Atlanta, GA--Each year, several hundred new interns, apprentices and students from all over the world start their training at family-owned logistics company, Dachser. In the United States, Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics offers internships to college students as a gateway to a successful career in the logistics field at various offices throughout the country.
For a vast majority of professionals in the logistics field, their careers were built by starting with an internship or apprenticeship learning the fundamentals and basics of logistics. Understanding the importance of gaining this experience, Dachser Service und Ausbildungs GmbH (Dachser Service and Training company), located in Germany, is committed to training and makes it a top priority to train employees in their career pathways.
Dachser's apprenticeship program offers individuals an opportunity to train and learn through various different apprenticeships in transportation by truck, warehousing, air and sea freight, and information technology.
Professional Training at Dachser
In Germany, Dachser currently provides professional logistics training for 1,350 new employees across all age groups. 645 of them started their training in the fall.
Dachser also provides training for professional truck drivers. Recently, 106 people started their training class, including twelve women. Twenty-two drivers have already completed their training successfully.
The Dachser education program provides practical apprenticeships in the company's European branches using job rotation to disseminate knowledge about freight. Trainees acquire their skills in real conditions guided by trained instructors. Currently, 35 Dachser forwarding and logistics specialists are participating in the program in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary.
Since 2016, Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics has offered both domestic and international internship opportunities for young professionals interested in logistics careers. Interns gain first-hand experience in the logistics field while building professional skills and knowledge about freight on an international level.
Through five colleges and universities, interns have gained experience at a number of different offices in the United States including Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Minneapolis, Boston, and Charlotte. In collaboration with Dachser Germany, Dachser USA's apprenticeship program has also enabled international interns to gain experience at the New York and Atlanta offices.
"As an international company, it is extremely helpful to have team members with knowledge of other countries and languages," said Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics President and CEO, Frank Guenzerodt.
Dachser is committed to its employees' growth and development and has made its commitment to training a top priority. With capacity bottlenecks and the growing driver shortages that could potentially limit future growth, Dachser has also implemented professional truck driver training at 35 German locations.
"While Dachser is a large, global organization, it's also a family-owned company with a strong emphasis on family values," said Guenzerodt. "The focus is on attracting the best team members and supporting them."
Dachser USA's internships offer individuals an opportunity to train and learn through various departments in transportation by ocean import a nd export, air import and export, domestic and customs house brokerage. Dachser is committed to continuing to lead and train the future of professionals in the logistics field.
About Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics: Founded in 1974, Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of German-headquartered Dachser SE. The company is a leading global logistics provider employing 29,100 professionals in 396 locations and handling 81.7 million shipments annually. Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics is headquartered in Atlanta with locations in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix and St. Louis. Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics offers optimal access to international markets and ensures seamless integration of all import and export activities via air or ocean to and from Europe, Asia and South America. For more information, visit www.dachser.us.
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