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Jochen Müller took up the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) for DACHSER’s Air & Sea Logistics business field on January 1, 2018. He replaces Thomas Reuter, who retired at the end of last year after 39 years at DACHSER. Müller joined DACHSER on October 1, 2016 to prepare for his duties as COO.
Decision makers from different industries in India came together at DACHSER’s Supply Chain Forum in Pune for an individual face-to-face exchange about supply chain trends and solutions.
As part of the presentation of the European Transport Award for Sustainability (ETPN), this year DACHSER received the Special Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The company came first in the Transportation and Forwarding Companies category.
DACHSER India has moved its Chennai branch to a new location to facilitate the company’s prospects for growth and development. The new premises are centrally located in the modern KRM Plaza, and offers easy connectivity by road, rail and air travel.

Market Information

To cope with the pre-CNY volume surge, some carriers have announced rate increase and are applying peak season surcharge. Westbound blank sailings will be implemented by carriers starting from week 7 to 10 (depending on trade lanes) to adjust capacity for the reduced demand.
China’s busiest time of year is fast approaching. Chinese New Year (CNY) is celebrated nationwide meaning all businesses around the country will close, including all factories. During this time all workers will travel across the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration.
There is currently an escalating challenge of trucking capacity in key U.S. locations which has impacted delivery schedules leading to delays and to unanticipated additional cost.
There continue to be bottlenecks and delays in air freight imports at Frankfurt Airport, particularly with the freight handler Frankfurt Cargo Services GmbH (FCS). FCS deals with more than 60 airlines, including major Asian carriers. After the end of strike-related actions in recent weeks, it had been initially assumed that the situation would gradually return to normal.

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No industry is developing is rapidly as a logistics; almost no other economic sector is said to have such a huge potential for growth. Continued globalization will require more and more specialized solutions in order to manage the global flow of goods in a reliable, timely and cost-efficient manner.

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The DACHSER warehouses are a core component of our integral supply chain solutions and are utilized above all in the context of our DACHSER contract logistics.
The DACHSER transit terminals are a key success factor for the quality of logistics services.
To provide us with the ability to evaluate our logistics services in detail, DACHSER has installed a comprehensive system for quality assurance and quality management.