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5/3/2019
DACHSER has appointed Daniel Pohl as Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics Malaysia with effect from 1 January 2019. Pohl has 17 years of experience in the logistics world and has been with DACHSER Asia Pacific since 2010.
4/17/2019
Growing together: that was the motto of the small company from the Spanish town of Zaragoza when it joined the market in 1983, supplying tradespeople and industry customers with hydraulic and pneumatic lines and stainless steel fittings. Today, Dicsa is a global enterprise. DACHSER’s role: providing intelligent logistics from a single source.
4/17/2019
Their products are literally electrified: battery manufacturer ARTS Energy, a premium supplier of all kinds of energy storage solutions, makes its products in a French backwater. These solutions power its customers in Europe and around the world. DACHSER handles the logistics.
4/5/2019
The original exit date at the end of March may have been postponed, but there is still the possibility that the UK will leave the European Union without an exit deal. “Keep calm and be prepared” is the motto that companies should follow when it comes to logistics and the current Brexit situation.
4/3/2019
DACHSER posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 5.57 billion. As they did last year, shipment numbers increased, rising by 2.5 percent to 83.7 million; tonnage rose 3.0 percent to 41.3 million metric tons. With 30,609 employees in total, up 1,511 from the preceding year, DACHSER’s workforce reached a record high.
3/14/2019
Strong footprint in Asia and seamless coverage of European markets support the growth of local companies
1/14/2019
By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including factories, closes down from one to four weeks. In 2019 CNY will begin on February 5.
12/12/2018
DACHSER’s innovation project for zero-emissions groupage deliveries in central Stuttgart has won a federal award for sustainable urban logistics in Germany. Svenja Schulze, German federal environment minister, presented the award to Stefan Hohm, Corporate Director Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in Berlin.
12/6/2018
Frankfurt airport location certified for transport of life science and health care products
12/3/2018
DACHSER is expanding its Karlsruhe location, adding a specially equipped warehouse for the safe storage of hazardous materials.
11/12/2018
This year, the logistics provider will again be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route, thus offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season.
8/21/2018
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.
5/21/2018
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.
4/17/2018
In the 2017 financial year, DACHSER for the first time achieved revenue of over EUR 6 billion. The global logistics provider increased its consolidated gross revenue by 7.2 percent to EUR 6.12 billion. DACHSER also set other company records by handling a total of 81.7 million shipments (+2.1 percent) weighing 39.8 million metric tons (+4.3 percent). On a global level, DACHSER created 1,648 new jobs in 2017.
12/4/2017
As part of the presentation of the European Transport Award for Sustainability (ETPN), this year DACHSER received the Special Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The company came first in the Transportation and Forwarding Companies category.
10/23/2017
As of October 1, 2017, DACHSER logistics experts and Fraunhofer IML researchers have joined forces to work together on research and development projects.
8/3/2017
Logistics provider DACHSER is investing some 6.5 million euros in a new 20,000-square-meter facility in Stans in Tyrol, Austria. DACHSER Austria has now held the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the new terminal, which is scheduled to begin operations in late 2017 and will create 40 new jobs.
6/6/2017
DACHSER Americas Air & Sea Logistics Corp., a subsidiary of international logistics provider DACHSER SE with operations in 43 countries around the world, continues to strengthen its presence in Latin America thanks to the results obtained during last year. The company announced a significant growth of its shipments in 2016.
5/9/2017
In roughly four years, DACHSER has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar Group into its European road network. The overland transport organizations will operate under the names of DACHSER Spain and DACHSER Portugal in the future. This was announced today by CEO Bernhard Simon, COO Road Logistics Michael Schilling, and Juan Antonio Quintana, Managing Director European Logistics Iberia, at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.
4/25/2017
Effective immediately, DACHSER becomes majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This allows DACHSER to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe.
4/13/2017
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.
4/4/2017
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.
3/16/2017
DACHSER Americas Air & Sea Logistics Corp., a subsidiary of international logistics provider DACHSER SE, has named JeffreyGroup as its public relations agency of record for Latin America. JeffreyGroup will be responsible for business communications and media relationships on behalf of the company across the region.
10/10/2016
DACHSER was honored with the “Carrier of the Year” award by Johnson Controls Automotive Experience.
9/13/2016
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.
8/17/2016
Thomas Krüger appointed managing director of the EMEA business unit in DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics

Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the DACHSER team. On January 1, 2018, he will take over from Thomas Reuter as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business field. The transition period, during which Müller will work on developing projects, will start on October 1 of this year. Thomas Reuter will remain on the Executive Board in his role as head of Air & Sea Logistics through the transition period until he retires on December 31, 2017.
7/27/2016
As it builds new facilities in Austria, France, and Germany, DACHSER is strengthening its contract logistics operations across Europe. Integrated logistics services including transport, warehousing, and value-added services will be available in even more locations.
6/10/2016
DACHSER receives recognition for its outstanding performance as logistics supplier, winning Lufthansa Cargo’s “Planet Award of Excellence” for the first time as part of their global cooperation.
4/21/2016
DACHSER reports strong, organic growth for fiscal year 2015. Consolidated revenue increased by 6.5 percent to EUR 5.64 billion. Shipments rose by 4.0 percent to 78.1 million, while tonnage increased by 5.2 percent to 37.3 million metric tons. The primary contributors for the positive performance were the overland freight services for food and industrial goods in Europe.
3/2/2016
New Corporate Unit is also bundling the logistics provider’s research and development activities

DACHSER has created a new central organizational unit, Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in order to advance its business with global, industry-specific logistics solutions and bundle its research and development activities. Stefan Hohm, an experienced DACHSER manager, will head up this new Corporate Unit. He has led the Logistics Center in Hof for the past seven years.

