We digitize logistics!

DAKOSY is a software company with more than 2,500 customers in Germany, Europe and throughout the world. Our headquarters are located in Hamburg and we have offices in Bochum, Bremen (with CargoSoft), Frankfurt and Freiburg.

DAKOSY has been serving the market for more than 35 years by offering digital software solutions for international freight forwarding, Customs processing and supply chain management. We operate the Port Community System for the Port of Hamburg (PCS) and the Cargo Community System (FAIR@Link) for Frankfurt Airport.

We provide expert advice and support for all customers. We assist you not only during the decision-making and implementation phase but also through to the operation of our software.

Numbers and Facts

Name DAKOSY Datenkommunikationssystem AG
Locations Hamburg (head office), Bochum, Frankfurt/Main, Freiburg im Breisgau
Subsidiaries CargoSoft GmbH, Bremen
Founded 1982
Employees 170
Shareholders Hamburg Port Industry
Service times 24/7
Clients over 2,500

DAKOSY is an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).


Our Certificates

DIN/ISO 9001

ISO 27001

CEO and Board

Jens Hansen, HHLA Hamburger Hafen- und Logistik AG

Deputy Chairman:
Johan P. Schryver, H J Schryver & Co. (GmbH & Co.)

Voting members:

Gunther Bonz, EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg GmbH
Danny Boose, Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG
Christian von Georg, Peter W. Lampke GmbH & Co. KG
Volkhard Erdelbrock
Dr. Niels Hartung, Menzell & Döhle GmbH & Co. KG
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kersten, TU Hamburg-Harburg
Dr. Johann Killinger, BUSS Group GmbH & Co. KG
Jens Meier, HPA Hamburg Port Authority AöR
Thomas Schiller, DHL Global Forwarding GmbH
Peter Wolf, CMA CGM (Deutschland) GmbH

Permanent guests:
Frank Winkenwerder, DHU Gesellschaft Datenverarbeitung Hamburger Umschlagsbetriebe mbH
Dr. Alexander Geisler, DIHLA-DAKOSY Interessengemeinschaft Hamburger Linienagenten GmbH
Kurt-Jürgen Schimmelpfeng, DIHS-DAKOSY Interessengemeinschaft Hamburger Spediteure GmbH
Norman Zurke, Unternehmensverband Hafen Hamburg e.V.

Advisory board

Pascal Eggert, Röhlig Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

Deputy chairman:
Stephan Krause, EUROGATE GmbH & Co. KGaA, KG

Thomas Harder, Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG
Ralf Janecke, Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft
Dr. Nicole Lehmkuhl, HHLA Hamburger Hafen- und Logistik AG
Michael Junck, C. Steinweg (Süd-West-Terminal)
Thomas Schiller, DHL Global Forwarding GmbH
René Schmitt, H J Schryver & Co. (GmbH & Co.)


Data centers

Our data centers work for you!

All DAKOSY solutions are operated through two data centers in Germany and can be used by our customers via SaaS (Software as a Service) or as a cloud service.

The two data centers designed for rendundant services ensure constant access to all systems. Our experienced staff specializes in the operation of all network, storage and server systems. With our extensive technical and organizational processes, we ensure the security of your data at all times.

The SaaS advantage: Rent without buying

  • Use of our services and software via the DAKOSY-cloud
  • Software operation and data storage are carried out in our data centers
  • No financial or organisational investments for internal IT systems
  • No maintenance or upkeep costs
  • Invoices may be billed on a flat-rate and/or per-transaction basis

Our 2,500 customers and business partners ...

... work in logistics and logistics-related areas of trade and industry. Because the authorities and similar institutions are an integral part of the transport chain, they are also partners in our business and communications network.

Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Regular customer surveys are part of our quality management system. The good and very good survey results, with a recommendation rate of 96%, inspire us to continue providing reliable and competent service to our customers.

Customer industries:

  • Forwarders
  • Industry and commerce
  • Carrier, liner agents, ship brokers
  • Airlines
  • Trucking companies
  • Railway companies / rail operaters
  • Barge companies
  • Terminal operators in the seaport
  • Handling agents at the airport
  • Packing companies



  • Customs authorities
  • Port authorities, municipal authorities
  • Water police, fire brigade
  • Veterinary Office Border Control
  • Office for Plant Health Control
  • Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food
  • Office for Health and Consumer Protection
  • Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine