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Dachser ready to go for growth in the North – updated

[ October 21, 2019   //   ]

German forwarder Dachser’s new northwest England terminal in Rochdale is fully operational, replacing an existing facility.

The 3.7 hectare (9.2 acre) site £14.4 million and offers 49 dock loading doors and an additional four level access doors.

Managing director, Dachser UK, Mark Rollinson commented: “We have an optimistic view on the future of both import and export trade with the rest of Europe and beyond. Since the company’s initial expansion into the area in 2010, our business has grown fivefold, necessitating the warehouse expansion to satisfy the demands of our customers’ global integrated supply chains.  We have also experienced a sustained increase in UK exports delivered through Dachser’s extensive European distribution network.”

Further afield, Dachser held a ceremony to mark the opening of its new logistics centre in Freiburg, Germany. It comprises a transit terminal with 82 docking and the company invested around €22 million in the location, creating 30 new jobs.