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06.04.2022
Visit us at CHEMUK 2022, stand L28, at the NEC in Birmingham.

Visit us at CHEMUK 2022, stand L28, at the NEC in Birmingham.

We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the UK chemical & process industries expo, CHEMUK 2022, running 11th & 12th May 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham.

We would like to invite you to come along and meet with the team at the show. You can register to receive your free pass using the link below.

Register here for your free entry badge

Your advantages with DACHSER Chem Logistics:

  • Specialised chemical logistics expertise and standardised logistics solutions
  • Automated processes with consistent electronic interface documentation
  • High safety and quality standards for the chemical industry, assessed according to SQAS
  • Complete transparency with innovative IT systems n Access to our global network
  • A high degree of expertise in handling dangerous goods
  • Cooperation with the German Chemical Industry Association and other associations in Europe

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05.04.2022
DACHSER revenue exceeds EUR 7 billion for the first time

2021 was an exceptional year: Increases in volume and high freight rates generated record growth; 78.3 percent jump in air and sea freight

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01.04.2022
Exchange Rate

The £/Euro exchange rate as at 31st March at 1700 hrs was 1.18555 EUR to the Pound.

 

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01.04.2022
Fuel price

The average fuel price according to the RHA survey for March was 144.94 pence per litre.

 

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29.03.2022
DACHSER starts delivering daily with fully-electric truck in Oporto

As a result of the logistics provider's commitment to climate protection, DACHSER Emission-Free Delivery starts in the city of Oporto, Portugal. The distribution concept for inner cities means that all parcel and groupage deliveries will be made with zero emissions, on local level, in a defined area of the city.

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15.03.2022
DACHSER in Waddinxveen celebrates its 15th anniversary

The DACHSER branch in Waddinxveen celebrates its fifteenth anniversary. The logistics service provider opened its second branch in the Netherlands on 1 March 2007. The branch in Waddinxveen, also known as Rotterdam Logistics Centre, has grown in 15 years to three premises with a total surface area of approximately 93,000 square meters.

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09.03.2022
DACHSER maintains strong position in European Top 100 Ranking

In the new “TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2021/2022” study by the Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services (SCS), DACHSER has once again ranked well in its relevant logistics segments.

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24.02.2022
Statement by Dachser CEO Burkhard Eling on the military conflict in Ukraine

Peace and the free movement of goods are fundamental prerequisites for the positive, free development of all societies. In this spirit, Dachser has grown as an international logistics provider over the past decades. We therefore deeply regret the escalation of the military conflict in Ukraine. Among other things, the conflict will also have a substantial impact on supply chains in Eastern Europe. 

Our first priority is the safety of all drivers transporting consignments on behalf of Dachser. We have therefore today imposed an immediate takeover and loading stop for all shipments to Ukraine. This applies to all European transports of our Cargoplus service segment, which specializes in FTL and LTL transports to the CIS countries, among others, as well as to all transports from the European Logistics network that are handled in Ukraine by our partner ACE. Regular traffic from our platform Strykow (Poland) to Kiev will be discontinued. All trucks that are currently still on their way to Ukraine have to be returned in coordination with the customers. We are in close contact with our Ukrainian partner, who has also closed his warehouses.

In air freight, the airspace over Ukraine has been closed in a wide radius. Take-offs and landings are not possible here, so that congestion at the alternative airports is to be feared. 

Our European Logistics and Air & Sea Logistics teams are closely monitoring developments in the situation and are in close contact with our customers. This also applies in particular to restrictions on the movement of goods that may arise in the coming days as a result of the sanctions announced against Russia.

's activities in Ukraine and Russia.

Dachser does not have its own locations in Ukraine, but works there with its partner ACE Logistics. The Estonian company is also Dachser's partner for the Baltic states and joint venture partner in Finland. The Cargoplus service segment handles additional full truckload services.

In Russia, Dachser has been represented by its own national company since 2008 and provides services in the Road Logistics and Air & Sea Logistics business segments. Around 160 staff are employed at seven locations. In 2020, Dachser Russia handled around 17,000 consignments and generated revenue of EUR 21.6 million.
 

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16.02.2022
DACHSER maintains strong position in European Top 100 Ranking

In the new “TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2021/2022” study by the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services (SCS), DACHSER has once again ranked well in its relevant logistics segments.

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15.02.2022
Dachser Sweden on course for growth

Dachser Sweden's business is developing positively: by opening a new sales office in Örebro, the logistics provider is expanding its presence in central Sweden. Furthermore, Carl-Johan Westas was appointed as new Country Manager Sweden European Logistics to strengthen Dachser´s management team in the Nordic region.

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09.02.2022
DACHSER expands zero-emission vehicle fleet

The logistics provider will invest in battery-powered trucks and company cars as well as in the requisite charging systems. Tests with hydrogen-powered trucks are also in the pipeline.   

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11.01.2022
Sea Freight: Disruptions at Ningbo and Tianjin Ports

Regarding the disruptions at Ningbo ports, we would like to give you an update. Recently, a Covid outbreak has occurred in Tianjin. Below we offer you an overview of the current situation.

Ningbo

  • At Ningbo, the authority has downgraded the emergency level. Correspondingly, the temporary closure of the Beilun district is lifted, except the centre of the epidemic.
  • Currently, most of the trucking companies are granted permits to enter the Beilun district. In general, our operation of FCL and LCL are mostly back to normal with some delays of vessels due to port congestion.
  • There are isolated Covid cases reported in the cities within the Zhejiang province, but it is not affecting the operations in Ningbo, except for pick-ups and deliveries from those locations.

Tianjin

Over the weekend, multiple Covid cases were reported in Tianjin and some of the cases were tested positive to the Omicron variants. In response to this incident, a mass PCR test campaign has been conducted for all residents in the city.

  • It is reported that four out of the eight sea freight terminals in Tianjin are closed, only vehicles with special permits are granted access to enter.
  • Pick-ups and deliveries in and from other provinces are unlikely under the current situation.
  • Pick-ups and deliveries within the city are also at a halt, as the residents of the whole city will be staying at home until the mass PCR test campaign is completed and the results are available.
  • At the DACHSER branch in Tianjin, our employees will work from home until the negative results are available.

We will continue to monitor the situation and rest assured that you will be informed of the developments. In case you have any questions, please contact your local representative of DACHSER for a discussion of possible transport alternatives.

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10.01.2022
Increase in toll rates in Austria as of 2022

The Austrian government increased the toll charge by law starting on January, 1st 2022. We have to integrate the change into the toll tariffs of DACHSER that will be valid as of January, 1st 2022. We will of course make the new toll tariffs available to our customers.

If you need further information or have any questions, please contact your usual contact at DACHSER.

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14.12.2021
COVID-19 new virus variant Omicron – impact on air and sea freight services

The new COVID-19 virus variant Omicron, which was detected to be widespread in South Africa, has led to some cancellation of passenger flights to and from South Africa.

Apart from this, there are currently no massive restrictions, but it cannot be entirely ruled out that some countries or regions will implement further measures to contain the spread of this virus variant.

This could lead to restrictions on cargo space due to a lack of belly capacity on passenger flights. In addition, Hong Kong Airport has announced that even cargo aircrafts touching Omicron high-risk countries such as South Africa will not be allowed to enter Hong Kong until further notice. Therefore, flight rerouting will be expected.

For the ocean freight sector, there has been no change of the current situation so far. We have only received the information from one shipping company that a new service with South Africa is suspended for two months.

Furthermore, there are also discussions in progress in the Asian market about tightening the COVID-19 rules for ship crews, but these are still under negotiation. Confirmed is only that feeder services from the Pearl River Delta (PRD) to/from South China, including Hong Kong, are also suspended from December to January. This could lead to a challenging situation with trucking capacity and more changes of transport modes to air freight.

The team of DACHSER is in daily contact with all involved parties and doing everything possible to minimise any delays of your shipment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your local DACHSER representative who will be happy to assist you.

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09.12.2021
Brexit Update: On Phase 3 of the UK Border Operating Model

Last year, the British government presented how the import of goods should proceed after the end of the transitional phase of the Brexit. With the so-called "Border Operating Model" guide, a three-stage plan for the introduction of customs controls was set in concrete.

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04.11.2021
DACHSER renews IATA CEIV Pharma certification in Frankfurt

DACHSER's Frankfurt air and sea freight branch has once again received certification from IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma), demonstrating its capabilities in logistics services for the life science and healthcare industry.

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