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5 Ways DB Schenker’s Newly Modernized NYC Luxury Goods Facility is a Game-Changer

After reaching $280 billion in revenue in 2015, the global personal luxury goods market is on track to hit $310-$327 billion in revenues for 2016 and grow by 2-3 percent annually, according to research firm Bain & Company. The firm’s most recent Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study found that the personal luxury goods market—which includes […]

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DB Schenker Completes Warehouse Modernizations to Better Serve Luxury Brand Fashion Customers

Newly renovated 80,000 square foot facility to manage the world’s most luxurious fashion brands. DB Schenker today announced that it has completed fit out of its 80,000 square foot facility in Kearny, NJ, near the highend fashion district of New York City. The high-security facility provides a full range of logistics services, including garment-on-hanger racking […]

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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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DB Schenker Rocks Tokyo!

Louder, cooler, Fender! DB Schenker brings the legendary guitars to the mega-city – and to Japan’s rock shops. Eric Clapton played “Layla” on one. Pink Floyd’s legendary albums would be ­unthinkable without its sound. John Lennon had one with gold hardware. Jimi Hendrix made Rock’n’Roll history with one at Woodstock. And Fender’s Stratocaster, or Strat […]

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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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Sailing Through Shipping Turbulence

Coordinating and optimizing ocean freight transportation can be a balancing act. Today, companies shipping freight via ocean transport need to create whatever advantages they can. Rising costs, increasingly complex schedules, new rules and regulations, and a variety of other issues, not the least of which is congested, overburdened ports on both coasts. Who were the […]

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Shift of behavior in buyers as they seek experiences instead of things

As Americans spend more money on doing things, not buying things, department stores are losing out. A rebound in overall spending at retailers, which grew 0.6 percent in July from the previous month, has eluded department stores, where sales dropped 0.8 percent. Department stores made up one of just two categories tracked by the Commerce […]

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