New terminal for Neumünster

Dachser has started construction of a new branch in Neumünster in the far north of Germany. The transit terminal for industrial goods and food will cost around €17.4 million and is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2020. Around 30 employees will work in the new location. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on the grounds at Isarstrasse and attended by Dr. Olaf Tauras, Mayor of Neumünster, and Alexander Tonn, ... [+]

Dachser appoints Northern sales manager

Dachser UK has appointed Marion Simpson as its new sales manager for the North. She will also continue in her role as a chem-logistics specialist.  The forwarder described 2018 as a “progressive year” for the company with the appointment of a new UK managing director, Mark Rollinson, combined with opening ... [+]

Dachser goes to Gothenburg

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics has opened an office for air and sea freight in Gothenburg. It currently has eight employees at the new location with plans for in the long run. The head of the new country organization for air and sea freight in Sweden is Anna Bergdahl. Dachser ... [+]

Silva to take over Dachser Iberia

Celestino Silva is to take over as managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit. He succeeds Juan Quintana, who is leaving the company to pursue new professional opportunities. A native of Portugal, Silva began his career at Azkar, a company later acquired by Dachser and in 2014 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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