The first customers are using the DACHSER Platform for their day-to-day business
The first customers have been working with the DACHSER Platform since the end of August last year. After several intensive test phases, real customer data is now flowing through the system. This way, we learn daily which of the platform’s features are working smoothly and where there is a need for individual adjustments. The feedback helps to improve the platform step by step.
DACHSER showcases its logistics expertise in the aerospace industry by shipping a turbine from Brazil to Mexico
In December 2023, DACHSER has shipped an aircraft turbine for a Boeing 737 from Brazil to Mexico. With a weight of more than five tons and dimensions of 230 x 100 x 100 in, great commitment from the multinational teams was required to transport the shipment successfully to its destination over 4,500 miles away.
DACHSER strengthens air and sea freight in the Nordic countries of Europe
On January 1, 2024, Mattias Kellgren took over the position of Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics Nordic. With his appointment, DACHSER is strengthening its air and sea freight activities in the northern region of Europe.
DACHSER Americas strengthens its trucking division with a new Department Head
DACHSER has appointed Carrie Leon as Department Head Trucking Americas. In her new role, she will be focusing on the further development of the domestic product in the United States, on the development of transborder trucking to and from the United States as well as on international trucking in the Americas region.
Logistics 2030 – People make the difference
Logistics is a complex connection between flows of goods and information in intelligent networks. People are and remain the key to their success and reliability. The slogan “Logistics is People Business” has many faces—in DACHSER’s overall strategy as well as in the everyday life of the family-owned company.
Dr. Tobias Burger becomes COO Air & Sea Logistics at DACHSER
Since the turn of the year, Dr. Tobias Burger (46) has been the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) Air & Sea Logistics and a member of the Executive Board at DACHSER. The former Deputy Director Air & Sea Logistics replaces Edoardo Podestà (61), who has retired from active professional life after a career at DACHSER spanning more than 20 years, the last four of which he spent leading the air and sea freight business.
"We are entering the new year with confidence"
Burkhard Eling, CEO of DACHSER, looks back on the year 2023, which was characterized by overcapacity, rising inflation and volatile conditions for the industry - in short: the special boom in logistics has come to an end. Nevertheless, there is good reason to start 2024 full of confidence and thirst for action.
DACHSER acquires Swedish food logistics provider Frigoscandia AB
DACHSER has acquired the leading full-service provider in temperature-controlled and frozen food logistics in the Nordic region, Frigoscandia AB, headquartered in Helsingborg, Sweden. The acquisition is subject to approval by the European competition authorities.
“I have never experienced such a team spirit before”
For German-born Maureen Josling, customer service specialist at DACHSER’s branch in Detroit, her workplace is more than a perfect match. Having worked for the company in Germany for more than five years, Josling migrated to the United States in 2014. After pursuing her career stateside in other companies for a few years, she returned to DACHSER and found a piece of home overseas.
DACHSER takes full control of joint venture in South Africa
DACHSER has acquired the remaining 30 percent of shares in DACHSER South Africa and is now the sole owner of the Johannesburg-based country organization.
DACHSER USA expands its Contract Logistics capabilities with a new warehouse in Atlanta
DACHSER is growing its capacities in warehousing in the United States. With the opening of a new facility in Atlanta, Georgia, the company has inaugurated its second warehouse in the Atlanta area and its fourth multi-user warehouse in the country. In terms of both surface and pallet positions, it is by far the largest Contract Logistics facility of DACHSER in the United States.
Decarbonizing logistics: Taking the long and bumpy road
Climate protection and achieving climate targets is a major and challenging task for everyone involved. But DACHSER is clearly committed to consistently moving towards more sustainable and climate-friendly logistics. CEO Burkhard Eling succinctly summarizes the strategy with the concrete measures in a name article.
Helping children back into life
In Ukraine, terre des hommes and DACHSER are providing psychosocial support for children, young people, and their families in a long-term project. Joshua Hofert, Director of Communications at terre des hommes Deutschland e.V., visited the project himself a few weeks ago and describes his impressions in an interview.
DACHSER and Fraunhofer IML receive German Logistics Award for digital twin
The German Logistics Association (BVL) has given the 2023 German Logistics Award to DACHSER and Fraunhofer IML. The jury gave the award for the @ILO (Advanced Indoor Localization and Operations) digital twin. Developed in collaboration at the DACHSER Enterprise Lab, this technology—which has already been piloted at two branches—automatically creates and continuously updates a digital twin of all packages, assets, and workflows in a transit terminal. Employees can access all this information presented clearly on mobile devices and displays.
DACHSER at LogiPharma 2023 in Boston
At the beginning of October, DACHSER has presented its dedicated service portfolio for the life science and healthcare industry at LogiPharma Boston. After a strong presence at LogiPharma in Lyon, France, earlier this year, the logistics provider has now demonstrated its capabilities in the industry to an audience in the United States.
DACHSER Peru celebrates ten-year anniversary
In August 2023, the Peruvian subsidiary of DACHSER has celebrated its ten-year anniversary. Founded in 2013, DACHSER Peru has been dedicated to serving the local market for one full decade. As one of six country organizations in the Americas region, DACHSER’s representation in the Andean country is an integral part of the company’s global Air and Sea Logistics network.