Press kit

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Press releases

August 17th, 2018 - «heute und hier»: Sven Epiney and Gabriele Müller-Ferch on the road in the solar bus


SRF

Environmental expert Gabriele Müller-Ferch and presenter Sven Epiney travel through Switzerland in a historic VW bus converted into an eco-mobile, discovering sustainable projects and talking to their initiators. After the summer program, the focus will be on solar cells, efficient transport and the largest electric vehicle rally in the world.

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October 27th, 2017 - Pickwings wins the 2017 Regional Logistics Prize

Migros

A jury and the expert audience at the Swiss Logistics Forum jointly decided whose commitment to greater transport efficiency was awarded the 2017 Regional Logistics Prize. Pickwings won the race with its online platform, which makes the free transport capacities of large logistics companies available to companies and private individuals.

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October 5th, 2017 - Digitization: Migros enters into partnership with transport portal Pickwings

Migros

Migros enters into a cooperation with the online portal Pickwings. The aim of this platform is to bring together suppliers and consumers of transport services. This reduces the number of empty trips, which is good for the environment and lowers costs.

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04.10.2017 - Swiss online transport portal Pickwings.ch successfully launched!

It is often a challenge for companies and private individuals to find a transport company or driver for their general cargo shipments quickly and easily. The Swiss start-up Pickwings digitized and optimized the interaction between transport service providers and the loading industry...

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Pickwings in the press

August 20, 2018


Swiss television

SRF

Efficient transport management

Transport companies transport all kinds of goods. When they have delivered their goods, however, they often drive around with empty spaces. Pickwings in Baar offers transport partners the opportunity to digitize their fleet in order to save costs and optimize the utilization of their vehicles. They use apps to connect customers and trucks, thus ensuring a better CO2 balance.

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February 17th, 2018

Zürcher Oberländer

Züri Ost

Transport in the digital age

Rapperswil-Jona The "Beer Factory" in Jona recently started transporting its beer via the online transport network "Pickwings". The Zug start-up wants to help save time, money and CO2.

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December 13th, 2017

Canton Zug

Directorate of Economic Affairs Contact Point Economy Canton Zug

Do you know: Pickwings

... that Pickwings has won the logistics prize of the associations Verein Netzwerk Logistik (VNL) and detranz? A jury and the expert audience at the Swiss Logistics Forum in Lucerne jointly decided that Pickwings, with its online platform, which makes free transport capacities of large logistics companies available to companies and private individuals, would be awarded the 2017 Regional Logistics Prize for its commitment to greater transport efficiency.

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November 14th, 2017

Logistik & Fördertechnik

Logistik & Fördertechnik

Migros cooperates with Pickwings

Migros enters into a cooperation with the online portal Pickwings. The aim of the platform presented in the June / August issue of Logistik & Fördertechnik is to bring together suppliers and buyers of transport services. This allows empty trips to be reduced, which is good for the environment and lowers costs.

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October 30, 2017

Startupricker.ch

Startupticker.ch

Pickwings wins Logistics Prize

A jury and the expert audience at the Swiss Logistics Forum jointly decided whose commitment to greater transport efficiency was awarded the 2017 Regional Logistics Prize. Pickwings won the race with its online platform, which makes the free transport capacities of large logistics companies available to companies and private individuals.

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Luzerner Zeitung

Luzerner Zeitung

Pickwings wins Logistics Prize

The young company Pickwings, based in Baar, has been awarded the Regional Logistics Prize 2017 at the Swiss Logistics Forum in the Swiss Museum of Transport. The company has developed an online platform that makes the free transport capacities of large logistics companies available to companies and private individuals.

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Greater Zurich Area

Greater Zurich Area

Pickwings wins logistics award

Pickwings won the logistics prize of the associations detranz and VNL. The Baar-based startup is developing a platform that brings together transport service providers and customers. The aim is to avoid empty trips and reduce carbon emissions.

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Punkt4info

punkt4info

Pickwings wins Logistics Prize

Pickwings has won the logistics prize of the associations detranz and VNL. The Baar-based start-up is developing a platform that brings together suppliers and buyers of transport services. The aim is to avoid empty trips and reduce CO2 emissions.

