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Category Archives: Industry – Consumer

Ready, Set, Go! Getting Your Supply Chain Ready for the Holiday Season

Fourth quarter is here, which means it’s time to strategize for the year-end holiday season. A busy time for shippers, carriers, and logistics providers, the end of each year always brings its own set of challenges and opportunities. This year is no different. On one hand, getting the right products to the right place and […]

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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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New National Company in Myanmar

DB Schenker now has its own national subsidiary in Myanmar. Following decades of virtual isolation, the state in Southeast Asia, which has a population of more than 50 million, is rapidly developing into a sought-after production location. The Schenker Myanmar Company Limited will manage contract logistics business operations for customers in the telecommunications and consumer goods […]

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Adapting to Changing Consumer Demands with a Flexible Supply Chain

Keeping pace with rapidly changing customer demands, behaviors, and expectations has become a full-time job for most companies. No longer able to operate in a “business as usual” manner, organizations must respond and adapt to customer requirements or risk losing them to their nearest competitor. Driving the trend is a consumer who wants everything from […]

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Closing Last Mile Transportation Gaps

Used to describe the movement of goods from a transportation hub (i.e., a warehouse or DC) to the final destination (usually a customer’s home or business), the “last mile” plays an important part of any company’s transportation strategy in today’s competitive business environment. “The final mile of delivery presents a unique set of challenges compared […]

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Case Study: Dealing with Disasters

Levi Strauss & Co. was directly affected by Hurricane Katrina, the most destructive storm to strike the United States and the costliest storm in U.S. history, causing $108 billion in damage [unadjusted 2005 dollars] and 1,833 fatalities, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The company took full advantage of the plan and tools it […]

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What is the State of American Manufacturing?

Little Has Been Done to Slow the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Over the Past 35 Years The bullet points are staggering. One American in 13 works in manufacturing versus one in five Americans 35 years ago. The U.S. imports about $100 billion more in high-tech goods per year than it exports. Many of the economic […]

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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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DB Schenker Logistics and the World’s Largest Online Shopping Day

The Chinese Extravaganza Singles’ Day on November 11 generated billions in sales. DB subsidiary handled the entire logistics for a prominent US fashion house. How do they handle the overload? By increasing the headcount more than sixfold. The Deutsche Bahn subsidiary in Shanghai is the sole provider of logistics services for various international brand names […]

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Made to Measure – A Perfect Fit for the Tom Tailor Group and DB Schenker Logistics

The Tom Tailor Group is on its way to becoming a global player. The company’s successful expansion strategy is based on a logistics service that is both efficient and flexible. When it comes to air and ocean freight, the company relies entirely on DB Schenker. Aluminum containers are being rolled out from the cargo hold […]

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