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DACHSER establishes three focus locations for electromobility

At its three 'e-mobility locations' in Freiburg, Hamburg, and Malsch near Karlsruhe, the logistics provider is researching and testing the use of zero-emission technologies as well as intelligent power and load management.

Hydrogen – the drive of the future?

Researchers at Kempten University of Applied Sciences have been commissioned by DACHSER to take a closer look at hydrogen as a CO2-neutral energy carrier in a study.

Hydrogen is seen as a hopeful candidate for the decarbonization of road transport. That's why DACHSER commissioned the Kempten University of Applied Sciences to conduct the "H2 Infrastructure and Logistics" study. The aim was to investigate the publicly available availability of hydrogen as well as the currently known production processes and refueling options for use in fuel cell-electric trucks in the period 2025 to 2030 for the European DACHSER Road Logistics network. The study shows: A number of challenges remain to be overcome in the search for a clean and sustainable fuel.

DACHSER delivers to Munich's city centre with zero emissions

DACHSER Emission-Free Delivery is being launched in the Bavarian capital. In a defined inner-city area, the logistics provider is now delivering all parcel and general cargo deliveries with zero emissions. FUSO eCanter electric trucks are being used for this purpose.

Step by step toward the goal — Sea freight groupage containers facilitate the continuous flow of goods

In turbulent economic times, sea freight groupage containers are becoming increasingly popular. Production bottlenecks, fragile global supply chains, and a container shortage have further increased the demand for small and predictable shipment sizes in sea freight. Michael Kriegel, Department Head DACHSER Chem Logistics, explains the service that enables a reliable flow of goods in sea freight. He also talks about why a good network connection is crucial, especially for goods with high security requirements.

Perfectly done

As soon as the sun comes out, people start firing up their grills. Products from US grill manufacturer Char-Broil need to be in DIY stores or delivered directly to customers’ homes in time for the start of the season. The DACHSER teams in Malsch and their colleagues in DACHSER DIY Logistics tackle this logistical challenge together.

Striving for security of supply

In the recent past, supply chains have proven increasingly fragile and at risk. The reasons are manifold. To counteract this, companies are taking far-reaching measures. What these look like and how DACHSER can manage complex supply chains against this backdrop are the thoughts of CEO Burkhard Eling.

Open source – innovation as a philosophy

Software with freely accessible source code is resulting in the creation of more and more new IT systems and business models. Companies need to confront the open-source trend in digitalization.

Benefiting from digital standards

In October 2021, DACHSER has joined forces with other companies in the logistics industry to establish the non-profit Open Logistics Foundation. In this interview, DACHSER CEO Burkhard Eling and CDO Stefan Hohm talk about the background and objective behind this initiative, which aims to increase digitalization and standardization, as well as its limits.

DACHSER puts its first hydrogen trucks into service

Next year, the logistics service provider will put a 27-ton Hyundai Xcient truck on the road in Magdeburg, Germany. The zero-emission truck will be used for regional distribution as well as regular scheduled nighttime services to Berlin. Another hydrogen fuel-cell truck, the 19-ton Enginius Bluepower, will start making deliveries for DACHSER to Hamburg’s city center in mid-2023.

UK introduces new customs system

In the United Kingdom, the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system is being replaced by the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Importers in the UK must therefore prepare for changes.

“Together we can achieve great things”

DACHSER and children’s aid organization terre des hommes have enjoyed a close and trusting relationship since 2005 - a partnership that opens up a host of opportunities and connections. We spoke with Joshua Hofert, Executive Board Member Communications at terre des hommes Deutschland e.V.

DACHSER puts new warehouse into operation in France

DACHSER is opening a warehouse in Pont d'Ain, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. The new location for contract logistics services takes account of the sustained growth in the region in recent years.

DACHSER České Budějovice moves to new premises

The České Budějovice branch of the logistics company DACHSER Czech Republic has moved to new premises in the VGP Park České Budějovice, located in the Světlík commercial zone on the outskirts of the South Bohemian metropolis. The company provides comprehensive logistics services from a site with almost 7,000 m2 of logistics and office space. It also features a warehouse with 6,900 pallet spaces for contract logistics services.

DACHSER maintains strong position in European Top 100 Ranking

In the new “TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2021/2022” study by the Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services (SCS), DACHSER has once again ranked well in its relevant logistics segments.

DACHSER starts delivering daily with fully-electric truck in Oporto

As a result of the logistics provider's commitment to climate protection, DACHSER Emission-Free Delivery starts in the city of Oporto, Portugal. The distribution concept for inner cities means that all parcel and groupage deliveries will be made with zero emissions, on local level, in a defined area of the city.

DACHSER update on the Russia-Ukraine conflict

DACHSER is following the news from Ukraine with great concern and dismay. We are deeply moved by the suffering that the war has brought to the people in the country and to all those who have had to flee their homeland in recent days. The fighting, mutual sanctions and airspace closures are also having a massive impact on supply chains and the supply of goods in the region.