You are looking towards the future
our past shows you the way

Our history is the basis of our entrepreneurial future.  Our future depends –as in the last 130 years- on the quality of our service.  As an independent and strong Swiss corporation we focus on first class service and products, from which our customers have profited since 1873.


1873  The Riggenbach brothers establish Lagerhäuser der Centralschweiz in Aarau.  The Federal  Customs Administration grants the approval for the “Federal Alcohol Warehouse.”  Founding of Wine Cellars Aarau.

1909 Acquisition of the transport -, trucking-, and coal company Siebenmann.  With this addition, a horse and carriage transport service expands the company.

1954 Opening of the international transport department.  Together with the inbond warehouse, our global clientele has benefited from a full-service ever since. 

1965 Founding of Cotra – Automobil Transports in Rothrist along with the era of the automobile boom.

1973 Lagerhäuser der Centralschweiz move from Bahnhofstrasse in Aarau to Buchs.

1974 Construction of the warehouse in Hunzenschwil and construction of Halls 1 and 2 in Schafisheim.

1999 Oel-Pool Ltd. evolves from the fuel department.  Opening of the first “Ruedi Rüssel” – gas station.  Acquisition of Giezendanner Transport Ltd. in Rothrist. 

2003 Purchase of the Logistics Center Spreitenbach including the integration of Nestlé employees in Lagerhäuser Aarau.

2006 Lagerhäuser puts one of the largest automated high bay warehouses in the region into operation in Schafisheim.

2007 Oel-Pool Ltd. takes over all subsidiary companies of SHELL in Switzerland

2010  Lagerhäuser Aarau sells Giezendanner Ltd. back to the family Giezendanner


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