HISTORY

 

1866 – LORANG
LORANG, a haulage company, is founded principally to transport steel products between the steel plants Eich in Luxemburg and Burbach in Saarland. 

1965 – MANUPORT and PORTLUX
Traders from Luxembourg, France and Germany found the companies MANUPORT and PORTLUX at a new harbour at the Moselle, Mertert. They create a high performance infrastructure on two quays for goods handling in the harbour, and through their carrier activities they transform the only inland harbour in Luxembourg into a central intersection for transport by ship, rail and truck in Europe.

1975 – LORANG
LORANG takes over the carrier J.A. Welter and thereby gains a specialist for cargo transportation.

1981 – LORANG
The company moves from its old site in Dommeldingen to its new site in Luxemburg-Findel.

1992 – LORANG
After the European borders have been opened, LORANG focuses on the continuously growing market for complete and partial loads and transfers the cargo handling to partner companies.

1992 – LUXPORT
The companies Portlux and Manuport merge into LUXPORT SA and thereby realize a common logistics project for procurement, sorting and just-in-time delivery.

1997 – LORANG
The company documents its high quality standards through ISO certification according to the DIN 9000 standard series.

1997 – TCT
With funding from the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, the construction of the container terminal is started. For this an operating company was specially founded: the Trierer Container Terminal GmbH.

1998 – LORANG
The IT system is extended to provide dynamic data exchange, allowing customers transparency in all transactions.

1998 – LUXPORT
The construction of a new cargo handling and logistics terminal for flat steel is completed.

1998 – TCT
The Trierer Container Terminal opens as the first container port on the Moselle and, in this way, creates an important intersection point for modern logistics.
2001 – LUXPORT
Due to the high demand from international customers, the capacity of the logistics terminal is doubled to more than 9,000 m2.

2002 – TCT
LUXPORT S.A. becomes the main shareholder of TCT.

2006 – LUXPORT
LUXPORT joins forces with the freight forwarding business LORANG, thereby ensuring that the entire logistics are now available from a single provider. The companies, now under a unified management, move into a common corporate building.

2009 – LORANG
Foundation of LORANG GMBH with headquarters in Trier, firmly anchoring the road haulage activities in Germany.