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Jochen Müller
Jochen Müller has served as COO Air & Sea Logistics for DACHSER’s business field air and sea since the beginning of the year. A conversation about strategic decisions for the future.
When and for whom does it make sense to outsource logistics management tasks? A new study, “Success factors from 4PL, LLP, and 3PL in chemical logistics,” provides the answers.
The logistics provider continues pursuing its expansion strategy in Iberia with the opening of new facilities in Logroño and Zaragoza. The warehouses provide 28,000 square meters more storage capacity for strengthening the logistics service portfolio in Iberia.
In April, DACHSER acquired all the shares in its Chilean subsidiary. The logistics provider had entered the Chilean market in 2009 as part of a joint venture.
DACHSER DIY-Logistics celebrates its anniversary at the hardware fair.
In the latest “Top 100 in Logistics in Europe” study, DACHSER once again takes the top spot in the European groupage transportation segment. And on the “special transports” market (including food logistics), the company rose from seventh to fourth place.
Blockchain is a technology that allows users to execute and document transactions in a secure environment without the use of intermediaries such as banks, platforms or notaries. This makes it attractive not only to the finance sector but to the logistics industry as well. But does it really harbor the potential to increase security, accelerate processes and cut costs?
DACHSER logistics center in Linz is certified with IFS Logistics Standard and for storing food from organic farming
For their outstanding performance in apprenticeship training, DACHSER Austria Air & Sea in Hörsching once again received the "i n e o Award". The award is presented by the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce for exemplary apprentice work.
Having grown up with modern communication technologies and social networks, young people already have an intuitive understanding of interconnection. For logistics, that is quite valuable. After all, our business revolves around the ability to build, sustain, and expand networks.
Talking on the phone, chatting, sending e-mails, listening to music, doing research, playing games, checking the weather forecast: A smartphone is unquestionably a very practical thing. So it’s no wonder that it has become our constant companion. At the same time, we all know that smartphones are distracting: A cellphone hinders our capacity to think, even if it is simply lying on a table and switched to silent.
In the summer issue of the magazine we traveled to Stuttgart, the Iberian Peninsula, and Ireland. Please join us!
The HERMES award in the special category “best young forwarding agent” went to Sophie Züchner from the Dachser Logistics Center in Tyrol for the development of a foldable, lockable shipping box. “FULD” stands for “Future Unit Load Device” and represents a new loading device developed from the Euro pallet and the pallet cage.
DACHSER is currently creating new capacity for its overland network at several German locations. In the north, the Bremen and Hamburg locations are being expanded. Building is also under way in Alsdorf near Aachen and Dissen near Bielefeld. In total, DACHSER is investing some EUR 60 million at the four locations, creating nearly 35,000 square meters of additional warehouse and office space.
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.
The holidays are upon us, and this means very busy times for food producers, retailers, and, of course, logistics providers as well.
Maple, cherry, beech, or oak: Austrian trees make for beautiful hardwood floors in living rooms, hotels, and offices. And deisl parkettmanufaktur is a trusted company in this field. Its commitment to product quality extends to service logistics; after all, customers want flooring to be installed on time.
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.
From September 16 to 19, 2016, the first “Trainee Orientation Days” were held for all Trainees at European Logistics Austria. The focus of the Orientation Days was, firstly, for the Trainees to get to know the other Trainees from the individual branches, but above all in the communication and discussion of the Dachser values and company culture. To start the event series, both values of “open-mindedness and respect” as well as “loyalty and dedication” were on the program.
At DACHSER, “Interlocking” refers to the seamless interconnections in our customers’ supply chains—a dovetailing of road transport, air and sea freight, and warehousing.
In early November, the team led by Country Manager Günter Hirschbeck was awarded the "i n e o" from the Chamber of Commerce of Upper Austria for exemplary apprentice work.
The security guards at the the port of Calais started to strike.
"Who invented it?" Ricola’s ad is cult: an agent traveling to Hong Kong, Mexico or Finland, pointedly reminding people living there that it was the Swiss who invented herbal cough drops. But how did the world come to know cough drops in the first place? This is where DACHSER comes in, distributing the “Swiss-made” product in 50 countries throughout the world – including in its main market, the USA, for example.
