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8/2/2017
Logistics provider DACHSER is investing some 6.5 million euros in a new 20,000-square-meter facility in Stans in Tyrol, Austria. DACHSER Austria has now held the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the new terminal, which is scheduled to begin operations in late 2017 and will create 40 new jobs.
6/6/2017
Dachser has enjoyed another year of growth in the Benelux, seeing net sales for 2016 rise by more than 13%. The logistics service provider also achieved good results in the Netherlands. DACHSER’s substantial investments, which have been subject over the past years, are paying off.
5/9/2017
In roughly four years, DACHSER has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar DACHSER Group into its European road network. The overland transport organizations will operate under the names of DACHSER Spain and DACHSER Portugal in the future. This was announced today by CEO Bernhard Simon, COO Road Logistics Michael Schilling, and Juan Antonio Quintana, Managing Director European Logistics Iberia, at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.
4/25/2017
Affected immediately, DACHSER becomes majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This allows DACHSER to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe.
3/28/2017
DACHSER is currently creating new capacity for its overland network at several German locations. In the north, the Bremen and Hamburg locations are being expanded. Building is also under way in Alsdorf near Aachen and Dissen near Bielefeld. In total, DACHSER is investing some EUR 60 million at the four locations, creating nearly 35,000 square meters of additional warehouse and office space.
9/21/2016
Six hundred eighty-two trainees and students all across Germany have begun their training at logistics provider DACHSER—more than ever before. DACHSER has also set a new record for professional drivers: 87 young drivers decided to train with DACHSER this year. In total, the family-owned company is training 1,511 new recruits in 76 locations nationwide. Outside of Germany, the number of next-generation logistics trainees is 255.
9/13/2016
DACHSER has promoted its Head of Contract Logistics, Alexander Tonn, to become the new Managing Director of European Logistics Germany. The 43-year old Tonn will take up his new position on January 1, 2017 to oversee business development of the 38 German branch offices in the European Logistics business line (overland transport and contract logistics for industrial goods). He will report to Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, who will continue to be responsible for this position in addition to his duties until the end of the year.
8/23/2016
DACHSER has opened an office in Hanoi to meet demand for freight and logistics services in Vietnam’s fast growing export manufacturing sector.
8/19/2016
Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the DACHSER team. On January 1, 2018, he will take over from Thomas Reuter as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business field. The transition period, during which Müller will work on developing projects, will start on October 1 of this year. Thomas Reuter will remain on the Executive Board in his role as head of Air & Sea Logistics through the transition period until he retires on December 31, 2017.
8/8/2016
Continuing along its trajectory of growth, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics has invested in the expansion of its air and sea freight capabilities in three locations.
8/2/2016
Sea containers first reached Germany’s shores 50 years ago. The logistics industry was awed by an innovation that would have an immense and lasting impact. For Thomas Simon, seeing the standardized steel boxes gave rise to a pioneering idea.
7/11/2016
As it builds new facilities in Austria, France, and Germany, DACHSER is strengthening its contract logistics operations across Europe. Integrated logistics services including transport, warehousing, and value-added services will be available in even more locations.
6/18/2016
DACHSER Mouscron replaces 11 Euro 5 trucks by vehicles with European emission standard Euro 6, the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly standard. At the end of last year the Mouscron crossdock has been enlarged by 2,150 m2 and in February the logistics service provider received the 2016 Truck ICT Award.
6/1/2016
DACHSER receives recognition for its outstanding performance as logistics supplier, winning Lufthansa Cargo’s “Planet Award of Excellence” for the first time as part of their global cooperation.
5/25/2016
DACHSER remains on course in the Benelux. In 2015 the logistics provider recorded an increase in turnover by almost 9 percent. In Belgium turnover rose 5,8 percent.
4/20/2016
Dachser reports strong, organic growth for fiscal year 2015. Consolidated revenue increased by 6.5 percent to EUR 5.64 billion. Shipments rose by 4.0 percent to 78.1 million, while tonnage increased by 5.2 percent to 37.3 million metric tons. The primary contributors for the positive performance were the overland freight services for food and industrial goods in Europe.
3/1/2016
DACHSER has created a new central organizational unit, Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in order to advance its business with global, industry-specific logistics solutions and bundle its research and development activities. Stefan Hohm, an experienced DACHSER manager, will head up this new Corporate Unit. He has led the Logistics Center in Hof for the past seven years.
2/29/2016
During the 24th Transport and Logistics Award, Dachser prevailed with its innovative and in-house developed ICT-policy. The jury awarded the logistics provider with a first place in the category Truck ICT.
2/23/2016
Winning awards in the categories “General load forwarding and groupage freight services” and “Food and consumer goods logistics,” DACHSER secures a double victory as the most successful logistics brand in the 2016 Image Ranking published by the “Verkehrsrundschau“ trade journal.
