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DACHSER USA launches new LCL service connecting its network to China
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 is now offering state-of the-art warehousing services in Busan to support its growing customer base in South Korea.
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.
DACHSER Korea has been strengthening its presence in the Korea market with recent expansions of its offices in Seoul and Busan. With a total of 54 employees at three offices including Seoul, Busan, and in addition Incheon, the international logistics service provider is continuously developing its integrated worldwide supply chain solutions.
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.
DACHSER India has moved to a new regional office in a thriving business area in Mumbai, to be closer to its brand named customers and enable staff from different departments to communicate more effectively.
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.
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.
DACHSER has opened an office in Hanoi to meet demand for freight and logistics services in Vietnam’s fast growing export manufacturing sector.
DACHSER is responding to growing demand for air, sea, rail and contract logistics in Shenzhen by moving its office to new premises with 30 percent more space in the dynamic South China city.
DACHSER is expanding its presence in Hong Kong, moving to a new office which will accommodate its air, ocean and logistics management under one roof.
 Investments in India, Thailand and the USA
Dachser India has expanded its office in Kolkata to meet growing demand for services in the East India market. The leading global logistics services provider has had a presence for more than 30 years in West Bengal state.
New Corporate Unit is also bundling the logistics provider’s research and development activities.

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.
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.
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.

Market Information

Chinese New Year (CNY) is regarded as one of the biggest migrations on earth. Chinese people return to their homes which are often far away from their working place. The close-down of factories in Mainland China has a considerable impact on worldwide supply chains. Imbalance of cargo volume between China and Europe happens every year during this time. A special situation is expected not only during the five-day period, but also the weeks before and after.
The Korea Cargo Transport Workers' Federation announced to launch a strike starting on Monday, 10 October.
As of today, 13 September, certain Hanjin vessels already arrived at their port of destination or a transshipment port whereas others are still on sea, waiting for berthing.
The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd., the seventh biggest container shipping line worldwide, keeps the logistics industry busy. Read more about the current situation.

Air & Sea Logistics

As an expert in worldwide air and sea freight logistics, the business segment DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics stands for global, integrated and efficient supply chain solutions worldwide.