Robert Erni to become DACHSER CFO
DACHSER is appointing experienced logistics CFO Robert Erni to succeed Burkhard Eling. Erni will begin his onboarding phase at DACHSER as Deputy Director on September 1, 2020.
DACHSER opens new warehouse in Karlsruhe
DACHSER has begun operations at a new hazardous materials warehouse with 21,800 square metres of floor space in Malsch, near Karlsruhe, Germany. The specially equipped facility can safely store chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives in a total of 43,000 pallet spaces. DACHSER invested more than 20 million euros in the warehouse.
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Champagne—there’s virtually no other drink in the world that exudes as much charm, luxury, and joie de vivre. And it’s not just the production of this top drop that calls for great care. Transporting it from the vineyard to the shelf or to an exclusive event requires top-quality logistics.
Dachser UK Working to Sustain the NHS Supply Chain
While transport and distribution businesses across the UK are doing all they can to support those working on the medical frontline during the crisis, Dachser is proving its flexibility of service in partnership with one supplier in particular.
DACHSER expansion in Erfurt
In addition to a new 20,000 m2 warehouse with office space, the company also plans to construct a waiting zone and parking spaces for trucks. The groundbreaking ceremony took place yesterday in a lot off of Am Lützer Feld in Arnstadt, an Erfurt suburb.
Strength in numbers: Pitching in to fight COVID-19 in the Basque Country
DACHSER is supporting the health authorities in the Basque Country, providing 4000 square metres of storage space near Bilbao for medical supplies since the end of March.
DACHSER builds on its growth driver
Even as the global economy becomes increasingly weaker, DACHSER was able to continue growing in 2019. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by a solid 1.6 percent to EUR 5.66 billion. Driving this growth was again the Road Logistics business field, net revenue rose by 2.9 percent to EUR 4.60 billion. In contrast, the Air & Sea Logistics business field saw a decline of 4.1 percent, mainly attributable to weaker demand for air freight services for automotive customers.
DACHSER organises transportation by block train along the New Silk Road
DACHSER Rail Services transport chemical products to the Chinese market from Ludwigshafen in Germany in half the time.
BASF entrusted its long-standing logistics provider DACHSER to handle a first block train to China. The train of 42 containers carrying BASF products arrived in the Chinese city of Xi´an. DACHSER took take care of all organisational aspects—including coordination with train operator RTSB GmbH, customs clearance, and distribution of the goods in China.
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.