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DACHSER Waddinxveen took the opportunity to participate in the development of the book “Havenlogistiek, over cargadoor en expediteur”. This study book will be used on the sea- and transport high school STC in Rotterdam, which is also the publisher of this book. It is an important reference book for the logistic processes in Rotterdam as well as for young people who are looking for a career in logistics.
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.
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. In the Netherlands (Waddinxveen and Zevenaar) currently 40 students are trained in various logistics functions.
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.

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In our normal network we service various countries in Western and Easter Europe. In particular the month of August is seen as a major month for holiday. This means that shipments to clients will have to be advised first before delivery. This could lead to a delay of 1 day minimum. We need to advise the shipment because in many countries companies are closed for a certain period during the holidays. Apart from this many European countries have the following bank-holidays in the months of July and August :
As you can read in numerous media reports, Hamburg is hosting the G20 Summit on July 7 and 8, 2017. In conjunction with this event, the authorities are setting up so-called security zones in various urban areas of Hamburg, which will have an impact on the operational processes of the Port of Hamburg and its connecting areas, the Hamburg Airport, and road traffic. In addition to the establishment of fixed exclusion zones around the exhibition halls and the Elbe Philharmonic, there will also be temporary closures of individual primary traffic arteries. In addition, the Hamburg Police are reporting that various assemblies and marches have been registered in the affected areas and that spontaneous, unannounced demonstrations and disturbances could also be expected.
Due to the current political developments, Qatar Airways is experiencing restrictions on its services within the GCC region. While all Qatar Airways and Qatar Cargo flights operating to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain (BHR) and Egypt (EGY) have been suspended until further notice, the rest of Qatar Cargo’s network remains unchanged and is operating on a business as usual basis.
The Islamic holy month Ramadan will start on 27 May. Offices in Muslim countries will have special office hours during the dawn-to-sunset fasting period.

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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.