catkin GmbH

Competence since 2013


As an IT service provider, we support our customers with modern cloud-based communication and planning solutions. Scheduling processes become considerably more efficient on the basis of automatically available status information.

We significantly simplify the communication-intensive processes in order processing for all participants, thereby increasing efficiency and enabling new business models on the basis of networked performance data and the assets assigned to these services.


Our catkin scheduling software for trucking companies, truckers, railroad workers and personnel managers at a glance:

  • catkin

    logistics platform

  • cTRANS

    Freight forwarding software


    platform for combined transport

  • cSTAFF

    staff management software

  • LocoPlan

    railway business solution

  • BBM

    management software for FLPO’s & ZvF’s

  • CIM

    trucker app & web application

Managing directors

Christian Krüger

Christian Krüger

Founder, CEO
  • more than 20 years in the logistics industry
  • more than 7 years in the IT industry
  • Professional and management functions in the mobility and logistics sector
    e.g. managing director of container railroads, consulting mandates at Port of Rotterdam, steel mills, railroads

Martin vom Bruch

  • more than 20 years of in-depth experience in the software industry
  • Owner & Managing Director of MVB Consulting GmbH, GESODATA mbH & Ventana Software Entwicklungs- u. Handelsgesellschaft mbH
  • Background SAP / Azure / IT-Admin / Apple @ work


Our partners

BVL - Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V.

Logistics means one thing above all: networking. As a non-profit association, BVL has set itself the task of networking logistics players with each other and thus building a competence network for the logistics industry. Since 1978, the association has been working on the public perception and understanding of logistics and, in this context, offers many different information channels. In this context, catkin GmbH acts as an expert in the field of digitalization and has already published several blog articles on this topic.

Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg

catkin GmbH has been a member of the Digital Hub in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt since 2021. The Digital Hub Logistics in Hamburg focuses on networking companies, startups and investors from the logistics industry in order to create a space for exchange, collaboration and cooperation. In this environment, catkin GmbH is in even closer contact with other logistics companies and is thus always informed about the latest developments.

SGKV -Studiengesellschaft für den Kombinierten Verkehr e.V.

The SGKV sees itself as an interest group for combined transport (CT) and a neutral communication platform. From operators to forwarders, from terminal operators to research institutions, it unites different opinions and experts under one roof. The aim of the SGKV is to create and establish an efficient, competitive and attractive CT in Germany and Europe on the basis of joint efforts. This development is promoted by the team of catkin GmbH with its know-how around transport logistics 4.0

Logistik-Initiative Hamburg - A network for the future

With more than 500 member companies, the Logistics Initiative Hamburg is the industry’s largest location network in Germany. LIHH networks the industry’s activities in the areas of business, science, politics and research and strengthens the transfer of knowledge and innovation.
One focus is on the promotion of innovations and new technologies. In this area, LIHH supports innovative projects with its partners and organizes numerous workshops and working groups.

LOG-IT Club e.V. - Supporting association of the NRW logistics cluster

The LOG-IT Club is the supporting association of the logistics cluster NRW. It offers a wide range of services to support the direct members of the cluster in their further development. The core objective of all activities is to bundle all forces in the logistics industry of North Rhine-Westphalia and to further develop the state into the No. 1 logistics location in Europe. e.V. - Laptop donations for children in the world

The non-profit aid project collects decommissioned laptops, tablet PCs, e-book readers, etc. to give children worldwide access to EDP and education. The donated and refurbished devices are used to support schools, homes, children’s and youth projects at home and abroad, at no cost to them. Within this network, catkin acts as an official, regional collection point for laptops & co. and forwards them to the responsible authorities.

Sabine Vogel M.A. Public Relations

As a specialist journalist on behalf of various media and as a consultant in the field of press and public relations, Sabine Vogel has been involved in the transport and logistics industry in her current capacity since 2003. Companies benefit – on a permanent or project-related basis – from her journalistic expertise, a network that has grown over the years, and know-how in the implementation of internal and external communications tasks.

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