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Archives for September 2021

“K” Line take delivery of a 210,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE BROLGA” for JFE Steel Corporation

Today, the 210,000-dwt ton capesize bulker “CAPE BROLGA” which had been under construction at Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Co., Ltd., has been delivered to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE).

The vessel has been built by adopting the original energy-saving propulsion devices made by Japan Marine United Corporation and the vessel’s accommodation which has consequently reduced the resistance of drag caused by oncoming wind. (*1) She is expected to reduce fuel consumption by these devices and low wind resistance accommodation, compared to conventional vessels and growing the obtainable deadweight. It is a state-of-the-art ship that gathers world-class technology among capesize bulk carriers.

Additionally, in order to improve the resistance towards corrosion of the cargo holds of the vessel, a specific cargo hold corrosion-resistant steel (JFE-SIP®-CC) (*2) for coal developed by JFE Steel Corporation has been adopted.

She will be engaged in the carrying of iron ore and coal transport for JFE Steel Corporation under a long-term consecutive voyage charter contract.

With plenty of vessels of various types and sizes (from very large to small), “K” Line offers its customers a unique range of transport services. “K” Line will remain agile in actively responding to the diversifying needs for shipments of both ore and other iron-bearing raw materials.

Vessel Particulars

Main Measure  :  LOA 299.99M × Width 50.00M ×Depth 25.00M × Draft 18.40M

Deadweight  :  211,982 T

Gross Ton   :  108,605

Main Engine   :   Hitz MAN-B&W 7S65ME-C-8.5-HPSCR

Speed  :  14.3KTS

Class  :  NK

Flag : Japan

Builder  :  Japan Marine United Corporation

(*1) Super Stream Duct®, SURF-BULB®, ALV-Fin®, which are able to reduce fuel consumption compared to conventional equipment, are installed near the propeller, and LEADGE-BOW®, which has a shape that reduces resistance from waves on the bow has been adopted.

Energy saving devices | Hydrodynamic engineering | Technology development | Japan Marine United Corporation (

(*2) JFE-SIP®-CC: Corrosion Resistant Steel for Coal Cargo Holds

JFE Steel Corporation | Plates | Corrosion-Resistant Steel Plate for Shipbuilding (

GEODIS expands its range of eLogistics services with the addition of returns management

As part of a dedicated range of e-Commerce services, GEODIS now offers a complete product returns management service. Thanks to GEODIS, retailers and e-merchants will be able to benefit from an end-to-end technological and logistical solution covering the entire value chain, from order orchestration to product returns management, available throughout Europe.

In response to the growing popularity of online shopping and a substantial increase in product returns, GEODIS has developed an integrated range of reverse logistics services that combine the power of digital technology with its international transport network and its expertise in logistics (managing 8.7 million m2 of warehousing space worldwide). This turnkey GEODIS solution is designed to relieve retailers and e-retailers of the operational management of product returns. It includes the declaration of consumer returns, product collection and identification, and delivery of the items back into stock.

For the digital aspects of this solution, GEODIS has selected the innovative French start-up ShopRunBack, which operates in over 100 countries. It will provide retailers and e-merchants with its white-label returns management platform, which can be accessed from all merchant sites. Using this platform, the consumer selects the product to be returned and the reason for the return and chooses the method of pick-up. The package can be collected at the consumer’s home or left at a drop-off point. GEODIS services are responsible for collecting products and transporting them to the warehouse, as well as the entire process of control, sorting, repackaging for dispatch and where appropriate recycling, according to the principles of the circular economy. All these logistics operations are prescribed in accordance with the return policy defined beforehand. Both retailers and consumers can track the progress of the return request and the status of the refund in real time.

For merchants connected to such e-Commerce platforms as Shopify, Woocommerce, Wizishop or Prestashop, among others, the digital platform can be integrated instantly.

Ashwani Nath, Vice President e-Commerce at GEODIS, said: “Following the success of the range of GEODIS eLogistics solutions dedicated to the customer experience from order management through to delivery, we wanted to work on the after-sales experience, which is a crucial element in customer satisfaction. We are now offering an integrated end-to-end technological and eLogistics solution that has no equivalent on the market.”

