"Zero emissions out of conviction"
As Department Head Trends and Technology Research, Corporate Research & Development at DACHSER, Andre Kranke heads the "Climate Protection" innovation project. In this interview, he explains what experience DACHSER has already gained with new, zero-emission drive technologies in practice.
DACHSER renews IATA CEIV Pharma certification in Frankfurt
DACHSER's Frankfurt air and sea freight branch has once again received certification from IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma), demonstrating its capabilities in logistics services for the life science and healthcare industry.
“The course for sustainable logistics has been set”
Andre Kranke has been Department Head Trends and Technology Research, Corporate Research & Development at DACHSER since 2019 and heads innovation project “Climate Protection”. In this interview, he explains why there is no alternative to zero-emission truck transport.
DACHSER switches completely to green electricity
The logistics provider obtains 100 percent of its electricity worldwide from renewable sources; it will quadruple the amount of green electricity it generates itself using photovoltaic systems.
Open Logistics Foundation established
Last Friday, Dachser, DB Schenker, duisport and Rhenus established the Open Logistics Foundation in Berlin. The purpose of the non-profit foundation is to build a European open-source community aiming to promote digitalization in logistics and supply chain management based on open source and standardize logistics processes through de facto standards. Not only is a technology initiative like this unique in logistics to date, the founding members are also taking on a pioneering role as to the future topic of open source.
DACHSER Erfurt continues along its growth trajectory
Logistics provider DACHSER is once again expanding its logistics center in Erfurt, Germany, and adding some 3,200 m2 of transit terminal space to its stock warehouse in the nearby Thörey commercial zone. This means that the DACHSER location now has 6,100 m2 of floor space available for industrial goods and a total of about 3,300 m2 for food. Operations at the new addition began on schedule at the start of September.
From Poland to Haifa – Steel colossus for the Mediterranean
The new container bridges for the Port of Haifa made their way from Poland through Hamburg and on to the Mediterranean Sea. DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics took on the job of transporting these disassembled ship-to-shore container bridges, consolidating various parts from suppliers all over Europe—a project of epic proportions.
"What counts now is quality, reliability and transparency"
Bottlenecks and disruptions in global supply chains are unsettling markets. Supply chain planning has become a matter for the top management. DACHSER CEO Burkhard Eling on changing demands on the logistics partner.
A clean process
This company started out in 1906 in a courtyard workshop in Copenhagen and has become a world leader in professional cleaning equipment: Nilfisk. Together with DACHSER, Nilfisk has streamlined its production and logistics processes and aligned them very closely to its customers’ needs.
DACHSER USA expands branch in Phoenix
DACHSER USA Air & Sea Logistics announced that it opened a new, larger office facility in Phoenix in the US state of Arizona. This expansion is in response to the increased customer volume within the region, as well as growing logistics demands along the US-West Coast.
A strong bond
Without adhesives, modern manufacturing in a broad array of industries and applications would be inconceivable. Klebchemie M.G. Becker GmbH & Co. KG has made a name for itself in this segment with its numerous innovations. A long-standing logistics partnership supports the growth of this medium-sized chemical company headquartered in Baden, Germany.
Key technology Green electricity - A look at future technologies
What is Green electricity actually about? And what benefits do these offer specifically for logistics? A look at the available technologies and where they’re going.
DACHSER performs warehouse tests for automated guided vehicles
Tests of automated guided vehicles are currently underway at two DACHSER locations. By performing routine tasks, these vehicles will lighten employees’ workloads long-term.
“I was always curious”
As COO Air & Sea Logistics, Edoardo Podestà has been at the helm of DACHSER´s global air and sea freight business since October 2019. As an Italian living in Asia, he knows both cultures; and has gained experience in various responsible management positions on the international stage.
A new take on supply chains
The global economy is picking up once more. But the sharp rise in demand has to navigate not only the continuing pandemic but, increasingly, also material shortages. This presents a historic challenge and a real test for supply chains and global networks. Completely abandoning globalization, however, is not an option.
“supportDACHSER” – New compliance reporting system goes live
DACHSER has created an additional route for reporting breaches of compliance rules by setting up the “supportDACHSER” system, which goes live on October 1, 2021.