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October 26th, 2017

Handelszeitung

Handelszeitung

Transport 4.0- Pickwings a Zug-based startup wants to get the transport industry off the beaten track.

The business idea "Half of all trucks on Swiss roads are not fully loaded. Every fourth truck even runs completely empty," says Marc Bolliger, founder of Pickwings, "This is not only an efficiency problem, but also an environmental problem". The crux of the matter: "Even today, trucks are still on the road incognito," says Bolliger.

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October 17th, 2017

Migros Magazin

Migros Magazin

Cleverly planned transports

Migros enters into a partnership with the online portal Pickwings. This platform brings together providers and users of transport services. The aim is to avoid empty trips and reduce environmental pollution.

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October 16th, 2017

Handelszeitung

Handelszeitung

Migros is cooperating with Pickwings.

Migros has entered into a partnership with the Pickwings transport platform. The aim of the startup from Baar ZG is to bring together providers and buyers of transport services, according to a press release. The "Uber for road transport" is intended to prevent empty trips. Through the partnership, the transport provider should benefit from lower costs. Migros from more favorable conditions and the environment from less CO2 emissions.

October 10th, 2017

Startups.ch

Startups.ch

Migros and the logistics startup Pickwings now operate in partnership

The logistics company Pickwings celebrates a new partnership: from now on the startup works together with Migros. In logistics, too, digitization has massively changed the rules of the game. The industry is also feeling the increasing social awareness of the environment. Pickwings is picking up on both trends and offering individualized offers for both carriers and shippers. This not only allows them to work more efficiently, but also helps to reduce empty trips.

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October 9th, 2017

Netzwoche

Netzwoche

Migros finds partner in Pickwings

Migros and Pickwings have announced a collaboration. Migros Logistics and the transport platform want to merge their systems and optimize processes.

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C36daily.

C36daily ICT News

Switzerland: Migros relies on Pickwings transport platform

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October 7th, 2017

Luzerner Zeitung

Luzerner Zeitung

Migros works with Baarer company

It's a big step for Pickwings: Migros is entering into a partnership with the Baar start-up, as the companies report.

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October 6th, 2017

Startupticker

Startupticker.ch

Migros works with Baarer company

It's a big step for Pickwings: Migros is entering into a partnership with the Baar start-up, as the companies report.

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Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC

Digitization: Migros enters into partnership with Pickwings transport platform

Migros enters into a cooperation with the Climate-KIC start-up Pickwings. The aim of the online platform is to bring together suppliers and buyers of transport services. This reduces the number of empty trips, which is good for the environment and lowers costs.

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Unternehmer Zeitung

Unternehmer Zeitung

Migros cooperates with logistics start-up

Migros wants to use the online platform of the Baarer start-up Pickwings. This brings together providers and buyers of transport services. The aim is to avoid empty trips and reduce CO2 emissions.

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Swiss IT Reseller

Swiss IT Reseller

Migros relies on transport platform Pickwings

In order to minimize logistics costs, wholesaler Migros has concluded a cooperation agreement with the Pickwings online transport exchange.

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inside-it.ch

inside-it.ch

Migros reaches out his hand to Startup Pickwings

Migros is partnering with Startup Pickwings, according to the companies today. The young company offers an online platform that brings together providers and buyers of transport services. Migros hopes that this will enable it to optimize its core business and logistics processes and avoid empty trips. In a first phase, the teams from Migros Logistics and Pickwings will examine how the different systems can be brought together in such a way that both parties benefit.

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Computerworld

Computerworld

Migros partners with Pickwings

The wholesaler Migros wants to work together with the Internet service Pickwings, a kind of transport service.

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September 10th, 2017

Zentralschweiz am Sonntag

Zentralschweiz am Sonntag

Baarer Start-up declares war on empty truck trips

PICKWINGS ⋅ What Uber is for taxi traffic is Pickwings for goods transport. 1000 trucks from medium-sized and small companies are already in service for the Baar start-up. This has declared war on empty trips.

