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Smart border connect by DACHSER

DACHSER have today announced the formal launch of their new Smart Border Connect services, connect40 and connect42. These services will provide UK exporters, shipping on DDP incoterms, with frictionless access to DACHSER’S quality market leading European groupage network which transported 65.7 million intra European shipments in 2023.

Exchange Rate

The £/Euro exchange rate as at 31st March at 1700 hrs was 1.16767 EUR to the Pound.


Fuel price

The average fuel price according to the RHA survey for March was 116.69 pence per litre. 


DACHSER stays on course and expands its global network

After the economic boom in logistics resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and worldwide disruption to supply chains, normalcy returned to the industry in 2023. DACHSER was among those whose financial year was marked by weak demand for logistics services in the face of significant overcapacity and a sharp decline in air and sea freight rates. 

Purchase of Frigoscandia completed

Effective today, Frigoscandia AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of DACHSER and thus part of the logistics provider’s Food Logistics network. This also marks the start of the Scandinavian company’s full integration into the DACHSER network. From now on, customers in the Nordic countries will benefit from uniform quality standards.

DACHSER at the Retail, Supply Chain & Logistics Expo 2024

DACHSER recently exhibited at the Retail, Supply Chain & Logistics Expo at ExCeL London. The trade fair, which ran from February 27th to 28th, focused on innovative integrated solutions across the ever-evolving global supply chain.

Celebrating Achievement: BIFA 'Apprentice of the Year' nomination

In the fast-paced world of logistics, recognising and celebrating exceptional talent is crucial to the success of any organisation. At DACHSER, we take pride in acknowledging the dedication and hard work of our team members.

DACHSER platform is honored with the Annual Multimedia Award

The DACHSER platform receives the prestigious Annual Multimedia Award in silver in the Digital Services category: Apps, Tools & Voice User Interfaces etc. The award confirms that the digital customer platform meets and in some cases exceeds all basic requirements in terms of user-friendliness, design and stability. With this award, the DACHSER platform also receives external recognition that it meets DACHSER's strict security and quality standards.

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.

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.

MAUT Rates

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%