10 October 2012

Dachser establishes joint venture in Vietnam

Kempten/Ho Chi Minh City - 08 October 2012 - Dachser is continuing to pursue its worldwide expansion course and at the beginning of October established a joint venture in Vietnam. Majority shareholder is Dachser Far East Ltd. in Hong Kong. 

The range of services provided by Dachser Vietnam Co. Ltd. extends from air and sea freight business to customs clearance and a wide variety of other logistics services. In the short term the company plans to employ a staff of 20. The head office and first branch office is located in Ho Chi Minh City. The opening of a second branch office in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi is planned for the end of the year. 

“Through our commitment in Vietnam we are present for our customers in one of the most productive and strongest growth markets in the region,” Thomas Reuter, managing director Dachser Air & Sea Logistics, points out. 

Michael Deisemann has been appointed country manager. He has known the logistics business in Vietnam for over 14 years and will report to Edoardo Podestá, regional managing director Far East, who is based in Hong Kong. 

Dachser is represented in Asia with branch offices in Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. By 2017, the company aims to be present with its Dachser Air & Sea Logistics business field at 220 locations in 49 countries. 

Source: Dachser