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Li-Ion Ground conveyors charging at Dachser cross docking hall
12/5/2018
By 2022, logistics provider DACHSER plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 ground conveyors in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries.
11/12/2018
More than 20 years of collaboration between our company and the Food Bank of Burgos were celebrated last Friday at the headquarters of the non-profit organization.
11/7/2018
This year, the logistics provider will again be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route, thus offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season.
10/25/2018
The chemical sector in Spain has grown by 27% in business volume in the last year and 54% in exports in the last ten years, according to the Spanish Chemical Industry Business Federation. The logistics operator offers chemical manufacturers and distributors a unique specialized industry solution, DACHSER Chem-Logistics, with a highly standardized European distribution network of 37 countries and industry-specific expertise, such as 23 SQAS (Safety and Quality Assessment for Sustainability) assessed branches.
10/4/2018
With extensive previous experience in logistics, Mark Rollinson succeeds Nick Lowe, after 17 years in the management of the national organization. The logistics provider will continue with the new direction the same line maintained so far, with the aim of expanding business opportunities with Iberia, through the optimization and extension of the current direct routes by road, between San Sebastián and Northampton and Dartford, respectively.
9/17/2018
The logistics operator highlights teamwork as key value in the success of the Movistar team, in a year in which DACHSER also celebrates its 10th anniversary as Official Logistics and one of the main sponsors of the competition.
9/10/2018
40 professionals of DACHSER, Official Logistics and Main Sponsor of the competition, manage the 31 vehicles contributed for the logistical deployment of this 73rd edition. On the 10th anniversary of the participation of DACHSER in La Vuelta, three of its professionals involved in the competition, two drivers and the coordinator of the sponsorship actions, tell us their day to day.
8/10/2018
The logistics operator strengthens its presence in Überherrn in the German state of Saarland, with an investment of 15 million euros in a new warehouse, which increases storage area in 62,000 m2. DACHSER also intensified its presence in Poland with the opening of new facilities in Sosnowiec to solve the country's growing logistics demand.
7/18/2018
The logistics operator sponsors the 36th edition of the Casas Novas International Jumping Competition CSI4 * for another year, held from July 20 to 22 by the Casas Novas Equestrian Center in La Coruña. Throughout the three days of competition, there will be 9 races that will bring together the best international riders.
7/6/2018
Servicing its customers from the chemical industry, DACHSER demonstrates its commitment to excellence in processes, safety and quality with the successful Safety and Quality Assessment for Sustainability (SQAS) assessment for its Valencia branch. As part of this commitment to the continuous improvement of the solution DACHSER Chem-Logistics this assessment adds to the one obtained in 2016 at Barcelona North branch.
6/15/2018
The company takes part in the international event, Global DIY Summit, for the sixth consecutive year, participating as the main logistics partner for retailers and manufacturers of the DIY industry. Held in Barcelona on June 13 and 14, DACHSER has showcased in its stand the advantages of the specialized solution, DACHSER DIY-Logistics.
5/25/2018
DACHSER presents its new logistic center in Logroño to over 50 clients and media, after an investment of 3.8 million euros and with a 15% staff growth forecast for the upcoming years. Juan Quintana, Managing Director EL DACHSER Iberia: "La Rioja has a privileged location due to its great connectivity with DACHSER’s European network, this makes Logroño a strategic area for profitable business".
4/12/2018
DACHSER has acquired some 65,000 m2 of real estate in the Breisgau industrial park in Eschbach, a town near Freiburg, Germany. In August 2018, the logistics provider will start construction on a new logistics center, which will include a transit terminal with a total area of 6,117 m2 and 82 docking bays, plus a two-story office building. Completion of construction and the subsequent move are planned for mid-2019.
3/28/2018
In spring 2018, Mercedes-Benz will deliver ten fully electric heavy eActros trucks to transport companies and fleet operators in Germany and Switzerland. DACHSER has secured one of these sought-after vehicles from what’s known as the innovation fleet and will be putting it through its paces.
3/8/2018
DACHSER fully acquired the Italian food logistics provider Papp Italia. Effective immediately, the branch in Verona in northern Italy is now called DACHSER Italy Food Logistics S.R.L.
1/23/2018
Jochen Müller took up the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) for DACHSER’s Air & Sea Logistics business field on January 1, 2018. He replaces Thomas Reuter, who retired at the end of last year after 39 years at DACHSER. Müller joined DACHSER on October 1, 2016 to prepare for his duties as COO.
