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.
Going her own way
When Maria Levin joined DACHSER as a warehouse logistics trainee in 2013, she was the first woman ever to train in that area at the company’s Alsdorf location. Now an instructor herself, she helps onboard new employees, more and more of whom are women.
“The trick is to establish robust supply networks”
What are the lessons of the current crisis? Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, on the future of global goods flows.
“Suddenly seen as everyday heroes”
Truck drivers are “essential workers” and are keeping the supply chains running reliably—even in times of crisis. A driver’s working life is pretty challenging at present, but there are positives too. An interview with driver and fleet manager Christian Ludwig and Jürgen Schneider, inbound and short-distance transport manager at DACHSER in Memmingen.
Offering new prospects and a future
Logistics provider DACHSER has joined forces with children’s aid organization terre des hommes to work on projects in Brazil as well. There, the focus is on a subproject called “Children’s rights create the future,” which has been running successfully since 2015 at the CEDECA children’s rights center in Limeira, a troubled city in the federal state of São Paulo close to the metropolitan region of Campinas, which is home to millions of people.
DACHSER organizes first direct charter flight from China to Spain
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics arranged for medical equipment to be transported from Asia to Spain at the end of May. This was the first flight from China to Madrid since the beginning of charter activities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Supply Chains under stress
Worldwide flows of goods have taken a massive hit from the coronavirus in a way never seen before. The full repercussions are not yet foreseeable, but for DACHSER, one thing is already certain: when plans can no longer be made, there is particular value in robust logistics networks.
Bonding through values
DACHSER stands for a close, family-like bond among all employees. A set of core values forms the company’s DNA. And not only on paper: DACHSER values are part of everyday life with the company and are practiced as a matter of course. All around the world.
Expansion at DACHSER Nuremberg
In addition to enlarging the office building by 1,200 m2, Dachser is creating extra parking spaces for trucks and employee vehicles. The company is investing EUR 22.5 million in the project, the construction phase of which was completed at the end of May.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
“A key part of the process – People in logistics.” This is the theme of the latest issue of the DACHSER magazine.
DACHSER continues charter flights in May
In addition to charters between Asia and Europe, the logistics provider will organize further transpacific flights to cover the North and South American markets. One such change is the addition of the new Shanghai—Los Angeles route.
Two-dimensional codes – A look at future technologies
What are two-dimensional codes actually about? And what benefits do these codes offer specifically for logistics?