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Azkar is now DACHSER

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DACHSER announced that it has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar Group into its European road network. The overland transport organizations will operate under the names of DACHSER Spain and DACHSER Portugal in the future. CEO Bernhard Simon, COO Road Logistics Michael Schilling, and Juan Antonio Quintana, Managing Director European Logistics Iberia made the announcement at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich.

This rebranding is the culmination of an integration process that began in January 2013 with DACHSER’s acquisition of Azkar. The companies had been cooperating since 2007. In 2008, DACHSER purchased a 10 percent stake in its then partner for Spain.

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DACHSER Launches Air Freight Gateway at Expanded Facility

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DACHSER streamlined air freight processes in the North China region after making their new air freight gateway operational. The Shanghai Pudong Airport Bonded Zone branch expanded from 32,300 to 64,600 sq. feet.

“The North China gateway demonstrates DACHSER’s high quality process management across continents,” explains Yves Larquemin, Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics North China.

Air freight handling is continuously facilitated by applying gateway procedural standards worldwide to increase response time and transparency.

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DACHSER to exhibit at transport logistic show

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At transport logistic, the industry’s leading exhibition, DACHSER is highlighting its expertise in fulfillment and digital networking. The supplier of logistics services invites industry specialists to visit its booth in Hall B6, Booth 101/202 at the Munich Messe fairground.

During the course of the show, DACHSER is showcasing its role as the technological trendsetter in the logistics industry. It will highlight how it is making global supply chains transparent, efficient, secure, and flexible. The company also aims to present current developments in the digitalization of logistics and new approaches to city distribution. In addition, visitors will see innovative visualization methods for planning warehouse projects along with a glimpse into current research and development projects at Dachser. “We will show that with Logistics 4.0, DACHSER is an Industry 4.0 partner,” explains DACHSER CEO Bernhard Simon.

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DACHSER Acquires Majority Interest in its Irish Partner, Johnston Logistics

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Effective immediately, DACHSER has become a majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This acquisition allows DACHSER to expand and strengthen its logistics network throughout northwestern Europe.

“Our customers in Ireland already benefit from uniform services and quality standards, fixed transit times, and a tightly meshed network of DACHSER branch offices throughout Europe,” says Michael Schilling, COO Road Logistics at DACHSER. “In Johnston Logistics, we’ve acquired a well-established family company that we’ve worked with and trusted for a long time. We see this investment as an exciting opportunity to further enhance our all-important European network.”

Albert Johnston will remain a shareholder and Managing Director of DACHSER’s new subsidiary in Ireland. “Ireland’s tremendous economic growth makes it a key logistics region. This purchase allows us to offer our customers the entire range of high-quality services that DACHSER is renowned for,” says Wolfgang Reinel, DACHSER Managing Director of European Logistics for North-Central Europe.

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DACHSER Releases Global Full-Year 2016 Results

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DACHSER continued to grow in fiscal year 2016, generating consolidated gross revenue of around 5.71 billion euros—representing a consolidated revenue increase of 1.7 percent on the previous year. The number of shipments rose by 2.4 percent to 80.0 million and tonnage by 2.4 percent to 38.2 million metric tons. This growth was driven by European overland transport as well as food logistics.

“Despite the volatility of the global economy, we were able to maintain our stable market position through organic growth at the previous years’ levels, while simultaneously developing solutions for tomorrow’s market,” says DACHSER CEO Bernhard Simon.

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DACHSER USA Expands in Los Angeles

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DACHSER USA Air & Sea Logistics has recently moved and expanded its Los Angeles office in California.

The move to a larger space close to the Los Angeles International airport will allow DACHSER to best serve its customers and meet the increasing demand for air and sea freight services. This expansion complements the offering of a new weekly DACHSER LCL service to Shanghai, targeting customers who need reliable and efficient access to Asian markets.

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DACHSER USA receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

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DACHSER USA is proud to announce another milestone, setting the stage for continued growth for its logistics services in the US. Furthering its commitment to excellence and improvement, DACHSER USA has received its ISO 9001:2015 certification from DEKRA Certification, Inc. This particular certification sets out the requirements of a quality management system and principals.

DACHSER USA has established the DACHSER Management System (DMS) for Contract Logistics activities. This System is implemented under the focus on continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. The ISO 9001 Certification gives DACHSER USA’s customers a reliable indicator that DACHSER USA is committed to provide the highest level of customer service.

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DACHSER USA Launches New LCL Service to China

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DACHSER USA Air & Sea Logistics announced today that shippers looking for direct access to China can now take advantage of a new weekly LCL service to Shanghai.

The LCL (less-than-container-load) service offering provides a solution covering consolidation services for 36 states across the United States out of DACHSER’s Chicago location, further strengthening offerings to the Asia Pacific region.

“Customers using our new LCL service will experience shorter transit times, faster cargo availability at the final destination and increased supply chain visibility and predictability,” said Frank Guenzerodt, President & CEO of DACHSER USA.

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DACHSER CEO Accepts Award for Family Owned Businesses

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The consulting and auditing firm EY (Ernst & Young) recently honored successful entrepreneurs with their Entrepreneur of the Year award. DACHSER CEO Bernhard Simon was among the winners and accepted an award for family owned businesses.

Simon was awarded for entrepreneurship, innovation and personal dedication. He received the award in Berlin on November 18.

This is the fifth time EY has honored an entrepreneur who actively contributes to sustainability, values orientation, and assumes social responsibility in the family-owned business category. The jury based its decision to give the award to Mr. Simon on the fact that he has prepared the successful family-owned company for the future by instituting exemplary leadership and succession guidelines.

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DACHSER Continues to Grow in APAC

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With a new branch office in Vietnam, and new offices in Hong Kong and Mumbai, DACHSER remains on a growth path in the Asia Pacific region.

In order to provide quickly growing industries in Vietnam with logistics services for their exports, DACHSER has now opened a branch office in Hanoi to support its location in Ho Chi Minh City.

“The expansion of DACHSER Asia Pacific is vital for our customers in the USA as a substantial amount of cargo is imported from these areas,” said Frank Guenzerodt, President & CEO of DACHSER USA. “The local Asian expertise and the close proximity to the suppliers at origin in Asia ensure an expertly managed supply chain solution.”

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