Eddy Richauvet, CEO of ShopRunBack said: “It is an honor for us to have been selected by GEODIS to support them in returns management as part of their global e-Commerce strategy. This decision recognizes ShopRunBack’s expertise in reverse logistics and demonstrates the maturity of our technology, which our merchants have been using for over 7 years.”


GEODIS is a top-rated, global supply chain operator recognized for its commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS’ growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company’s truly global reach thanks to a global network spanning nearly 170 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in France, #6 in Europe and #7 worldwide. In 2020, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.4 billion in sales.


SHOPRUNBACK is a pioneering platform for optimizing and facilitating the e-Commerce returns process. Ever since its launch in 2014, SHOPRUNBACK has changed how brands and retailers manage returns by introducing a unique technology solution to connect all levels of the value chain for returns, making the reporting process easy for consumers by applying it to an omnichannel strategy in response to the growing challenges of reverse logistics.

First Climate Transition Linked Loan in Japan

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) is pleased to announce that we have signed “Transition Linked Loan (TLL)” with syndicated lenders, arranged by Mizuho Bank Ltd. (MHBK), in accordance with the “Transition Linked Finance Framework (Framework)” which is based on “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050(R1), announced September 6th, 2021.(R2)

In this TLL’s finance scheme, we have set 3 sustainability performance targets (SPTs) in line with our transition strategies for decarbonization and linked them with a prefixed loan interest matrix. This scheme brings us incentives on our decarbonization activities as well as accelerating and contributing to the global goal for decarbonization.

This TLL is our second transition finance (“Purpose Unspecified Finance”) since our 1st transition loan (“Purpose Specified Finance”) in March 2021(R3). “K” LINE is the first company to originate two consecutive transition finances (Purpose Specified / Unspecified) in short term in Japan. Furthermore, the loan amount is one of the largest scales among ESG loans which is based on a policy by the Loan Market Association.

In order to promote this “Transition Linked Finance” continuously, “K” LINE has received certification from Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR) (R4) for the compliance with “Basic Guidelines on Climate Transition Finance” by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and related guidelines and policies.

This TLL is also selected as a model case for transition finance by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Outline of the finance is as follows.

<Outline of the finance>

Finance SchemeTransition Linked Loan
Borrower“K” LINE
Loan AmountAbout JPY 110 Billion
Loan Term5 Years
Loan Agreement DateSeptember 27th, 2021
Loan ArrangerMHBK
Loan Co-ArrangerDevelopment Bank of Japan (DBJ), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd.(SMTB)
LendersKansai Mirai Bank, Saikyo Bank, THE SAN-IN GODO BANK, San ju San Bank, Shinkin Central Bank, Suruga Bank, CHUGOKU Bank, THE TOCHIGI BANK, DBJ, The Norinchukin Bank, The Hachijuni Bank, Higo Bank, The Hyakujushi Bank, The Hokuriku Bank, MHBK, Mizuho Trust & Banking, SMTB, The Yamaguchi Bank, The Bank of Yokohama, and other lenders.
Transition Structuring AgentMizuho Securities Co., Ltd., MHBK
EvaluatorJapan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.
Target SPTs①Total Emission of GHG, ②CO2 Emission per ton-mile, ③CDP Rating

※Details of SPTs

①Total yearly GHG emissions throughout all loan term

②Yearly CO2 emissions per ton-mile throughout all loan term

③“A-” rating or higher by CDP rating

All above SPTs are connected with a matrix table of loan interest and this promotes our transition strategy. 


(R1) “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future –

(R2) Released on September 6, 2021: Newly formulated Transition Linked Finance Framework

(R3) Released on March 12, 2021: First Climate Transition Finance in Japan

(R4) Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR) website

※ “K” LINE Group, as a participant in the United Nations Global Compact, is promoting

activities that contribute to SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), and this TLL is a part of its ongoing activities.


“K”ARE program received a “Special Award” for Safety and Smart Environment for Seafarers

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) has received a Special Award for Safety and Smart Environment for Seafarers (SSS) sponsored by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for the “K”ARE program (Note 1) to promote instilling “Non-Technical Skills” into seafarers.

