Constantly growing market demand for bicycles, accessories and spare parts has prompted intercycle ag to outsource its warehousing and logistics services to Zibatra Logistik AG as from January 2022. This move steps up the existing collaboration between the companies. No redundancies will be announced.
hoco online gmbh and Sports Nut GmbH are both active in the bike and action sports segments. These two companies have now commissioned a new logistics centre in Berlin-Schönefeld. The centre’s 5,500 square metres of rented storage space will be available for goods receiving, shipping, returns, assembly and customer service. From now on, B2C orders placed with the online trader BMO and the own brands “Platzangst” and “iXS Sports” will be shipped all over the world from this facility.
In the annual Swiss Employer Ranking of the newspapers “Handelszeitung” and “Le Temps”, the hostettler group occupies a podium position with 3rd place in the category “Automotive and vehicle manufacturing”.
The Women’s Carve Hip-Hugger Shorts by iXS was awarded the top podium position in the 2021 Design & Innovation Award. These bike shorts, specifically designed for women, won the coveted prize within the “Equipment Offroad” category.
From 1 January 2021, hostettler moto ag takes over the site of the motorcycle store, Arrigoni Sport GmbH in Adliswil (ZH). The current business structure will continue under the name “hostettler moto ag | Zürich Süd” with the existing workforce and a slightly adapted array of brands.
From 1 August 2020, Yves Vollenweider will step into the position of Managing Director of hostettler moto ag, whose network of branches includes six retail stores in the motorcycle business in Sursee, Lucerne, Eschenbach/SG, Fribourg, Sion and Bern.
From 1 May 2020, the motorcycle retail shops of the Swiss wholesale company will be known as hostettler moto ag instead of the current hostettler retail ag. Also, retrospectively as of 1 January this year, the hostettler group wholly took over hess hostettler ag in Stettlen (BE) and integrated it into the branch network of hostettler moto ag.
The hostettler group keeps the wheels turning despite the Corona pandemic. By making flexible and forward-looking plans, the hostettler group intends to safeguard the health of its employees and at the same time create the best possible conditions for the economic success of the company.
Swiss racer Tom Lüthi, third in the 2019 Moto2 World Championship, is now starting with a new equipment supplier: The Kalex rider from the Liqui Moly Intact GP Team relies on leather suits from the Swiss motorcycle clothing specialist iXS.
The management of the hostettler group has been strengthened: Tom Petertil took over the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective 1 December 2019. He has interdepartmental responsibility for the development and transformation of the hostettler group’s business units and corporate processes.
The company Freidig Moto-Active GmbH, a member of the hostettler group, will take over the exclusive Swiss distribution rights for the helmet brands Shark, Caberg and Iota as well as the clothing manufacturers Bering, Segura and Bagster from the wholesaler Philippe Coulon SA with effect from 1 January 2020.
Retroactively effective 1 January 2019, hostettler group is taking over Parts World AG located in Lohn-Ammannsegg (Solothurn). With this merger, hostettler group is strengthening its capabilities in integrated cross-channel retailing and expands its availability of premium brands.