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Category Archives: Product – Land Transport

DB Schenker and MAN Platooning project: First transports in networked trucks

DB Schenker and MAN set up a partnership for the use of high-tech trucks on the A9 motorway Parties sign Memorandum of Understanding. High-tech trucks on the highway: this is the first partnership between a logistics enterprise and a truck manufacturer to develop networked truck convoys and test their use in real operating conditions. DB […]

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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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Maximizing the Power of the Global Supply Chain

As global supply chains continue to expand and stretch around the world, a growing number of companies are maximizing the power of these chains and transforming the way they do business. By working with multiple business partners located in different countries—and in many cases to manufacture the parts and equipment needed to develop a single […]

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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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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 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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AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit

AIDF provides a productive and collaborative environment to discuss, debate and problem-solve global issues surrounding humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations worldwide. The summit strives to enable quicker and better response during crisis and catastrophes in a more effective, sustainable and cost-efficient way. This year’s program focuses on best practice in logistics and transport, Procurement […]

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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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4 SOLAS Technicalities You Need to Know

With the SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rule officially in effect as of July 1, shippers around the world must comply with the new regulation or risk shipment delays and other setbacks. To help companies tackle the rule’s most technical details, Andrea Morreira, international logistics manager at Orchard Supply Hardware joined a panel of ocean […]

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DB Schenker Recognized as Sustainability Leader

Supply chain sustainability is taking root as shippers embrace technology and best practices that minimize their environmental impact. DB Schenker has been leading this industry charge with numerous initiatives across the globe. It’s always nice to be recognized as a leader, and Inbound Logistics has done just that, with the announcement of the G75 that […]

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