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.
The £/Euro exchange rate as at 31st October at 1700 hrs was 1.1483 EUR to the Pound.
The average fuel price according to the RHA survey for October was 124.41 pence per litre.
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 puts first electric trucks into operation in the NetherlandsDACHSER Netherlands is putting its first e-trucks into operation – an important step on the road to zero-emission deliveries in the future "Zero Emissions Zones" for urban logistics (ZES zones) in the Netherlands, which will be introduced there on January 1, 2025.
DACHSER announces coordinated solution to automotive component supply challenge
Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) teams in the UK and Germany collaborate to provide a major automotive supplier in China with a bespoke LCL (Less than Container Load) service from UK suppliers, shortening transit times by up to two weeks.
DACHSER supports earthquake emergency aid
DACHSER makes a corporate donation of 50,000 euros to the children's charity terre des hommes for emergency disaster relief in Turkey and Syria.
The magic chatbot - A look at future technologies
With ChatGPT, natural language processing has reached an unprecedented level of quality—opening up completely new possibilities in human-machine communication. A check on chatbot.
Dachser UK to offer export consolidation to South Africa
Growth in Dachser UK’s Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) activities continues apace with the introduction of regular consolidated freight services on the export trade to South African destinations.
The new DACHSER magazine is here!
Logistics often serves as a benchmark for assessing the state of the global economy. This is because international flows of goods are an early indicator of changes in global trade relations. At the same time, current geopolitical transformations can even reshape supply chains completely. That’s one of the topics featured in the new DACHSER magazine.
DACHSER delivers giant crane for space mission
Back in September 2021, the DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics teams in Boston and Cologne had begun meticulously planning the transport of a colossal extra-long crane. The plan was to ship the crane together with its chassis from Germany to the United States so that it could then complete its journey by road. Its purpose: nothing less than to help build a space rocket in Houston. But then all the careful planning had to be thrown overboard.
UK introduces new customs system
In the United Kingdom, the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system is being replaced by the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Importers in the UK must therefore prepare for changes.
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.
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.
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.