2/18/2016
Kempten, February 4, 2016. Logifrio, the leading provider for temperature-controlled food transport on the Iberian Peninsula, is a new partner in the European Food Network.
1/22/2016
Janine Weber (28) has been appointed Branch Manager of DACHSER Grevenmacher since the beginning of this year. The Luxembourg branch is strategically located between Luxembourg-City and Trier and employs 30 people. The site has a 2.800 square metre crossdocking platform, 8 loading gates and 800 square metres of office space.
12/3/2015
Children’s rights, schooling, vocational training, protection of natural resources: While continuing its ten-year collaboration in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with the children’s aid organization terre des hommes, DACHSER is expanding its commitment to additional project regions in India, Nepal, Brazil, and Namibia. Over the next five years, the logistics provider will invest over EUR 1.1 million in local aid projects to bring lasting improvements to people’s lives by helping them help themselves.
11/17/2015
DACHSER has “gone live” with its own road logistics branch in Turkey. The new site in Istanbul will be linked up to the European groupage network via the Cargoplus organization.
9/15/2015
International logistics provider DACHSER is repositioning itself in Greater Paris with two new locations in Wissous and Pantin. Paris Wissous, located near Paris-Orly International Airport, serves as a transshipment point for industrial goods. The new Pantin location, northeast of the French capital, is in charge of supply to downtown Paris.
8/21/2015
 What better way to enjoy the summer than in your own garden, swaying gently in a hammock? Though purchased at the local garden center around the corner, it has already voyaged half way around the world, in fact. Indeed, with all likelihood it was manufactured somewhere in China’s Yangtze Delta region. So when you think about it, it’s the sophisticated global logistics chain above all that makes such a relaxing swing in the garden hammock possible in the first place.
7/20/2015
Lufthansa Cargo honored DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics in the Europe and Africa regions with the 2014 Lufthansa Cargo Quality Award for Europe & Africa. The award recognizes the logistics provider’s superior input quality. Thus, DACHSER has the highest level of reliability for bookings out of all other shipping and logistics companies participating in the competition.
6/25/2015
DACHSER continues to grow steadily in the Benelux. The turnover of 2014 increased by 13 percent compared to 2013. In Belgium the logistics service provider achieved good results as well. The investments of the past few years are clearly paying off.
6/8/2015
International logistics provider DACHSER closely collaborates with the education and employment sector in order to entice young people to start a career in logistics.
4/14/2015
In fiscal year 2014, DACHSER generated 5.2% in additional revenue. Including revenue from corporate holdings, the two Business Fields* Road Logistics and Air & Sea Logistics grew by 5.0% and 8.0% respectively. "A lively spring was followed by an extraordinarily strong fall," says Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, in summarizing the year's events. "The trend toward outsourcing internationally complex logistics tasks in particular has made a contribution to the organic growth."
3/30/2015
DACHSER will be exhibiting at transport logistic in Munich from May 5 to 8. In Hall B6, Booth 101/202, the family-owned company will be presenting the recent expansion of its international network, custom-tailored multi-channel solutions as well as new service offerings and trend-setting IT services.
2/20/2015
DACHSER moves with its Air & Sea division in Belgium to two new locations in Willebroek and Zaventem/Brussels. The move contributes to the further development of the company which has been growing strongly over the past few years.
2/17/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO.
1/15/2015
Information security in accordance with DIN ISO/IEC 27001 is not a snapshot event, but a continuous improvement process. In keeping with this principle, DACHSER not only arranges for annual audits of its Corporate IT, it currently is also having TÜV Süd review its entire software development process.
10/13/2014
Five months after the start of construction, internal logistics provider DACHSER moves on October 6th to a new and larger property in Willebroek, Belgium. With this move DACHSER is boosting its presence in the Benelux region. Construction included a 7,000-square-meter transit terminal with 68 gates and an office building that measures 2,300 square meters.
10/1/2014
The demand for the distribution of incoming goods has risen steadily in the recent years. Reason for DACHSER to strengthen the cooperation between road transport and the air and sea freight services in Belgium and the Netherlands. Therefore, from now on, Aat van der Meer, Managing Director DACHSER Benelux, will be responsible for not only road transport but for the air and sea activities in this region as well.
9/18/2014
International logistics provider DACHSER continues to expand its Asia operations, taking over its partner’s shares in three countries. As a result, the family-owned company is now the sole shareholder in the company’s ventures in India and Thailand and a majority shareholder of the joint venture in Bangladesh.
7/29/2014
Global logistics service provider DACHSER is making a new investment in Erlensee (Main-Kinzig District of Hesse). The company is erecting a European Food Shipment Hub with a total surface of 70,000 square meters in Landendiebach. The total investment is some 25 million euros.
