DACHSER receives eLearning Award for Blue Box
The DACHSER Blue Box, a new learning environment specifically for warehouse employees, has won the eLearning AWARD. For the jury of the Institute for In-company Training IFBB and the eLearning Journal, the easy access to the eLearning offer and the positive influence on the learning culture were particularly decisive for the evaluation.
The £/Euro exchange rate as at 31st January at 1700 hrs was 1.1728 EUR to the Pound.
The average fuel price according to the RHA survey for January was 114.05 pence per litre.
DACHSER Ireland creates 6000 hazardous pallet spaces at head office facilities in Dublin
In response to the evolving landscape of the post-Brexit chemical industry, DACHSER Ireland has successfully completed the first phase of its chemical storage project at its Rathcoole headquarters in Dublin.
Müller Fresh Food Logistics becomes a partner in the European Food Network
DACHSER’s Dutch subsidiary for food logistics, Müller Fresh Food Logistics, officially became a partner in the European Food Network (EFN) on January 1, 2024. DACHSER acquired the company at the beginning of 2023 and has since then successfully pursued a path of collaboration and integration. With Müller as a strong partner in the Benelux countries, this move greatly strengthens the Europe-wide food distribution network.
Roman Müller to lead DACHSER's Asian business
Since January 1, Roman Müller has succeeded Edoardo Podestà as Managing Director DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) Asia Pacific, who has retired from active professional life after more than 20 years with DACHSER.
Lighting up the future – DACHSER UK assist with solar farm project
DACHSER UK recently played a significant role in the logistics of a widespread solar farm project, seamlessly coordinating across various divisions such as ASL, customs clearance, warehousing, and final mile deliveries.
The project, spanning two locations with the first site near Reading and the second in Leamington Spa, involved a substantial cargo volume of 164 x 40FT HC containers originating from Xingang, China. The Cargo Plus Customs Team (CPCT) in Dartford undertook a key responsibility in swiftly and efficiently clearing the cargo.
DACHSER tests emission-free refrigerated truck trailers
The first four battery-electric refrigerated truck trailers have been put into test operation into the DACHSER network in Erlensee, Hamburg and Langenau. The aim is to gain important experience with the still evolving technology of the eTrailers from the manufacturer Krone in everyday logistics.
DACHSER Ireland advances sustainable logistics with electric vehicle integration
DACHSER Ireland is excited to reveal the successful integration of three high roof cargo van electric vehicles (EVs) into its Dublin city distribution operations. These electric vehicles have been in service for several months, catering primarily to the dynamic life science sector in the greater Dublin area.
This strategic move is a testament to DACHSER’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and its proactive stance on reducing carbon emissions.
German MAUT including any country that transits through Germany – new rate with effect from 1st December is 3.5%
Austrian MAUT including any country that transits through Austria – new rate with effect from 1st December is 1.65%
Czech Republic MAUT including any country that transits through Czech Republic – new rate with effect from 1st December is 1.5%
Hungarian MAUT including any country that transits through Hungary – new rate with effect from 1st December is 1.75%
DACHSER takes full control of joint venture in South Africa
DACHSER has acquired the remaining 30 percent of shares in DACHSER South Africa and is now the sole owner of the Johannesburg-based country organization.
EU Commission: DACHSER may take over FERCAM business
A milestone has been reached: The EU Commission has approved DACHSER's acquisition of 80 percent of FERCAM's groupage and contract logistics business in Italy.
Small and big successes: Annual report on partnership with terre des hommes
Improving the living conditions and educational opportunities of disadvantaged children and young people - DACHSER has been supporting the children's charity terre des hommes with this overarching goal since 2005. The 2022 Annual Report provides an overview of the worldwide projects and their concrete successes.
Increase of the truck toll rates in Germany as of December 1, 2023
The German federal government is planning to further increase the truck toll on December 1, 2023. Trucks with a gross vehicle weight of more than 7.5 tons are affected. The amount of the surcharge depends on the vehicle characteristics of the respective vehicle subject to the toll.
DACHSER and FERCAM strengthen groupage and contract logistics business in Italy
FERCAM is set to transfer its Distribution (groupage) and Logistics (contract logistics) divisions to a joint venture with DACHSER under the name “DACHSER & FERCAM Italia S.r.l.”. DACHSER’s 80 percent share in the new venture strengthens and rounds off its European network. The transfer of control is still subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities.