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2/6/2019
Anders Sundvold is the new Sales Executive at DACHSER Norway AS in Oslo. He will now be helping to boost sales, mainly in the areas of Oslo, Follo and Østfold.
1/15/2019
One of the most well-known and renowned car brands in the world is a new customer at DACHSER. Two custom-built mega trailers will be transporting spare parts from Volvo Cars in Torslanda outside Gothenburg to DACHSER Sweden AB’s branch in Gothenburg.
11/5/2018
On January 1 2019, Armend Krasniqi (33) will assume the position as Branch Manager European Logistics for DACHSER Norway AS.
10/24/2018
Allan Wolter (62), former Operations Manager at DACHSER Denmark’s branch in Hvidovre, has been appointed Branch Manager for DACHSER Sweden AB’s office in Malmoe.
10/2/2018
As of the first of September, logistics provider DACHSER has more employees than ever: 30,500 people around the world are employed by the family-owned company.
5/30/2018
DACHSER Norway AS continues its excellent growth curve. The company has presented its annual report, which shows a strong result for 2017, where the sustained growth is particularly due to a consistent focus on quality. The fiscal year 2017 concludes with a turnover of NOK 208 million – an increase of 8,9 percent.
4/17/2018
In the 2017 financial year, DACHSER for the first time achieved revenue of over EUR 6 billion. The global logistics provider increased its consolidated gross revenue by 7.2 percent to EUR 6.12 billion. DACHSER also set other company records by handling a total of 81.7 million shipments (+2.1 percent) weighing 39.8 million metric tons (+4.3 percent). On a global level, DACHSER created 1,648 new jobs in 2017. 
2/22/2018
Carl-Johan Westas (42) is the new Branch Manager European Logistics at DACHSER Sweden AB’s office in Gothenburg, which also serves as the Swedish head office.
1/22/2018
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. 
1/18/2018
From January 1st, 2018, Peter Hut (38) has taken over the position of General Manager European Logistics Hvidovre at DACHSER Denmark A/S. He replaces René Sidor, who has been appointed Managing Director of DACHSER Nordic A/S.
1/4/2018
As part of the presentation of the European Transport Award for Sustainability (ETPN), DACHSER received the Special Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The company came first in the Transportation and Forwarding Companies category. 
12/18/2017
DACHSER is the launch customer for Daimler’s all-electric FUSO eCanter light commercial vehicle. As of spring 2018, the logistics provider will be operating two of these trucks in city centers—one in Berlin, the other in Stuttgart. 
10/30/2017
DACHSER Nordic A/S Managing Director, Finn Skovbo Pedersen, is retiring at the end of the year. He can look back on more than 45 years in the industry – a journey full of ups and downs, great development and tough competition. His position as Managing Director for the Nordics will be filled by René Sidor. 
6/20/2017
DACHSER Norway AS continues its excellent growth curve. The company, which celebrates its five year anniversary at Vinterbro this year, has presented its annual report, which shows a strong result for 2016. The revenue has increased by 15 percent to NOK 191 million compared to 2015 – despite strong competition in the market.
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.
4/27/2017
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.
3/29/2017
DACHSER is currently creating new capacity for its overland network at several German locations. In the north, the Bremen and Hamburg locations are being expanded. Building is also under way in Alsdorf near Aachen and Dissen near Bielefeld. In total, DACHSER is investing some EUR 60 million at the four locations, creating nearly 35,000 square meters of additional warehouse and office space.
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.
8/19/2016
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.
6/10/2016
DACHSER Norway has experienced a high growth rate over the last five years. This positive trend continued in 2015, where the sustained growth is particularly due to a consistent focus on quality. The fiscal year 2015 concludes with a turnover of NOK 166 million – an increase of 23 percent.
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
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. 
2/23/2016
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.
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. 
6/8/2015
This year, the family-owned company which is one of the leading logistics providers in Europe presents positive financial statements for DACHSER Norway and the Nordic countries in general. The bottom line shows clear growth. With a Norwegian annual result of NOK 7.3 million and an improvement of NOK 11.5 million before taxes in the Nordic countries, DACHSER continues gaining market shares in the transport and logistics industry in Norway and Scandinavia.
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."
3/20/2015
DACHSER will be exhibiting at transport logistic in Munich from May 5 to 8. In Hall B6, Booth 101/202, the family-owned company will be presenting the recent expansion of its international network, custom-tailored multi-channel solutions as well as new service offerings and trend-setting IT services. 
2/17/2015
 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.
1/14/2015
Certification of Corporate IT in accordance with ISO 27001 renewed and enhanced. Information security in accordance with DIN ISO/IEC 27001 is not a snapshot event, but a continuous improvement process. In keeping with this principle, DACHSER not only arranges for annual audits of its Corporate IT, it currently is also having TÜV Süd review its entire software development process.
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