Piano-Express - das Unternehmen

Company:

Your specialist for pianos and grand pianos

Piano-Express has been a specialist in transporting pianos and grand pianos since 2001. By constantly expanding its logistics services, Piano-Express now offers a complete service for your instrument. This service is guaranteed by our various locations across Germany. Only specially trained staff are employed to transport your instrument.

Key figures

  • 5 locations in Berlin  •  Hamburg  •  Hilden (NRW)  •  Lichtenfels  •  Munich
  • 170 staff
  • 48 vehicle units (trucks; trailers) with special box body incl. heating

History

1 June 2001 Founding of Piano-Express GbR
Regional transportation in Berlin/surrounds
December 2001 Start of long-distance nation instrument transportation
March - November 2002 Start of European transportation to the Benelux countries, France, Austria and England
April 2003 Opening of the branch office in Mettmann
December 2003 17 staff employed in the commercial and industrial division
March 2004 Relocation of the Mettmann office as a result of warehouse expansion
June 2004 Start of instrument transportation to Switzerland
September 2004 Transformation of the GbR into M+S Piano-Express GmbH
November 2004 Opening of the Stuttgart branch office
December 2004 27 staff employed in the commercial and industrial division
May 2005 Opening of the Munich branch office
March 2006 Another expansion of warehouse capacities at the Mettmann branch
November 2006 Closure of the Stuttgart branch
December 2006 39 staff employed in the commercial and industrial division
February 2007 Relocation of the Berlin head office to new premises at the shipping site in Tempelhof with a warehouse of approx. 1000 m² and ramp connection
November 2007 Start of instrument transportation to Italy
February 2008 Expansion of the service range: Overseas importing of instruments by container; unpacking and picking of pianos and grand pianos
November 2008 Expansion of the service range: Tuning and repairing instruments
December 2009 Introduction of a new company logo; Start of the new website
July 2010 Expansion of warehouse capacities at the Munich branch
October 2011 Relocation of our office from Mettmann to Hilden into a larger warehouse and office space.
April 2014 Opening of the Hamburg branch office
May 2014 Takeover of P & M Logistics - Formerly Kraus and Pabst