Omnichannel logistics with smart data
With their omnichannel concepts, DIY and garden stores now make use of all sales channels. Intelligent logistics solutions, such as drop shipment, support them in doing this.
Possible flight delays to and from China
A typhoon in China, which is equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane, can lead to flight delays to and from China. Impacts of the storm are felt across Taiwan. Over the weekend the typhoon will move towards China or pass close to its coast and will lead to closures of schools and offices, as well as flight cancellations due to the weather conditions.
If you have any questions, please contact your local DACHSER representative.
Brexit checklist - what should you watch out for?
What should DACHSER customers pay attention to in the case of a hard Brexit?
Delays when it comes to border crossing would be a major challenge in the case of a hard Brexit - the other would be the new bureaucratic burden of goods traffic with Great Britain. First and foremost, longer waiting times through border controls and customs clearance of all goods should be expected under WTO rules. For companies that send shipments to and from the UK, we have summarized them in our Brexit checklist that can be downloaded below:
DACHSER launches test operations with Mercedes-Benz eActros
The DACHSER vehicle mix for emission-free deliveries in Stuttgart city center is now complete. Martin Kehnen, Head of CharterWay Rental & Major Customer Management at Mercedes-Benz Trucks Germany, has now handed over the keys to the all-electric 18-ton Mercedes-Benz eActros to Markus Maurer, General Manager of DACHSER’s Kornwestheim branch.
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Strictly according to schedule
Components for car heaters are shipped by sea from Hamburg to Langfang in China. The supply chain must hold firm to ensure that riding in the car won’t be uncomfortable—something that Gentherm and DACHSER take a dim view of.
DACHSER named one of Germany’s most successful logistics brands
LOGISTIK HEUTE and BVL have awarded DACHSER second place in the “Road transport services” category.
Brexit: Do we have a decision?
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.
DACHSER expands branch in Czech Republic
DACHSER Czech Republic has signed a contract for a new warehouse and administration building for its branch in Ostrava. The overall surface area is 3.900 square metres. Twenty new jobs will be offered in the extended branch. DACHSER plans to move to the new premises in the middle of the summer holidays.
DACHSER India receives IATA CEIV Pharma certification
The International Airport Transport Association (IATA) recently awarded the Mumbai and Hyderabad branches of DACHSER India with the prestigious CEIV Pharma certification, recognizing the company for its excellence in transporting Life Science and Healthcare (LSH) products.
New Managing Director for DACHSER European Logistics Iberia
Celestino Silva will take over as Managing Director of DACHSER’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit. He succeeds Juan Quintana, who has opted to leave the company to pursue new professional opportunities.
DACHSER pursues sustainable growth
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.
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Companies seeking to open up new markets need a sound plan, plenty of commitment, courage, entrepreneurial thinking—and strong partners at their side.
They are small and easy to miss. But without them, our modern world would grind to a halt: electronic connectors. It’s the job of these tiny components to ensure that electricity and data can flow unhindered. As one of the leading connector manufacturers, ERNI Electronics relies on DACHSER logistics solutions.
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics enters the Swedish market and now has an office for air and sea freight in Gothenburg.