Our company

A leading provider of 4PL-services in Europe

4PL Central Station Group is the leading provider of fourth party logistics services in Europe – i.e., non-asset based.

The Swiss company, which continues to be entirely owned by the Bauer family, was founded in Basel by Alexander and Olivier Bauer in the year 2000. The 4PL Central Station Group currently employs more than 350 logistics professionals in its offices globally.

Certified Quality

RISK 1 (ch only) ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001 (pl only)

The 4PL Central Station Group

We acts as a general contractor, designing and operating customized logistics solutions with its extensive logistics expertise. Whilst the 4PL Central Station Group collaborates to integrate and steer “best-in-class” providers, we maintain neutral market access in order to provide a tailor made solution that maximizes the growth potential of our customers. This is a key feature of our business philosophy.

Our core compentencies

Our contribution to increase your company value.

Asset free concept
  • No own warehouses and transportation equipment

  • Neutral freight and logistics purchasing (“best-in-class”)

  • Unlimited market access

Turning fixed costs into variable costs
  • Transaction-based payment systems

  • Participation in synergy effect / success-based

  • Variable resource management

Design of customized logistics solutions
  • Logistics experts design sustainable individual logistics concepts

  • Implementation of designed solutions

  • Operational logistics processing

  • Continuous improvement initiatives

Transport management system
  • Web-based TMS

  • Electronic data exchange

  • Transparency (cost / quality / material flow)

  • Credit-based accounting system

  • Customized KPI models

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