Dachser expert to drill down into DIY detail

The DIY and home and garden improvement market received a significant boost during the pandemic while supply chains for the industry are more global than almost any other. Products are also very seasonal, while there has been an appreciable swing towards e-commerce. Dachser DIY logistics handles nearly eight million shipments across a year. Vickers said: “Throughout my 15-year career with Dachser in various industry solutions such as Chem Logistics and Fashion ... [+]

Dachser lays out succession plans

Dr Tobias Burger is to succeed Edoardo Podestà as chief operating officer at Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) from 1 January 2024. Podestà is retiring after a Dachser career spanning 20 years. A former management consultant, Dr Burger joined Dachser in 2009. Dr Burger will hand over the role of ... [+]

New roles for Dachser

Dachser UK has appointed Mark Cosgrove to the new role of regional sales and commercial manager responsible for the UK and Ireland while Chris Radley assumes full responsibility for Dachser Air & Sea Logistics across the UK as branch manager in Northampton. Cosgrove was recently head of commercial land transport for ... [+]

Revenue leaps at Dachser

Logistics and forwarding company Dachser says it increased its consolidated revenue by 26.0% to €7.1 billion in 2021. This was due to organic growth in shipments and tonnage of 6.3%, or 7.7% at the Group level but high freight prices, caused by the shortage of load capacity “set the seal ... [+]

Dachser thinks electric – and gas

German logistics provider Dachser is to step up its use of zero-emission vehicles.. In an initial step, the family-owned company will introduce at least 50 additional battery electric trucks on European routes by the end of 2023along with 1,000 electric passenger cars to its company and service fleet. In parallel, it ... [+]

Dachser goes 100% green

German-owned logistics provider Dachser says it will obtain all its electricity worldwide from renewable sources and will quadruple the amount of green electricity it generates itself using photovoltaic systems. The company, which operates 387 of its own locations in 42 countries, is increasing its proportion of green power from around 60 ... [+]

Dachser opens new site in Phoenix, Arizona

Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics, the US subsidiary of German-headquartered logistics and forwarding company Dachser SE has opened a new, larger office facility in Phoenix, Arizona to handle increased volume. As well as serving the region and the wider US West Coast, it will manage increased volumes of cross-border trade ... [+]

Dachser seeks more space

Dachser is to start replacing its fleets outside Germany with mega trailers over the next few years. While they have the same length and width as a standard semi-trailer, and their overall height remains below 4 meters, they boast an additional 20 centimetres in interior height, as the loading area ... [+]

Dachser reorganises forwarding arm

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 Dr Tobias Burger, who is already responsible for the strategic development of the Air & Sea Logistics ... [+]

Dachser whirls into action to prevent car plant stoppage

Dachser México’s Critical Cargo arm used a helicopter to move critical supplies to avoid a production line work stoppage for a car manufacturer. The 255-mile trip from the supplier’s site in Celaya to the plant outside Mexico City typically requires five to six hours by truck, so Dachser Mexico chartered ... [+]

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