Company History

Innovative Business Solutions for the Brewing Industry, Since 1984

Building Relationships Worldwide

Building Relationships Worldwide

Hillebrand offers clients a global beverage logistics network of 48 offices spanning 83 countries. Hillebrand’s beverage logistics expertise and global footprint is a valuable resource when you are expanding your brewery domestically and internationally.

Beverage Industry Involvement

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Awards

  • Growing with Technology Award
    Cisco
  • Smartway Transport Partner Certification
    EPA
  • Kevin Brady - Entrepreneur of the Year
    Ernst & Young
  • Kevin Brady - Pro to Know
    Supply & Demand Chain Executive
  • Scott Moorad - Pro to Know
    Supply & Demand Chain Executive
  • Blue Skyways Collaborative Partner Award
    EPA
  • Supply Chain Leadership Award
    Heineken USA
  • Top Green Provider
    Food Logistics
  • Green Supply Chain Award
    Supply & Demand Chain Executive
  • Realizing Potential Award (with technology grant)
    Microsoft

Trusted Partner since 1984

We have profound respect for our history while we are fiercely focused on the future.

1984

Company created as DBA “S & S Services”

1988-S & S Traffic Management

1988

Company incorporated as “S & S Traffic Management”

1991-Guinness Import Company hires SLG to manage keg logistics

1991

  • Guinness Import Company hires SLG to manage keg logistics
  • Kevin Brady joins the S & S Traffic Management team
1994-Kevin Brady buys company and incorporates it as Satellite Logistics Group

1994

  • Brady takes helm as President and CEO
  • Brady renames the company Satellite Logistics Group
  • Trademarks Kegspediter solution
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing hires SLG / Kegspediter

1995

SLG serving 35 brands

1997

Heineken hires SLG / Kegspediter

1998

SLG adds beverage disposal to growing list of beverage industry solutions

2000-Heineken hired SLG for full product freight management (SCM)

2000

  • SLG serving 80+ brands
  • SLG earns NVOCC and becomes certified freight forwarder
  • Heineken hired SLG for full product freight management (SCM)

2003

  • SLG manages largest known (at that time) alcoholic beverage disposal project in US history
  • ABInBev hires SLG/Kegspediter
2004-Brady wins E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2004

Brady wins E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2007

  • SLG serving 100+ brands
  • SLG launches LogiTrax freight management solution

2008

SLG launches EcoBev beverage disposal solution

2009-SLG earns EPA environmental award

2009

  • SLG earns EPA environmental award
  • SLG earns Smartway Logistics Partner certification

2012

  • Free Flow Wines hires SLG/Kegspediter for wine-on-tap launch
  • SLG serving 140+ brands.

2013

SLG becomes part of the Hillebrand Group

2014

  • Single handedly managed new record breaking beer recall and disposal project, exceeding 2003 project by 2.5 million cases
  • Updated branding of Satellite Logistics Group as “SLG”

2015

  • SLG acquires technology company, AnotherRound Apps
  • Adds KegID to list of solutions for brewers
  • Adds Brewbooks to list of solutions for brewers
  • Introduces Kegspediter to the rest of the world (beyond North America and Europe)

2019

  • SLG became Hillebrand.