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Expansion at Dachser Nuremberg

Kempten/Nuremberg, June 3, 2020. The logistics provider is investing in its location in Nuremberg, including expansion of transit terminals for industrial goods and food by over 5,200 m2. In addition to enlarging the office building by 1,200 m2, Dachser is creating extra parking spaces for trucks and employee vehicles. The company is investing EUR 22.5 million in the project, the construction phase of which was completed at the end of May.

“Over the past ten years, our location in Nuremberg has seen positive development in the areas of industrial goods and food, as well as in warehousing. So much so that we have now reached the limits of our capacity with the existing facility,” says Bernhard Engel, Branch Manager European Logistics at Dachser’s Nuremberg logistics center.

The number of gates at the transit terminals and warehouse, which are the centerpiece of the facility, will be increased from 188 to 251. Alongside the expansion of the transit terminals, Dachser is creating 1,100 m2 of additional space for customized services in contract logistics. In this way, the logistics center serves for instance as a central warehouse for a well-known customer in the premium segment for wines and spirits. Dachser provides this customer with a wide range of supplementary services in addition to storage, picking, and transport services. “We handle individual gift packaging, display-builds, and excise taxes for this customer,” says Michael Scheid, Branch Manager Dachser Food Logistics in Nuremberg. “From here we deliver to every one of its recipients in Germany—not only retailers, hotels, and catering companies, but also bars, clubs, shipping companies, and events.”

A presence in the Nuremberg metropolitan area

The waiting area for trucks has also been enlarged and a parking lot for subcontractor trucks created, which brings the parking capacity up to 130 trucks. A new parking garage adds an additional 135 spaces for employees and visitors.

Dachser began operations at the existing facility in the Nuremberg-Feucht-Wendelstein business park at the beginning of 2009. The logistics center has excellent access to the A3, A6, A9, and A73 highways, which means efficiency in reaching customers and a seamless and fast supply of goods to the Nuremberg metropolitan area.

About Dachser:

Dachser, a family-owned company headquartered in Kempten, Germany, provides 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 31,000 employees at 393 locations all over the globe, Dachser generated consolidated net revenue of approximately EUR 5.7 billion in 2019. That same year, the logistics provider handled a total of 80.6 million shipments weighing 41.0 million metric tons. Country organizations represent Dachser in 44 countries.

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