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At the beginning of February, DACHSER moved into its new branch in Coimbra, Portugal. With this move, the logistics provider is tripling its logistics space in central Portugal to more than 6,300 square meters.
 DACHSER Belgium N.V./S.A. has won the third prize in the ´Logistics Employer of the Year´ category during the presentation of the Transport & Logistics Awards. The ´Logistics Employer of the Year´ award rewards a project for the management of Human Resources within a logistics company or the logistics department of an industrial or commercial company.
DACHSER’s Cologne logistics center has started deploying pedelecs for city-center deliveries. In addition to helping improve air quality, this move by the logistics provider is a response to the increasing number of driving restrictions, traffic jams, and construction zones that make it difficult to deliver to city centers with conventional trucks. Driving restrictions are due to come into force in Cologne’s low-emission zone on April 1, 2019.
While politicians continue to try and find a way out of the Brexit crisis, the leaving date draws inexorably closer. Now it’s up to companies to systematically plan and prepare for all eventualities. One major issue: customs.
Right now, the whole world is looking anxiously to London. The members of the House of Commons will be deciding on the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK government and the EU. There is no telling which way the parliament’s decision will go. But whatever the outcome, DACHSER is prepared.
After more than 17 years at the helm, Nick Lowe, DACHSER UK’s Managing Director, was taking early retirement at the end of September. His successor is Mark Rollinson, who has previously held various management positions at Schenker and Allport Cargo Services.
Pallets and other packaging materials are key players in logistics, but demands on the exchange system are becoming more and more complex. In its rigorous pursuit of quality, DACHSER is committed to offering packing-aid exchange as a value-added service.
Logistics service provider Dachser has implemented e-cargo bikes for distribution in the city center of Freiburg (Germany).The delivery method is a sustainable electronic transport solution that optimizes city distribution. Stuttgart and Tubingen have been supplying the inner city with e-cargo bikes for several months.
Frankfurt airport location certified for transport of life science and health care products
Dachser recently received its 10,000th trailer from commercial vehicle rental company PEMA. It is a refrigerated semitrailer from Schmitz Cargobull in Dachser's corporate design, intended for the Ulm logistics centre. The vehicle marks a new highlight in the cooperation between PEMA, Dachser and two other lessors that has existed since 2001.
DACHSER launched a new warehouse in Sosnowiec and moved its former Sosnowiec branch to it. The new facility is 80% larger than the previous one, including over 8,000 square metres allotted for cross-docking and contract logistics.
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.
During the last weeks, all eyes were on Russia. Reason enough to take a closer look on DACHSER’s engagement in the world’s largest country. We ask Anton Maryukhta, Managing Director DACHSER OOO, about the development of the Russian Logistics market and his plans for the future.
spoga+gafa is the world's leading garden trade fair. Here, over 2,000 exhibitors will be presenting their innovations for the green oasis to almost 40,000 international trade visitors. Both large and small garden brands meet up here with the most important buyers and decision-makers from all over the world.
From July 20 until 22, the 36th edition of the Casas Novas International Jumping Competition took place in La Coruña, Spain.
In Stuttgart, DACHSER is now using the latest generation of electric trucks—with the next generation of drivers behind the wheel: Diamant Demukaj, an 18-year-old trainee trucker, delivers goods to Stuttgart-based companies quietly, nimbly, and with zero emissions.
Logistics on a grand scale. When an entire production facility is moved from one continent to another, experts are needed along with their wide-ranging experience. And sometimes even nerves of steel.
DACHSER at LogiMAT 2018, Hall 6, Booth D20.

DACHSER’s appearance at LogiMAT 2018 (Stuttgart, March 13-15) has digitalization written all over it. At the DACHSER booth, contract logistics managers will be explaining how the company is connecting digital data and physical goods movement in its warehouses.

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.
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.
Dobbit Professional, the trade journal for the DIY sector in Belgium, published in its May-edition an interview on the collaboration between Herock and DACHSER. Economies of scale and the comprehensive service concept are but some of the advantages of the collaboration with DACHSER for the producer of stylish, contemporary workwear.
DACHSER USA Air & Sea Logistics has expanded its USA footprint yet again, by opening a new office in the Twin Cities region. After Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati the Minneapolis branch is the fourth office in the Midwest.
On account of the 40th birthday of DACHSER in Belgium an interview with Managing Director Aat van der Meer appeared in Trends magazine.
International logistics provider DACHSER Belgium presents its extensive portfolio of services at the TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS fair in Antwerp and the DIY, HOME & GARDEN fair in Kortrijk. An excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the most recent developments of the family-owned company and the people behind the story.
“Made in China”—commerce (and our everyday lives, for that matter) is inconceivable without this label. But how does outdoor furniture, for example, find its way onto the shelves of European home improvement centers? The title story in the summer edition of the DACHSER magazine goes in search of the answer to this question. On page 4, head off with us on a journey across the world's seas and learn how DACHSER optimally integrates sea freight with rail and road transport.
