DACHSER helps in the fight against COVID-19
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics has transported 3.25 million face masks from Mexico to Germany. There, DACHSER Road Logistics delivered them to various hospitals.
Dachser announces Executive Board for the future
After 31 years of close cooperation in operational management positions at DACHSER, CEO Bernhard Simon and his deputy Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics, will join the logistics provider’s Supervisory Board in 2021, with Bernhard Simon becoming its chairperson. Burkhard Eling, who joined the DACHSER Executive Board as CFO in 2013, will become the new CEO of the family-owned company on January 1, 2021.
DACHSER is expanding premium charter flight rotation
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics is starting the next wave of its charter flight rotation service to China and back. The charter route has initially been scheduled to operate from mid-March to the end of the month. From 21 March, DACHSER USA will also be adding a new route between Chicago and Frankfurt to its existing charter service.
New Managing Director at DACHSER Ireland
John van den Berg has taken over as Managing Director of DACHSER Ireland since the beginning of this year. He succeeds Albert Johnston, who is retiring.
New glass for Big Ben
From the Upper Palatinate to London: DACHSER delivers plate glass hand blown by glassworks Glashütte Lamberts to the UK. The destination of the safely packaged glass panes is none other than the world-famous Elizabeth Tower in London.
Brexit: After the exit is before the exit
The UK has now officially left the European Union and Brexit has become a reality. But this is really just the beginning. A transition period until the end of the year is currently preventing any major impact on business and logistics on either side of the Channel. But what happens after that is still an open question.
DACHSER expands its contract logistics capacities for Maas-Rhein logistics centre
The US conglomerate Emerson is expanding its collaboration with DACHSER. In view of the new European contract logistics mandate for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division, DACHSER expanded its capacities in Alsdorf by adding a 7,000-square-metre warehouse.
DACHSER DIY-Logistics under new management
Jens Wollmann became Department Head DACHSER DIY-Logistics at the start of the year. He is taking over from Ralf Meistes, who founded and grew DACHSER DIY-Logistics and headed it for more than 20 years. Meistes retired at the end of 2019.
DACHSER expands its logistics centre in Hof
Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2020. The expansion also includes offices and communal areas covering a total area of 900 square meters. “Our new multi-user warehouse next to the existing logistics center will offer space for us to provide contract logistics services for a medium-sized customer from the DIY and gardening sector for example,” says Klaus Neubing, General Manager of the Hof logistics centre, about the expansion of business at the location. The contract logistics services that DACHSER offers in Hof combine transport solutions and warehousing with comprehensive value-added services such as picking and packaging. Following the expansion, DACHSER will employ 500 people in the town. In addition, around 300 people work regularly for DACHSER through the independent transport companies or, for example, as seasonal workers.
Dachser Brazil opens new office in Curitiba to expand its regional business network
Since entering the market 10 years ago, the international logistics provider Dachser has established a strong footprint in the Brazilian market.
"Without the corresponding culture, no real compliance is possible"
Numerous contemporary studies and research findings confirm that the best protection against corporate malfeasance is a compliance approach based on values – such as responsibility, integrity, trust, and honesty – just like the one that DACHSER has been pursuing already for ten years.
DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics certified for pharmaceutical shipments on three continents
Atlanta becomes the next DACHSER branch to receive CEIV Pharma certification from IATA.
Following Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Hyderabad, Atlanta is now DACHSER’s fourth location to receive certification in ten months, further expanding the company’s network services for its customers in the life science and healthcare sector.
DACHSER opens new logistics centre in Freiburg
Thirty new jobs created at the Breisgau industrial park
Logistics provider DACHSER held a ceremony to mark the opening of its new logistics centre on the Breisgau industrial park in Freiburg, Germany. Covering a total area of 6,117 square meters, the new facility houses a transit terminal with 82 docking bays as well as a two-story office building. The company invested around EUR 22 million in the location, where it is also creating 30 new jobs.
DACHSER wins the 2019 IMD Global Family Business Award
IMD recognised DACHSER for robust corporate and family governance structures combined with operational excellence and a focus on quality.
IMD Business School, a top-ranked global business school headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, awarded DACHSER with the renowned IMD Global Family Business Award. On behalf of the company and the founding family, Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, and Birgit Kastner-Simon, Corporate Director Corporate Marketing, accepted the award at the 30th Summit of the Family Business Network International (FBN-I) in Udaipur, India.
DACHSER focuses on training
At the start of the new training year, 740 apprentices and students in Germany chose to start training at DACHSER. In addition to trainees in commercial areas, DACHSER also recruited many junior logistics operatives.
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