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June 4, 2019

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden

New location will facilitate movement of Sweden's exports to U.S.

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Atlanta, June 3, 2019 - Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches of an office for air and sea freight in Gothenburg, Sweden, which has the largest export harbor in Northern Europe. Sweden's top exports include machinery and automobiles.

"Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Sweden is a further investment in our global air and sea freight network and a way to build up our position in the Scandinavian market," says Jochen Müller, COO, Air & Sea Logistics. Up until now, Dachser has had branch offices for air and sea freight in Denmark and Finland. "Our new office in Gothenburg offers Swedish customers access to global markets via Dachser," Müller adds. The service portfolio comprises all global air, sea, and rail services as well as customs clearance and warehousing.

Dachser has eight employees at the new location in Gothenburg, and plans to to grow that number to 20 seasoned professionals. Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden and has the largest export harbor in northern Europe. The city is located on one of the most important north-south road connections for Sweden and Norway.

Working together with the Swedish overland transport organization, which has four offices in Sweden, Dachser can now offer its existing and potential customers the full portfolio of multimodal logistics services.

"In the long run, interlocking with our overland transport activities will make us a strong service provider in Scandinavia and put us in a position to offer customers all our services," said Anna Bergdahl, Country Manager, Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Sweden.

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics opened a branch office in Kolding, Denmark in 2018. In Denmark, Dachser Air & Sea Logistics has offices in Copenhagen and Kolding; in Finland, it has offices in Helsinki and three further locations.

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 30,600 employees at 399 locations all over the globe, Dachser generated consolidated net revenue of approximately EUR 5.6 billion in 2018. That same year, the logistics provider handled a total of 83.7 million shipments weighing 41.3 million metric tons. Country organizations represent Dachser in 44 countries.

For more information about Dachser, please visit www.dachser.com

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