History and Values
Bracchi is one of the most important logistics and transport operators in Europe, managing tailor-made services in highly specialized niche sectors.
Our history and values speak of tradition and passion for the world of transport and logistics. Safety, sustainability and quality.
Founded as a local transport company, it has consolidated over the years to become a trusted partner for leading international companies in their sectors.
Thanks to the articulated offer of tailor-made services with high added value, the company builds a strong image and is able to meet the needs of very different customers.
Today Bracchi is a point of reference for all customers who want to use a single point of contact for any logistic and distribution support needs in Italy, Europe and the world.
Locations in Italy, Germany, Poland and Slovakia.
Logistic hubs distributed in Italy and Europe.
We handle any warehouse’s aspect
A close-knit and highly specialized team.
3 BUSINESS LINES AND 10 SERVICES SOLUTIONS
Our offer ranges from exceptional transports to fashion logistics, from e-commerce distribution to industrial supply chains.
Special & Heavy | FTL/LTL | Groupage | Crane truck | Courier
The traditional core business of the company is linked to the management of exceptional transports up to 100 tons for highly specialized sectors such as industry, agricultural or lift one, in which we are leaders in Europe.
Over the years, Bracchi has expanded its reach with express and courier services for sectors such as fashion, food and beverage, e-commerce, cosmetics and furniture.
Truckpooling is our digital flagship, an online delivery booking service with the best couriers and lots of additional services for privates and companies.
Standard Logistics | Technical Logistics | Cross Docking
We offer a wide range of integrated logistics services, from inbound/outbound logistics to customized packaging. Technological integration and automation are the hallmarks of our warehouses.
For our major customers, we develop highly specialized and customized layouts that enable us to handle all technical logistics requirements.
AIR & SEA
International Air Service | International Sea Service
We provide a full range of air and sea freight management services to and from all continents. We work directly with the major shipping companies, operating with all air carriers as IATA-certified agents.
MISSION & VISION
Our aim is to guarantee a complete range of transport and logistics solutions.
Your needs are at the heart of our commitment, with a view to constant improvement. Every day we put our passion at stake in order to guarantee a personalized service, with a flexible, listening and result-oriented offer.
Punctuality of deliveries, transparency and consulting support are among the aspects that distinguish us.
A shared view
Our vision looks at a perfect balance between sustainability, cost optimization and on-time delivery.
Each goal represents a new starting point for us. We grow for our customers and with our customers, in a constant progress in terms of training, technology and efficiency.
VALUES GUIDING US
The experience built up over the years is our strength. We remain faithful to the principles of reliability and quality that characterize the Italian entrepreneurial fabric. On these values have been built the solid foundations that guide us in our daily lives and on which we base our future growth.
We look to the future to offer our customers state-of-the-art solutions. Thanks to continuous investment in growth and excellent market analysis, we are able to anticipate and meet the needs of our customers. Improving our work and services is the most important challenge we face on a daily basis.
Our success is based on people: a highly qualified team of experts who work every day with passion and strong team spirit. Daily activities are guided by dedication, enthusiasm, collaboration and proactivity.
Bracchi is a flexible organization with an almost centennial history.
Bracchi S.r.l. was founded in 1928 as a local transport company. Despite an initially small fleet of vehicles, the company’s objective is immediately clear: to offer specific transport services for every need and high added value.
The company grows and expands in Italy
In the 1970s, the company expanded its presence nationwide, becoming a benchmark in highly specialised sectors.
Bracchi towards new horizons
The company widens its horizons more and more, expanding its business in Europe and especially in Eastern Europe.
The first integrated logistics projects
Bracchi expands the range of services offered to its customers, starting the first outsourcing projects with key customers and starting to develop integrated logistics solutions.
A new headquarters and network expansion in Europe
Bracchi acquires a large industrial area in the province of Bergamo, in Fara Gera d’Adda, where the new headquarters will be built. The company also expands its network throughout Europe and opens its frontiers to worldwide transport by dedicating an entire department to sea and air transport.
A new office in Poland
B.P. Transports was founded in Lublin (Poland), the first foreign branch of the Group, with the aim of better coordinating the services offered. Thanks to a complete fleet of its own vehicles, B.P Transports today plays a key role in the management of Eastern European traffic.
Logistic integration and enhancement
The logistic structure of Fara Gera d’Adda is enhanced with a new warehouse of 20.000 sqm and a new layout dedicated to one of the key customers who for over 30 years rely on Bracchi as a logistics partner of excellence.
A new logistics hub in Slovakia
With the new pole dedicated to the logistics and distribution of elevators and consumer goods, BSK Transports was born, the first Slovakian branch of the Group based in Levice. The company expands its presence in Eastern Europe to better meet the needs of its national and international customers and strengthens its partnership with important customers specialized in niche business, which over the years will prove to be strategic for the economic growth of the group.
Bracchi lands in Germany
Bracchi Deutschland, the German subsidiary of the Bracchi Group, is inaugurated in Ettenheim (Germany). Thanks to a covered area of 44,000 square meters and the strategic position to manage European traffic, this hi-tech pole is the reference point for the storage and assembly of components for the elevator sector, where Bracchi has been the European leader for 40 years.
Bracchi is acquired by IGI SGR
IGI SGR, an Italian Private Equity fund, invests in Bracchi acquiring the majority stake. SI2 S.p.A and Siparex Mid Cap II FCPI also participate in the transaction, acquiring a minority stake and collaborating with the management to consolidate and develop Bracchi’s presence at international level.
Bracchi acquires BAS Group
In 2018 Bracchi signed the acquisition of BAS Group, a historical reality of Bassano del Grappa born from the synergy of four transport and logistics companies specialized in complementary services of freight forwarding and storage. The range of services offered by the Bracchi is thus expanding towards new businesses and geographical areas. It inaugurates a path of mutual growth that promises Bracchi to consolidate its leadership and better satisfy customer needs.
Strengthening the presence in Slovakia
After Levice, Bracchi inaugurates a new logistics center in Kostolné Kračany. With its 65,000 square meters of surface area, the facility offers standard and integrated logistics services for strategic clients. The aim is to strengthen the role of the Bracchi as a European logistics operator in highly specialized niche sectors. In 2019 it opens a new warehouse in Schio, in the province of Vicenza, with its 15,000 square meters dedicated to cosmetics.
Peterlini trasporti acquisition
After the opening in Oppeano (VR) of a new fashion hub of over 24,000 square meters, Bracchi signs the acquisition of Trasporti Peterlini, a company from Sorbolo (PR) specialized in standard and exceptional transport services up to 100 tons.
Passion in motion
Bracchi is always looking for new challenges and market opportunities. In addition to consolidating historical partnerships, our goal is to satisfy new customers in new business areas, always doing our best to propose solutions suited to individual needs.