DSV Panalpina makes voluntary offer of social plan to Basel head office employees
DSV Panalpina has decided to offer a voluntary and unilateral social plan to all Panalpina head office employees in Basel affected by the announced redundancies to take place in Q4-2019 and H1-2020.
Innovative approach reduces number of transports with 50%
DSV reduced CO2 emissions by almost half when 22,000 transports were reduced to only 11,000
DSV announces plans for Panalpina headquarters and continued presence in Basel, as integration progresses
The DSV Panalpina Group has informed employees at the former Panalpina headquarters in Basel about its plans for the location. As part of the integration, overlapping corporate functions and positions will either be cut or relocated to the headquarters in Denmark, which could result in up to 165 job losses. At the same time, the company intends to expand its logistical footprint in the Basel area.
DSV’s vision and strategic direction has stood the test of time
Focus is on successful integration of the Panalpina business and people
Panalpina newsroom has been integrated in DSV
From moving cargo to moving content – with DSV and Panalpina joining forces, all media releases, news stories and blog posts of the two companies have been merged into one newsroom.
Extraordinary general meeting marked the ending of an era and a new beginning
All points on the agenda of the extraordinary general meeting were approved. The company now has a new Group name, a new member of the board, and a new and a new Chairman, as now former Chairman Kurt Larsen stepped down.
Kurt K. Larsen retires after an unbelievable career
Looking back on a long and very successful career, Kurt K. Larsen’s first comment is “yes, it really is quite unbelievable, and, you know, it might never have happened, if the chips hadn’t fallen exactly right”.
Kurt K. Larsen is referring to the acquisition and successful integration of Samson Transport in 1997, which was DSV’s first leap into the international freight forwarding world and the
DSV in Valencia, Spain moves to a new facility
Our Road office moves to the same address as the cross-docking facility
Exemption from conditions for maintaining listing and approval of delisting of Panalpina shares
On September 18, 2019, SIX Exchange Regulation granted Panalpina several temporary exemptions from the obligations for maintaining the listing and approved the request of Panalpina to delist the Panalpina Shares. The last trading day and the date of the delisting will be determined after the final judgement in the cancellation proceedings according to the Swiss Financial Infrastructure Act.
Ayme-Yahil to step down as Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications
Edna Ayme-Yahil, who led global marketing and communications at Panalpina, has decided to pursue other career opportunities effective immediately.
Sending help to the Bahamas
On 1 September, hurricane Dorian hit the northern coast of the Bahamas. The damage is massive, leaving an estimated 70,000 people homeless and in need of relief. But it’s difficult to get help to the area, since both infrastructure and means of transportation have been destroyed. DSV is helping Red Cross send equipment to the most affected areas.
It pays to help before disaster strikes
In observation of the International Day of Charity, we look at how DSV is working with the Danish Red Cross to provide disaster and emergency relief. With the help of DSV, Danish Red Cross is investing in and preparing aid for vulnerable communities before - and not after - they are hit by weather-related disasters. This saves both lives and money.
First joint shipments of DSV Panalpina
The DSV Panalpina engine is warming up as the new company moves the first shipments through its combined network and the Charter Network in particular.
DSV Panalpina logistics facility in Brazil wins prestigious Shingo Award for operational excellence
DSV Panalpina’s Logistics and Manufacturing facility in Sorocaba, Brazil has been awarded the Shingo “Bronze Medallion” for operational excellence. The Shingo Prize is one of the most prestigious awards for operational excellence worldwide and it is the first time ever that the award has been given to a logistics company.
Urban mobility: first aerial vehicle prototypes for aerospace group FACC transported
Global freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is transporting some futuristic freight – autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) for moving people or goods efficiently in cities. Under a partnership between Austrian aerospace group FACC and Chinese technology company EHang, Panalpina transported the first prototypes by air freight, also taking care of customs brokerage and last-mile delivery.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board (Revised)
This is a revised version of the media release that was sent out on August 23, 2019.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board
CCO Karl Weyeneth, CLO and Corporate Secretary Christoph Hess, CIO Ralf Morawietz, EVP Air Freight Lucas Kuehner, EVP Ocean Freight Peder Winther, have resigned from their respective positions.
DSV completes acquisition of Panalpina
All conditions and requirements of the transaction have now been met
His passion soars through the clouds wherever the wind may take him…
One sunny day in June on the tarmac in Luxembourg, a 40-year industry veteran—with a little bit of help from his Panalpina colleagues, his friends at Luxair and airport authorities—staged a once-in-a-lifetime event where his personal and professional passions could collide in a magical moment worthy of a photo op of a lifetime.
Fashion logistics: filling the gaps for a better customer experience
Logistics providers need to fill vital gaps to deliver a better customer experience with transparency at the consumer level. This will determine their position to provide the necessary services and even disrupt the future fashion industry. Mattias Praetorius, global head of the Consumer, Retail and Fashion industry vertical at Panalpina, looks at the trends in this blog post.