Special Award for Safety and Smart Environment for Seafarers is an award system implemented as part of the initiatives in the 11th Basic Plan for the Prevention of Seafarers’ Accidents, and is designed to prevent seafarers’ occupational accidents, safe operation, health management, and labor support for ship owners, seafarers, and related parties. The purpose of this project is to contribute to the improvement of the working environment for seafarers as well as the prevention of accidents involving seafarers and marine accidents by commending the excellent efforts as the ” Special Award for Safety and Smart Environment for Seafarers ” and promoting the dissemination and utilization of such initiatives. The “K”ARE program was evaluated as one of the excellent initiatives.

“K” LINE continues to make efforts for maturing the organizational safety culture through the improvement of “Non-Technical Skills” and provide safe, sustainable, and high-quality transportation services that contribute to society.


From Right : Yukikazu MYOCHIN, President & CEO of “K” LINE; Kiyotaka AYA, Senior Managing Executive Officer of “K” LINE

(Note 1) “K”ARE program:

Through the “K”ARE program, everyone in the “K” LINE group both onboard and ashore will share its societal mission and values, and develop a truly open culture where each individual can naturally demonstrate leadership regardless of title or background. “K”ARE program has been introduced since this April, utilizing Norway based SAYFR’s insight and gamified learning apps.

Announced on 28 – April 2021: Introduction of the “K”ARE program

“K” LINE to procure 8 Next-Generation of Environmentally Friendly Car Carriers

Progressing towards 2030 Interim Milestones and Action Plan for Low-Carbonization

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) has decided to procure eight 7,000 units class car carriers fueled by LNG (liquefied natural gas) by FY2023 to FY2025, following our first LNG-fueled vessel, “CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN” which was delivered on March 12, 2021.“K” Line has made an agreement to order the new next-generation of environmentally friendly car carriers from NIHON SHIPYARD CO., LTD., SHIN KURUSHIMA DOCKYARD CO., LTD., and

CHINA MERCHANTS JINLING SHIPYARD (NANJING) CO., LTD, two vessels in each of three shipyards.

Next-generation of environmentally friendly vessels are expected to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), which is a greenhouse gas (GHG), by 25% to 30%, emissions of sulfur oxides (SOx), which cause air pollution, by almost 100%, and emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) by 80% to 90% with use of LNG fuel and EGR(Exhaust Gas Recirculation), compared to conventional vessels using heavy fuel oil.

In “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 (Note1), we have set the 2030 interim target of improving CO2 emission efficiency by 50% over 2008, surpassing the IMO target of 40% improvement. We are planning to substitute LNG fuel and other new fuels for conventional heavy fuel oil to achieve the targets set forth.

In accordance with “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050, we will flexibly and proactively listen to customer demands including environmental issues and find the best solution to contribute to the sustainable development of the society.

Please refer to the following releases related to LNG-fueled vessels :

  • March 2021:

The first Car Carrier fueled by LNG has been delivered to K” LINE.

  • July 2021:

Released Signing of the first Consecutive Voyage Charter for a LNG-fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier

  • September 2021:

“K” LINE to procure 8 Next-generation Environmentally Friendly Car Carrier


EEDI and Regulations of SOx and NOx

(Note 1) “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 “Blue Seas For the Future”

Abandoned cargo: alert to risk escalation

With supply chain congestion and widespread delays in the international container trades set to continue, the vexatious challenges of abandoned cargo will remain and probably increase. In its role as risk prevention advisor to the industry, TT Club has issued a StopLoss document to provide practical guidance on the issue to stakeholders across the supply chain.

The potential catastrophic impact arising from the deterioration of abandoned cargo cannot be disregarded as a remote risk. However, the considerable costs accruing from container demurrage, detention, storage and disposal regularly result from cargo that, for a variety of reasons, is no longer required by the original receiver or consignee, and is simply abandoned at a port terminal or cargo facility. Increased risks of safety and regulatory infraction are inevitably consequent, as well as significant demand on management and operational resources to resolve individual cases.

