Management

A continuous lineage

Craiss is a family business, now being run by the fourth generation. This creates trust and stands for stability. Both inside the company and beyond.

Michael Craiss has been managing director of the company since 2011. He is actively supported by his father, Albert Craiss, who took over the chairmanship of the Advisory Board in 2011. The management of Albert Craiss GmbH & Co.KG was expanded in June 2018. Jörg Schneider took over the business management of the contract logistics, Matthias Diehm took over the task of the commercial business manager. Both have worked in responsible positions in the Craiss Group for many years and are fully trusted.

Michael Craiss, born in 1967 and since then "part" of the company. After his training as a car mechanic in the field of commercial vehicles, he completed an apprenticeship as a forwarding agent. He then traversed all operational areas of the company in a variety of roles. He became managing director in 2004 and took over the sole responsibility for the business in 2011. Michael Craiss has three children.

Albert Craiss Senior, born 1937. In 1961, he took over his father's beverage filling and fuel trading business and brought about strong growth within the heating oil sector achieving a 50% market share of the Enzkreis district during the 1970s. In 1972 he began providing freight services. From 1979 he focused the business exclusively on the transport and logistics sector. In 2011, after 50 years as managing director of the family business, he took over the chair of the supervisory board.