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Strike in Brazil
1/9/2019
The heavy snowfalls of the past days provide numerous roadblocks and increased avalanche danger.
11/21/2018
Due to the consistently strong air freight market and expected strong business in the current fall, we expect further capacity bottlenecks.
11/9/2018
Following the expansion of truck tolls to include highways in July 2018, the German government has now decided to increase tolls for trucks of all classes, effective January 1, 2019.
10/24/2018
From November 5 to 10, 2018, Shanghai will host the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Security measures will raise during this period. Shanghai Pudong airport will not accept certain hazardous goods.
9/27/2018
On October 1, the Golden Week holidays in China will begin. Many business operations will be closed during this period.
9/15/2018
Super Typhoon Mangkhut is predicted to hit Hong Kong this Sunday after sweeping across the northern Philippines where it is currently accelerating up to 150 miles per hour.
9/14/2018
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a potentially catastrophic Category 3 storm as it closes in on the Carolinas and Virginia.
9/10/2018
As of September 1, 2018, sea freight shipments to Australia must be fumigated against the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB).
6/22/2018
Following recent announcements, all major ocean carriers are introducing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) for Full Container Load (FCL) and Less Container Load (LCL) shipments on all trades. DACHSER therefore sees the necessity to follow the same.
6/15/2018
China Customs has released Order No. 56 [2017] which adjusts the already existing “China Customs Advanced Manifest” requirements for air and sea freight shipments to and out of China with effective date 1st June 2018.
4/9/2018
23.000 businesses already have complete transparency. Take advantage of eLogistics and get a clear view of your logistics processes and experience more about the highlights and innovations of eLogistics.
3/16/2018
With DACHSER Rail Service, we offer a time- and cost-optimized alternative to air and sea freight.
3/12/2018
Challenges in delivery and pickup
2/8/2018
Snowfall in France is affecting road transport and the airports in Moscow are under challenging conditions.
2/7/2018
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.
12/19/2017
A power outage at the Atlanta Airport (ATL) affecting all concourses and terminal buildings started at approximately 1pm EST on Sunday, December 17. The disruption resulted in 54 flight diversions and more than 1,300 cancellations.
11/30/2017
As already informed in August 2017, the consistently strong air freight demand has continued and lead to the expected very tight air cargo market, which causes capacity bottlenecks and strong increases of air freight rates.
10/16/2017
In response to the capacity crunch in the upcoming peak season starting from last week of October, DACHSER will be launching a once a week charter rotation service from Frankfurt to Shanghai, Pudong Airport (and back) for the calendar weeks 44-50.
9/21/2017
Our offices in México City and Puebla are closed until further notice. After the earthquake the situation in Mexico is very chaotic.
9/17/2017
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) downgraded Irma to a tropical depression Monday night. Irma hit Florida as a category 4 hurricane in the Florida Keys before making its way up West and Central Florida and then continuing into Georgia and Alabama.
9/12/2017
Hurricane Irma hit Florida as a category 4 hurricane in the Florida Keys before making its way up the West Coast and Central Florida. A state of emergency is still in effect for six East Coast states - Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Virginia.
9/1/2017
The ninth BRICS Summit will be held from 3 to 9 September in Xiamen, a coastal city in South China. Security measures like traffic controls and road closures will be taken before and during the Summit. Please read below about the restrictions and the potential impact on your shipments.
8/31/2017
Due to massive flooding and bad weather conditions brought by Hurricane Harvey, logistics is at a standstill at the Texas Gulf Coast area.
7/28/2017
Continuous rainfall caused severe floods in the Indian state Gujarat. The government authorities called in the Army and the Air Force for help. The floodings created disruptions in rail and road transport as well as air and sea freight which will lead to delays in delivery.
7/27/2017
As reported by news media outlets, a Goods and Services Tax was introduced in India on July 1, 2017, which changed the country’s previous tax system.
7/25/2017
The ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam are currently heavily congested due to multiple factors, including the restructure of shipping alliances, raising cargo volume and the usage of bigger vessels. The cyber attack earlier at the end of June worsened the situation.
7/14/2017
The “Petya” cyber attack on the Maersk shipping line has led to serious problems in daily operations.
6/30/2017
As you can read in numerous media reports, Hamburg is hosting the G20 Summit on July 7 and 8, 2017. Therefore an impact on the operational processes in the transportation is possible.
6/9/2017
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.
5/19/2017
Update: We inform you that the spanish trade unions will not carry out the planned strike in the Spanish ports neither this week nor the next one, since they have agreed to revoke the first five strike days after reaching a principle of agreement with ANESCO.
5/10/2017
Dachser streamlined air freight processes in the North China region after making their new air freight gateway operational. The Shanghai Pudong Airport Bonded Zone branch expanded from 3,000 sqm to 6,000 sqm.
4/28/2017
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.
4/7/2017
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.
11/25/2016
The Austrian government increased the toll charge by law starting on January, 1st 2017. We will integrate the change into our DACHSER toll tariffs that will be valid as of January, 1st 2017.
9/5/2016
After Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. filed for court receivership this Wednesday August 31st., the situation about the handling of Hanjin containers is still mostly vague. Not only containers booked with Hanjin are affected; also containers that have been booked with other shipping lines and that are currently sailing on Hanjin owned or operated vessels are concerned.
9/2/2016
Due to the ongoing difficulties in and around Calais, we wish to provide you with a brief update.
6/28/2016
SOLAS-regulation of verification of the gross mass of a packed container effective from July 1st, 2016.
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