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Dachser expands its contract logistics capacities for Maas-Rhein logistics center

Dachser wins contract to provide contract logistics for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division in Europe and invests in Alsdorf 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-meter warehouse. Over the past 30 years, Emerson’s Climate Technologies division has steadily grown its European business, which includes

Aldi and Dachser extend their UK partnership

The two companies have signed a new five 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. The co-operation between Aldi and Dachser in the UK goes back more than 25 years, during which time the logistics provider has operated an increasingly varied portfolio of customs services, inbound logistics, freight forwarding, warehousing and value

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. The appeal of LCL services comes down

Growth continues for DACHSER UK after annual results announced

2017 was another successful year for DACHSER Ltd, the UK subsidiary of the family-owned, German-headquartered global logistics services provider. UK sales turnover increased by around 16% to £77 million. The European export service portfolio saw the highest degree of growth, up 21% on top-line sales. Import business also grew by 7% year-on-year. Commenting, Nick Lowe, Managing Director DACHSER UK, said, “Many more customers have decided to take advantage of our

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New location for DACHSER in Freiburg

DACHSER has acquired some 65,000 m2 of real estate in the Breisgau industrial park in Eschbach, a town near Freiburg, Germany. In August 2018, the logistics provider will start construction on a new logistics center, which will include a transit terminal with a total area of 6,117 m2 and 82 docking bays, plus a two-story office building. Completion of construction and the subsequent move are planned for mid-2019. The new

Dachser’s growth gets a tail wind

In the 2017 financial year, DACHSER for the first time achieved revenue of over EUR 6 billion. The global logistics provider increased its consolidated gross revenue by 7.2 percent to EUR 6.12 billion. DACHSER also set other company records by handling a total of 81.7 million shipments (+2.1 percent) weighing 39.8 million metric tons (+4.3 percent). On a global level, DACHSER created 1,648 new jobs in 2017. “We systematically pursued

European Food Network with shorter delivery times to Scandinavia

The European Food Network is creating a new connection to Scandinavia and enhancing the European shipping network for food products. Bring Frigo, the Scandinavian market leader for food logistics, is now a forwarding agent for Norway, Sweden, and Finland. Since the beginning of the year, transit times on the daily routes to Norway and Sweden in particular have become one day shorter on average. From the Hamburg platform, groupage shipments

Papp Italia is now Dachser Italy

In 2017, Dachser fully acquired the Italian food logistics provider Papp Italia. Effective immediately, the branch in Verona in northern Italy is now called Dachser Italy Food Logistics S.R.L. As a major food producer and consumer, Italy plays a major role in the transport of goods around Europe. This is what led Dachser to acquire a 50 percent share in Italian food logistics provider Papp Italia back in 2012 following

Dachser UK Wins BIFA Staff Development Award

Dachser UK is proud to have been honoured by the British International Freight Association at its annual awards luncheon held in London on the 18th January. The award for Staff Development was sponsored and presented by the Albacore Group at the event hosted by entrepreneur and musician, Levi Roots. The award judges were looking for the company producing the best supply chain operatives of the future.  Summing up Dachser’s achievement,

Dachser delivers with electric trucks

Dachser is the launch customer for Daimler’s all-electric FUSO eCanter light commercial vehicle. As of spring 2018, the logistics provider will be operating two of these trucks in city centers—one in Berlin, the other in Stuttgart. Speaking at a European media event in Berlin, Stefan Hohm, Corporate Director, Corporate Solutions, Research & Development at Dachser, explained: “These trucks are part of our City Distribution project and expand our innovative and