DACHSER to supply Prague via pedelec
DACHSER is launching a pilot project in the Czech Republic to supply the Prague city center with an electrically supported cargo bike. The newly built micro-hub "Depot.Bike" at the Florenc subway station is being used for this purpose.
Safety through visibility
This year, a new flashing light concept was rolled out to improve the visibility of DACHSER trucks. Affixed to the sides of the trailers, these additional flashing lights help minimize the risk of accidents when trucks are turning—in particular during the darker months of the year. They flash whenever the driver activates the indicator.
New DACHSER branch in Finland begins operations
DACHSER recently began operations at a new logistics terminal in Finland. In opening its first cross-dock facility in Kerava in the greater Helsinki region, the logistics provider is expanding its services on the Finnish market.
“When it comes to Brexit, many companies have their head in the sand”
The Brexit is complete and the transition phase will be history in a few weeks. No matter what agreements the EU and Great Britain may reach in the short term, January 1, 2021 will mean a deep cut for the movement of goods to and from Great Britain. Steffen Wiese, Head of Sales, European Logistics, North Central Europe at DACHSER, explains what companies urgently need to bear in mind and why some of them even run the risk of oversleeping the preparations.
For a sustainable society: More and more NGOs are taking action around the world
In the course of globalization, internationally networked non-governmental organizations or NGOs are playing an increasingly important role. DACHSER’s partnership with children’s aid organization terre des hommes demonstrates how a company can support an NGO over the long term.
Craft food trend requires suitable logistics concepts
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the demand for craft food has increased significantly. Throughout Europe, more and more consumers are attaching importance to sustainably produced food, produced in small manufactories and not by large industrial companies. A trend that requires dedicated logistics experts.
Outstanding: DACHSER wins the One Eaton Supplier Premier Award 2020
The award for best transport partner was presented during the Eaton Virtual Global SCM Supplier Conference.
DACHSER adds new Neumünster location to its network
DACHSER has opened a new branch in Neumünster, Germany. Operations in the logistics center’s transit terminal began on August 31 and have since been gradually expanded. In early October, it began handling refrigerated food. DACHSER invested some EUR 17.4 million in the new location, which serves large parts of the Schleswig-Holstein region.
When the chemistry is right
Many strands of the DACHSER network come together in Malsch near Karlsruhe. The expansion of the logistics center last year has taken contract logistics for hazardous materials customers to a new level.
DACHSER and Fraunhofer IML continue research partnership
The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML and DACHSER are extending their collaboration in the DACHSER Enterprise Lab for a further three years. Their partnership will continue to focus on research and development projects with practical application benefits for the DACHSER network. These include digital technologies such as data science and artificial intelligence (AI), real-time locating systems (RTLS), 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, and adaptive warehouse systems.
DACHSER to offer charters again for peak season
To create additional capacity during the peak season in the fall, logistics provider DACHSER is once again offering a premium flight between Asia and Europe. Starting in mid-October, the charter will fly the Frankfurt–Shanghai–Frankfurt route once a week.
Thinking local, not global? Supply Chains in flux
Supply chains are undergoing a dramatic transformation. Many companies are considering bringing at least some of their manufacturing operations closer to the countries where they sell their products. The Covid-19 pandemic isn’t the only reason behind this trend, but it’s certainly spurring it on.
LCL Services are taking over the market: More and more groupage shipments by sea freight
Demand for LCL services in the logistics industry is growing: more and more companies are shipping their goods by sea freight in groupage containers. The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating this development.
A passion for Logistics
Donna Walters has worked for DACHSER USA in New York for 30 years. For this key account specialist, people are always at the heart of logistics.
DACHSER to launch emission-free delivery in Freiburg
Fuso eCanters, StreetScooters, and cargo bikes—with this all-electric vehicle mix, DACHSER will be making all its deliveries to the heart of downtown Freiburg emission-free as of today. Taking transportation as a whole, this new service reduces CO2 emissions per shipment by 26 percent.
"The strong alliance in logistics will continue to defy Corona"
Working hand in hand with customers and service partners to keep the supply chains running and to be able to rely on each other even in times of need - for Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, this is essential for autumn business in times of Corona.