Dachser India and terre des hommes organize panel discussion on the role of CSR
Dachser India’s customers and business partners in Pune attended a lively panel discussion about the topic ”The role of CSR in the conscious corporation” which took place on 11 December, 2019. The event, organized by Dachser India and the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) “terre des hommes”, built an excellent platform for attendants to discuss how a corporation can make a bigger impact on the lives of the marginalized.
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The new generation of Management
The first intake of management trainees to undergo DACHSER Asia Pacific’s Management Trainee (MT) programme have graduated, with all trainees having landed permanent management roles within the company.
Success stories in India
DACHSER and terre des hommes have further expanded their long-standing partnership in India and extended their existing contract. Over the past 14 years, they have written many success stories together as a result of their commitment to social responsibility. Our image gallery offers you a glimpse of the individual projects.
“I was posted offshore where everything used to reach us via ships, including food and water”
Siddhant Palkhedkar was born and brought up at Nashik, a city close to Mumbai. After successfully completing his Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2013, he shifted to Mumbai to work with the largest oil and natural gas company in India.
While working he had an instigation to get knowhow of logistics industry. He joined DACHSER as an Asia Pacific Management Trainee in June 2019, we discussed with him to know more. Let’s see what we found out.
DACHSER in Pharma Supply Chain Management Summit in Mumbai
Organized by United Business Media (UBM), the tenth edition of the Pharma Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit was themed around “Achieving optimal equilibrium between operational and cost efficiency”. The event was supported by DACHSER India as associate partner.
Pharma Supply Chain Summit took place on 24th- 25th September 2018 at the Westin in Mumbai.
Edoardo Podestá takes the helm of DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics
The long-standing Managing Director of the Asia Pacific region now heads DACHSER’s global air and sea freight business.
DACHSER wins the 2019 IMD Global Family Business Award
IMD recognized DACHSER for robust corporate and family governance structures combined with operational excellence and a focus on quality.
IMD Business School, a top-ranked global business school headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, awarded DACHSER with the renowned IMD Global Family Business Award. On behalf of the company and the founding family, Bernhard Simon, CEO of DACHSER, and Birgit Kastner-Simon, Corporate Director Corporate Marketing, accepted the award at the 30th Summit of the Family Business Network International (FBN-I) in Udaipur, India.
The will to get ahead
If Murat Kayki and his colleague Swapnali Kurale planned to meet in person, that would take time. A lot of time. More than seven hours in the air separate Nîmes in the south of France, where Kayki lives and works, from the Indian metropolis of Mumbai. They may come from different continents and different cultures, yet the two DACHSER employees have a lot in common. Both of them live and work in the city where they were born. It’s 38 years since Kayki came into the world in Nîmes as the son of Turkish immigrants. Today, he is head of DACHSER’s Nîmes and Avignon offices, and, like Kurale in Mumbai, has had quite a remarkable career.
DACHSER continues to provide highly efficient transport solutions to its valued customers in India
DACHSER India handled a Port-to-Door shipment on a block train with 45 Forty-foot Equivalent Units (FEU) being moved from Mundra Port, Gujarat to Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Sahnewal, Ludhiana.
DACHSER India receives IATA CEIV Pharma certification
The International Airport Transport Association (IATA) recently awarded the Mumbai and Hyderabad branches of DACHSER India with the prestigious CEIV Pharma certification, recognizing the company for its excellence in transporting Life Science and Healthcare (LSH) products.
The certification is a significant achievement for the logistics service provider given that only very few companies are currently accredited in India. In fact, the DACHSER Hyderabad branch is only the second logistics firm in the area to receive the recognition; while its Mumbai branch is only among a few in the region.
Shipping buses from Indonesia to Bangladesh
Recently, DACHSER Bangladesh shipped four buses, each weighing 13.5 tonnes, using an efficient Ro/Ro (Roll on / Roll off) mode of transportation. This solution was not only cost effective but also ensured that the buses were transported safely from Indonesia and arrived on time at their destination in Bangladesh.
DACHSER strengthens presence in Bangladesh
The logistics service provider is investing in its South Asian network in order to meet the growing demand on the Bangladeshi market.
Jude Crasto to leverage DACHSER’s international network in Bangladesh
Jude Crasto, new Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics Bangladesh, says an excellent international network, strong operational foundations, and high-quality customer service will fuel the market’s growth.
DACHSER at ACMA Automechanika seminar in Delhi
From February 14 to 17, 2019, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, ACMA and Messe Frankfurt organized the Automechanika fair in New Delhi at exhibition venue Pragati Maidan. DACHSER sponsored the event seminar which was held on February 15, 2019. Amit Kapoor, Corporate Business Development Manager Automotive Asia Pacific, presented and discussed end-to-end logistics solutions for the automotive industry.
Huned Gandhi shares his recipe for growth on the Indian Subcontinent
Huned Gandhi became DACHSER’s Managing Director Air & Sea Logistics Indian Subcontinent last year. Looking after the newly established cluster, the industry veteran says sustainable business growth, excellent career development, and enhanced corporate social responsibility will be major components of his leadership approach.