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Company history

  1. Start in Zurich and Geneva

    1997

    1st of April KWE Switzerland Ltd. started as a fully owned subsidiary of KWE Japan with business locations in Bassersdorf/Zurich-Airport and Geneva Airport with main activity in Air Freight.
  2. Sea Freight

    1998

    Adding FCL and LCL Sea Freight Service to the portfolio.

  3. Own Airfreight Terminal

    2008


    In January, KWE Zurich opened its own bonded Air Freight Terminal with full aviation security status (FOCA approved, regulated Agent).

  4. KWE Gateway

    2009


    In May KWE Switzerland started feeding KWE Germany's Gateway in Frankfurt to offer the newly designed IDS-Service (Intact Delivery Service) to its Swiss clientele. Self palletized ULD's. No third parties involved.

  5. 'Green Smiley', local Website

    2010


    In January, KWE Switzerland invented the 'green Smiley' Service in co-operation with the myClimate Organisation to allow our customers to offset the CO2 emissions, caused by the airfreight transportation. In July, release of the country specific Website www.kwe-switzerland.com

  6. New Services

    2011


    Adding Warehousing and Logistics to the service portfolio.

    Hitting the 1000t Airfreight Mark to Shanghai for the first time. 

  7. AEO Certification / E-Commerce

    2014


    In February, KWE Switzerland obtains the AEO Certification (Authorized Economic Operator).

    In November, KWE Zurich opened a new Business field and started its crossborder e-commerce activities for renowned fashion and sports brands.

  8. Additional Warehouse Space

    2015


    In January, KWE Zurich added additional warehouse space to offer a total of 500 m2 high quality warehouse capacity to its clientele.