DACHSER named one of Germany’s most successful logistics brands
LOGISTIK HEUTE and BVL have awarded DACHSER second place in the “Road transport services” category.
DACHSER pursues sustainable growth
DACHSER posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 5.57 billion. As they did last year, shipment numbers increased, rising by 2.5 percent to 83.7 million; tonnage rose 3.0 percent to 41.3 million metric tons. With 30,609 employees in total, up 1,511 from the preceding year, DACHSER’s workforce reached a record high.
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DACHSER is creating capacity in Poland
DACHSER has increased its capacity in Poland and expanded its branches in Stryków and Poznan.
DACHSER opens new branch in Portugal
At the beginning of February, DACHSER moved into its new branch in Coimbra, Portugal. With this move, the logistics provider is tripling its logistics space in central Portugal to more than 6,300 square meters.
DACHSER Plans New Facility in the North of England
DACHSER in the UK is to build a new almost 5,200 square metre logistics centre in Rochdale to replace its existing distribution facility. The development of the 3.7 hectare (9.2 acre) site represents EUR 16 million (GBP 14.4 million) investment by the company.
DACHSER Sweden transports spare parts for Volvo Cars
DACHSER now manages the transportation of Volvo Cars’ spare parts from Torslanda outside Gothenburg to DACHSER in Gothenburg and further to Volvo Cars’ various warehouses in Germany. The two mega trailers are a new investment at the Gothenburg branch within the Swedish DACHSER network.
A breath of fresh air
Offices, hospitals, even aboard the International Space Station and the Mars rover: clean air is in demand everywhere. Camfil supplies smart filter solutions to achieve optimum indoor air quality. And when it comes to achieving flexibility in the warehouse and optimizing data communication, DACHSER has the answers.
Brexit: Time’s almost up
While politicians continue to try and find a way out of the Brexit crisis, the leaving date draws inexorably closer. Now it’s up to companies to systematically plan and prepare for all eventualities. One major issue: customs.
DACHSER wins German federal competition for sustainable urban logistics
DACHSER’s innovation project for zero-emissions groupage deliveries in central Stuttgart has won a federal award for sustainable urban logistics in Germany. Svenja Schulze, German federal environment minister, presented the award to Stefan Hohm, Corporate Director Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in Berlin.
DACHSER Karlsruhe starts making deliveries by cargo bike
Effective immediately, DACHSER’s Karlsruhe logistics center is deploying pedelecs for city-center deliveries. This move by the logistics provider is a response to environmental issues such as air quality, but also to the increasing number of traffic jams and construction zones that make it difficult to deliver to city centers with conventional trucks.
DACHSER obtains IATA CEIV pharma certification
Expanding its Life Science & Healthcare capabilities, DACHSER has obtained the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification from IATA for its Frankfurt airport branch.
Delivering fun on wheels
With vehicles for children of all ages, Puky makes sure kids are going places. To reach young riders and their parents all across Europe, the long-established manufacturer has been relying on DACHSER logistics for 10 years.
DACHSER focuses on lithium-ion technology
By 2022, logistics provider DACHSER plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 ground conveyors in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries.
Fresh food alliance for Europe
A reason to celebrate: for five years now, the European Food Network—under the system leadership of DACHSER—has been coming up with the right answers to the challenges posed by transnational, Europe-wide food logistics.
DACHSER invests in its Karlsruhe location
DACHSER is investing more than EUR 20 million in an expansion of its existing logistics center in Malsch, near Karlsruhe. Construction work on a new high bay storage facility covering 21,800 square meters and with approx. 43,000 pallet spaces is in full swing. The specially equipped facility is also designed to permit the safe storage of chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives. The facility will become operational in the first quarter of 2019.