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07/18/2024
DACHSER speeds up transport between UK and the EU

With its new customs service Smart Border Connect, the logistics provider DACHSER is giving British exporters smoother access to the EU market. The intelligent logistics solution simplifies and speeds up customs clearance and thus reduces export costs.

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06/25/2024
DACHSER puts 15 electric trucks from Renault Trucks into operation

Renault Trucks and DACHSER are cooperating on the gradual decarbonization of road freight transport. In total, the logistics service provider is expanding its fleet by fifteen Renault Trucks vehicles. The all-electric trucks complete local and long-distance transport tours at seven DACHSER locations in Germany every weekday.

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06/25/2024
Professional truck drivers: Appreciation has right of way

Undoubtedly, theirs is one of the most important jobs in the country: without drivers and logistics, the wheels of the economy would literally stop turning, resulting in empty shelves in supermarkets and department stores. This makes the findings of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) all the more alarming: the freight forwarding industry is running out of young drivers. As many as 62 percent of carriers in Europe complain that they are having major problems recruiting people to drive their trucks.

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06/18/2024
DACHSER obtains TISAX® information security label

Following intensive preparation, DACHSER has obtained TISAX® Level 2 certification. This internationally recognized standard for information security and data protection in the automotive industry is becoming increasingly important in protecting automotive supply chains against cyberattacks. TISAX stands for Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange.

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07/09/2024
DACHSER celebrates its 20th anniversary in Austria

With the founding of DACHSER Austria 20 years ago, DACHSER expanded its international network and set a new milestone for successful and sustainable growth. The Austrian country organization now has a strong branch network with nine locations, employs almost 700 people and generates an annual turnover of 202 million euros. Located in Austria, an important logistics hub in Europe, DACHSER Austria plays a crucial role in the global logistics service provider's network.

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06/21/2024
Name change in Hungary after joint venture takeover 

Since June 1, 2024, the former company Liegl & DACHSER continues its logistics activities under the name DACHSER Hungary comprising the business fields Air & Sea Logistics and Road Logistics with its business lines European Logistics and Food Logistics. This administrative step is the last step in closing the acquisition, which took place in December 2022: the German logistics service provider then bought the former co-owner's remaining 50% stake in the companies.

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06/13/2024
DACHSER increases warehouse capacity in the Leipzig area

The logistics service provider is expanding its logistics space in the Leipzig-Halle area with a new warehouse. The new facility with around 25,000 pallet spaces will go into operation at the beginning of 2025.

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06/12/2024
DACHSER expands warehouse capacities at two French locations

DACHSER is strengthening its warehousing capacities in France with the construction of new facilities in Roissy and Nîmes. In Roissy in the greater Paris area, 20,000 square meters of warehouse space have been created. In Nîmes in the Occitanie region in southern France, a 12,000 square meter warehouse went into operation.

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06/06/2024
From Germany to Zambia: young people connect the worlds

Trash4Cash is the name of the waste processing company that young people founded in Zambia in 2019 in collaboration with DACHSER and the children's charity terre des hommes. The business idea, which combines sustainability and social aspects, was born during a youth exchange with DACHSER trainees and young professionals in Germany. Five years later, the group from Livingstone in Zambia has now visited Kempten in the Allgäu again.

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06/06/2024
Strong initiative against the shortage of skilled workers

The shortage of drivers and skilled workers is a concern for the economy and logistics in particular. It is considered to be one of the critical bottleneck factors for future growth. With DACHSER Service und Ausbildungs GmbH, the logistics service provider launched a sustainable qualification offensive ten years ago. DACHSER is now one of the largest trainers of professional drivers in Germany.

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06/03/2024
Echo Labs by FERCAM & DACHSER: Non-profit company with a new structure

DACHSER & FERCAM Italia has acquired 50 percent of the shares in FERCAM Echo Labs; the non-profit company will continue to operate under the name "Echo Labs by FERCAM & DACHSER".

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06/03/2024
DACHSER & FERCAM Italia: New location in Cattolica

DACHSER & FERCAM Italia opened a new branch in Cattolica in mid-April, strengthening its presence in the dynamically growing economic region on the Adriatic coast. The area around the provincial capital of Rimini is characterized by industrial companies and, with the furniture factories in the provinces of Fano and Pesaro, has numerous export-oriented companies.

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06/03/2024
Impact of Red Sea Situation on Market Dynamics

The situation in the Red Sea is not improving in terms of vessel security. The Houthi rebels are expanding their targets in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden forcing ocean carriers to further adapt and change their network to keep crews and ships save. This situation has led to a wide range of service changes and increased transit times primary on the trades Europe to and from Asia / India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-Ceylon (IPBC) as well as the Middle East.

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05/31/2024
DACHSER once again certified for pharmaceutical logistics

Independent auditors have once again certified DACHSER for the compliant transportation of life science and healthcare products. The branch in Shanghai is recertified according to IATA CEIV Pharma, the locations in Barcelona, Madrid, Mumbai, Frankfurt and the Head Office in Kempten according to GDP (Good Distribution Practice). 

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06/18/2018
DACHSER expands at its Überherrn location

DACHSER puts a second contract logistics warehouse and new office space into operation at its Überherrn location. This expansion increases the location’s contract logistics capacity to 62,000 sqm, with space to house a total of 110,000 pallets.

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12/27/2022
DACHSER grows in Mexico

DACHSER is responding to its growth in Mexico by moving to larger offices in the Mexican city of Puebla.

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09/24/2019
DACHSER at the International Supply Chain Conference

Once again DACHSER will be appearing at the International Supply Chain Conference (Deutscher Logistik-Kongress) in Berlin. Featuring the theme Inspire – Encourage – Act, the conference will open on October 23, 2019. An open dialog on logistics and supply chain management will take place at the InterContinental/Schweizerhof hotel.

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04/04/2018
New location for DACHSER in Freiburg

DACHSER has acquired some 65,000 m2 of real estate in the Breisgau industrial park in Eschbach, a town near Freiburg, Germany. In August 2018, the logistics provider will start construction on a new logistics center, which will include a transit terminal with a total area of 6,117 m2 and 82 docking bays, plus a two-story office building. Completion of construction and the subsequent move are planned for mid-2019.

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03/27/2020
DACHSER announces Executive Board for the future

After 31 years of close cooperation in operational management positions at DACHSER, CEO Bernhard Simon and his deputy Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics, will join the logistics provider’s Supervisory Board in 2021, with Bernhard Simon becoming its chairperson. Burkhard Eling, who joined the DACHSER Executive Board as CFO in 2013, will become the new CEO of the family-owned company on January 1, 2021.

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06/04/2019
Johnston Logistics to become DACHSER Ireland

Two years ago, DACHSER acquired a majority share in Irish logistics company Johnston Logistics Ltd. The process of fully integrating it into the DACHSER network is now nearing completion with the rebranding and associated name change to DACHSER Ireland Ltd. DACHSER made the official announcement today at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.

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04/26/2019
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.

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04/03/2019
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.

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09/27/2019
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:

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01/11/2023
Safely arriving in the right place

For Christina Schloh, working as a dangerous goods safety advisor at DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics is a calling—one she has been answering for 22 years.  

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