Dachser makes dash for growth in the North

Dachser makes dash for growth in the North Dachser UK is to build a new 5,175sq m logistics centre in Rochdale to replace its existing distribution facility - a €16 million (£14.4 million) investment. Located on the Kingsway Business Park adjacent to the M62 junction 21, it will have 49 dock loading doors and an additional four level access doors. There will be an internal area of nearly 7,000 square metres, ... [+]

Dachser signs for five more years with Aldi

Dachser has signed a new five-year contract with Aldi in the UK to provide a warehouse platform as well as UK and Ireland distribution for the supermarket chain. The co-operation in the UK goes back more than 25 years, during which time the logistics provider has operated an increasingly varied portfolio ... [+]

Dachser’s Nick Lowe moves on

Dachser UK managing director Nick Lowe is taking early retirement at the end of September to pursue other interests and will be succeeded by Mark Rollinson (pictured), who has formerly held senior positions at Schenker and Allport Cargo Services. Under Lowe’s stewardship, Dachser UK increased its annual sales turnover in ... [+]

Dachser blends in Italian food specialist

Dachser has completed its acquisition of Italian food logistics provider Papp Italia. The German-owned family forwarding and transport company acquired a 50% share in Italian in Papp Italia back in 2012 following two years of collaboration and then, in 2017, . acquired the company outright. The transition to Dachser systems and renaming ... [+]

Müller takes over at Dachser Air & Sea

Jochen Müller has taken up the role of chief operations officer (COO) for Dachser Air & Sea Logistics. He replaces Thomas Reuter, who retired at the end of last year after 39 years at the company. As a member of the executive board, Jochen Müller will continue the work of ... [+]

Small firms triumph at BIFA awards as freight industry goes back to its roots

Levi Roots of ‘Reggae Reggae Caribbean’ sauce fame helped spice up this year’s BIFA awards, where director general Robert Keen also paid tribute to the many small and start-up firms that had entered this year’s competition. The winners of the eight General, Modal, and Specialist categories in the Award, revealed tat the ... [+]

Dachser breaks ground in Austria

Logistics provider Dachser is investing €6.5 million euros in a new 20,000sq m facility in Stans in Tyrol, Austria, scheduled to begin operations in late 2017 and replacing its site in Hall. It will have 30 gates and a 4,700sq m storage and logistics. Another section of the building offers ... [+]

Dachser buys out Ireland’s Johnston Logistics

Germany-owned logistics and forwarding company Dachser has become a majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics. Founded by brothers Albert and Ivan Johnston in 1979, the company has become one of the key players in Ireland, specialising in dangerous goods and warehousing services from three locations at Rathcoole ... [+]

John Smith is Multimodal’s man of the year

  GB Railfreight founder and managing director, John Smith was named Multimodal Personality of the Year at an after-show awards evening on 5 April. Smith, who founded GB Railfreight in 1977, was recognised for his inspirational leadership and support of young people in the industry. Groupage operator and forwarder Dachser was recognised as ... [+]

Dachser invests in overland network

  Dachser is adding capacity for its overland network at several German locations. Terminals at Bremen and Hamburg locations are being expanded and building is also under way in Alsdorf near Aachen and Dissen near Bielefeld. In total, Dachser is investing €60 million at the four locations, creating nearly 35,000 square ... [+]

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