11/27/2015
Children’s rights, schooling, vocational training, protection of natural resources: While continuing its ten-year collaboration in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with the children’s aid organization terre des hommes, DACHSER is expanding its commitment to additional project regions in India, Nepal, Brazil, and Namibia. Over the next five years, the logistics provider will invest over EUR 1.1 million in local aid projects to bring lasting improvements to people’s lives by helping them help themselves.
11/16/2015
DACHSER has “gone live” with its own road logistics branch in Turkey. The new site in Istanbul will be linked up to the European groupage network via the Cargoplus organization.
9/23/2015
International logistics provider DACHSER is repositioning itself in Greater Paris with two new locations in Wissous and Pantin. Paris Wissous, located near Paris-Orly International Airport, serves as a transshipment point for industrial goods. The new Pantin location, northeast of the French capital, is in charge of supply to downtown Paris.
7/8/2015
The global logistics provider DACHSER offers a new air freight service connecting its worldwide network with Latin America via the gateway in Miami, Florida.
4/14/2015
Consolidated revenue increases by 5.2% to EUR 5.3 billion
A 4.4% rise in shipments to 73.7 million
Tonnage grows by 5.1% to 35.4 million tons
3/27/2015
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.
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO.
2/11/2015
 Certification of Corporate IT in accordance with ISO 27001 renewed and enhanced. Information security in accordance with DIN ISO/IEC 27001 is not a snapshot event, but a continuous improvement process. In keeping with this principle, DACHSER not only arranges for annual audits of its Corporate IT, it currently is also having TÜV Süd review its entire software development process.
9/18/2014
International logistics provider DACHSER continues to expand its Asia operations, taking over its partner’s shares in three countries. As a result, the family-owned company is now the sole shareholder in the company’s ventures in India and Thailand and a majority shareholder of the joint venture in Bangladesh.
7/21/2014
Kempten, July 21, 2014. DACHSER is now doing business in South Korea as DACHSER Korea Inc., effective July 1st. The global logistics provider has maintained a presence in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since 2006 as MGI & DACHSER Inc. This past December, DACHSER acquired the remaining 50% of the joint venture. Together with the renaming of the company, DACHSER also moved into new offices in Seoul.
5/20/2014
DACHSER enters the Finnish overland transport market on June 1, 2014 and has established the joint venture DACHSER Finland Oy for this purpose. ACE Logistics Group - a network partner headquartered in Tallinn (Estonia) with whom DACHSER has already collaborated for over fifteen years in the Baltic nations - holds a fifty percent equity interest in the JV.
4/9/2014
A strong second half-year and the successful integration of the two Spanish acquisitions, Azkar and Transunion, boosted DACHSER’s revenue in 2013.
3/21/2014
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.
1/30/2014
Under the slogan “everything is possible” DACHSER will be present at the great international rendezvous of the ceramics trade, CEVISAMA, in Valencia from 11 to 14 February, Stand B65, N3-P3, presenting its international logistics, specific for export by Spanish companies of paving and cladding materials.
1/16/2014
Logistics provider DACHSER is expanding its presence in Switzerland with the opening of its new site in the Bern region. The international company is enhancing its global operations by establishing its ninth Swiss site that will occupy an area of 12,200 square meters, and create around 40 new jobs in the region.
12/16/2013
A little more than ten months after the acquisition by DACHSER, the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion, S.A., is completing its integration into the network of the global logistics provider. As a result, the Argentinian and Peruvian country organizations will be operating as DACHSER Argentina S.A. and DACHSER Peru S.A.C. respectively.
11/25/2013
DACHSER continues its global expansion in the Air & Sea Logistics business field by forming a joint venture in Indonesia starting November 18.
3/20/2013
Kempten, Munich. 20 March 2013. DACHSER closed the 2012 financial year with new record highs in terms of overall revenue and staff numbers. Revenue growth nevertheless slowed to 3.7 percent. DACHSER has set initial growth impulses for 2013 with the acquisitions of the Spanish logistics providers Azkar and Transunion. Including revenues from these acquisitions and expected organic growth, DACHSER aims to surpass the 5-billion-euro revenue threshold for the first time in the current fiscal year.
1/17/2013
Kempten/Valencia, 17.01.2013. Effective retroactively from the beginning of the year, the internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, has acquired the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion S. A. subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The company employs a staff of 235. In addition to nine offices in Spain the company is also represented in Turkey, Argentina, Peru and Mexico.
12/12/2012
Kempten/Madrid, 12 December 2012. Effective 15 January 2013 subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities the internationally operating logistics provider DACHSER is to acquire the Spanish logistics provider, Azkar S.A. DACHSER has held a 10 percent stake in its Iberian logistics partner since 2008.
10/8/2012
Kempten/Ho Chi Minh City. 8 October 2012. DACHSER is continuing to pursue its worldwide expansion course and at the beginning of October established a joint venture in Vietnam. Majority shareholder is DACHSER Far East Ltd. in Hong Kong.
9/3/2012
Hong Kong, Kempten. 3 September 2012. The internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, is opening a new branch office in Nanjing, thus extending its network of locations in the Yangtze River Delta.
5/7/2012
Kempten/Kuala Lumpur, 7 May 2012. DACHSER is continuing to pursue its worldwide expansion course and established a joint venture in Malaysia at the beginning of May.
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