DACHSER continued to grow in fiscal year 2016, generating consolidated gross revenue of around 5.71 billion euros—representing a consolidated revenue increase of 1.7 percent on the previous year. The number of shipments rose by 2.4 percent to 80.0 million, and tonnage by 2.4 percent to 38.2 million metric tons. This growth was driven by European overland transport as well as food logistics.
All that unused space on a trailer roof – is it possible to install photovoltaic modules there and make optimum use of the resulting energy? DACHSER and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE are currently investigating this question by sending a test solar trailer onto the streets of Ulm, Germany.
Hungarian company LIEGL & DACHSER, a joint venture of the global logistics provider DACHSER, has moved into new logistics facilities in the east part of Budapest. LIEGL & DACHSER acquired area in early 2017 within the frame of its strategic growth plan. New and larger premises allow more efficient co-operation with nearby DACHSER branch in Lozorno, where goods flow into Hungary through direct groupage lines. DACHSER Slovakia delivers goods to other parts of Hungary, e.g. to Pilis within 24 hours and other locations in Hungary within 48 hours.
On January 11th, 2017, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) implemented the new eManifest regulation for air and sea freight shipments to Canada, which is an advancement of the already existing “Advance Cargo Information (ACI)” program, in place since 2004.
China plans to have 74 airports to bring the total number in the country to around 260 by 2020, a report by the People's Daily said quoting a release by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Administrative communication with customs offices is to be transformed to electronic mode gradually this year as importers are obliged to alter to the electronic form for standard processing until May 1, 2017.