Logisticians depend on the economic situation and politics. When the economy booms, more products are being transported; politicians influence transportation costs. Nevertheless, Dachser does not like to comment on political issues. In 2010, the large family business based in Kempten in the Bavarian Allgäu region, generated 3.8 billion Euros in total revenue. The food logistics business segment generated 500 million Euros and transported 5.4 million tons.