Vaccine for Berlin
Fighting the pandemic with vaccine, PPE, and intelligent logistics. Berlin’s senate is procuring its vaccine logistics services from a tried and true partner: DACHSER’s Berlin Schönefeld branch.
“We’re all in this together”
For over a year, the announcement that the coronavirus has led to some big changes has been ringing in our ears. But what has actually changed? Insights and perspectives from DACHSER’s corporate culture.
Celebrating the swap body
The standard freight container for groupage logistics celebrates its 50th birthday this year. Thomas Simon developed the swap body concept in the late sixties, inspired by maritime shipping containers. After some initial reservations, the swap body became a groundbreaking innovation in overland logistics that revolutionized the entire industry.
DACHSER establishes a competence center for data science and machine learning
Since the beginning of June, DACHSER has pooled the expertise it has gained in various research and innovation projects on the topics of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science in its new in-house Competence Center Data Science & Machine Learning.
“We want to further improve the plannability of our logistics service”
Alexander Tonn became DACHSER’s new COO Road Logistics in January 2021. In this interview, he talks about his career, his priorities in his new position, and what is particularly important to him in the design of the processes.
Data for improved process quality and ergonomics
DACHSER has joined forces with start-up MotionMiners to gain a better understanding of the work steps in the transit terminal. At five locations, the partners tested a new method for improving process quality—which should then also have a positive impact on work ergonomics.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
One of the key phrases of the last few months at DACHSER was “Keeping the good and shaping agility.” This is also the title of the interview with Burkhard Eling in the latest DACHSER magazine, in which DACHSER’s new CEO explains what these words mean to him.
Chemical logistics goes digital – Practical possibilities
Digitalization is not an alien concept in the transport and logistics industry. Quite the opposite, in fact: goods flows have long been accompanied by their corresponding data. Around the world and across carriers, information logistics is an integral part of any logistics provider’s service portfolio.
DACHSER expands charter activities to include LATAM
In June and July, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics organized eight flights from Hong Kong to Mexico via Canada. The new charter service offers customers additional, reliable capacity and is supposed to be continued in August.
Anjali is a girl living her dreams
DACHSER began collaborating with the international children's charity Terre des Hommes 16 years ago. Children's rights, access to education, and the promotion of sustainability and environmental protection have always been important components of this partnership. A girl named Anjali in the north of India is one child who has been given the chance at a better life by this commitment.
Update: Yantian Port, Shekou Port and Nansha Port
The port congestion at the Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) in Shenzhen is clearing, while the density at Shekou and Nansha is still on high level. Therefore, we would like to provide you with the latest status of the ports, with an overview about the situation and forecast of the sea freight market.
DACHSER on the winner’s podium
For the second time in a row, a DACHSER trainee has won first place in the “Best Trainee” competition organized by the trade journal VerkehrsRundschau. Patrick Lipiec, a trainee in freight forwarding and logistics services in his second year of training at DACHSER’s Hegau-Bodensee logistics center in Steißlingen, won out against more than 1,226 participants.
DACHSER builds new branch in Lisbon
Due to open in early 2022, the new facility will employ 150 people. DACHSER is investing EUR 13 million in this location.
DACHSER expands its line-haul fleet with the cross-border ecocombi
The DACHSER branch in Zevenaar, the Netherlands, has expanded its line-haul fleet with a Longer Heavier Vehicle (LHV) for cross-border transport to Frankfurt, Germany. Also known as the ecocombi, the new vehicle option offers 30 percent more space and therefore helps reduce traffic as well as emissions.
Sea freight: update on the global situation
Due to the ongoing disruption of the sea freight market, the after-effects (container shortages and frequent port congestion) continue to impact global supply chains. Below, we provide an update on all developments to minimize potential disruptions to your business.
Operational disruptions at the port of Hamburg cause backlogs
With this update, DACHSER would like to inform you that port operations in Hamburg are currently affected in their flow due to various factors.