Rieger's - your haulage partner in South Tyrol

Rieger Transport is a family business and has been heavily involved in the haulage sector for over fifty years. Based in Laas (Lasa) in the Vinschgau (Val Venosta) region of South Tyrol, Italy, it provides efficient service with fast, secure deliveries. After years of operating in the sector, Rieger Transport has a wealth of practical experience and has expanded to become a warehousing and shipping company. The company now focuses on the transportation of marble and various fragile goods.
Rieger Transport provides prompt, reliable transportation for both full and partial loads: the fact that the company has its own large warehouse on the industrial estate in Laas (Lasa) guarantees 100% security for goods before they are shipped and reach the recipient in perfect order.

Our values

If you’re looking for a reliable haulage company, we’re you’re ideal partner!

Many years of experience and a high level of professionalism, reliability and a friendly nature, Rieger Transport provides absolute customer satisfaction.

We firmly believe in these values: they form the philosophy at the heart of our company!

A strong team

Rieger Transport GmbH is family-run business based in Laas (Lasa), South Tyrol, Italy. It was established in 1961 and is now in its second generation under Hubert Rieger and his wife Annemarie.

The Rieger Transport team now comprises the two owners and eight experienced employees. These employees ensure smooth cooperation with customers, a large number of which are local companies that have chosen Rieger Transport for many years.

Haulage and countries served

At Rieger Transport, we ensure prompt, secure transportation of goods, especially those of a fragile nature.

Over the last few years, the company has built up a large network with several partner haulage companies. We are therefore able to fulfil almost all requests for haulage within Europe.

Our services range include consolidated and direct transport as well as deliveries of single pallets of marble, industrial materials, dry goods and wine.

We provide haulage services within Europe: particularly to and from South Tyrol (Italy), North Italy, Austria and Switzerland.

We also provide local deliveries and can transport small loads via vans or lorries with a hydraulic lift.

Fleet and warehouse

Rieger Transport is based on the industrial estate in Laas (Lasa), South Tyrol, Italy. It has a large operations building / warehouse for intermediate storage of goods and a large commercial unit with parking and loading facilities.

A wide-ranging fleet of rigid lorries with trailers (with swap bodies) and various combinations of trailers guarantee a high level of flexibility.

Our fleet includes:

  • Articulated lorries with open articulated flatbed trailers
  • Tautliners with side curtains and roof curtains
  • Covered articulated flatbed trailers
  • Rigid lorries with swap bodies for rail transport and swap bodies without hard covers (either open or with tarpaulins)
  • Vans (3.5 tonnes)
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Today

1961

The company is established by Hans Rieger in Eyrs (Oris), near Laas (Lasa), South Tyrol

Image: Hans Rieger with his new lorry

1961

1970

Increased transportation of construction materials to Switzerland and Austria

Image: Hans Rieger with his lorry

1970

1977

Construction boom: increased haulage between Vinschgau (Val Venosta) and other parts of Northern Italy

Image: Fiat lorry

1977

1985

The company becomes an OHG (general partnership) and an operations building (today’s headquarters) on the industrial estate in Laas (Lasa) is purchased. Later another industrial unit is purchased for parking and loading.

Scania lorry with a load of concrete formwork. Between 1985 and the Financial Crisis of 2007 Rieger Transport used a large number of these vehicles.

1985

1989

International haulage increases: shift towards long-distance haulage operations to Germany and other EU countries

Image: The first lorry to make greater numbers of international journeys (the trailer is missing in the photo)

1989

1993

Increased activity and specialisation in the transportation of marble and construction materials

Image: One of our tippers attempts to move the tower in the waters of the Reschensee (Lago di Resia)

1993

1995

Company ownership transferred from Hans Rieger to Hubert Rieger

Image: Part of the fleet at the time

1995

1999

Image: A new (for 1999) swap body with an advertisement for concrete formwork haulage

1999

2001

Establishment of our own warehouse and reloading point for partial loads, designed to guarantee optimum vehicle utilisation

The shift from tippers to rigid lorries with swap bodies began in 2000. The swap bodies remained.

2001

2004

The company becomes a GmbH (private limited company)

2004

2005

Finally, after years of searching, the company purchases a commercial unit to expand its operations facilities. It begins to specialise in the import and export of partial loads to North & Central Italy, South & Southwest Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

2005

2016

Renovation and expansion of the warehouse and operations building

2016

Today

The team now comprises the two owners and eight skilled employees

Today
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