Strategic foresight, the courage to make changes, and mutual trust are needed to stay on course—whether the seas are calm or rough. In the first 2015 edition of DACHSER magazine, you will learn how DACHSER is setting its sails for the future.
January 2015 an article appeared in the magazine Transport Management about expected developments in the logistics sector.
In October appeared an article in the Dutch trade magazine ´Logistiek´ about the new building of Dachser Willebroek.
DACHSER is again in the top three of fastest growing logistics companies in Belgium. At the ceremony of the Trends Gazellen Transport & Logistics 2014, DACHSER took second place in the category large companies.
The company magazine published by the global logistics provider DACHSER wins the gold award for the industry sector “Transport/Logistics.” The jury of the efficiency award in corporate publishing pays tribute to the magazine’s editorial concept, linguistic craftsmanship, and the opportunities for additional information that it provides.
Cut!, a corporate film by the Kempten-based logistics provider, wins the intermedia-globe Gold award at the WorldMediaFestival in Hamburg. The film is one of the 14 best international submissions from a field of over 700.
DACHSER is the big winner in the presentation of the 2014 Verkehrsrundschau Image Awards. Bernhard Simon, Head of the DACHSER Management Board, proudly accepted three of the highly-coveted distinctions for the company’s recognition factor and reputation in the German logistics industry from the hands of VDA President Matthias Wissmann.
From education to sustainability: Since 2005 DACHSER and terre des hommes are engaging in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The humanitarian work is successful, reports Bernhard Simon, Spokesman of the DACHSER Management Board.
According to the new “TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2013/2014” study, DACHSER has conquered the pole position in the European groupage market.
Aat van der Meer, country manager Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, interviewed by the DACHSER eLetter.
DACHSER can look back at a successful appearance at the  9th Transport & Logistics 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium. The largest Belgian fair for logistics, mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management  (15.10-17.10) registered an increase in visitor numbers, reaching 10.000 trade visitors from different countries. In addition to  DACHSER, 300 other companies presented their products and services.
DACHSER is again in the top three of fastest growing companies in Belgium. At the ceremony of the Trends Gazellen Transport & Logistics 2013, DACHSER took second place in the category ´large companies´.
DACHSER DIY-Logistics can look back at  a successful appearance at the 31th DIY&Homing fair 2013 in Kortrijk, Belgium. The international platform for the DIY and garden industry (29.09 – 01.10) registered 138 exhibitors and 3.000 visitors from all over Europe.
Since the acquisition of the Iberian logistics provider Azkar, DACHSER strengthened its overland services to Spain and Portugal. Also DACHSER Benelux expands its activities to Iberia.
He has served as the new Managing Director for Finance, Legal, and Tax (FLT) at DACHSER since July 1.
In August, appeared an article in the Dutch trade magazine ´Nieuwsblad Transport´ about the growth of DACHSER in the Benelux.
DACHSER puts this autumn its specialized logistics services of do-it-yourself goods in the spotlight. The international logistics service provider will not only present its green thumbs at the trade fair spoga+gafa (8 – 10 September) in Cologne, also is DACHSER for the first time one of the exhibitors at DIY&HOMING in Kortrijk (September 29 – October 1).
DACHSER has given its eLogistics shipment information system shipmentpointer a makeover. The design update is accompanied by technical innovations such as an advanced search function using various different reference numbers and a new app for smartphones.
Have you noticed a DACHSER or AZKAR truck somewhere recently? On the road, at a branch office or at one of our customers locally? DACHSER is giving all participants who upload their photo the chance to win attractive weekly or monthly prizes.
On Thursday 30 May, DACHSER Willebroek visited the Atheneum in Willebroek as guest speaker to promote, in collaboration with VDAB (the public employment service of Flanders), the training “International transport and shipping goods”.
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)
DACHSER creates new opportunities for growth in the United Kingdom. The logistics provider is not only investing in a new building south of Northampton, also there is a shift in the network: from now on, consignments for northern regions will be handled by the hub in Rochdale. Out of Belgium there exists also a daily departure to Rochdale.  
Logistics provider officially certified as a reliable international partnerOn 29 January 2013, DACHSER´s Mouscron and Willebroek branches received the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certificate.  Customers of DACHSER Belgium now benefit from all advantage according to this certification.
Already responsible for the country organizations in the Netherlands (since 2007) and Belgium (since 2009), country manager Aat van der Meer (50) has also taken charge of DACHSER Luxembourg with effect from 1 January 2013. This strategic step will enable DACHSER to offer the customers in the BENELUX region even better connections to the European DACHSER network.
The Berlin production site of Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG relies on the electronic interchange of logistics data. The producer of natural ingredients and intermediate products for the food industry is the ten thousandth user to benefit from the advantages of closely meshed logistics systems and has linked its transport and warehouse systems via an interface to DACHSER’s EDI centre.
The new Zevenaar logistics center breaks records. Just one week after the move in September 2012 DACHSER Zevenaar processed a record number of export shipments through the hall.
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