Monday, July 15, 2024

Dachser reorganises management

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) has reorganised management within its business units in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Americas regions. The position of managing director, ASL EMEA has been assumed by Tobias Burger, who is already responsible for the strategic development of the business field Air & Sea Logistics as deputy director […]

Dachser Rheine expands capacity

Dachser’s Rheine logistics centre is creating more space for storage and value-added services. Construction is underway close to the company’s site on a new distribution centre, which will go into operation in October 2020. The heart of the facility on Sandkampstrasse is a 20,800 m2 logistics terminal with 26 loading gates for trucks and up […]

Dachser Expands Facilities in the South East

Dachser UK has opened an additional 2,700m2 site with new cross-dock terminal, 25 docking stations and five-level access doors. The new site is near to the existing 2,500m2 transshipment terminal that was opened in 2005.   The combination of the two sites on Crossways Business Park now enables opportunities for production and service improvements for both cross-dock activities […]

Dachser earns IATA CEIV Pharma in Atlanta

Dachser Air & Sea has received IATA CEIV Pharma certification in Atlanta, USA, the fourth location to be certified in 10 months. The certificate in Atlanta follows Frankfurt, Germany in late 2018; and Mumbai and Hyderabad in India in mid-2019 to be certified. Timo Stroh, head of global airfreight at Dachser says: “Our locations in […]

Podesta replaces Mueller as COO of Dachser

Edoardo Podesta has been named chief operations officer of Dachser Air & Sea Logistics, taking over from Jochen Mueller. The 57-year-old Italian joined Dachser in 2003 as part of the Zurt Ambrosetti Far East joint venture after the Kempten-based company took full control. He was appointed managing director of the Asia Pacific business unit in […]

Dachser India receives IATA CEIV Pharma

Dachser India has been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification for its Mumbai and Hyderabad branches, making it one of the few accredited companies in India. The Hyderabad branch is the second logistics firm in the area to receive the International Air Transport Association’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics recognition, and Mumbai […]

Beyer to lead operations in Thailand for Dachser

Jan-Michael Beyer has been appointed for the role of managing director air and sea logistics in Thailand for Dachser. Prior to this appointment, Beyer was country manager for Thailand, and head of sales air and seas logistics Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia. In his time in Thailand, Beyer has established relevant services including customised daily […]

Dachser obtains CEIV Pharma at Frankfurt Airport

Dachser has expanded its life science and healthcare services by obtaining IATA CEIV Pharma certification at its Frankfurt Airport branch. The certification process began in 2017, requiring internal and external training, review of procedures for handling temperature-controlled life science and healthcare products, and an extensive assessment of complex processes by two separate independent validators. CEIV […]

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 […]

Dachser to use cargo.one’s digital booking platform

cargo.one has entered into a global partnership with Dachser, allowing airfreight customers to search for, compare and book capacity across airlines with immediate confirmation. After a successful trial period, Dachser decided to use cargo.one as its digital booking platform for airfreight capacity in the spot market, with the booking platform being made available to Dachser […]

Lowe retires from Dachser UK, Rollinson takes over

Mark Rollinson is taking over as managing director of Dachser UK, succeeding Nick Lowe who is taking early retirement at the end of September. Rollinson has held senior director positions at Schenker and Allport Cargo Services, and began a three-month induction and handover process on 2 July. He says he is “delighted” to be joining […]

Air and sea freight drive revenue growth at Dachser

Net revenue at Dachser increased by 9.9 per cent in 2017 with the Air & Sea Logistics sector storming away with double digit growth. Group net revenue was up 9.9 per cent from €4.8 billion in 2016 to €5.3 billion in 2017, with growth in all areas, but Air & Sea was the only one […]

Jochen Muller takes over as Dachser Air & Sea Logistics COO

Jochen Muller has taken up the role of chief operations officer (COO) for Dachser Air & Sea Logistics, replacing Thomas Reuter, who is retiring. Muller, who was born in 1964 in the German city of Worms, took up the role on 1 January 2018, will continue to work with Reuter, having joined Dachser on 1 […]

Dachser investing €6.5 million in new Austrian facility

Logistics provider Dachser is investing €6.5 million in a new 20,000 square metre facility in Stans in Tyrol, Austria. Dachser Austria has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new terminal, which is scheduled to begin operations in late 2017 and will create 40 new jobs. The logistics center in Tyrol will provide customers with transport […]

Dachser acquires majority interest in Irish partner Johnston Logistics

Dachser has become the majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland – Johnston Logistics – which it says allows it to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe. Dachser chief operating officer for road logistics, Michael Schilling says: “Our customers in Ireland benefit from uniform services and quality standards, fixed transit times, and a tightly […]

Dachser’s revenue up 1.7% in 2016

Freight forwarder Dachser reports it continued to grow in the fiscal year 2016 – generating consolidated gross revenue of around €5.71 billion ($6.07 billion) – an increase of 1.7 per cent on the previous year. The number of shipments rose by 2.4 per cent to 80 million, and tonnage by 2.4 per cent to 38.2 million […]

Muller to replace Reuter at Dachser from January 2018

Jochen Müller will take over from Thomas Reuter as chief operations officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business arm at Dachser from 1 January 2018. The 52-year-old will replace Thomas Reuter as COO and during the transition period,  Müller will work on developing projects, which he will start on 1 October this year. Reuter will remain […]