About Us

Brief history

Our family group, existing for more than 75 years, is involved in the transport logistics solutions and added services,

i.e. maritime, barging, road and multimodal transports, port handling operations, storage, warehousing, customs clearance and fiscal representation; this through various companies in Europe (Liège, Antwerp, Eupen, Bierset in Belgium, Huldange in Luxembourg, Szczecin, Gdynia, Katowice and Gdansk in Poland, Milan in Italy and Bratislava in Slovakia), in China with its Chinese associate (Ningbo, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shantou, Fuzhou, Wuhan and Xiamen) and a wide network of professional partners all over  the world.

Creation of the first company of the Group,

by Mr. Oscar Mairlot, Magemon, developed into the warehousing and handling in the Port of Liège.

1937

1971

Magetra

Creation of Magetra (road transport).

Development of maritime activities

(future Magemar)

1992

1993

Creation of Magemar GmbH

Acquisition of holdings in the Spedirail company (rail / road) in Italy.

1997

1999

Magemar Poland

Magemar starts the activity in Poland, the head office is established in Szczecin.

Implantation in Poland

Due to big demand from the Polish market, Magemar Polska rapidly developes domestic trucking and starts with the shipping  activitiy on its own.

1999-2000

2001-2004

Magemar Polska gains over 80% share in the market of granite traffic to Poland and directly cooperates with the biggest granite traders and biggest Polish receivers

As a completion of the services Magemar Polska opens own Customs Agency (the last Customs Agency opened in Poland before joining the EU) which very soon attracts many customers and after a few months is over the line. End of 2004 the company has already 4 specialized departments: forwarding (3 people), shipping (2 people), customs agency (2 people) and back office (1 person),

2004

2004

Buying out of companies Transports Lambert Frères in Thimister and Lemco in Luxembourg and their own fleet.

Magetra Slovakia

Creation of Magetra Slovakia in Bratislava in Slovakia.

2005

2005

Magemar Polska opens the second office in Gdynia responsible for shipping of containers, full door-door service and customs formalities

Creation of Dongemar

Xiamen in China

2006

2007

A third office is alive – Magemar Katowice with a starting team of two collegues.

Buying out of the Group Mathieu.

2011

2012

Merging of Magetra SA and Mathieu SA and creation of Magetra International SA.

Association with Chinese partner, Hunicorn (maritime transport)

2014

Magemar provides you with the best value solutions regardless the type or destination of your goods.

Our Belgian Team

Entirely at your disposal for your logistics and transport projects
Philippe MAIRLOT
Philippe MAIRLOTFounder & CEOphilippe.mairlot@magegroup.com
Carol FRANQUET
Carol FRANQUETSenior Logistics Expertcarol.franquet@magemar.com
Gunther OSTHOFF
Gunther OSTHOFFSenior Logistics Expertgunther.osthoff@magemar.com
Marga HOUBA
Marga HOUBAManagermarga.houba@magemar.com
Paul KNAPEN
Paul KNAPENSenior Logistics Expertpaul.knapen@magemar.com
Patrick VAN BOVEN
Patrick VAN BOVENSenior Logistics Expertpatrick.vanboven@magemar.com
Séverine DEJASSE
Séverine DEJASSEManagement Assistantseverine.dejasse@magemar.com
Claudine GRUSELIN
Claudine GRUSELINFinancesClaudine.gruselin@magemar.com
Ellie LIU
Ellie LIUChina Export & Import Managerellie.liu@magemar.com
Patrick Cilissen
Patrick CilissenManager Logistics Expertpatrick.cilissen@magemar.com
Fausto DA GIAU
Fausto DA GIAUAdministration & financesfausto.dagiau@magemar.com
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