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Zebra Technologies Awards Dachser Logistics Partner of the Year

Dachser UK, the international distribution and logistics specialist has been awarded the 2019 Logistics Partner of the year for the EMEA region by long-standing customer, Zebra Technologies, the multi-billion dollar global supplier of computer technology and products across many industries.

Rochdale 18 August 2020

From its European headquarters at Preston in the north of England, Zebra provides its customers across Europe with state-of-the-art hardware and software designed to improve data communication for businesses in healthcare to e-commerce, and from manufacturing to retail. For several years DACHSER Rochdale have supplied Zebra  with services for their distribution requirements, utilising the logistics operator’s reliable domestic and European daily pallet delivery network that encompasses 332 European locations and 68 partner locations throughout Europe.

In a virtual presentation of the award Zebra’s Glen Presley – Manager EMEA Transportation, commented, ‘’Dachser employees are always ready to go that extra mile, informing us of potential issues before we know ourselves. They are unbelievably flexible and a credit to their business function; they are certainly leaders of the pack.’’

As Dachser’s Sales Manager in the North of England, Marion Simpson is the primary account handler for Zebra. ‘’We have had a very productive partnership with the Zebra team in Preston for several years,“ she remarked. ‘’The building of a mutual understanding of the day-to-day needs and challenges that our customers face is fundamental to our service approach at Dachser. We are proud to have a successful partnership with Zebra underpinned with trust and respect.”

The supply chain environment in the recent past, particularly connections with European trading partners, has been dynamic and complex. A fact acknowledged by Mark Rollinson, Dachser UK’s Managing Director, ‘’The on-going uncertainties created by Brexit negotiations, and now the COVID pandemic have created unrivalled challenges both for our customers in marketing their products, and ourselves in operating transport services. However, a culture of flexibility and focus on the changing needs of our partners has helped us maintain the highest possible standards of service. I am delighted that this award from Zebra recognises our people’s dedication.”



Dachser UK is part of the Dachser group, a major international logistics provider which on 31 December 2019 generated total sales worth EUR 5.7 billion. 31,000 staff working in 393 locations worldwide handled 80.6 million consignments comprising 41.0 million metric tonnes. Dachser has been established in the UK since 1975, and now has four locations which include a new logistics centre in Northampton as well as branch offices in Rochdale, Dartford and Bristol. 

Dachser aims to be the supplier of choice for European logistics and value-added services. A fully-integrated European distribution network provides a comprehensive, high-quality service of total freight solutions supported by the latest technology. Core services in the United Kingdom comprise European export, import and UK pallet distribution, as well as contract logistics, value-added services and international sea and air freight forwarding.  

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