Dascher USA Opens Dallas Office to Support Growing Southwest Logistics Market

Dascher USA Opens Dallas Office to Support Growing Southwest Logistics Market

ATLANTA (Oct. 20, 2011) --- Dachser Transport of America Inc. (Dachser USA), the U.S. division of one of the world's leading global logistics services providers, has opened a new office in Dallas to serve a growing import and export business in North Texas and Oklahoma. The company continues to expand its U.S. network to support the global logistics activities of Dachser worldwide.

Janis Mullman, a seasoned logistics executive with more than 25 years experience in the Dallas market, has been appointed office manager. Three operations staff and a sales manager will work with Ms. Mullman. By mid-2012, the office is expected to expand to 15 personnel and support continued growth of Asia imports and export trade in the region.

Frank Guenzerodt, President and CEO of Dachser USA, made the announcement. "The North Texas and Oklahoma Sunbelt region is a strong and growing market for sea and air import trade," Mr. Guenzerodt said. "Our new branch office will enhance our service offerings throughout the U.S. and globally, as well as ideally complement our Houston branch, which is focused mainly on project logistics for the oil and gas industries."

Dachser USA plans to add more office locations in coming months. "The United States is the number one trading partner for many countries in the world," says Thomas Reuter, managing director of Dachser Air & Sea Logistics. "We are expanding our U.S. capabilities to support the growth of Dachser's global network."

Dachser Transport of America Inc. (Dachser USA), founded in New York in 1972, is the U.S. subsidiary of Kempten, Germany-based Dachser GmbH & Co. KG. Dachser is one of the world's leading global logistics services providers with $5 billion in annual revenue, employing more than 19,000 professionals and handling 46.2 million shipments every year. The company delivers intelligent logistics solutions, drawing on years of experience, state-of-the-art information technology and daily cooperation between large numbers of highly motivated people from a variety of countries and cultures. Dachser USA is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Boston, Miami, Cincinnati, Phoenix, Charlotte, Dallas and Atlanta. Dachser USA office locations ensure seamless integration of all import and export activities via air or ocean to and from Europe, Asia and South America, offering optimal access to intertnational markets.

For more information, visit www.dachser.us.