1/9/2018
Blockchain is a technology that allows users to execute and document transactions in a secure environment without the use of intermediaries such as banks, platforms or notaries. This makes it attractive not only to the finance sector but to the logistics industry as well. But does it really harbor the potential to increase security, accelerate processes and cut costs?
12/13/2017
As part of the presentation of the European Transport Award for Sustainability (ETPN), this year DACHSER received the Special Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The company came first in the Transportation and Forwarding Companies category.
11/3/2017
The logistics operator strengthens its logistics network in France, Poland and Slovakia, in the coming months. This initiative will improve network capacity and its connection with the rest of Europe, thanks to the inauguration of two new warehouses and the renovation of two more in these countries.
10/10/2017
The logistics operator receives the number 200 trailer from its supplier Krone, in a symbolic event in Madrid. DACHSER thus strengthens its commitment to the improvement of its fleet in Iberia, where it has renewed over 500 vehicles in the past three years.
9/8/2017
Over 30 professionals from DACHSER, official logistics company and main sponsor of La Vuelta, manage all 29 vehicles supplied to carry out logistics operation for the competition. The logistics provider also sponsors the Team Classification Award, as an example of the importance of common effort and companionship in DACHSER.
7/27/2017
The logistics operator will be one of the main sponsors of the equestrian competition, this year under a new identity after announcing Azkar’s rebranding in May.
6/5/2017
Celebrations were held yesterday as logistics provider DACHSER opened a new warehouse at its logistics center in Hörsching near Linz, Austria. The new building is a contract logistics warehouse with a storage and logistics area of 10,000 square meters with 20,000 pallet spaces. DACHSER invested some 10 million euros in the location and is creating up to 30 new jobs.
5/9/2017
In roughly four years, DACHSER has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar Group into its European road network. The overland transport organizations will operate under the names of DACHSER Spain and DACHSER Portugal in the future. This was announced today by CEO Bernhard Simon, COO Road Logistics Michael Schilling, and Juan Antonio Quintana, Managing Director European Logistics Iberia, at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.
4/26/2017
Effective immediately, DACHSER becomes majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This allows DACHSER to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe.
4/5/2017
DACHSER continued to grow in fiscal year 2016, generating consolidated gross revenue of around 5.71 billion euros—representing a consolidated revenue increase of 1.7 percent on the previous year. The number of shipments rose by 2.4 percent to 80.0 million, and tonnage by 2.4 percent to 38.2 million metric tons. This growth was driven by European overland transport as well as food logistics.
2/14/2017
DACHSER, leader in the European logistics sector, will again be present at the International Ceramics Trade Fair CEVISAMA, that will be held from 20th to 24th February in Valencia.
10/21/2016
DACHSER, the logistics provider, collaborates with "Terre des Hommes" in a project to facilitate the supply of water to the region of Maharashtra (India), affected by a prolonged period of drought.
9/28/2016
Six hundred eighty-two trainees and students all across Germany have begun their training at logistics provider DACHSER—more than ever before. DACHSER has also set a new record for professional drivers: 87 young drivers decided to train with DACHSER this year. In total, the family-owned company is training 1,511 new recruits in 76 locations nationwide. Outside of Germany, the number of next-generation logistics trainees is 255.
9/22/2016
DACHSER has promoted its Head of Contract Logistics, Alexander Tonn, to become the new Managing Director of European Logistics Germany. The 43-year old Tonn will take up his new position on January 1, 2017 to oversee business development of the 38 German branch offices in the European Logistics business line (overland transport and contract logistics for industrial goods). He will report to Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, who will continue to be responsible for this position in addition to his duties until the end of the year.
8/23/2016
Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the DACHSER team. On January 1, 2018, he will take over from Thomas Reuter as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business field. The transition period, during which Müller will work on developing projects, will start on October 1 of this year. Thomas Reuter will remain on the Executive Board in his role as head of Air & Sea Logistics through the transition period until he retires on December 31, 2017.
8/22/2016
Continuing along its trajectory of growth, DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics has invested in the expansion of its air and sea freight capabilities in three locations.
7/12/2016
As it builds new facilities in Austria, France, and Germany, DACHSER is strengthening its contract logistics operations across Europe. More than 750,000 m2 of warehouse area and 350,000 spaces for pallets are available in Iberia within integrated logistics management services.
5/31/2016
DACHSER receives recognition for its outstanding performance as logistics supplier, winning Lufthansa Cargo’s “Planet Award of Excellence” for the first time as part of their global cooperation.
