Dachser dashes to the rescue

Freight forwarder Dachser’s Dartford branch has helped workplace clothing manufacturer and distributor find alternative sources of supply into its main UK distribution centre in Preston. Alisco, which equips the UK market with over 3.5 million garments a year, is a specialist in healthcare supplies and is one of the largest uniform providers for the NHS. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic Alsico, which has factories in North Africa, has had to find ... [+]

Dachser starts work on new Erfurt site

Dachser has started work on its new logistics centre in Erfurt, east-central Germany although, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, only a few people attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Am Lützer Feld in the suburb of Arnstadt. The scheme will include a 20,000sq m warehouse with office space, a waiting zone ... [+]

Dachser offers Mexico customs

Dachser Mexico has added customs house brokerage to its portfolio. The service is offered at 21 ports with specialized staff, systems and standard operational procedures.   [+]

New man at the helm at Dachser Ireland

John van den Berg has taken over as managing director of DACHSER Ireland, succeeding Albert Johnston, who is retiring. Mr Van den Berg has been with DACHSER since 2006, joining the Irish country organisation in July 2019. The 49-year-old from the Netherlands began his Dachsercareer in Waddinxveen near Rotterdam, and played ... [+]

Dachser steps up charters to combat virus

Dachser Air and Sea Logistics is stepping up its charter flights between Frankfurt and China and is offering an air bridge between the US, Latin America and China via the German gateway. The forwarder will charter 747 freighters, initially from mid-March to the end of the month. It said that ... [+]

Dachser expands in the South East

Dachser UK has opened an additional site near to its existing 2,500m2 transshipment terminal on Crossways Business Park in Dartford, Kent. Since establishing its first branch office in the South East in 2005, the German-owned operator has now extended its capability by acquiring a new 2,700sq m cross-dock terminal with 25 ... [+]

Three-and-a-half decades at the wheel

Staff at Dachser Rochdale helped Les Holdsworth celebrate 35 years as an HGV driver. He joined JA Leach Transport in 1985 and the company was absorbed by Dachser ten years ago. In addition during his many years of loyal service Les achieved a remarkable feat by never taking a single day’s ... [+]

Dachser gives London a bell

German forwarder Dachser has delivered a consignment of hand-blown plate glass from Glashütte Lamberts for the Elizabeth Tower in London – better known as Big Ben. (As Trivial Pursuit players will know, Big Ben is the name of the bell, not the structure that supports it.) Currently undergoing renovation work; Big ... [+]

Dachser opens Argentina wine office

Dachser has opened a new sales office in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina to strengthen the forwarder’s its “vineyard-to-shelf” capabilities. It will offer services including FCL and LCL ocean containers, temperature-controlled containers, film for lining sea containers to protect from temperature fluctuations, flexitanks and air freight, along with its ... [+]

Wollmann nails DIY logistics job

Jens Wollmann has been appointed department head of Dachser’s DIY-Logistics arm, taking over from Ralf Meistes, who is retiring after founding the operation and leading it for more than 20 years. Dachser DIY-Logistics handles 5 million shipments a year. Wollmann has almost 20 years’ experience in the logistics industry, over ... [+]

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