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News 09/02/2019
Progress Continuing

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.

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Market Information 08/19/2019
Brexit Check List

In the three years since the UK decided to leave the EU following the result of the referendum, there has been a lot of uncertainty and political manoeuvring as the UK and the EU have conducted their negotiations over the withdrawal agreement and the future relationship. Whilst the government and Parliament have stated consistently that they wish to avoid a no-deal Brexit that however remains the default legal position.

This is why for some time now, Dachser has adopted a coordinated and detailed approach to no-deal Brexit planning. A European-level Brexit Steering Committee comprises several senior managers and experts from the organization’s specialist corporate divisions for Customs, Finance, Sales  and European road network management, as well as the country management from the UK and Ireland. The objectives are focussed on ensuring that, in what could be a fraught and unpredictable trade and customs environment, Dachser will be able to maintain its European services to its customers as efficiently as seamlessly as possible. 
Relevant initiatives are underpinned by the company’s AEO status, its experience and flexibility in customs processes and procedures, and the strength, depth and adaptability of its European network. 

We will be organising more updates on this crucial topic over the coming months but in the meantime have prepared a ‘BREXIT Check List’ guidance document, which highlights the practical steps that our customers and suppliers need to consider.

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Market Information 06/25/2019
Planning for Brexit - update

In the three years since the UK decided to leave the EU following the result of the referendum, there has been a lot of uncertainty and political manoeuvring as the UK and the EU have conducted their negotiations over the withdrawal agreement and the future relationship. Whilst the government and Parliament have stated consistently that they wish to avoid a no-deal Brexit that, however, remains the default legal position.

This is why, for some time now, DACHSER has adopted a coordinated and detailed approach to no-deal Brexit planning. A European-level Brexit Steering Committee comprises several senior managers and experts from the organisation’s specialist corporate divisions for Customs, Finance, Sales and European road network management, as well as the country management from the UK and Ireland. The objectives are focussed on ensuring that, in what could be a fraught and unpredictable trade and customs environment, DACHSER will be able to maintain its European services to its customers as efficiently as seamlessly as possible.

Relevant initiatives are underpinned by the company’s AEO status, its experience and flexibility in customs processes and procedures, and the strength, depth and adaptability of its European network.

We will be organising more updates on this crucial topic over the coming months, but, in the meantime, we have prepared a 'BREXIT Check List' guidance document, which highlights the practical steps that our customers and suppliers need to consider.

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Press Release 04/02/2019
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.

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Press Release 05/10/2018
Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging - Growth Continues

- DACHSER Ltd, UK sales turnover up by 16% to £77 million
- Export services revenue increases by 21%
- No discernible downturn due to impending Brexit
- Further investment plans in both Northampton and Rochdale
- ‘eLogistics’ digital services continue to generate competitive advantage

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News 03/15/2018
Brexit is coming - but then what happens?

The United Kingdom and the European Union are in the middle of a lengthy and complicated series of Brexit negotiations.
Where is the UK heading? And what does Brexit have in store for logistics providers? Here are the thoughts of Nick Lowe, Managing Director DACHSER UK.

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