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Dachser USA opens new branch office in Dallas

Kempten/Dallas, 20 October 2011. Dachser USA, the US subsidiary of the Kempten-based logistics provider, Dachser, has opened a new branch office in Dallas, Texas, to serve the growing import and export business in North Texas and Oklahoma.

Janis Mullman is manager of the new Dachser branch office in Dallas, Texas

Janis Mullman, a seasoned logistics executive with more than 25 years’ experience in the Texan metropolis, has been appointed branch office manager. Three logistics specialists and a sales manager will work with Ms Mullman. By mid-2012, the office is expected to expand to 15 personnel.

With its new branch office, Dachser is extending its service offering, focusing in particular on continued growth in the region of import and export trade with Asia.

“The North Texas and Oklahoma Sunbelt region is a strong and growing market for air and sea import trade,” says Frank Günzerodt, President & CEO of Dachser USA. “Our new branch office will enhance our service offerings throughout the US and globally, as well as ideally complement our Houston location, which is focused mainly on project logistics for the oil and gas industries.”

Dachser plans to add more branch offices in the USA in coming months. “The United States is the number one trading partner for many countries in the world,” says Thomas Reuter, managing director of Dachser Air & Sea Logistics. “We are expanding our US capabilities to support the growth of Dachser’s global network.”

Dachser Transport of America Inc. (Dachser USA) was founded in New York in 1972 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company employs a staff totalling 150 at 11 locations in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Phoenix. Dachser’s branch offices in the US ensure seamless integration of all import and export activities via air or sea to and from Europe, Asia and South America, offering American customers optimal access to international markets.

In 2010, the internationally operating logistics provider generated total revenue of EUR 3.8 billion. 19,250 staff working in 310 profit centres worldwide handled 46.2 million consignments weighing a total of 35.5 million tonnes.

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