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Canadian Shipper Magazine Talks to DB Schenker about the Future of Automotive Logistics

Canadian Shipper Magazine explores how shifts in technology, geography, demand, and trade negotiations will affect an industry that employs over 120,000 Canadians. Caroly Gruske interviewed Rodrigo Simones, head of automotive and industrial vertical markets for the Americas, DB Schenker, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Although Simones says the North American automotive market seems strong and healthy right […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should be Using DB Schenker Cargo Insurance

If recent news headlines are any indication, the world’s shipping lines are facing some tough financial times this year. The impacts have yet to be measured, but with two of the world’s largest entities either already in bankruptcy or possibly heading toward it, it’s time to thoroughly review your shipping strategy and make sure your […]

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U.S. Customs Ratchets Up its Enforcement Efforts – Is Your Company Ready?

Four steps every company should take right now to ensure a smooth import compliance process for the future After dedicating much of the last several years to modernizing its business processes and launching the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)—the primary system through which the trade community reports import and export data, and the government determines import […]

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DB Schenker awarded Excellence in Value Creation by Cisco

      (l. to r.) John Kern – SVP Supply Chain Operations, John O’Connor – VP Global Supplier Management, Jeff Galinat – SVP Global Manufacturing & Logistics Operations, Thomas Mack – SVP Global Air Freight (DB Schenker), Jack Allen – Sr. Director Global Logistics, Shirley Paterson – VP Innovation VM Electronics (DB Schenker), Roger Bhikha – Sr. Director Global Supplier […]

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Zika Update: 6 Things Every Shipper Needs to Know Now

When Chinese authorities placed the U.S. on its Zika virus “watch list” in August, the move sent shippers in a quandary as they scrambled to figure out how to comply with and/or work around the country’s new restrictions on shipping. The new regulations required that a third party must declare all containers mosquito-free, with non-certified […]

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DB Schenker positioned as a 2016 Leader in the 3rd Party Logistics Industry

The world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc., recognizes DB Schenker as a Leader in the logistics industry.  In the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Global Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PL), Worldwide” report (by Greg Aimi, James Lisica, David Gonzalez, Courtney Rogerson), DB Schenker was positioned the highest for Ability to Execute in the […]

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DB Schenker Bolsters Cross-Border Service with New Laredo, Texas, Facility

DB Schenker today announced that it has opened a new facility in Laredo, Texas, with 30,960 square feet of logistics management space, including 1,874 sq. ft. of office space. The new warehouse, which is located in the Killiam Industrial Park near the World Trade Bridge, supports another 150,000 sq. ft. facility that DB Schenker opened in Houston in 2015. Both […]

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Multiple Channels Are Making Supply Chains More Complex

The global consumer packaged goods (CPG) logistics market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.98% from 2016 to 2020, according to a Research and Markets study entitled Global CPG Logistics Market 2016-2020. For CPG logistics providers who are looking for and finding new ways of helping customers get their products directly […]

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Sue – The Most Famous T. rex of All Time – Moves to Santa Barbara California

What does it take to move Sue the T. rex from Halifax Discovery Centre, Nova Scotia to Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, California? The legendary Tyrannosaurus Rex has long captivated public interest, and Sue is the most famous T. rex of all! At 12.8 m (42 feet) long and 3.66 m (12 feet) tall at the hips, this […]

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8 SOLAS Verified Gross Mass Misconceptions…Resolved!

Just before the new SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rule went into effect on July 1, Dan Smith, principal at The Tioga Group took part in a Logistics Management webcast, Are you prepared for the SOLAS container weight rule? During the presentation, Smith outlined numerous “misconceptions” that shippers have about the new rule and walked through […]

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