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Category Archives: Industry – Automotive

DB Schenker Commences Warehouse Operations for Volkswagen Group Sales India

Schenker India has commenced management of the aftermarket warehouse operations for Volkswagen Group Sales in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Bangalore. DB Schenker is responsible for receiving, binning, pick, pack and dispatch operations for VW, Audi, Skoda, Porsche and Lamborghini spare parts and accessories through its skilled and trained staff. The National Capital Region […]

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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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Logistics for Modified Car Helping Spread the Word that Anything is Possible

Spectators at the recent 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 witnessed an extraordinary event between qualifying laps on May 22, 2016. Former IndyCar driver and current team owner Sam Schmidt reached a top speed of 152 mph (245 km/h) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a newly designed Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) developed by Arrow Electronics. […]

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“A Major Step Forward”

DB Schenker recently broke ground on a 42,000-square meter, state-of-the-art warehouse in China for automotive customers. General Manager Max Menzel talks about the benefits this facility offers, the joint venture behind it and his views on doing business in China during a period of decelerated growth. How do you rate the significance of the new […]

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Key Factors Shaping World Trade and Global Logistics

By all accounts, 2016 will be a year in which major agreements and more open markets will shape world trade and increase the global logistics that move commodities to manufacturers, and finished goods into the hands of consumers virtually everywhere on the globe. From the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trans Pacific […]

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New Trends are Shaping the Global Air Freight Market

Inbound Logistics interviews Andreas Pohl, Senior Vice President of Air Freight in the Americas, DB Schenker on new services entering the global air freight market. New research by SandlerResearch.org has predicted that the worldwide air cargo logistics market will experience a 5.97% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2019. Increased research into this […]

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Constant Change Is Driving Logistics in the Automotive Market

The North American automotive logistics industry remains in good health. Vehicle production and sales are back to near-historic peaks and continue to climb. New assembly and component capacity is being added in both the U.S. and in Mexico, driving materials, parts and vehicle flows. In response, logistics companies are investing in services and transport assets […]

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5 Things to Know About the US Autoparts Industry

America’s car-parts supply chain–long the auto industry’s backbone–has shaken off the bankruptcies of recent years and is solidly profitable, developing increasingly sophisticated components aimed at making cars tech savvy. But these companies compete with Chinese-owned firms that are buying and opening parts factories in the U.S., as The Wall Street Jounal reports, and with the […]

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Raising the Roof. A whole new way of transporting automobiles – and only at DB Schenker

It protects new vehicles from dust and rain. And it makes life difficult for thieves: the new Hccrrs closed car-carrying wagon is only available at DB Schenker. The MINIs being driven from the closed car-carrying wagon onto the premises of Cuxport still bear their brand-new factory sheen. Manufactured in Graz, they were transported across Austria, […]

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DB Schenker Adds New Charter from Etihad

DB Schenker has revealed it is chartering an aircraft from Etihad for its new weekly freighter service from China to the US. The forwarder, through its JetCargo division, this week announced it had launched a freighter service travelling between Hong Kong, Chicago and Houston. It was a fully dedicated service using a Boeing 747-8 freighter […]

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