Dachser adds weekly Frankfurt-Shanghai charter rotations for the autumn peak

October 15, 2020 - 04:18
Dachser adds weekly Frankfurt-Shanghai charter rotations for the autumn peak

Starting in mid-October, logistics service provider Dachser is increasing its network capacities by adding peak season charters to connect Asia and Europe


HONG KONG, CHINA - MediaOutReach - 15 October 2020 - Whileproduction is gradually recovering, cargo space is still limited owing to thereduced number of passenger flights. In light of this situation, Dachser Air & Sea Logistics is launchingseasonal charters to cope with the expected high demand in the fourth quarterof the year.

DACHSER is againoffering a dedicated premium charter program this fall.


"The market in Asia has now picked up speed again withproduction ramping up, and we are seeing increasing tonnages for export. Withpassenger flights not likely to resume to pre-Corona level, we can expect alively peak season this year," said Edoardo Podestà, COO Air & SeaLogistics explained the situation. "Additional capacities have been created forthis purpose."

From mid-October until the end of the year, a Boeing 747-400will be flying once a week as a full charter between Frankfurt and Shanghai. Dachseris also handling Europe-wide distribution with its own Road network via theFrankfurt Import Gateway.

Premium product undercurrent market conditions

Dachser has been offering this peak season charter for thethird consecutive year. Fixed transit times make the service reliable andenable customers to plan ahead.

With the seamless integration of its road and air &sea logistics networks, Dachser is able to respond quickly to changing routesituations in Europe and accelerate the pickup and delivery processes.

"At Dachser we have a strong global network capability, sowe are well prepared for the 'new normal' and offer our customers a reliablesolution in volatile market conditions," Podestà summed up.

The logistics provider is at the same time running weeklycharters for the Hong Kong-Frankfurt route and the TransatlanticFrankfurt-Chicago rotation service.

About Dachser

Headquartered in Germany, Dachser is one of the world's leadinglogistics providers. Using its own in-house developed IT-systems, Dachserincorporates transport, warehousing, and value-added services to providecomprehensive supply chain solutions. Thanks to some 31,000 employees based in393 locations all over the globe, Dachser generated a consolidated net revenueof approximately EUR 5.7 billion in 2019. The same year, the logistics providerhandled a total of 80.6 million shipments weighing 41.0 million metric tons.Country organizations represent Dachser in 44 countries.

In Asia, Dachser employs more than 1,696 people in 48 locations in 12Business Areas. Its Asia Pacific Regional Head Office is located in Hong Kong.

For more information about Dachser, please visit www.dachser.hk