Small and big successes: Annual report on partnership with terre des hommes
Improving the living conditions and educational opportunities of disadvantaged children and young people - DACHSER has been supporting the children's charity terre des hommes with this overarching goal since 2005. The 2022 Annual Report provides an overview of the worldwide projects and their concrete successes.
An award for innovation, an award for the network
Dachser CDO Stefan Hohm was presented with the prestigious "LEO Award for Innovation" by the logistics trade journal DVZ in Hamburg. In its laudatory speech, the jury highlighted Mr. Hohm´s commitment as a driver of innovation and change in logistics.
Increase of the truck toll rates in Germany as of December 1, 2023
The German federal government is planning to further increase the truck toll on December 1, 2023. Trucks with a gross vehicle weight of more than 7.5 tons are affected. The amount of the surcharge depends on the vehicle characteristics of the respective vehicle subject to the toll.
Golden Week 2023 in China
During September 29 and October 06, most business and factories in China will be closed. The week-long holiday in one of the world’s most important economies poses an impact to the international supply chain. Start to prepare now to minimize the possible disruptions.
Dedicated to fashion
The fashion world is fast-paced, seasonal, global—and increasingly sustainable. When garments arrive at fashion stores, they have to be pristine, wrinkle-free, and on time. A challenge the DACHSER Fashion Logistics industry solution is happy to take on.
Synfuels: A beacon of hope or a dead end?
Time and time again, the debate over synfuels flares up in discussions on climate action in the transportation sector. Some see synthetically produced fuels as a valuable technology of the future, while others describe them as uneconomical and absurd.
FERCAM - From South Tyrol to the world
DACHSER and FERCAM are linked by a long-standing partnership. The family-owned company from Bolzano has been handling the distribution of all general cargo shipments with industrial and consumer goods from the European DACHSER network in Italy since 2003 and feeds corresponding shipments from Italy into this network. Both companies have a lot in common - and this also applies to their corporate history.
Strides on a long road
Assuming a valuable role in mitigating climate change is both a central responsibility and a challenge for logistics providers. Transport and warehousing are energy-intensive and have a large carbon footprint; one reason is that zero-emission trucks are not yet available in sufficient numbers. But technological change is already in full swing. Michael Kriegel, Department Head DACHSER Chem Logistics, describes the potential that can be utilized and the role logistics can play in protecting the climate.
Growing with the opportunitiesEconomic growth is stagnating or even declining in many places, but in the Asia Pacific region, it is surprisingly strong. DACHSER is greatly expanding its network there for customers from all over the world.
Award: DACHSER is Germany's most future-proof logistics employer
A secure job and a future-proof task – these two aspects are very often cited by employees as important aspects when choosing a job. A recent study has now given DACHSER top marks in this respect.
"A win-win situation"
Ten years of European Food Network – Alfred Miller, Managing Director of DACHSER Food Logistics, takes a look back on the first years and shows why the cooperation strategy is the basis for a win-win situation - both for the network members but especially for the customers.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
Experts estimate that digital connectivity will reach a data volume of 400 trillion gigabytes as early as 2030. Whether or not that happens, one thing’s for sure: data collection and processing are increasingly determining and changing the way we live and work. And one other thing is true: handling data responsibly makes life easier and offers many opportunities. Especially in logistics.
The pulse of logistics is particularly palpable in short-distance transport. To maintain an overview here and for optimum process control, DACHSER has launched new software in Europe: Short Distance Planning. This is the story of a system change.
DACHSER puts first electric trucks into operation in the Netherlands
DACHSER Netherlands is putting its first e-trucks into operation – an important step on the road to zero-emission deliveries in the future "Zero Emissions Zones" for urban logistics (ZES zones) in the Netherlands, which will be introduced there on January 1, 2025.
Programming the future
By enabling transparent processes, real-time shipment tracking, short response times, and precision control of supply chains across countries and continents, digitalization is taking logistics services at DACHSER to a new level. What does that mean for the DACHSER network? And what quantifiable benefits does IT offer customers? These are the questions we put to DACHSER CEO Burkhard Eling and CDO Stefan Hohm.
DACHSER grows in Finland
DACHSER Finland will start operating a new logistics center in Pirkkala, in the Tampere city region, in the south of the country, in the summer of 2024. The new facility for handling general cargo is located at Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and will cover an area of around 5,000 square meters.