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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Last year was a progressive year for DACHSER UK with the appointment of a new UK Managing Director, Mark Rollinson, combined with the expansion of its operations and the opening of a second logistics centre in Northampton.
This confidence was based on a strong financial performance with UK sales turnover increasing by nine per cent to £84.1m. This is the result of increased export business and healthy growth in contract logistics services, the latter seeing a number of new customer contracts secured.
DACHSER pursues sustainable growth
DACHSER posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 5.57 billion. As they did last year, shipment numbers increased, rising by 2.5 percent to 83.7 million; tonnage rose 3.0 percent to 41.3 million metric tons. With 30,609 employees in total, up 1,511 from the preceding year, DACHSER’s workforce reached a record high.
DACHSER focuses on lithium-ion technology
By 2022, logistics provider DACHSER plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 pallet trucks in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries.
ALDI & DACHSER extend their UK partnership
The two companies have signed a new 5 year contract which will see DACHSER provide a warehouse platform as well as UK & Ireland distribution services for a wide range of Aldi’s products.
New Managing Director for DACHSER UK
After more than 17 years at the helm, Nick Lowe, DACHSER UK’s Managing Director, was taking early retirement at the end of September. His successor is Mark Rollinson, who has previously held various management positions at Schenker and Allport Cargo Services.
As a new training year starts, the DACHSER workforce passes 30,000
As of the first of September, logistics provider DACHSER has more employees than at any other point in its history: some 30,500 people around the world are employed by the family company based in Kempten in Allgäu, Germany; that same country is home to 16,246 of those employees. In addition, this year 732 young people have chosen to train or study with DACHSER in Germany—the largest number ever.
DACHSER invests in its Karlsruhe location
DACHSER is investing more than EUR 20 million in an expansion of its existing logistics center in Malsch, near Karlsruhe. Construction work on a new high bay storage facility covering 21,800 square meters and with approx. 43,000 pallet spaces is in full swing. The specially equipped facility is also designed to permit the safe storage of chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives. The facility will become operational in the first quarter of 2019.
DACHSER expands its range of LCL services
As the groupage leader in the German and European markets, DACHSER operates a close-knit overland transport network. But the logistics provider’s closely integrated groupage network extends to sea freight, too. In 2018, 26 new LCL (less than container load) connections will be launched. For six of its existing services, DACHSER is increasing the frequency of departures from every two weeks to every week.
Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging - Growth Continues
DACHSER UK sales turnover is up by 16% to £77 million. The export service increases revenue by 21%. There is no discernible downturn due to the impending Brexit. There are further investment plans in both Northampton and Rochdale. The 'eLogistics' digital services continue to generate competitive advantage.