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All that unused space on a trailer roof – is it possible to install photovoltaic modules there and make optimum use of the resulting energy? DACHSER and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE are currently investigating this question by sending a test solar trailer onto the streets of Ulm, Germany.
Globally integrated logistics are putting Japanese cosmetics company Kao on a course for growth. This is welcome news, not only for drugstore chains and retailer sales distributors, but also for hair salon owners, who are known as a particularly demanding and impatient target group. After all, when their customers have appointments, the individual haircare products ordered have to be there on time.
For the 20th time, the consulting and auditing firm EY (Ernst & Young) has honored successful entrepreneurs with their “Entrepreneur des Jahres“ (Entrepreneur of the Year) award. DACHSER CEO Bernhard Simon was among the winners of the prize, which is given for entrepreneurship, innovation and personal dedication. He accepted the award for family-owned companies in Berlin on November 18.
With a new opened branch office in Vietnam, and new offices in Hong Kong and Mumbai, DACHSER remains on a growth path in the Asia Pacific region.

Market Information

Due to the lack of agreement in Government negotiations with the stevedoring companies, we inform you that in the last days, delays and collapses have occurred in the different port terminals in the reception and exit of containers.
After Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. filed for court receivership this Wednesday August 31st., the situation about the handling of Hanjin containers is still mostly vague. Not only containers booked with Hanjin are affected; also containers that have been booked with other shipping lines and that are currently sailing on Hanjin owned or operated vessels are concerned.
Effective July 1, 2016, the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) needs to be put into practice. The convention specifies that shippers are responsible and shall verify on its documentation the Verified Gross Mass of a container prior to it being loaded on board of a vessel.

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The DACHSER magazine is published four times a year. It addresses customers, staff and other interested readers worldwide. The magazine informs about the latest developments and trends in the logistics industry and the cosmos in which our company operates. Fascinating background details are complemented by journalistic formats from the fields of science, culture and business. The DACHSER magazine is published in German, English, French and Spanish.