Our company


We, the ARS Altmann AG, headquartered in Wolnzach, Bavaria, and employing more than 1,000 people at 19 national and international locations, are a successful forwarding and logistics company and have been one of the leading service providers of automotive logistics in Europe for more than 40 years. In addition, we have a reliable partner network at our disposal.

Our services


We transport vehicles by rail and road and take over the entire service around the automobile at our centers. Since 1975, our clients have been placing their trust in our services, because with our own ultra-modern assets, we always execute orders with confidence – punctually, reliably and safely.

Our principles


We stand for reliability, transparency and sustainability and are aware of our social responsibility. For this reason, we continuously invest in the permanent optimization of our business processes, the training and further education of our employees and the use of resource-saving assets.




Our RCR strategy: Rail – Center – Road


As part of our RCR strategy, we offer a wide range of automotive logistics services from a single source. In addition to the safe transport of finished vehicles by rail and road, this also includes a large variety of high-quality services for the automotive industry and for the high & heavy division at our centers.


With our state-of-the-art open and closed flat or double-deck wagons, we transport your vehicles safely to the desired destination.


Whether PDI, fleet control or the implementation of special installations in commercial vehicles – your vehicles are always in the best hands with us.


A technically high-quality and sustainable fleet as well as a close network of loyal partner companies ensure the flexible and fast transport of your vehicles.

“Automotive Logistics”: Brexit and the automotive industry

Currently there is probably no other issue as hotly discussed as the Brexit. The British trade journal "Automotive Logistics" has also dealt with this topic and its effects on the automotive industry and asked us as automotive logistics specialists about it. Please...

Girls and boys at ARS

On March 28, 2019, the so-called Girls' and Boys' Day took place once again and on this special theme day we also welcomed students to our company. After a general introduction of the company and our training spectrum, the girls and boys were taken to their "workplace...

“Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain”: Interview with Dr. Altmann

In the latest issue "Weekly" of the British trade magazine "Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain" our customer BMW is the focus of attention. As an important and long-standing logistics partner of the BMW Group, our Chairman of the Board Dr. Maximilian Altmann was...

Bavarian customs at ARS

Today we became witnesses of an ancient Bavarian custom, the so-called "Schäfflertanz". The dancing group "Schäfflertanzgruppe Osseltshausen e.V." visited our head office in Wolnzach and showed us the guild dance of the coopers (= Schäffler). This dance was performed...

Girls and Boys Day 2019

"All good things come in threes," as the saying goes. And we take it literally, because this year we are involved again with our offer in the so-called Girls' and Boys' Day. On March 28, 2019, the female and male participants will have the opportunity to "get a...