1970
Formation by Heinz Kern in Germersheim as a transport company
1985
Business scope widened to include services as forwarding agent and warehousing
1988
Introduction of additional activities such as commissioning and packing for manufacturers of branded goods
1994
Construction of the central warehouse in Lingenfeld
1995
Commencement of the world-wide logistics activities and central warehousing for Pino, a pharmaceutical company based in Hamburg
1997
Extension to the central warehouse in Lingenfeld; installation of a "pick-to-light"-commissioning facility
1990-1997
Multiple awards for transportation and other services
1998
Award for the product launch of Nivea-Beauté;Restructing of the company: merger of Kern Brothers Logistics in Germersheim and Kern Warehousing and Commissioning in Lingenfeld into KERN Logistics GmbH with its headquarters in Lingenfeld
2003
2nd extension to the central warehouse
2008
3rd extension to the central warehouse