DACHSER to supply Prague via pedelec
DACHSER is launching a pilot project in the Czech Republic to supply the Prague city center with an electrically supported cargo bike. The newly built micro-hub "Depot.Bike" at the Florenc subway station is being used for this purpose.
Safety through visibility
This year, a new flashing light concept was rolled out to improve the visibility of DACHSER trucks. Affixed to the sides of the trailers, these additional flashing lights help minimize the risk of accidents when trucks are turning—in particular during the darker months of the year. They flash whenever the driver activates the indicator.
Latest update on DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics operations
With this update DACHSER would like to inform about the current DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics operations across the regions APAC, EMEA and Americas. In the attached document (see download below) it is listed whether a country organization of DACHSER is operational or, if only limited or not at all, why this is the case. Since the situation in the countries may change rapidly, the attached document will be updated on a regular basis and published on our website.
“When it comes to Brexit, many companies have their head in the sand”
The Brexit is complete and the transition phase will be history in a few weeks. No matter what agreements the EU and Great Britain may reach in the short term, January 1, 2021 will mean a deep cut for the movement of goods to and from Great Britain. Steffen Wiese, Head of Sales, European Logistics, North Central Europe at DACHSER, explains what companies urgently need to bear in mind and why some of them even run the risk of oversleeping the preparations.
For a sustainable society: More and more NGOs are taking action around the world
In the course of globalization, internationally networked non-governmental organizations or NGOs are playing an increasingly important role. DACHSER’s partnership with children’s aid organization terre des hommes demonstrates how a company can support an NGO over the long term.
Craft food trend requires suitable logistics concepts
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the demand for craft food has increased significantly. Throughout Europe, more and more consumers are attaching importance to sustainably produced food, produced in small manufactories and not by large industrial companies. A trend that requires dedicated logistics experts.
Outstanding: DACHSER wins the One Eaton Supplier Premier Award 2020
The award for best transport partner was presented during the Eaton Virtual Global SCM Supplier Conference.
When the chemistry is right
Many strands of the DACHSER network come together in Malsch near Karlsruhe. The expansion of the logistics center last year has taken contract logistics for hazardous materials customers to a new level.
To mark the occasion: update of our Brexit checklist
The EU withdrawal of the United Kingdom was completed on 31.01.2020. Currently we are in a transition phase which ends on 31.12.2020. A further extension of this transitional phase should have been agreed until 01.07.2020 and is therefore no longer possible. Thus, the United Kingdom will no longer be part of the internal market and the customs union as of 01.01.2021. If no agreement is reached between the UK and the EU in the remaining time of the transition phase, trade would in future fall under the rules of the World Trade Organization.
We at DACHSER cannot influence the political situation in the UK, but we can prepare you in the best possible way for regulated customs procedures. We have therefore adapted and updated our Brexit checklist to the current circumstances. You can download it here free of charge.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with your responsible contact person at the respective DACHSER branch.
DACHSER to offer charters again for peak season
To create additional capacity during the peak season in the fall, logistics provider DACHSER is once again offering a premium flight between Asia and Europe. Starting in mid-October, the charter will fly the Frankfurt–Shanghai–Frankfurt route once a week.
Thinking local, not global? Supply Chains in flux
Supply chains are undergoing a dramatic transformation. Many companies are considering bringing at least some of their manufacturing operations closer to the countries where they sell their products. The Covid-19 pandemic isn’t the only reason behind this trend, but it’s certainly spurring it on.
LCL Services are taking over the market: More and more groupage shipments by sea freight
Demand for LCL services in the logistics industry is growing: more and more companies are shipping their goods by sea freight in groupage containers. The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating this development.
A passion for Logistics
Donna Walters has worked for DACHSER USA in New York for 30 years. For this key account specialist, people are always at the heart of logistics.
"The strong alliance in logistics will continue to defy Corona"
Working hand in hand with customers and service partners to keep the supply chains running and to be able to rely on each other even in times of need - for Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, this is essential for autumn business in times of Corona.
An ideal fit
In the spring, DACHSER joined forces with an experienced workwear manufacturer to launch a new collection for logistics operatives and drivers. It combines functionality, comfort, and safety with typical DACHSER style.
Pallets in balance
They are a key player in the flow of goods across Europe: euro pallets. Balancing the demand and availability of pallets throughout Europe is becoming an increasingly complex challenge. Jens Müller, Head of Network Management Organization at DACHSER, explains how DACHSER deals with this.