They were born around the turn of the millennium and grew up with digitalization. Generation Z has been making its way into logistics for some time now—and DACHSER is no exception. What expectations do members of this generation have? Of themselves, their work environment, their future? We’ve compiled some answers to these questions.
Spotlight on Generation Z
DACHSER launches test operations with Mercedes-Benz eActros
The DACHSER vehicle mix for emission-free deliveries in Stuttgart city center is now complete. Martin Kehnen, Head of CharterWay Rental & Major Customer Management at Mercedes-Benz Trucks Germany, has now handed over the keys to the all-electric 18-ton Mercedes-Benz eActros to Markus Maurer, General Manager of DACHSER’s Kornwestheim branch.
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DACHSER strengthens presence in Bangladesh
The logistics service provider is investing in its South Asian network in order to meet the growing demand on the Bangladeshi market.
DACHSER USA launches Automotive Competence Center
Addressing the special needs of the automotive sector is key to the DACHSER growth strategy – globally as well as in the U.S.
DACHSER tests natural gas powered trucks under real conditions
Results from Karlsruhe reveal that liquefied natural gas (LNG) can offer an alternative to diesel even for long-haul routes. But only provided the filling station network is expanded.
A breath of fresh air
Offices, hospitals, even aboard the International Space Station and the Mars rover: clean air is in demand everywhere. Camfil supplies smart filter solutions to achieve optimum indoor air quality. And when it comes to achieving flexibility in the warehouse and optimizing data communication, DACHSER has the answers.
DACHSER Sweden transports spare parts for Volvo Cars
DACHSER now manages the transportation of Volvo Cars’ spare parts from Torslanda outside Gothenburg to DACHSER in Gothenburg and further to Volvo Cars’ various warehouses in Germany. The two mega trailers are a new investment at the Gothenburg branch within the Swedish DACHSER network.
Brazil Carnival and Logistics - How to prepare
Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil.
Vincent Touya joins DACHSER USA
On February 1, Vincent Touya joined DACHSER USA as Managing Director at the company’s US Regional Office in Atlanta.
Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning
By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including factories, closes down from one to four weeks. In 2019 CNY will begin on February 5.
DACHSER names Vincent Touya to head US Management Team
DACHSER has named Vincent Touya as Managing Director of its US based organization. Mr. Touya is from France and has been with the family-owned company for over 30 years.
DACHSER invests in its Karlsruhe, Germany location
DACHSER is investing more than EUR 20 million in an expansion of its existing logistics center in Malsch, near Karlsruhe. Construction work on a new high bay storage facility covering 21,800 square meters and with approx. 43,000 pallet spaces is in full swing. The specially equipped facility is also designed to permit the safe storage of chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives. The facility will become operational in the first quarter of 2019.
DACHSER offers air freight charters for peak season again
This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, thus offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season.
DACHSER receives 2018 German CSR Award
DACHSER has been honored with the German CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award, presented by the German CSR Forum, in the “engagement for the civil society” category. Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER SE, and Edgar Marsh, Chairman of the Presidium of terre des hommes Germany, accepted the award from the jury foreperson for this category, Brigitta Wortmann, a member of the Board of Speakers for Germany’s National Network for Civil Society.
DACHSER workforce passes 30,000 as a new training year starts
As of September 1st, logistics provider DACHSER has more employees than at any other point in its history: approximately 30,500 people around the world are employed by the family-owned company based in Kempten in Allgäu, Germany; that same country is home to 16,246 of those employees. This year, 732 young people have chosen to train or study with DACHSER in Germany—the largest number ever.