It all began with fish..
1946 Viggo Studsgaard buys his first two lorries.
1949 The haulier business moves to Nørregade 40 in Rønne.
1962 The haulier business moves to Strandvejen 1 in Rønne.
1963 The name “Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard” is born. Elon Studsgaard joins the business.
1967 The company joins Copenhagen’s Fragtmandshallen (multi-haulier warehouse).
1972 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard merges with its parent companies.
1973 Relocation to the West Harbour in Rønne, where the BHS Service Center is established.
1976 Opening of office at Fragtmandshallen in Copenhagen.
1977 Construction of terminal in Rønne. Lorries are moved from the area where ferry berths of Bornholm’s ferry company, BornholmerFærgen, are located today.
1983 Erik Bech-Hansen divests his shares in the company, thereby withdrawing from the business.
1984 Acquisition of shipbroker firm Plum, Møller & Skovgaard in Rønne.
1985 Viggo Studsgaard divests his shares in company, leaving Elon Studsgaard as sole owner of the business.
1986 Acquisition of Poul Hansen Transport, Kims Transport and Poul Hansen Automobiler, all located in Albertslund, Denmark. Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard is named “Business of the Year” by the Andelsbanken bank on Bornholm.
1992 Opening of freight-forwarding office in Odense.
1993 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard establishes a haulier department in Glostrup, Denmark.
1995 Acquisition of Fragtmand Skovgaard Hansen’s Svendborg–Copenhagen freight route.
1996 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard A/S celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in the sector.
1998 The transport department is relocated from Albertslund and Glostrup to Hvidovre due to a lack of space.
2000 Establishment of new department in Aarhus.
2002 Establishment of new department in Taastrup. Acquisition of Transportfirmaet Paul Larsen A/S. Morten Studsgaard joins the company.
2004 Expansion of head office. Relocation of Aarhus department into new and bigger premises.
2005 Merger of Transportfirmaet Paul Larsen A/S with the parent company.
2006 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard joins Nordic Chain.
2007 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard acquires the shipping company Ejv. Hansens Eftf. A/S. Morten Studsgaard becomes co-owner of Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard.
2008 Morten Studsgaard becomes CEO of Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard.
2011 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard divests its freight route between Funen and Zealand to the newly formed Danske Fragtmænd Transport A/S, co-owned by Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard. The transaction includes the transfer of Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard’s Odense and Taastrup offices to Danske Fragtmænd Transport A/S.
2011 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard acquires the commercial stevedoring tasks of Bornholms Havne- og Købmandsforening (Association of Bornholm Ports and Wholesalers).
2011 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard is certified to ISO 9001 by Bureau Veritas for its freight-forwarding activities at the Hvidovre and Hasselager departments.
2011 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard joins System Alliance Europe.
2012 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard is certified to the ISO 14001 environmental management system by Bureau Veritas.
2013 Elon Studsgaard divests his shares in company, leaving Morten Studsgaard as sole owner of the business.
2013 Acquisition of Vips Transport Aps, which is subsequently merged into the company.
2013 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard co-founds PLAN Europe (Pharma Logistics Alliance Network). PLAN is a collaborative network comprising privately-owned transport companies specialised in the transport of pharmaceuticals. PLAN arose from a market need for an asset-based pan-European pharmaceutical transport network that sets new quality standards.
2016 The two subsidiaries – Plum, Møller & Skovgaard A/S and Ejv. Hansens Eftf. A/S, which manage all types of ship-traffic servicing – are merged into the company BHS Shipping.
2017 Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard A/S changes its name to BHS Logistics. Bech-Hansen & Studsgaard Servicenter A/S changes its name to BHS Servicenter A/S.