Our History

1966 Company established

1966 Company established

In 1966, state-owned PKS was divided into a couple of smaller companies. Among them was PKS Gdańsk-Oliwa, a transportation company responsible for domestic full truckload transport for the biggest, at the time, manufacturers in North Poland, including Bałtyk, Centrostal, Port of Gdansk, Gdańsk Brewery, and others.

1967 Zawiaty holiday resort was built.

1967 Zawiaty holiday resort was built.

Our holiday resort center was built 50 years ago with the participation of the employees, who, back then and nowadays, like to spend their holidays there. Today Zawiaty is a very popular resort in Kashubian region with many offers to suit any needs. Find out more at http://www.zawiaty.com.

1993 Opening to eastern markets

1993 Opening to eastern markets

The nineties were a time of great change in Poland and also in our company. In 1993, PKS Gdansk-Oliwa was under the control of government-appointed administrators and the decision was made to extend operations to international markets with focus on eastern countries.

1995 Privatization into PPT PKS Gdańsk-Oliwa SA

1995 Privatization into PPT PKS  Gdańsk-Oliwa  SA

After restructuring and reorganizing, the company was privatized and transformed into a joint-stock company with 94 employees as shareholders.

1996 Modern fleet acquired

1996 Modern fleet acquired

As a result of the company’s strategy, extending operations to new markets and investing in a new fleet was necessary. In January 1996, a new, modern VOLVO truck was acquired and a new transport base was established.

2000 Exploring western markets

2000 Exploring western markets

After the financial crisis in Russia, the board decided to acquire a dozen DAF trucks and extend operations to western markets, which soon after become our core business directions.

2001 Ferry bookings service launched

2001 Ferry bookings service launched

Based on hands-on experience in transport to and from UK and Scandinava, where ferry bookings were part of the everyday routine, a website for ferry crossings was founded - PROMY24.COM.

2002 Opening our first branch

2002 Opening our first branch

Our first branch opened in Kwidzyn. As a result, we were able to provide even better services to the customers in the region.

2007 Boost in container forwarding services.

2007 Boost in container forwarding services.

Up-to-date Gdynia branch is responsible for intermodal container forwarding.

2010 Telemetry systems implemented

2010 Telemetry systems implemented

Our vehicles are equipped with telemetry systems providing real-time data, including current location, fuel consumption, direct contact with drivers, etc.

2012 New Corporate Identity

2012 New Corporate Identity

PKS Gdansk-Oliwa went through the re-branding process; the logo was redesigned and corporate colors have been changed.

2012 Subsequent branches established

2012 Subsequent branches established

In 2012 a decision was made to develop a network of offices across the country. Sixteen branches have been established including Wrocław, Świecie, Szczecin, Łodz, Warsaw, Poznan, Olsztyn, Chorzow, Białystok, Tarnow, Cracow, Katowice, Lublin and Budapest (Hungary).

2013 Groupage department established

2013 Groupage department established

In 2013 domestic and international groupage services were introduced.

2014 Euro 6 standard fleet purchased

2014 Euro 6 standard fleet purchased

PKS Gdansk-Oliwa was concerned with its impact on ecology, for this reason our fleet was among the first in the country that met the EURO 6 standard.

2016 50th anniversary

2016 50th anniversary

Fifty years later, PKS Gdansk-Oliwa remains committed to providing top-noch services to our customers, without whom our success would not be possible.

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