman of the Board of Directors

Strategy

Business Model

Panalpina’s business model reflects a comprehensive and integrated approach to creating sustainable value for all its stakeholders. All functions within the company, from technology to quality and environmental management, and from human resources to ethics and compliance, are focused on supporting the strategy built around four pillars: operational improvement, organic growth, external growth and innovation. Panalpina’s management continuously evaluates the external environment and key market drivers to ensure that the company’s assets are efficiently and effectively used to produce long-term, sustainable returns for customers, shareholders, employees and communities.

2016 Report
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Case studies

Business Overview

People

Quality and Environment