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Mar 31, 2023 08:15 CDT

Logistics business introduces 2023 “Cycling Around the World” project and sets an enthusiastic objective to circumnavigate the world 7 times.

Gebrüder Weiss introduces 2023 'Cycling Around the World'

LAUTERACH, Austria, March 31, 2023 ( –
For the 2nd successive year, Gebrüder Weiss is hosting “Cycling all over the world.” The worldwide logistics business is getting in touch with biking lovers from worldwide to pedal tough beginning on April 1. This year, the company wishes to top the unexpected success of 2022: rather of 6 circumnavigations of the world, the objective is to finish 7, representing 280,525 kilometers. Taking part bicyclists have up until completion of September to end up. The variety of kilometers finished will be taped and determined in a biking app.

The concept behind this year’s sporting competitors is environmental management: for each 40 kilometers cycled, Gebrüder Weiss will spend for a tree to be planted in Nicaragua. This Central American nation is seriously impacted by environment modification, and the trees planted there are designated to secure versus flooding. The company partner is PRIMAKLIMA, a not-for-profit association that has actually been associated with reforestation jobs for more than 30 years.

“We are delighted to see how enthusiastic the individuals will be this time. The bar is high, however our company believe in our biking neighborhood, which we hope will continue to grow. This project is targeted at anybody who takes pleasure in working out and wishes to make a contribution to eco-friendly movement. Every kilometer counts, and together we can make a huge distinction – after all, that’s what we like to do most as a logistics business,” states Frank Haas, Head of Corporate Brand Strategy & & Communications at Gebrüder Weiss. A Gravelbike will be raffled off amongst the leading 250 bicyclists. Prizes will likewise be granted for finishing specific classifications varying from 60 to 6,000 kilometers.

The very first edition of the Gebrüder Weiss biking project ended in September 2022 with an overall range covered of 249,392 kilometers. At that time, the worldwide field of individuals had actually exceeded the initial objective of “just” one circumnavigation of the world (40,075 kilometers) often times over and, with this mileage, added to the replanting of 5,000 trees in Togo, Africa.

To learn more about or how to take part in Gebrüder Weiss’s 2023 “Cycling Around the World” project, go to

About Gebrüder Weiss
Gebrüder Weiss, a worldwide freight forwarder with a core service of overland transportation, air, and sea freight and logistics, is the world’s earliest transportation business with a history that goes back more than 500 years. The family-owned business uses more than 8,400 individuals around the world and boasts 180 company-owned areas. Business existence in North America consists of head office in Chicago and workplaces in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, El Paso, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. The company has actually carried out a variety of ecological, financial, and social efforts and is likewise thought about a leader in sustainable service practices. Personalized services with a single point of contact offer consumers with a remarkable service experience concentrated on reputable and affordable options.

Source: Gebrüder Weiss