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The heavy snowfalls of the past days provide numerous roadblocks and increased avalanche danger.
Due to the consistently strong air freight market and expected strong business in the current fall, we expect further capacity bottlenecks.
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.
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.
On October 1, the Golden Week holidays in China will begin. Many business operations will be closed during this period.
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.
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.
As of September 1, 2018, sea freight shipments to Australia must be fumigated against the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB).
Tropical cyclone Jongdari landed on the coastal area east of Shanghai this morning local time, August 3.
Since 20th May truckers in Brazil have been on strike to protest against the rising fuel prices. The strike caused nationwide delays in shipments.
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.
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.
In early June 2018, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit will be held in Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong province in China.
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Please be informed that on the route Siedlce - Malaszewicze/Terespol construction works are planned vom 12th March 2018 until 2020.
With DACHSER Rail Service, we offer a time- and cost-optimized alternative to air and sea freight.
Snowfall in France is affecting road transport and the airports in Moscow are under challenging conditions.
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.
A major winter storm and below freezing temperatures are affecting freight movements across a wide area of the Eastern U.S. The seaports from Savannah to Boston were closed, thousands of flights cancelled and major roads from Virginia to Maine were too dangerous for trucks to operate.
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.
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.
Since a few days, the current situation at the Airport Frankfurt remains strained and critical due to ongoing strike actions of the Ground Handling Agents.
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.
The Golden Week is just around the corner. China and Korea are mostly affected by the one-week long public holidays, starting from 1 October. Also Hong Kong and Taiwan have a number of consecutive holidays at the beginning of October.
Our offices in México City and Puebla are closed until further notice. After the earthquake the situation in Mexico is very chaotic.
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.
The German federal government has decided to extend mandatory tolls for trucks to all federal highways (Bundesstrassen) as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Due to massive flooding and bad weather conditions brought by Hurricane Harvey, logistics is at a standstill at the Texas Gulf Coast area.
Due to the consistently strong air freight market and expected strong business in the fall, early capacity bottlenecks are predicted for 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.
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.
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.
The “Petya” cyber attack on the Maersk shipping line has led to serious problems in daily operations.
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.
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.
The Islamic holy month Ramadan will start on 27 May. Offices in three Muslim ASL countries will have special office hours during the dawn-to-sunset fasting period.
As the latest case of the WannaCry ransomware shows, businesses should make the protection of sensitive customer data a top priority. That is why DACHSER regularly invests in safeguarding its high IT standards.
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.
Following many years of successful partnership and cooperation, DACHSER has acquired a majority stake in its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This will enable DACHSER to further strengthen its operational capabilities in an important European growth market and make its range of services more attractive than ever before.
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.
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.
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.
The agreement between FERCAM and Artoni has been signed. FERCAM is taking over a total of 14 branch offices in Italy.
Once more, Dachser was present with a stand at the LogiMAT 2017 trade fair in Stuttgart. This year, the amount of attendants increased again and reached over 50,000 visitors, 1,384 international exhibitors, and more than 100,000sqm of exhibition space in all of the 9 halls. This emphasizes the growing importance of LogiMAT.
Our European Logistics service portfolio meets the requirements of our industrial and commercial customers, and complements our shipping services with special solutions for your B2C shops that deliver goods directly to their intended place of use.
Chinese New Year falls early in 2017. Therefore, we recommend that you book your transport well in advance if you have shipments leaving China around this time.
Christmas is almost here and everywhere tranquility and reflection are setting in. However, the situation is different at DACHSER–here, the tires are not standing still even during the holiday season. As in past years, DACHSER will be implementing its central HUB organization for the European Logistics Division in Frankfurt.
The new version of the German Freight Forwarders’ Standard Terms and Conditions 2017 (ADSp 2017) will also bring changes for the regulation of pallet exchanges.
Effective January 1, 2017 DACHSER will follow the associations recommendation and increase its business activities on the basis of the ADSp 2017.
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.
According to trade media reports, South Korea's largest shipping company, Hanjin Shipping Co., threatens to slip into insolvency due circumstances of overcapacity and falling freight rates on the world's oceans.
Due to the ongoing difficulties in and around Calais, we wish to provide you with a brief update.
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SOLAS-regulation of verification of the gross mass of a packed container effective from July 1st, 2016.
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