A furniture removal company with experience.

History

Dachser & Kolb is a modern and experienced removals company that has been providing removal services around the world for over 55 years.

The corporate philosophy at Dachser & Kolb is rooted in important traditional values that provide the basis for contemporary and future-orientated business management and working practices. The secret to our longevity and our success is our passion for movement, as well as our high levels of diligence and perfectionism.

Thanks to our highly-qualified and trained specialists, our comprehensive range of services and our innovative vehicle fleet, Dachser & Kolb is today a high-performance service-provider and partner in the removals and logistics sector.

The Noughties
2016

Dachser & Kolb expands its international removal logistics operations, thanks to a global collaboration with DACHSER for air and sea freight.

2015

The company expands its services for construction site logistics with the B2C logistics business area.  The corporate removals business area is centralised and expanded in Kempten.

2014

Dachser & Kolb celebrates its 55th birthday. The inter-continental removal logistics business area is centrally relocated to Koblenz. 

2013

Opening of the branches in Munich, Cologne, Hanover, Hamburg and Leipzig.

2012

Opening of the Dusseldorf branch (North Rhine-Westphalia) and Frankfurt (Hesse).

2010

Expansion of the Kempten head office to form the central scheduling department. By centralising the business customers and inter-continental removals business areas, Dachser & Kolb expands its range of services.

2009

50 years of Dachser & Kolb: in July, the company and its customers celebrate this major company anniversary. With a new image and slogan (“kommt gut an” – a German wordplay meaning both “safely delivered” and “well received”), the course is set for the future. The company’s colour scheme changes from red and white to blue and white, and shapes the brand image from this point on. Furthermore, the vehicle fleet is completely renewed and expanded with swap bodies.

2007

The Ravensburg branch is further expanded and modernised.

2006

The range of services grows with the expansion of the large electrical appliances business area.

2001

Dachser & Kolb further expands the new furniture logistics and fitted kitchens business areas.

2000

With the modernisation of the Kempten branch to create a distribution centre/trans-shipment warehouse, the company takes another step forward in expanding its removals services and customer service.

Seventies, Eighties and Nineties
1993

The administrative department of the Kempten branch is expanded to form the head office for removal logistics.

1984

To mark the 25th anniversary of the company, the operating sites in Kempten, Wangen and Ravensburg are grouped with the contact and receiving offices in Konstanz, Friedrichshafen, Lindau, Sonthofen and Kaufbeuren. These are often operated in a shared office with the Dachser Spedition company.

The vehicle fleet comprises six HGVs and three trailers. Dachser & Kolb now employs 30 people, including specialists with specific technical training.

1971

Dachser & Kolb reacts to continuously growing demand and the company’s ever-stronger market position in the Allgäu and the eastern Lake Constance region by taking over the Rebstein Nachf company. Another operating site opens its doors in Ravensburg.

The early years
1962

Purchase of the first furniture-hauling HGV.

1959

Together with the Memmingen-based furniture haulier Georg Kolb, Thomas Dachser founds the Dachser & Kolb furniture haulage company, with its head office in Wangen, Baden-Württemberg. The vehicle fleet initially consists of only one car trailer for furniture, with an integrated passenger cabin for the people moving house.

After a short start-up period, the fledgling company already opens its second operating site in Kempten, Bavaria, which becomes an important pillar of the company. 

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