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4/4/2019
DACHSER posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 5.57 billion. As they did last year, shipment numbers increased, rising by 2.5 percent to 83.7 million; tonnage rose 3.0 percent to 41.3 million metric tons. With 30,609 employees in total, up 1,511 from the preceding year, Dachser’s workforce reached a record high.
2/25/2019
While politicians continue to try and find a way out of the Brexit crisis, the leaving date draws inexorably closer. Now it’s up to companies to systematically plan and prepare for all eventualities. One major issue: customs.
11/9/2018
As of the first of September, logistics provider DACHSER has more employees than at any other point in its history: some 30,500 people around the world are employed by the family company based in Kempten in Allgäu, Germany; that same country is home to 16,246 of those employees. In addition, this year 732 young people have chosen to train or study with DACHSER in Germany—the largest number ever.
4/17/2018
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.
3/26/2018
The European Food Network is creating a new connection to Scandinavia and enhancing the European shipping network for food products. Bring Frigo, the Scandinavian market leader for food logistics, is now a forwarding agent for Norway, Sweden, and Finland.
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.
8/2/2017
Stans/Kempten, July 27, 2017. Logistics provider Dachser is investing some 6.5 million euros in a new 20,000-square-meter facility in Stans in Tyrol, Austria. Dachser Austria has now held the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the new terminal, which is scheduled to begin operations in late 2017 and will create 40 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.
4/25/2017
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.
4/4/2017
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.
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.
4/4/2016
Traian Dumitrescu, Managing Director of DACHSER Romania, presented as a guest speaker at the Conference Series “Expand your Horizons” organized by the Academy of Economic Studies. As a graduate of the Academy, Traian Dumitrescu shared with the MBA students his personal journey of over 16 years experience in management.
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.

 

2/23/2016
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.
11/27/2015
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.
11/20/2015
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.
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."
3/18/2015
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.
2/16/2015
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.
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 TUV Sud review its entire software development process.
9/18/2014
International logistics provider DACHSER continues to expand its Asia operations, taking over its partner's shares in three countries. As a result, the family-owned company is now the sole shareholder in the company's ventures in India and Thailand and a majority shareholder of the joint venture in Bangladesh.
7/24/2014
 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.
6/4/2014
Northampton/Kempten, June 3, 2014. On May 30th, DACHSER Ltd in the UK  opened its new integrated logistics centre in Northampton. The new facility occupies a 7.4 hectare site and represents an investment of  EUR 26 million by the company.
5/21/2014
DACHSER enters the Finnish overland transport market on June 1, 2014 and has established the joint venture DACHSER Finland Oy for this purpose.
4/10/2014
A strong second half-year and the successful integration of the two Spanish acquisitions, Azkar and Transunion, boosted DACHSER's revenue in 2013.
1/20/2014
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.
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.
10/15/2013
DACHSER has increased its stake in Oy Waco Logistics Finland. The air and sea freight logistics company headquartered in Vantaa, southern Finland, not far from the capital Helsinki, has additional sites in the commercial centers Lahti, Oulo, Tampere, and Vaasa and therefore completely covers the “land of a thousand lakes.” In 2012, 54 employees generated almost EUR 24 million in revenue for the company.
6/27/2013
Kempten, June 27, 2013. As of July 1, Burkhard Eling (42) will be taking over the Finance, Legal, and Tax (FLT) Department at logistics provider DACHSER. He succeeds Professor Dr. Dieter Truxius, who will remain a member of the company’s management until he retires at the end of the year.
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.
9/26/2012
Ploiesti, 26 September 2012. Today, DACHSER officially opened its new dangerous goods warehouse with an area of approximately 6,500 square metres and 11,500 pallet spaces. The internationally operating logistics provider has invested in excess of 10 million euros in the logistics facility, which complies with the Seveso II Directive (96/82/EC).
4/17/2012
Kempten, Munich. 17 April 2012. In 2011, the internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, posted double-digit growth and raised group revenue by 13% to EUR 4.3 billion. 21,000 staff working in 315 profit centres worldwide contribute to the family-owned company’s success.
2/13/2012
Kempten/Zevenaar, 13th February 2012. In Zevenaar, DACHSER is currently constructing one of its largest branch offices in Europe. The facility is expected to start operations this summer. Over the medium term DACHSER will thus create up to 35 new jobs with an investment volume of EUR 22 million.
2/1/2012
Kempten, 1 February 2012. DACHSER has had its central IT services, computer centres, infrastructure and IT departments certified against the internationally recognized standard for information security, ISO/IEC 27001:2005.
1/10/2012
Kempten/Ploiesti, January 10, 2012. DACHSER has opened a dangerous goods warehouse near Bucharest with an area of approximately 6,500 square metres and 11,500 pallet spaces. As currently the only warehouse in Romania, the facility, with an investment volume in excess of ten million euros, complies with the Seveso II Directive (96/82/EC).
12/16/2011
Kempten, Dec. 16 2011. The internationally operating logistics provider, DACHSER, has created 1,700 new jobs in the course of this year, bringing the company’s total number of employees to just under 21,000.
4/17/2018

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.

4/17/2018

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.

4/17/2018

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.

4/17/2018

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.

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