Hong Kong’s stable environment makes it a home base for many multinational companies in Asia. In the next issue of the DACHSER magazine, a featured article will cover Hong Kong’s economical and logistical development. It will not only take a closer look at the company's activities in the city but also give some insider tips to discover the city’s hot spots.
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.
Components for car heaters are shipped by sea from Hamburg to Langfang in China. The supply chain must hold firm to ensure that riding in the car won’t be uncomfortable—something that Gentherm and DACHSER take a dim view of.
DACHSER CEO, Bernhard Simon (5th from right), accepted the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Family Business category) for companies which have exhibited entrepreneurship, innovation and personal dedication.
For logistics operations to be successful in a country the size of India, know-how, experience, and—most importantly—a strong team are needed. Huned Gandhi, Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics India at DACHSER, prizes quality above all things and is gearing up to benefit from the impetus that will be given to the Indian economy by new government programs and initiatives.
They say water is life. And that’s especially true right now in central India, where millions of people are suffering from one of the worst droughts in decades. In response to this crisis, terre des hommes and DACHSER are providing water to ten villages, shoring up development goals that have already been obtained, and improving living conditions for children and adolescents for their long-term well-being.
“System logistics leader chooses Hong Kong as APAC regional head office” is the headline, created by the organization “Invest Hong Kong” to introduce DACHSER as a case study, together with further German companies who chose Hong Kong as their location.
From September 4th-5th, the “Group of Twenty” (G20) will meet in Hangzhou to discuss important issues about global economy. China is getting well prepared for this premium international conference and has officially asked 255 factories in Shanghai to suspend their operation between August 24th to September 6th to ensure the air is less polluted and skies blue during the Summit.
Hardly any other trade route in the world is as shrouded in myth as the Silk Road. The roughly 11,000-kilometer overland route between China and Europe is currently experiencing a renaissance as an alternative to air and sea freight. DACHSER is one of the companies that send goods by train. It then feeds them into its groupage network, and companies like Wilo SE in Dortmund are reaping the rewards.
DACHSER’s Hong Kong warehouse, strategically located in one of Asia’s major gateways, offers valuable advantages for logistics from, to and within Asia. Modern technology and high process standards are reflecting DACHSER’s quality-oriented business model. Coming together with simplified customs clearance, the transport chain can be handled quicker and easier.
On 31 October 2014, the Cargo Administration of Shanghai Pudong Airport announced a bulletin about its evaluation of customs-supervised warehouses for the 3rd quarter, which included 10 warehouses with the highest scores. DACHSER Shanghai Co. Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “DACHSER”) is one of them. According to the bulletin, 7 of the 10 top-rated warehouses belong to Chinese companies; DACHSER is one of the only 3 international companies and the only logistics provider from Europe that claimed this title.
From a formidable domestic contender to a major international player: when companies grow beyond their national borders, new thinking, future-oriented positioning, and a clear focus on customers’ needs is required.
22 Chinese-made intercity buses made a one-way trip across the Pacific. DACHSER Chile obtained the order from China-based automotive manufacturer Zhongtong Bus Holding Co Ltd. to transport the brand-new buses to the South American coastal nation.
In a joint circular from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and State Administration of Tax (SAT) in their Cai Shui No 37 (circular 37) dated May 24th, 2013 on the nationwide VAT Implementation of VAT Pilot program on Transportation & Modern Services Sectors, the related VAT 6% & 11% Tax policy will expanded to nationwide with effect August 1st, 2013
Under the motto “Here, there, everywhere” DACHSER is presenting its products and services at the transport logistic, the world’s leading logistics trade fair, in Munich from 4-7 June (Hall B6, Stand 101/202)