“Levels of cargo abandonment have always been problematic to forwarders, NVOCs, logistics operators and, of course container terminals,” comments Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT’s Risk Management Director.  “The surge in container demand over recent months has however compounded container ship capacity issues, port congestion and consequent severe transit delays. These factors will do little to alleviate the practice of cargo interests, in circumstances of loss of market for goods or bankruptcy, simply relinquishing ownership of consignments.”

Those left with the responsibility of removing and/or disposing of the goods and returning the container to the appropriate carrier, are in need of guidance and TT’s StopLoss publication Abandonment of cargo: Avoiding the pitfalls is designed to deliver just that. It identifies ‘red flags’ that forwarders, logistics operators and carriers should consider – certain commodities such as waste, scrap, materials for recycling and personal effects – previously unknown shippers, particularly individuals rather than companies. Furthermore, once the cargo is defined as abandoned, the StopLoss outlines the role of enforcement agencies and the responsibilities of others involved in the supply chain.

“Above all the value of our guidance lies in mitigating the risks associated with abandonment and recommended actions outlined in methodical steps and a ten-point checklist,” concludes Storrs-Fox. “There needs to be a greater understanding of why cargo is abandoned and how it is handled in order to restrict the growth of a serious trend leading to increased safety and cost ramifications.”

Abandonment of cargo: Avoiding the pitfalls is available for download HERE

On 30 September 2021, Transport Events will be hosting a webinar sponsored by TT Club on the abandonment of cargo. Those wishing to learn more about this pertinent topic from a selection of industry experts are invited to register to attend here.

Speakers will include: Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club; Richard Brough OBE, Director, Brough Marine; Jens Roemer, Vice President and Working Group Seatransport Chairman, FIATA; Bob Ahlborn, Vice President – Liner Operations, National Cargo Bureau; and Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Vice Chair, IVODGA.


About TT Club:

TT Club is the established market-leading independent provider of mutual insurance and related risk management services to the international transport and logistics industry. TT Club’s primary objective is to help make the industry safer and more secure. Founded in 1968, the Club has more than 1100 Members, spanning container owners and operators, ports and terminals, and logistics companies, working across maritime, road, rail, and air. TT Club is renowned for its high-quality service, in-depth industry knowledge and enduring Member loyalty. It retains more than 93% of its Members with a third of its entire membership having chosen to insure with the Club for 20 years or more.

GEODIS expands AirDirect service between Europe and Asia with new route

Global logistics player eyes strong growth in Asia Pacific (APAC) through strategic expansion of its fixed schedule network

GEODIS, a global leading transport and logistics services provider, is extending its AirDirect service with the addition of a twice weekly flight routed London Stansted (STN)/Amsterdam (AMS)/ Hong Kong (HKG)/STN/AMS. With the new schedule coming into effect from October, GEODIS’ APAC customers will have access to almost 80 percent of European destinations within 24 hours. This new investment underscores the company’s enhanced focus on the APAC region and its commitment to serve a greater range of business verticals in Asian markets. GEODIS will in part use its new A330-300 full freighter aircraft to operate this rotation between Europe and Asia.

As manufacturing in Asia continues to be the backbone of several key European business sectors, the requirement for exporters to secure reliable and well-priced freight forwarding services has become even more critical through the disruption brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak. The new route launch comes on the heels of the introduction of GEODIS’ Shanghai to Guadalajara flight in March this year, which has improved cargo connectivity to the West Coast of the Americas. GEODIS also continues with its dedicated service from Hong Kong to Guadalajara.

The new flight will also help expand GEODIS’ operations in Asia with increased connectivity, aiming to build on its existing customer base consisting of pharmaceutical, high tech, and retail clients. The new service will offer all the existing AirDirect options of AirFast, AirFlex, and AirSave services with much needed guaranteed capacity.  

“The strength of our network in Europe plays a critical role in driving our growth in APAC. Opening up new and in-demand routes to better address our customers’ needs is a pivotal element of our aim to increase our footprint in growth markets,” said Onno Boots, President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, GEODIS. “Our business in APAC has seen steady and significant growth over the past few years and therefore we want to add more routes into our current network.”