5/3/2016
Kempten, Munich. April 20, 2016. DACHSER reports strong, organic growth for fiscal year 2015. Consolidated revenue increased by 6.5 percent to EUR 5.64 billion. Shipments rose by 4.0 percent to 78.1 million, while tonnage increased by 5.2 percent to 37.3 million metric tons. The primary contributors for the positive performance were the overland freight services for food and industrial goods in Europe. 
2/25/2016
New Corporate Unit is also bundling the logistics provider’s research and development activities

DACHSER has created a new central organizational unit, Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in order to advance its business with global, industry-specific logistics solutions and bundle its research and development activities. Stefan Hohm, an experienced DACHSER manager, will head up this new Corporate Unit. He has led the Logistics Center in Hof for the past seven years. 

2/4/2016
Logifrio, the leading provider for temperature-controlled food transport on the Iberian Peninsula, is a new partner in the European Food Network. 
11/26/2015
Children’s rights, schooling, vocational training, protection of natural resources: While continuing its ten-year collaboration in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with the children’s aid organization Terre des hommes, DACHSER is expanding its commitment to additional project regions in India, Nepal, Brazil, and Namibia. Over the next five years, the logistics provider will invest over EUR 1.1 million in local aid projects to bring lasting improvements to people’s lives by helping them help themselves. 
11/16/2015
 DACHSER has “gone live” with its own road logistics branch in Turkey. The new site in Istanbul will be linked up to the European groupage network via the Cargoplus organization.
8/25/2015
International logistics provider DACHSER is repositioning itself in Greater Paris with two new locations in Wissous and Pantin. Paris Wissous, located near Paris-Orly International Airport, serves as a transshipment point for industrial goods. The new Pantin location, northeast of the French capital, is in charge of supply to downtown Paris. 
4/14/2015
In fiscal year 2014, DACHSER generated 5.2% in additional revenue. Including revenue from corporate holdings, the two Business Fields* Road Logistics and Air & Sea Logistics grew by 5.0% and 8.0% respectively. "A lively spring was followed by an extraordinarily strong fall," says Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, in summarizing the year's events. "The trend toward outsourcing internationally complex logistics tasks in particular has made a contribution to the organic growth."
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO.
7/22/2014
DACHSER is now doing business in South Korea as DACHSER Korea Inc., effective July 1st. The global logistics provider has maintained a presence in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since 2006 as MGI & DACHSER Inc. This past December, DACHSER acquired the remaining 50% of the joint venture. Together with the renaming of the company, DACHSER also moved into new offices in Seoul.
5/7/2014
DACHSER enters the Finnish overland transport market on June 1, 2014 and has established the joint venture DACHSER Finland Oy for this purpose. ACE Logistics Group—a network partner headquartered in Tallinn (Estonia) with whom DACHSER has already collaborated for over fifteen years in the Baltic nations— holds a fifty percent equity interest in the JV.
4/9/2014
A strong second half-year and the successful integration of the two Spanish acquisitions, Azkar and Transunion, boosted DACHSER’s revenue in 2013.
2/20/2014
Company achieves top ratings in the load forwarding and groupage freight services category as well as food and consumer goods logistics and air freight and international sea container services.
1/30/2014
Under the slogan “everything is possible” DACHSER will be present at the great international rendezvous of the ceramics trade, CEVISAMA, in Valencia from 11 to 14 February, Stand B65, N3-P3, presenting its international logistics, specific for export by Spanish companies of paving and cladding materials.
1/16/2014
Logistics provider DACHSER is expanding its presence in Switzerland with the opening of its new site in the Bern region. The international company is enhancing its global operations by establishing its ninth Swiss site that will occupy an area of 12,200 square meters, and create around 40 new jobs in the region.
12/16/2013
A little more than ten months after the acquisition by DACHSER, the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion, S.A., is completing its integration into the network of the global logistics provider. Starting on 1 January 2014, the company will be operating as DACHSER Spain Air & Sea Logistics, S.A.U.
11/25/2013
DACHSER continues its global expansion in the Air & Sea Logistics business field by forming a joint venture in Indonesia starting November 18.
8/21/2013
As part of the expansion plan for Air & Sea Logistics, and through the purchase of Transunion in January 2013, DACHSER offers an excellent service in Spain and Turkey, and strenghtened its presence in the Latin American market.
1/17/2013
Effective retroactively from the beginning of the year, the internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, has acquired the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion S. A. subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The company employs a staff of 235. In addition to nine offices in Spain the company is also represented in Turkey, Argentina, Peru and Mexico.
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
2/16/2015
DACHSER, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has changed its legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) and has opened the way for the future. The family-owned company is not planning an IPO. 
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