DACHSER launches weekly charters from Hong Kong to Frankfurt
Together with onward distribution via its own European overland transport network, the logistics service provider offers customers a reliable integrated transport solution.
DACHSER Shenzhen moved to new premises
Its proximity to business partners and targeted customers allows the company to further improve its service excellency.
Quantum computers - A look at future technologies
What are Quantum computers actually about? And what benefits do these offer specifically for logistics?
“Benelux is a key region in global logistics”
A close-knit transport network, connections to global markets, and an ideal geographical location—Benelux offers the perfect conditions for integrated logistics solutions. Aat van der Meer, Managing Director of DACHSER Benelux, talks about the importance of training, how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the region, and a royal visit.
"Our compass points us in the right direction"
Defying adverse circumstances while simultaneously taking advantage of the opportunities - Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, about crisis management as part of DACHSER’s culture.
“Every crisis also has opportunities”
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the air freight industry hard – possibly changing it forever. In this interview, Timo Stroh, Head of Global Air Freight at DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics, discusses the current situation in the air freight market, flexible solutions in the crisis, and a cautiously optimistic outlook.
DACHSER's LCL (less-than-container-load) service is the main form of transport for importing car manufacturers
For the past two years, a Japanese car manufacturer has been a client of DACHSER for the transportation of its auto parts. For a service of excellence, a special project was developed that reduces costs and optimizes time: the perfect formula to facilitate the delivery of parts and pieces on different routes, with inventory management and better shipping. What started with a lower flow route in air transport, became a great full-service partnership with the global logistics company with headquarters in Germany.
DACHSER Brazil transports 250,000 masks for ThyssenKrupp
Due to the new coronavirus pandemic, DACHSER Brazil coordinated for ThyssenKrupp Elevator the import of 250,000 disposable masks, which were later distributed to all employees of the elevator manufacturer in Latin America. Both companies’ headquarters are based in Germany, and DACHSER is ThyssenKrupp’s partner for logistics operations in Brazil and other countries around the world.
From Vietnam to Poland by rail via China’s New Silk Road
For a manufacturer of hospital beds, DACHSER recently handled a rail transit shipment for the first time. This transportation solution offers customers an optimal balance of transit time and cost.
DACHSER builds new location in Kassel
Logistics provider DACHSER has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic center of northern Hesse. Located in the Lohfelden commercial zone, the new transit terminal for industrial goods with adjacent offices is due for completion by summer 2021. In the medium term, the new branch will create roughly 200 jobs.
King Willem-Alexander visits DACHSER in Waddinxveen
Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, visited DACHSER in Waddinxveen on July 1. During a tour of the branch and subsequent discussion sessions, he was thoroughly briefed on the topic of education and training in companies and how to ensure that it continues, especially in times of crisis.
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 meters 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.
Alternative drive concepts – what's next?
Where are drive technologies headed? Will electric motors soon crowd diesel out of the picture? Or will completely different energy sources come into play? At DACHSER, cross-divisional logistics specialists are busy investigating alternative drive technologies and their practical application in the logistics network.
Bonding through values
DACHSER stands for a close, family-like bond among all employees. A set of core values forms the company’s DNA. And not only on paper: DACHSER values are part of everyday life with the company and are practiced as a matter of course. All around the world.
“The trick is to establish robust supply networks”
What are the lessons of the current crisis? Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, on the future of global goods flows.