Responsibility and commitment
Between responsibility and obligation: companies as corporate citizens. Excerpts from a speech by DACHSER CEO Bernhard Simon to the non-profit student initiative Enactus in Wuppertal, Germany. This is a network in which students develop entrepreneurial ideas with the aim of improving people’s lives. Today, some 1,650 Enactus teams are active at universities across 36 countries, with some 66,500 students involved.
DACHSER enlarges branch in Öhringen
Construction work has begun to expand DACHSER’s Öhringen branch. By summer 2020, the existing transit terminal will be 3,500 square meters larger. A new story will also be added to the office building, increasing its floor space by 600 square meters. DACHSER is investing some EUR 9.5 million in the project.
Machine Learning and Deep Learning - A look at future technologies
What are machine learning and deep learning actually about? And what benefits do these future technologies offer specifically for logistics?
New Managing Director for DACHSER Finland Air & Sea Logistics
Petri Kallio joined DACHSER Finland Air & Sea Logistics Oy as a Managing Director on October 15, 2019. The 51-year old Finnish national reports to Thomas Krüger, Managing Director, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics EMEA. Kallio succeeds Juha Isohanni who has opted to leave the company to pursue new professional opportunities.
"Without the corresponding culture, no real compliance is possible"
Numerous contemporary studies and research findings confirm that the best protection against white-collar crime and corporate malfeasance is a compliance approach based on values – such as responsibility, integrity, trust, and honesty – just like the one that DACHSER has been pursuing already for ten years.
DACHSER receives 3PL Excellence Award 2019
DACHSER has been awarded the 3PL Excellence Award 2019 by the University of Southern California and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The award was presented in August at the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management, during the Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit.
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics certified for pharmaceutical shipments on three continents
Following Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Hyderabad, Atlanta is now DACHSER’s fourth location to receive certification in ten months, further expanding the company’s network services for its customers in the life science and healthcare sector.
DACHSER expands its capacity in northern China
In October, the logistics provider celebrated the opening of its new offices in Nanjing. The move nearly doubles the floor space of the branch in northern China, better equipping the location for the future.
DACHSER opens new logistics center in Freiburg
This weekend, logistics provider DACHSER held a ceremony to mark the opening of its new logistics center on the Breisgau industrial park in Freiburg, Germany. Covering a total area of 6,117 square meters, the new facility houses a transit terminal with 82 docking bays as well as a two-story office building. The company invested around EUR 22 million in the location, where it is also creating 30 new jobs.
DACHSER wins the 2019 IMD Global Family Business Award
IMD Business School, a top-ranked global business school headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, awarded DACHSER with the renowned IMD Global Family Business Award. On behalf of the company and the founding family, Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, and Birgit Kastner-Simon, Corporate Director Corporate Marketing, accepted the award at the 30th Summit of the Family Business Network International (FBN-I) in Udaipur, India.
Edoardo Podestà takes the helm of DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics
DACHSER appoints Edoardo Podestà as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business field. Podestà replaces Jochen Müller in this position.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
DACHSER’s European overland transport network has expanded over the years. The secret has always been putting the right pieces of the puzzle in the right places to complete the overall picture.
Which powertrain will conquer the future?
Let’s look for clues: Where is the path of truck powertrains leading? Can electric motors crowd diesel out of the picture? Or will completely different kinds of powertrains and fuels come into play?
“We will focus on increasing the efficiency of logistics processes”
The Hungarian economy is experiencing strong growth. Robust private consumption coupled with above-average growth in investments are driving domestic demand. But there are also risks, including a shortage of skilled personnel and uncertainty plaguing important export markets. We interviewed Roman Stoličný, Country Manager Liegl & DACHSER, to find out how DACHSER is doing in Hungary and what the challenges and opportunities are there.
DACHSER expands in the North of England
DACHSER has opened a new branch in the UK town of Rochdale, near Manchester. The logistics provider has invested EUR 16 million in a facility measuring 5,175 square meters.
Through India by train
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics developed an efficient multimodal solution to transport special containers with aluminum silos from the Netherlands to India: first by ship, and then in a block train in India. The containers traveled the final stage to their destination by truck.