September 27, 2017: The Dettmer Group based in Bremen, Germany has taken over the largest air cargo handling company at Hamburg airport, LHU Luft Hafen Umschlag GmbH.
Due to the insolvency of its former owner, the Carl Tiedemann Group, LHU was facing financial difficulties. With the change in ownership the continuation of the company and the employment of the staff are secure. With LUG aircargo handling being active at Frankfurt and Munich airport, the Dettmer Group is a reliable and experienced partner in the business of handling and the storage of air cargo.
With the addition of LHU, the Dettmer Group further broadens its presence in the German air cargo market.
The Dettmer Group is 100 percent family owned. The group controls the different enterprises in the field of shipping, air cargo handling, container packing, storage and transshipment, rail logistics, tank farms and kerosene pipeline from the head office in Bremen. The Hamburg subsidiaries of the group include tank barges (Dettmer Reederei), rail logistics (Dettmer Rail), container packing (DCP) as well as waste disposal management in the Hamburg port area (Jongen).
Heiner Dettmer, owner and CEO of the Dettmer Group, is looking forward to successful teamwork with the experienced staff of LHU using the synergies of the Dettmer Group. "The affiliation of LHU with LUG air cargo handling will open new opportunities. The excellent connections of LUG to airlines worldwide airlines will help to raise cargo volumes in Hamburg,” says Heiner Dettmer.
Photo: Heiner Dettmer