Dachser opens Sweden office, with Anna Bergdahl at its head

Dachser, the growing mid-sized forwarder, has expanded its operations to Sweden. 
It has opened an air and sea freight office in Gothenburg, and appointed Anna Bergdahl to head it. It currently has eight staff there, but hopes to increase this to 20. 
“For us, Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Sweden is a further investment in our global air and sea freight network and a way to build up our position in the Scandinavian market,” said Jochen …

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Social climbers ‘Team Loadstar’ will attempt to reach their peak – 24 times

In July, an intrepid Loadstar team will undertake the 24-Peak Challenge on behalf of Seafarers UK, the charity which provides vital support to seafarers in need and their families. 

It is, quite frankly, going to be difficult; challenge is the right word. Our team of five has to climb 24 peaks in the Lake District, all over 2,400 feet, in 24 hours.
The course is 31 miles long and includes Scafell Pike, the highest peak in …

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Analysis: with the clock ticking, Agility faces the Bolloré temptation

Agility isn’t rocking as it did, very conveniently, when talk of a Panapina (PAN) tie-up dominated the headlines in the first quarter – that’s the key takeaway from the Q1 conference call that took place last week.
Which makes it an ideal time to boost expectations via creative financial engineering, if it seriously intends to play an active role in freight forwarding (FF)/contract logistics consolidation alongside other action currently taking place in …

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