Our History

trasporti eccezionali

The History of Fischer & Rechsteiner

Spedizionieri internazionali

150 Years of History


Our History in Italy


New Logo Solid Brand

spedizionieri dal 1870

Over 150 Years of History of Transport

Fischer & Rechsteiner

The Fischer & Rechsteiner brand was born in Venice. The company, founded by Mr Fischer and Mr Friedrich Rechsteiner, was active in the banking and forwarding sector, with branches throughout Europe.

Spedizioni internazionali

Fischer & Rechsteiner is founded in Switzerland as the first International Forwarding House in Chiasso, coinciding with the inauguration of the Lucerne-Milan railway line.


At the beginning of the 20th century it is transformed into "Successors Fischer & Rechsteiner", and then it takes on - again in Switzerland - the name "Fischer & Rechsteiner SA".

Spedizionieri internazionali

On April 29th, 1953 Fischer & Rechsteiner Sas of Lecco (Italy) is established with the first renewal of the brand and the commercial logo. The two founding members are Giancarlo Riva (born in 1927) and Aquilino Ripamonti (born in 1929) to which Fischer & Rechsteiner SA of Chiasso (Switzerland) joined.


F&R 2


In Italy, just after the Second World War, Fischer & Rechsteiner SA of Chiasso had opened its own presence in Italy which is subsequently given legal autonomy by the parent company with the establishment in 1965 of Fischer & Rechsteiner Spa based in Milan which in over the years it came to have fourteen branches until the business ceased in the summer of 2000.


Fischer & Rechsteiner of Lecco moves to Valmadrera, on the Lecco / Milan route, which over the years has become a very industrialized area. Large, modern and well-equipped offices and warehouses are built here.

Spedizionieri internazionali - F&R
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner creates Sigma Speedy Services Sarl, a joint venture in Beirut (Lebanon) with a local partner.
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner acquires a minority stake in Intermar Sarl international freight forwarder of Tunis (Tunisia), subsequently sold in 2014.
F&R logo ufficiale

The corporate logo is renewed.

Spedizionieri internazionali
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner obtains the qualification of IATA Agent, specific for air traffic.
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner participates with a minority share in the establishment of “EAFF Elias Ayiotis F.F. LTD”, an international shipping and forwarding company based in Limassol (Cyprus).

Fischer & Rechsteiner obtains the UNI EN ISO 9002 Quality Certification.


In May 2003 obtains the transition to UNI EN ISO 9001: 2000 (VISION 2000).


Our corporate form is changed into S.P.A. adopting the name "Fischer & Rechsteiner Company Spa".

F&R logo brasile

Fischer & Rechsteiner opens its own presence in Brazil, in the town of Jundiaí, State of Sao Paulo.


Fischer & Rechsteiner obtains the status of AEO, Authorized Economic Operator.

F&R logo Tunisia

After years of presence on the local market through agents and partnerships, Fischer & Rechsteiner Tunisie Sarl is created in Tunisia.


Fischer & Rechsteiner Company Spa acquires Fischer & Rechsteiner SA of Chiasso, and from this date on it is the sole owner of the Brand / Trade Mark Fischer & Rechsteiner.

Evoluzione logo F&R
  • Renewal of the corporate logo, banner of a modern and professional group.
  • Creation of “Jetway Supply Chain Corporation”, a joint-venture with Chinese and Korean international shipping partners based in Shanghai.
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner creates "2F Air Cargo Sarl", a joint-venture in Tunis (Tunisia) for the airfreight business development on the local market.
  • The presence in Brazil is enhanced thanks to a corporate agreement with a local company specialized in transports, logistics and customs clearance.
Spedizioni internazionali da 150 anni

We celebrate 150 years of our BRAND as freight forwarders!

We move the Porcia/Pordenone branch to Silea/Treviso.


Our presence in Tunisia is relaunched with the renewed company FR INTERNATIONAL TUNISIE S.a.r.l., a freight forwarders that relies on competent staff, with a deep knowledge of the local reality and fluent in Arabic, Italian, French and English .

70 anni Fischer&Rechsteiner
  • Fischer & Rechsteiner celebrates the 70th anniversary of its establishment as an Italian company in Lecco.
  • Transfer of the Pioltello/Milano branch to the new spacious location with adjoining warehouse in via Gorizia 1/C.

And now move forward, towards
new challenges and new goals