Connect 4.0: DB Schenker makes logistics easier than ever before

Whether by land, air, and water, the new connect 4.0 platform from DB Schenker allows customers to dispatch freight consignments quickly and conveniently online – starting now. DB Schenker has specifically developed this new offering to combine all of its transport activities on a single platform. At the click of a mouse, business customers can access the company's international transportation network and dispatch shipments using any mode of transportation. Jochen Thewes, ... [+]

DB Schenker partners with Magento to boost e-commerce offering

DB Schenker recently announced a new strategic partnership with Magento, one of the world's leading providers of e-commerce platforms, to equip small and mid-size merchants with a powerful new extension. Combining DB Schenker’s fulfilment experience with global logistics markets with the powerful customization and flexibility of the Magento e-commerce platform will ... [+]

DB Schenker digitalizes global spare parts business

DB Schenker continues to focus on its digitalization campaign. With the launch of another new online platform, the spares logistics divisions of customers from the industrial and aerospace sectors are now also being digitalized. DB Schenker's "Logistics Orchestrator" now controls the central management of all spares orders within a global distribution ... [+]

DB Schenker trains logistics personnel with 3D technology and virtual reality

 A team comprised of experts from the Fraunhofer Institute and DB Schenker has developed an innovative employee training program in the team's joint Enterprise Lab for Logistics and Digitalization. The program focuses on packaging and order-picking processes and is the first to launch as part of this initiative. The training program ... [+]

Forwarding Roundup

DB Schenker will build its second logistics center in Dubai next to world's largest airport. The 35,000 square-meters temperature-controlled warehouse, with a 3,500 square-meters mezzanine area for value-added services, is the largest investment in the history of DB Schenker Middle East & Africa. Bollore Logistics USA inaugurated its new Foreign Trade ... [+]

DB Schenker builds second logistics center in Dubai

DB Schenker will build its second logistics center in Dubai, located next to world's largest airport. The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of this new state-of-the-art logistics center took place under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin (Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation). A large high-level delegation from ... [+]

DB Schenker steps up involvement in automotive logistics

DB Schenker plans to deploy innovative solutions to meet the rising expectations of customers in the automotive sector. This will see the logistics service provider focus on the latest developments in the car industry, such as 3D printing to manufacture replacement parts, in addition to continuing its provision of long-established ... [+]

DB Schenker Relocates Americas Headquarters to Miami-Dade, Florida

DB Schenker currently operates a large warehouse in West Miami-Dade County. The new Americas Headquarters will be located in a new building currently under construction in Central Miami-Dade County near the airport. The company will be moving to its permanent location in October 2017. “This move will bring management together under ... [+]

DB Schenker buys a ‘Cargo Supermarket’ Solution to deliver ball valves from Perth to Milan

DB Schenker was the latest global logistics company to take advantage of Volga-Dnepr Group’s ‘Cargo Supermarket’ service offering when it needed to deliver two ball valves from Australia to Italy for maintenance work. By choosing a combination of Volga-Dnepr’s charter and scheduled cargo services, DB Schenker was able to meet its ... [+]

DB Schenker among first signatories of global standard framework on greenhouse gas reporting

DB Schenker is among the first signatories of a global standard framework on greenhouse gas reporting in freight transportation. A first draft of the standard approved this past April was presented to about 80 political and industry representatives on November 15, 2016, in Brussels. As a participant in the official ... [+]

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