DACHSER expands charter program between Europe and Asia
As of the start of September, the premium charter program of DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics now includes the Hong Kong–Frankfurt route. DACHSER European Logistics then distributes the goods from Frankfurt throughout Europe via its overland transport network. Fixed transit times, reliable planning, and high quality standards are hallmarks of the integrated transport solution.
DACHSER Rheine expands capacity
Construction is underway close to the company's site on a new distribution center, which will go into operation in October 2020. The heart of the facility on Sandkampstrasse is a 20,800 m2 logistics terminal with 26 loading gates for trucks and up to 36,800 pallet spaces. In addition, there is some 1,200 m2 of office space.
DACHSER continues its commitment to training
At the start of the 2020 training year, 600 trainees and 25 students across Germany took the first step on their career paths at DACHSER. The logistics provider is thus sending a deliberate signal in uncertain times: it is investing in its people, who keep DACHSER’s resilient and efficient network running and, in turn, global supply chains.
"Our compass points us in the right direction"
Defying adverse circumstances while simultaneously taking advantage of the opportunities - Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, about crisis management as part of DACHSER’s culture.
DACHSER starts weekly charter to the US
Since the end of July, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics has been operating the Frankfurt–Chicago route as part of its extended premium charter program. From now on, DACHSER will carry out the transatlantic rotation every weekend. Customers benefit from fixed transit times and better planning of capacity and prices.
“Every crisis also has opportunities”
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the air freight industry hard – possibly changing it forever. In this interview, Timo Stroh, Head of Global Air Freight at DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics, discusses the current situation in the air freight market, flexible solutions in the crisis, and a cautiously optimistic outlook.
“Benelux is a key region in global logistics”
A close-knit transport network, connections to global markets, and an ideal geographical location—Benelux offers the perfect conditions for integrated logistics solutions. Aat van der Meer, Managing Director of DACHSER Benelux, talks about the importance of training, how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the region, and a royal visit.
Quantum computers - A look at future technologies
What are Quantum computers actually about? And what benefits do these offer specifically for logistics?
Heavyweights on tour
Shipping 138 metric tons from Brazil to Mexico—DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics organized the transport of an oversized machine for automotive manufacturing. After dismantling the machine into 14 parts, the largest piece alone—a compressor—weighed 125 metric tons. The journey was first made by heavy-lift cargo transport through the Brazilian state of São Paulo, then by container ship to Mexico, where another truck took over again for the last leg to the production plant in central Mexico.
DACHSER Brazil transports 250,000 masks for ThyssenKrupp
Due to the new coronavirus pandemic, DACHSER Brazil coordinated for ThyssenKrupp Elevator the import of 250,000 disposable masks, which were later distributed to all employees of the elevator manufacturer in Latin America. Both companies’ headquarters are based in Germany, and DACHSER is ThyssenKrupp’s partner for logistics operations in Brazil and other countries around the world.
DACHSER builds new location in Kassel
Logistics provider DACHSER has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic center of northern Hesse. Located in the Lohfelden commercial zone, the new transit terminal for industrial goods with adjacent offices is due for completion by summer 2021. In the medium term, the new branch will create roughly 200 jobs.
King Willem-Alexander visits DACHSER in Waddinxveen
Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, visited DACHSER in Waddinxveen on July 1. During a tour of the branch and subsequent discussion sessions, he was thoroughly briefed on the topic of education and training in companies and how to ensure that it continues, especially in times of crisis.
DACHSER becomes strategic logistics partner to Euro Craft
Euro Craft, Europe’s leading purchase group for construction and industry with more than 2,250 associated retailers across Europe, has chosen DACHSER as its preferred logistics partner. Through its global DACHSER DIY-Logistics industry solution, the logistics provider offers over 20 years of expertise in handling the particular logistics requirements of specialist retailers, DIY stores, and garden centers.
Robert Erni to become DACHSER CFO
DACHSER is appointing experienced logistics CFO Robert Erni to succeed Burkhard Eling. Erni will begin his onboarding phase at DACHSER as Deputy Director on September 1, 2020.
Alternative Drive Concepts – What’s next?
Where are drive technologies headed? Will electric motors soon crowd diesel out of the picture? Or will completely different energy sources come into play? At DACHSER, cross-divisional logistics specialists are busy investigating alternative drive technologies and their practical application in the logistics network.
DACHSER opens new warehouse in Karlsruhe
DACHSER has begun operations at a new hazardous materials warehouse with 21,800 square meters of floor space in Malsch, near Karlsruhe, Germany. The specially equipped facility can safely store chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives in a total of 43,000 pallet spaces. DACHSER invested more than 20 million euros in the warehouse.