Closely networked: DACHSER opens new general cargo lines between Germany and Spain
Despite the current economic challenges, DACHSER is constantly creating new direct general cargo lines between its locations in order to densify its European transport network and optimize supply chains. This includes daily departures from all regions of Germany to the Iberian Peninsula, Spain and Portugal.
Giving joy in war
Under the most difficult conditions, DACHSER and terre des hommes are committed to helping children, young people and their parents in Ukraine overcome trauma.
DACHSER Iberia deploys additional Duo Trailers
To expand its daily scheduled services between Madrid, Valencia and Castellón, DACHSER Iberia has put two additional Duo Trailer combinations into operation. Efficiency and climate protection go hand in hand here, as a maximum of 134 pallets of goods can be transported with one tractor unit.
DACHSER in Atlanta again certified with IATA CEIV Pharma
In September, DACHSER renewed its IATA "Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics" (CEIV Pharma) certification for the transport of life science and healthcare products for its American location in Atlanta. The logistics service provider has thus once again underscored its capabilities in the demanding field of life science and healthcare logistics.
"Foresight and perseverance are required"
Digital innovations are research-intensive and often require a great deal of time and money to implement. For them to ultimately succeed in practice, they must offer concrete added value - especially for the people who work with them. DACHSER CEO Burkhard Eling on digital innovations at DACHSER and having a long breath that is now paying off.
Updates about Ningbo Beilun Port
Due to COVID-19 alert, there has been a temporary closure of the Ningbo Beilun Port. The situation is now improving and the following updates have occurred:
- In general, restrictions within the Beilun district have been gradually easing since October 24, 2022.
- Certain areas in the district have been opened and served as a “green channel” allowing FCL and LCL trucks with permits to enter and exit the sea port area.
- More and more truck drivers are granted "green code", a permit that allows truckers to pass through highway checkpoints and enter the port.
- Facilities or logistics companies on the white list and with traffic permits are starting to resume operations.
With the easing of restrictions, DACHSER in Ningbo has taken the following actions to facilitate the movement of cargo:
- For LCL, the warehouse of DACHSER has resumed cargo receiving since October 24, 2022.
- The teams of DACHSER have been giving guidance to suppliers for applying traffic permits or other necessary passes so that they can deliver cargo smoothly to the warehouse. The process for application may take time, but it is gradually moving.
- For FCL, the trucking situation has improved and is almost back to a normal level.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your usual DACHSER representative for information about your shipment.
DACHSER delivers giant crane for space mission
Back in September 2021, the DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics teams in Boston and Cologne had begun meticulously planning the transport of a colossal extra-long crane. The plan was to ship the crane together with its chassis from Germany to the United States so that it could then complete its journey by road. Its purpose: nothing less than to help build a space rocket in Houston. But then all the careful planning had to be thrown overboard.
A stable, organic connection: GF Piping Systems and DACHSER have been cultivating their business relationship for almost two decades now. Most recently, they celebrated the tenth anniversary of their collaboration in Northern Europe, a milestone, in Jönköping, Sweden. The DACHSER warehouse in Jönköping connects one of the world’s leading manufacturers of safe and reliable piping systems with the Scandinavian markets.
“Electromobility is a topic that concerns everyone”
The eActros, one of the first battery-electric production vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, is now in use at DACHSER. As the partner responsible for field testing, the logistics provider was heavily involved in developing the electric truck. André Bilz is Team Leader Truck & Terminal Equipment at DACHSER, where one of his responsibilities is commercial vehicle procurement. Here he talks about the new technology and the importance of electromobility in the commercial vehicle sector.
When it comes to moving things in a big way, logistics has many interlocking factors that must work in unison. At the end of the day, people and their personal commitment and sense of cooperation make all the difference. At DACHSER, logistics remains a people business—especially in difficult times.
Temporary closure of Ningbo Beilun Port
The port of Ningbo Beilun will be temporarily closed as COVID-19 cases have been reported in the area.
A safety professional
It’s Alexander Esters’s job to ensure work processes at DACHSER become even safer. This challenge calls for a lot of organizational talent and communication.
The digital twin in groupage handling
Together with Fraunhofer IML, DACHSER continues to advance the level of innovation in groupage logistics. In two digitalized transit terminals, a new system is generating a digital image of all packages, assets, and workflows. The resulting process improvements benefit customers, employees, and service partners alike.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
Logistics is a hive of innovation, with solutions now becoming part of day-to-day work more and more quickly. These include alternative powertrains, a wide range of digital applications, the clever use of data, and new, autonomous helpers in transit terminals and warehouses.
DACHSER expands branch network in Poland
At the beginning of October, the logistics provider opened a new branch in Torun in northern Poland. The facility meets international standards for sustainable construction and has been awarded the BREEAM "very good" certificate.
DACHSER Finland awarded the ‘Strongest in Finland’ certificate
Suomen Asiakastieto, a Finnish business and consumer information service company, has awarded the ‘Strongest in Finland’ certificate to DACHSER Finland Air and Sea Logistics Oy. The rating is based on Suomen Asiakastieto’s Rating Alfa - credit rating.