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12/13/2018
The Hungarian LIEGL&DACHSER logistics service provider welcomes new leaders in the team, since in the last couple of months two new colleagues were appointed to important positions. Besides the new General Manager of the Pilisvörösvár branch, the logistics and freight company has a new head of the warehouse branch.
9/27/2018
LIEGL&DACHSER, one of the leading logistics company in Hungary appointed a new Sales Manager in European Logistics in the first half of 2018.
6/13/2018
For the first time, the logistics provider achieves revenue of over EUR 6 billion with growth driven by strong export business in Europe and invigorated global trade.
6/4/2018
As the groupage leader in the German and European markets, DACHSER operates a close-knit overland transport network. But the logistics provider’s closely integrated groupage network extends to sea freight, too. In 2018, 26 new LCL (less than container load) connections will be launched. For six of its existing services, DACHSER is increasing the frequency of departures from every two weeks to every week.
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.
5/24/2017
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.
5/16/2017
Effective January 1st 2017, DACHSER has acquired all remaining shares in Italian food logistics company Papp Italia from German co-shareholder Balthasar Papp, Munich. The purchase leaves DACHSER as sole shareholder in Papp Italia, which is headquartered in the northern Italian town of Pradelle di Nogarole Rocca.
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.
5/3/2017
SynLOG, the logistics initiative created jointly by the producers’ association Herstellerverband Haus & Garten and the industry group Industrieverband Garten (IVG), has extended its service partnership with DACHSER by another two years. As part of a reorientation effort, the supplier cooperative is now relying exclusively on DACHSER as its partner in groupage logistics for its members.
4/25/2017
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.
4/24/2017
At transport logistic, the industry’s leading exhibition, DACHSER is highlighting its expertise in fulfillment and digital networking. The supplier of logistics services invites industry specialists to visit its booth in Hall B6, Booth 101/202 at the Munich Messe fairground.
4/20/2017
The Chemical Industry Association (Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V. or VCI) has extended its purchasing alliance with DACHSER for another two years. The partners have enjoyed a successful collaboration on European groupage shipments from Germany since 2009 and extended it to include Air & Sea freight transport in 2015.
4/4/2017
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.
9/13/2016
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.
8/17/2016
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.
7/7/2016
As it builds new facilities in Austria, France, and Germany, DACHSER is strengthening its contract logistics operations across Europe. Integrated logistics services including transport, warehousing, and value-added services will be available in even more locations.
5/18/2016
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.
4/20/2016
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.

2/19/2016
Winning awards in the categories “General load forwarding and groupage freight services” and “Food and consumer goods logistics,” DACHSER secures a double victory as the most successful logistics brand in the 2016 Image Ranking published by the „Verkehrsrundschau“ trade journal.
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.
11/17/2015
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.
8/8/2014
Global logistics service provider DACHSER is making a new investment in Erlensee (Main-Kinzig District of Hessen). The company is erecting a European Food Shipment Hub with a total surface of 70,000 square meters in Langendiebach. The total investment is some 25 million euros.
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.
3/26/2014
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.
1/16/2014
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.
7/8/2013
In food logistics quality is the measure of all things and an absolute must to ensure food safety. Dachser relies on a commitment to quality that goes far beyond the legal requirements.
6/19/2013
Twelve established European food logistics providers will in future cooperate in a powerful pan-European association. The “European Food Network” stands for reliable, transnational food logistics with uniform standards. From 1 October the new “vivengo” product world will also be introduced across the network.
3/20/2013
Kempten, Munich. 20 March 2013. DACHSER closed the 2012 financial year with new record highs in terms of overall revenue and staff numbers. Revenue growth nevertheless slowed to 3.7 percent. DACHSER has set initial growth impulses for 2013 with the acquisitions of the Spanish logistics providers Azkar and Transunion. Including revenues from these acquisitions and expected organic growth, DACHSER aims to surpass the 5-billion-euro revenue threshold for the first time in the current fiscal year.
1/17/2013
Kempten/Valencia, 17.01.2013. 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.
12/12/2012
Kempten/Madrid, 12 December 2012. Effective 15 January 2013 subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities the internationally operating logistics provider DACHSER is to acquire the Spanish logistics provider, Azkar S.A. DACHSER has held a 10 percent stake in its Iberian logistics partner since 2008.
10/8/2012
Kempten/Ho Chi Minh City. 8 October 2012. DACHSER is continuing to pursue its worldwide expansion course and at the beginning of October established a joint venture in Vietnam. Majority shareholder is DACHSER Far East Ltd. in Hong Kong.
7/13/2012
Kempten/Nogarole Rocca, 13 July 2012. After approx. two and a half years of successful cooperation, DACHSER acquires a 50 percent shareholding in its Italian partner Papp Italia.
6/19/2012
Kempten, 19 June 2012. For the second time in succession, the DACHSER magazine has received the FOX AWARD for efficiency in corporate publishing.
5/3/2012
Kempten/Kladno, 3 May 2012. In Kladno near Prague, where once steel from the Poldi steelworks was stored, excavators are now digging for DACHSER: the logistics provider is expanding its existing facility with the addition of a new transshipment hall for industrial goods and ambient foodstuffs. At the same time a spacious, four-storey office building is also being built to accommodate DACHSER’s head office in the Czech Republic.
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