The latest DACHSER magazine has arrived!
Logistics is one of the most exciting and most dynamically growing industries worldwide. 
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Kempten, March 18, 2015. DACHSER will be exhibiting at transport logistic in Munich from May 5 to 8. In Hall B6, Booth 101/202, the family-owned company will be presenting the recent expansion of its international network, custom-tailored multi-channel solutions as well as new service offerings and trend-setting IT services.
Sonnentor, an Austrian manufacturer of tea and spice blends grown according to organic standards, commissioned DACHSER to handle its shipping needs - from production to the supermarket shelf in the city. Vital to success: precisely-defined time-slots for delivery.
Prices for jet fuel have decreased in the past weeks.
DACHSER charters Antonov
Prices for jet fuel have decreased in the past weeks.
Prices for jet fuel have decreased in the past weeks.
On 30.10.2014 DACHSER Austria Air & Sea Logistics, with its headquarters in Hörsching, was awarded the i n e o quality seal for its exemplary apprentice training in its subsidiaries in Linz, Vienna and Graz.
Special Edition covers all aspects of "Supply Chain Management"
Morocco is transforming itself from an agrarian state to a 21st century industrial and services-based society. Logistics plays a key role in the process. For over 30 years now, DACHSER has operated in the Kingdom and is growing with the market.
DACHSER Austria is celebrating its 10th anniversary on the Austrian market.
From a formidabledomestic contender to a major international player: when companies grow beyondtheir national borders, new thinking, future-oriented positioning, and a clearfocus on customers’ needs is required.
Image Award 2014
Company achieves top ratings in the load forwarding and groupage freight services category as well as food and consumer goods logistics and air freight and international sea container services
As of January 1, 2014, trade preferences for imports into the EU for the origin of goods of several countries have been eliminated, as these countries have been removed from the support system for developing countries.
Power pack
Prices for jet fuel have increased in the past weeks. As a result, the Fuel Price Index has exceeded the next threshold for two consecutive weeks. Consequently, Lufthansa Cargo is increasing its Fuel Surcharge, effective 23. Dec 2013, from 1.15 to 1.20 Euros per kg chargeable freight weight. Please note that the AWB issue date, not the flight date, determines the applicable Fuel Surcharge.
These fire trucks are on fire! Austria-based Rosenbauer supplies tailor-made, state of-the-art technology to airports throughout the globe. Sophisticated project logistics are essential for this purpose.
DACHSER continues its global expansion in the Air & Sea Logistics business field by forming a joint venture in Indonesia starting November 18.
End of October DACHSER Himberg was awarded by the Economic Chamber of Lower Austria as a training company in the Transportation division .
Malaysia, Südafrika
As already announced, Lufthansa will calculate the fuel and security surcharge.
Prices for jet fuel have increased in the past weeks. As a result, the Fuel Price Index has exceeded the next threshold for two consecutive weeks. Consequently, Lufthansa Cargo is increasing its Fuel Surcharge, effective 16 SEP 2013, from 1.20 to 1.25 Euros, currently still per kg actual freight weight. Please note that the AWB issue date, not the flight date, determines the applicable Fuel Surcharge.
He has served as the new Managing Director for Finance, Legal, and Tax (FLT) at DACHSER since July 1.
With 1 July 2013 will be charged a distance-based E-toll collection in Hungary.
The European legal provisions for air freight security will change significantly as of 29 April 2013.
Foodstuffs are sensitive goods. Christian Pflüger, head of Food Logistics quality management at DACHSER, talks about challenging food logistics.
Under the motto “Here, there, everywhere” DACHSER is presenting its products and services at the transport logistic, the world’s leading logistics trade fair, in Munich from 4-7 June (Hall B6, Stand 101/202)
Torben Madsen and Casper Storm aren’t exactly names that leap from the newspaper headlines. But anyone who has enjoyed a Scandinavian winter in a cosy holiday home will be familiar with the famous Nordic design of the matt black wood burning stoves. The two Danish architects create the timelessly beautiful stoves for manufacturer Aduro that also warm the homes of non-Scandinavians alike. However, this demands sophisticated logistics, whose heart doesn’t beat in northern latitudes, but on the Danube.
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