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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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Due to bad weather conditions and heavy fog in the North China region, the major sea ports in Shanghai, Qingdao and Ningbo are faced with serious congestion.Due to bad weather conditions and heavy fog in the North China region, the major sea ports in Shanghai, Qingdao and Ningbo are faced with serious congestion.

Shipments between Europe and Far East are the most affected. Delays and cost increases are expected until mid May, especially as the capacity for eastbound vessels is decreasing.


Please get in touch with your local contact at DACHSER contact to check the impact on your shipments.

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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.