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 on this jump in revenue”, it added. Road Logistics increased its revenue by 12.3% to €4.99 billion, European Logistics by ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Dachser delivers vaccines to Berlin

Dachser is organising deliveries of Covid vaccines in the German capital on behalf of the Berlin Senate.The logistics provider will manage vaccine supplies to the central vaccine warehouse along with daily quality-assured deliveries to the city’s six vaccination centres, eleven hospital pharmacies, and up to 60 mobile vaccination teams. [+]

New chief for Dachser

Dachser has appointed Burkhard Eling as its new chief executive and spokesperson of the executive board. Eling joined Dachser in 2012 as deputy head of the finance, legal and tax executive unit. He succeeds Bernhard Simon, who will take over as chairman of the supervisory board of the family-owned company ... [+]

Cure for retail headaches is close at hand, says Dachser

German-owned logistics provider Dachser says that its well-established North African services and new network extensions in Turkey and Eastern Europe will help UK retailers cope with the uncertainties of Brexit and Covid. It says that while the Chinese manufacturing phenomenon has radically reduced UK retail prices over the last two decades, ... [+]

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