7/21/2014
DACHSER is now doing business in South Korea as DACHSER Korea Inc., effective July 1st. The global logistics provider has maintained a presence in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since 2006 as MGI & DACHSER Inc. This past December, DACHSER acquired the remaining 50% of the joint venture. Together with the renaming of the company, DACHSER also moved into new offices in Seoul.
5/27/2014
DACHSER enters the Finnish overland transport market on June 1, 2014 and has established the joint venture DACHSER Finland Oy for this purpose. ACE Logistics Group—a network partner headquartered in Tallinn (Estonia) with whom DACHSER has already collaborated for over fifteen years in the Baltic nations— holds a fifty percent equity interest in the JV.
4/9/2014
A strong second half-year and the successful integration of the two Spanish acquisitions, Azkar and Transunion, boosted DACHSER’s revenue in 2013.
4/7/2014
Logistics provider DACHSER has officially launched the construction of a new logistics center. The new building will occupy 9,100 square meters on a site of 37,800 square meters at business park de Hulst in Willebroek.
1/16/2014
Logistics provider DACHSER is expanding its presence in Switzerland with the opening of its new site in the Bern region. The international company is enhancing its global operations by establishing its ninth Swiss site that will occupy an area of 12,200 square meters, and create around 40 new jobs in the region.
12/16/2013
A little more than ten months after the acquisition by DACHSER, the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion, S.A., is completing its integration into the network of the global logistics provider. Starting on 1 January 2014, the company will be operating as DACHSER Spain Air & Sea Logistics, S.A.U.
11/25/2013
DACHSER continues its global expansion in the Air & Sea Logistics business field by forming a joint venture in Indonesia starting November 18.
10/14/2013
DACHSER has increased its stake in Oy Waco Logistics Finland. The air and sea freight logistics company headquartered in Vantaa, southern Finland, not far from the capital Helsinki, has additional sites in the commercial centers Lahti, Oulo, Tampere, and Vaasa and therefore completely covers the “land of a thousand lakes.” In 2012, 54 employees generated almost EUR 24 million in revenue for the company.
10/9/2013
International logistics provider DACHSER begins using a new logistics facility in Gothenburg starting 2014.
10/7/2013
As one of Europe’s leading logistics providers, DACHSER will in the next months strengthen its position on the Belgian market. As part of this ambition, DACHSER unveils its expansion plans for the Belgian branch in Mouscron.
8/22/2013
As the new European Food Network is launched, DACHSER is heavily investing in its Food Logistics business field. At three locations in Germany, the logistics provider simultaneously started up new facilities in the summer of 2013 for the transshipment and storage of food.
7/29/2013
DACHSER Belgium announces its presence at the trade fair Transport & Logistics in Antwerp Expo. It is the first time DACHSER takes part in this leading event for the Belgian logistics industry. The ambitious international logistics provider sees this fair as a perfect opportunity to reveal its future plans for Belgium.  
6/27/2013
Kempten, June 27, 2013. As of July 1, Burkhard Eling (42) will be taking over the Finance, Legal, and Tax (FLT) Department at logistics provider DACHSER. He succeeds Professor Dr. Dieter Truxius, who will remain a member of the company’s management until he retires at the end of the year.
6/7/2013
Twelve established European food logistics providers will in future cooperate in a powerful pan-European association. The “European Food Network” stands for reliable, transnational food logistics with uniform standards. From 1 October the new “vivengo” product world will also be introduced across the network.
3/20/2013
Kempten, Munich. 20 March 2013. DACHSER closed the 2012 financial year with new record highs in terms of overall revenue and staff numbers. Revenue growth nevertheless slowed to 3.7 percent. DACHSER has set initial growth impulses for 2013 with the acquisitions of the Spanish logistics providers Azkar and Transunion. Including revenues from these acquisitions and expected organic growth, DACHSER aims to surpass the 5-billion-euro revenue threshold for the first time in the current fiscal year.
1/23/2013
Kempten, 23 January 2013. On 1 January the internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, acquired 100 percent of the shares in the joint venture DACHSER Netherlands Air & Sea Logistics B.V. established in 2008.
1/17/2013
Kempten/Valencia, 17.01.2013. Effective retroactively from the beginning of the year, the internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, has acquired the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion S. A. subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The company employs a staff of 235. In addition to nine offices in Spain the company is also represented in Turkey, Argentina, Peru and Mexico.
12/12/2012
Kempten/Madrid, 12 December 2012. Effective 15 January 2013 subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities the internationally operating logistics provider DACHSER is to acquire the Spanish logistics provider, Azkar S.A. DACHSER has held a 10 percent stake in its Iberian logistics partner since 2008.
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