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September 1st, 2017

Radio Zürisee

Radio Zürichsee

Trucks Uber - Three Zuger fill trucks

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Blick

Blick.ch

These three Zuger build Uber for trucks

Pickwings wants to be for trucks, what Uber is for taxis. Three entrepreneurs from Baar have set up a platform for more than 500,000 Swiss francs to massively reduce empty trips.

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Blick am Abend

Blick am Abend

Three young entrepreneurs from Zug are turning the logistics industry upside down: they want to radically simplify the transport of goods.

Three entrepreneurs from Baar ZG have set up a platform to reduce the number of empty truck journeys.

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August 31st, 2017

DVZ - Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung

DVZ - Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung

Who invented it?

The Swiss start-up Pickwings is trying to shake up the domestic general cargo market with an online portal. Behind the Baar-based company is Marc Bolliger, a long-standing manager at Spedition Planzer, who together with the two IT experts David Peyer and Thomas Federer launched the company a few months ago. "Our goal was a digital transport solution that was geared to the wishes of the loading industry," explains Bolliger.

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August 28th, 2017

Success: Official organ of the Swiss SME Association

Success: Official organ of the Swiss SME Association

Pickwings.ch: The new transport portal for Swiss SMEs

The startup Pickwings.ch enables the dispatch of goods within Switzerland according to the Uber principle and thus uses the empty journeys of Swiss carriers as a business model for its customers. More than 80 transport companies with a combined fleet of around 1000 trucks are available on Switzerland's first online transport portal.

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August 8th, 2017

Logistik & Fördertechnik

Logistik & Fördertechnik

As on wings from the ramp to the receiver

A platform called "Pickwings" digitally maps the supply chain for general cargo, partial and full loads at 100 percent. Interactive, including delivery times and dynamic price calculation.

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May 17th, 2017

Zugerbieter

Zugerbieter

More efficiency in the transport of goods

Pickwings offers a digital solution for transport orders over 31.5 kilograms. The idea was developed by experts in Baar.

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May 8th, 2017

Netzwoche

Netzwoche

Your web project in the Netzwoche - www.pickwings.ch

Pickwings wants to digitize the transport business. The start-up company from Baar will mediate transport orders in real time. To truck drivers in the vicinity of consignors and to private individuals. Shippers could place orders for shipments weighing 31.5 kilograms or more on the website. Pickwings calculates a flexible price for each order, which varies according to transport resources in the regions.

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May 2, 2017

Aargauer Zeitung

Aargauer Zeitung

Digital solidarity in transport

Pickwings A start-up wants to turn the transport industry upside down - but resists the comparison with Uber

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April 20, 2017

Handelszeitung

Handelszeitung

Efficiency turbo for the transport industry

With a new online portal, Pickwings digitizes the cooperation between shippers and transport companies. Orders can be placed in real time and processed without paper.

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April 18th, 2017

startupticker.ch

startupticker.ch

Five start-ups selected for the Climate-KIC Accelerator programme in Zurich

Climate-Kic has selected five cleantech startups with outstanding solutions that address climate change to join the 18-months acceleration program. The selected startups include: Advantec Polymers, AURAIA, Pickwings, Neovili and SelfPuris....

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Climate-KIC Blog

Climate-KIC Blog

Fresh wind from Vienna and Zurich.

The Climate-KIC Accelerators in Vienna and Zurich are looking forward to these 9 fantastic start-ups this summer: And we are looking forward to....

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April 12th, 2017

C36daily

C36daily ICT News

ICT-Startups: A Swiss startup digitizes general cargo transportation

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April 11th, 2017

startupticker.ch

startupticker.ch

A Swiss startup digitizes general cargo transport

With a new online portal, Pickwings digitizes the cooperation between shippers and transport companies. Orders can be placed in real time and processed without paper. This increases efficiency and capacity utilization. Several established Swiss transport companies are already offering their services on the platform....

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Netzwoche

Netzwoche

Uber for road transport - Pickwings wants to digitize Swiss transport system

Pickwings wants to digitizes transport services on Swiss roads. The start-up already has its first partners....

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