The new route will connect more locations in the APAC region to markets in Europe and the Americas by leveraging GEODIS’ road network in Asia. This network plays an important role in the company’s business growth in Southeast Asia. GEODIS’ cross-border trucking operations offer scheduled departures for consignments along the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok axis, with multi-modal gateway services beyond these hubs. 

“While taking care of our customers’ priorities across the region, it’s very important for us, as a recognized service provider to factor in the demands of end users, who are comprised of high tech, automotive, and industrial customers,” said Chris Cahill, Managing Director, North Asia Sub-Region at GEODIS. “Having our own network combined with our recently expanded logistics facilities gives us unparalleled security and end-to-end control over every aspect of the operation, maintaining optimal conditions for the cargo, but also ensures our customers enjoy reliable capacity for moving supply parts to production facilities or finished goods to their destinations.”

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GEODIS is a global leading transport and logistics services provider recognized for its commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS’ growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company’s truly global reach thanks to a global network spanning nearly 170 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in France and #7 worldwide. In 2020, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.4 billion in sales.

GEODIS invests in building a sustainable 130,000m2 Logistics Campus in The Netherlands

Global leading supply chain operator GEODIS is acquiring 21.5 hectares of land at Trade Port Noord from Greenport Venlo. Here, GEODIS plans to build one of the most sustainable logistics facilities in the Netherlands: a 130,000m2 contract logistics site servicing customers from various vertical sectors and designed to accommodate the current growth in e-commerce.

GEODIS is building a 130,000 m² contract logistics facility in the Trade Port Noord area of Greenport Venlo (Copyright GEODIS)

The Venlo region is one of Europe’s prime spots for logistics activities, located near the Dutch border with Germany, acting as a link between the nearby air and seaports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp with the major industrial markets of the continent.

“Trade Port Noord has excellent connections to the European multimodal infrastructure via road, river, rail, ocean and air. This makes it the ideal location for GEODIS to operate cargo flows for international clients, and to manage their warehousing and logistics needs utilizing our European distribution network – and to expand our Benelux-Germany-Poland corridor at the same time”, says Marie-Christine Lombard, CEO of GEODIS.

Signature of the agreement in Venlo. From left to right: Mark van den Assem, Managing Director of GEODIS in the Benelux; Ruud van Heugten, Director Greenport Venlo; Thomas Kraus, GEODIS‘ President & CEO of North, East & Central Europe

The construction of the new facility will start in 2022. GEODIS is committed to protect the environment and ensure the well-being of its employees.This new build will be designed to standards aimed at a BREEAM “outstanding” certification, and a WELL Silver certification. BREEAM is a world-known sustainability assessment method for buildings[i]; WELL is an international standard for creating spaces that enhance human health and well-being[ii].

“Health and safety of our employees have always been our first priority – already before the COVID 19 pandemic, and still today”, says Marie-Christine Lombard. “In the same spirit, the GEODIS logistics campus in Venlo will be one of the very few logistics buildings in the world with a WELL certification.”

To ensure all standards for the desired certifications will be in place, GEODIS has involved real estate services and investment company CBRE, advising on the land acquisition and project management.

“The new GEODIS campus is not only impressive in size, but it is also ambitious. To achieve the highest possible BREEAM-rating, we will pay attention to every detail in both design and material use, as well as design various energy saving systems”, says Tim Habraken, Sustainability Director at CBRE.

[1] Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings . It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment. 

11 The WELL Building Standard is a vehicle for buildings and organizations to deliver more thoughtful and intentional spaces that enhance human health and well-being. Backed by the latest scientific research, WELL includes strategies that aim to advance health by setting performance standards for design interventions, operational protocols and policies and a commitment to fostering a culture of health and wellness. 


GEODIS is a global leading transport and logistics services provider recognized for its commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS’ growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company’s truly global reach thanks to a global network spanning nearly 170 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in France and #7 worldwide. In 2020, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.4 billion in sales.

