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Hasenkamp Spain expands its offering with logistics services for the arts and culture sector

Evolving from a conventional carrier, Hasenkamp has become a specialist in the transportation, installation, and storage of art and cultural artifacts. With its headquarters in Madrid, Hasenkamp is extending its reach by becoming a part of the Hasenkamp Group's European Fine Art Shuttle network.

Cologne-Frechen/Madrid, 7 March 2024 – Hasenkamp, an international logistics company, is bolstering its footprint in the Spanish art and cultural transportation sector through bespoke services and strong partnerships with prominent museums and cultural institutions. With its tailored transportation solutions and specialized infrastructure, Hasenkamp caters to leading establishments in the Iberian Peninsula, including the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Prado Museum, the Picasso Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum, the Guggenheim Bilbao, and the Juan March Foundation. This expansion highlights the company's expertise in fine art logistics in Spain, known for its quality and reliability worldwide.

Thomas Schneider, Managing Director of Hasenkamp Holding, emphasizes: "Art logistics is an area where attention to detail and expertise are crucial. We prioritize ensuring that our employees worldwide meet our customers' needs and contribute significantly to the preservation of cultural heritage. I'm delighted that distances are now shorter, allowing us to offer our fine art services directly in Spain."

Alberto Galasso, Head of the Spanish Branch, adds: "We recognize the significance and delicacy involved in transporting works of art and cultural assets. Our priority is to provide each work with the care and attention it deserves. We have been providing relocation and high-quality moving services in Spain for over 30 years. The move into art logistics as part of Hasenkamp's services is the next logical step."

From Air Freight to Customs

The new presence in the Spanish market builds on the past success, which has been driven by partnerships and collaborations with Hasenkamp Group partners and other industry players. Hasenkamp Spain offers a wide array of services customized to the unique requirements of museums, galleries, and private collectors. As a certified service provider of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and a new member of ARTIM, Hasenkamp Spain adheres to the stringent safety and quality standards necessary for international and cross-border art transport.

Spain's art and museum scene is renowned for its dynamic diversity and ongoing circulation of artworks, both domestically and internationally. By joining the Hasenkamp Group's European Shuttle Network, Hasenkamp's Madrid branch provides fresh avenues for cultural institutions, galleries, and collectors to facilitate secure and environmentally sustainable transportation to and from Spain. Regular truck shuttles connect major art hubs across Europe, traversing from London via Paris to Rome. With its foothold in culturally rich Spain, Hasenkamp's art endeavors thrive, fostering greater cohesion within the global art community.


About hasenkamp

The logistics company Hasenkamp, founded in 1903, is managed in the 5th generation by its owners Hans Ewald Schneider and Dr. Thomas Georg Schneider and by Ralf Ritscher. In addition to its headquarters on the Cologne city border in Frechen, the family-owned company has more than 40 locations worldwide. Around 1,000 employees lend a hand when it comes to planning, transport and storage of sensitive and valuable goods. Today, tradition and innovation at Hasenkamp are based on a regularly audited DIN and ISO certified quality, environmental and energy management process. This points the company's way into a sustainable future. Hasenkamp divides its activities into four business units: Fine Art, Relocation, Archive Depot and Final Mile Services.

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