The AEL was founded on the shared commitment of its founding members to ensuring an improved regulatory framework for the future of logistics policy. Membership of the AEL is open to both the major providers of logistics services in Europe, as well as global companies that rely on efficient logistics for the successful execution of their business operations. The founding members are:
The world’s leading chemical company. BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: With more than 112,000 employees, six Verbund sites and 376 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.
The Deutsche Post and DHL corporate brands offer a one-of-a-kind portfolio of logistics and communications services. The Group provides its customers with both easy to use standardized products as well as innovative and tailored solutions ranging from dialog marketing to industrial supply chains.
The Duisport group is the operator of the Port of Duisburg, the world’s largest inland port. Duisport also provides logistics solutions in terms of hinterland- and gateway transport, facility management and packaging services (DPL) for its customers.
Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading container transport and liner shipping companies in the world. Today the company is a central player and partner in global logistics with more than 120 modern container vessels, nearly 80 liner services between all continents and around five million containers transported a year.
Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) is a leading international corporation committed to innovation and technology with businesses spanning the globe. Its diverse array of holdings range from some of the world’s biggest port operators and retailers to property development and infrastructure to the most technologically-advanced and marketing-savvy telecommunications operators.
Michelin Group is active on all continents, from China to Brazil and from the United States of America to Germany and Russia. Michelin occupies a key position on all tire markets. Michelin provides innovative solutions for the different operating conditions corresponding to each vehicle.
SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software, offering applications and services that enable companies of all sizes and in more than 25 industries to become best-run businesses.