Industry Bodies Joint Initiative to Tackle Safety of Dangerous Goods Storage & Transport

Container ship fires and explosions in port storage facilities continue to be the result of poorly packed and misdeclared hazardous materials as they move through the global supply chain. A MOU recently signed by two influential industry bodies, ICHCA International and IVODGA adds impetus to disseminating effective guidance on the correct safety procedures that need to be employed.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by ICHCA International, representative of global cargo handling operators, including many of the leading cargo and container terminal groups, and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA), whose membership consists of the world’s ocean carriers.

The collaboration of these two expert bodies, whose influence spans the globe will be significant in producing clearly defined guidelines to best practice based on years of practical experience in handling dangerous goods. They will work closely on joint projects to improve standards across numerous common safety issues affecting the transport of dangerous goods.

Richard Steele, CEO of ICHCA International notes, “The extraordinary disaster in Beirut last August was an all too unwelcome wake-up call to everyone involved in the transport, storage and distribution of dangerous materials. However, similar incidents, smaller in proportion, yet damaging to life and limb as well as property happen across the supply chain on a frequent basis.  The mutual cooperation of IVODGA and ICHCA will be aimed at the universal understanding and application of measures for the safe handling and storage of a range of goods with potential to cause explosions, fires and noxious gas emissions etc.”

Uffe V. Ernst Frederiksen, A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, Vice Chair of IVODGA and Special Adviser to ICHCA International, comments, “The mutual goals and the shared respect of our two organisations will quickly result in a positive contribution to a clear and efficient communication between not just our respective members but crucially across all stakeholders in the supply chain whose interests touch any and all hazardous materials.”


About ICHCA International – International Cargo Handling Coordination Association

Established in 1952, ICHCA International is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide. ICHCA’s privileged NGO status enables it to represent its members, and the cargo handling industry at large, in front of national and international agencies and regulatory bodies, while its Technical Panel provides best practice advice and develops publications on a wide range of practical cargo handling issues.

Operating through a series of national and regional chapters, including ICHCA Australia, ICHCA Japan and plus Correspondence and Working Groups, ICHCA provides a focal point for informing, educating, lobbying and networking to improve knowledge and best practice across the cargo handling chain.

DACHSER to showcase its bespoke Chemical Industry Supply Chain Solution at CHEMUK 2021

CHEMUK 2021 Expo is hosted at the NEC Birmingham this year, 15-16 September 2021, and the size has doubled since the inaugural event in 2019. DACHSER, one of Europe’s largest logistics operators, is delighted to be exhibiting for the first time, showcasing their bespoke industry solution specifically designed for the chemical industry – DACHSER Chem Logistics. 

DACHSER Chem Logistics pulls on decades of industry experience to create customer-specific supply chain solutions. At the forefront of this is compliance. The continually evolving regulations and demands of environmental sustainability demand care and diligence. Accomplishing this task requires a well-tuned dangerous goods process and chemical industry expertise for both transport and handling. With a dedicated team of Dangerous Goods Officers and over 12,700 staff trained in the safe movement of chemicals every year, DACHSER is in a prime position to transport sensitive goods reliably, quickly and flexibly.

DACHSER Chem Logistics has built a reputation for quality and reliability, demonstrated through SQAS and ISO27001 accreditation. Utilising the extensive DACHSER global network, DACHSER Chem Logistics manages the complete supply chain from procurement to final distribution.

CHEMUK is the UK’s only trade show dedicated to bringing together the multi-layers of chemical product development, specification, and the processing and manufacturing communities, with crucial supply chain supplier groups.

DACHSER UK will be exhibiting in Hall 1, Stand J34, from 15-16 September 2021. For further information about the event, please click here



DACHSER, a family-owned company headquartered in Kempten, Germany, provides transport logistics, warehousing, and customised services in two business fields: DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics and DACHSER Road 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 30,800 employees at 387 locations all over the globe, DACHSER generated consolidated net revenue of approximately EUR 5.6 billion in 2020. The same year, the logistics provider handled a total of 78.6 million shipments weighing 39.8 million metric tons. DACHSER is represented by its own country organisations in 42 countries on five continents. For more information about DACHSEER, please visit