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DACHSER Belgium N.V./S.A.

DACHSER Belgium N.V./S.A.


Willebroek │ Mouscron

DACHSER Belgium N.V./S.A. is part of the family-owned company DACHSER SE, founded in 1930. DACHSER, a family-owned company headquartered in Kempten, Germany, is one of the leading logistics providers. DACHSER provides comprehensive transport logistics, warehousing, and customized services in two business fields: DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics and DACHSER Road Logistics. The latter is divided into two business lines, DACHSER European Logistics and DACHSER Food Logistics. Comprehensive contract logistics services and industry-specific solutions round out the company’s offerings. A seamless shipping network—both in Europe and overseas—and fully integrated IT systems provide for intelligent logistics solutions worldwide.

Thanks to some 30,600 employees at 399 locations all over the globe, DACHSER generated consolidated net revenue of approximately EUR 5.6 billion in 2018. That same year, the logistics provider handled a total of 83.7 million shipments weighing 41.3 million metric tons. Country organizations represent DACHSER in 44 countries. In the Benelux, DACHSER generated an unconsolidated gross revenue of approximately EUR 305.8 million and handled a total of 3.0 million shipments weighing 1.3 million metric tons.

DACHSER Belgium N.V./S.A. is with its three branches (Mouscron, Manage, Willebroek) and its central location in Benelux, an important country for continuous flow of goods across Europe. DACHSER’s workforce in Belgium is consisted of approximately 330 employees. To operate in an efficient manner in Belgium, branches Alsdorf in Germany and Grevenmacher in Luxembourg are distributing shipments in the East of Belgium, thanks to our fully integrated and seamless shipping network.

For more information about DACHSER, please visit www.DACHSER.be


Product news

  • DACHSER pursues sustainable growth

    Dachser posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased its consolidated net revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 5.57 billion. As they did last year, shipment numbers increased, rising by 2.5 percent to 83.7 million; tonnage rose 3.0 percent to 41.3 million metric tons. With 30,609 employees in total, up 1,511 from the preceding year, Dachser’s workforce reached a record high.
    In the Benelux, the logistics service provider increased the unconsolidated gross revenue by 9.9 percent to 305.8 million euros. Shipment numbers increased by 5.0 percent to 3.0 million; tonnage increased to 1.3 million tons. The 838 logistics professionals in the Benelux power the network.

    Developments in Belgium
    Also in Belgium the growth trend that was visible the past few years has continued. The unconsolidated gross revenue increased by 11.7 percent to 115 million euros, the tonnage to 0.5 million tons and the number of shipments to 1.2 million. This is partly due to the favorable economic conditions, but the continuously growing expansion of the European network also plays a role. In 2018, Dachser’s workforce in Belgium consisted of 322 employees. This has achieved a growth of 8 percent compared to 2017.

    In Belgium, Dachser is very active in the field of education and guiding young people. “In the past few years, we have invested heavily in staff, training and expansion of our branches and logistics network”, says Aat van der Meer, Managing Director of Dachser Benelux. “We offer a range of internship and apprenticeship opportunities, at every level and in almost every department in collaboration with different schools and agencies. In addition, Dachser is one of the first logistics service providers that started dual learning in 2018”.


  • DACHSER delivers with electrically supported cargo bikes

    Each pedelec offers a euro pallet’s worth of space up to 1.4 meters in height and can carry up to 250 kilograms. Even if size and weight issues mean that the pedelec cannot handle some packages, Dachser is addressing the trend towards smaller and smaller shipment sizes driven by shorter ordering cycles, which are themselves the result of space shortages in city centers.

    Karlsruhe is currently the only major city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg that has not exceeded any pollution limits and is thus not considering any bans on diesel vehicles. “Nevertheless, DACHSER Karlsruhe is opting to make deliveries with electrically supported cargo bikes to help improve air quality, particularly in the city center,” explains Bernd Großmann, General Manager of DACHSER Karlsruhe. He continues: “This means of transport represents an innovative and above all eco-friendly way to make deliveries.” In addition, the pedelec makes it possible to get around traffic jams and reach places motorized vehicles can’t enter.

    The downtown warehouse (microhub) will be located on the courier’s premises. Further plans include expanding the fleet with other bicycles that can handle larger shipments or even volumes equal to two pallets.
    DACHSER has already rolled out cargo bikes in various German cities. There are also plans to use the cargo bikes in the Benelux in due course. The DACHSER City Distribution innovation project is putting together a toolbox of solutions for sustainable and innovative delivery in light of increasing traffic challenges. Depending on its particular requirements, a DACHSER branch can draw on various actions from the toolbox to create a tailored solution for its own delivery area.

    The cargo bike will be shown at the DACHSER booth 1.099 at the Transport & Logistics Antwerp 2019.