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“What World Oceans Day Means to Me”

When Eva Tan thinks about World Oceans Day and the ongoing need to protect the world’s oceans, two important words come to her mind: awareness and sustainability. By building awareness of the need for ocean conservation, and by focusing on the sustainability and long-term wellbeing of our seas, we can all have a positive impact […]

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DB Schenker Employees Get Down and Dirty at “Baynanza” in Miami

On April 22nd, more than 40 DB Schenker employees put on gloves and sun visors, grabbed trash bags, loaded up on water and snacks, and spent much of the day cleaning up the beach, clearing out weeds, and planting new trees at Biscayne Bay in Florida. As part of Baynanza 2017, the group gathered on […]

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Saving Our Oceans, One Step at a Time

World Oceans Day gives shippers a unique opportunity to honor, help protect, and conserve the world’s oceans Spanning three-quarters of the Earth’s surface and representing 99 percent of the “living space” on the planet (by volume), the world’s oceans are precious resources that are often taken for granted—assuming that they will always “be there” ready, […]

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Take Three: 3 Things You to Need to Know to Prepare for the Summer Shipping Season

With summer just around the corner in the northern hemisphere, it’s time to shake off those winter blues and start thinking about how you’re going to gear up for 2017’s peak shipping season. Kicking off in the mid-summer months and then extending right through the holiday season, this time of year presents a unique set […]

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4 Ways to Grow Your Global Business in 2017

When domestic borders start to become constrictive and customers come knocking from different corners of the world, shippers naturally start to think about what it would be like to become truly global in nature. Whether they are just shipping a few packages a year to customers in Europe and Asia, or actually setting up physical […]

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Matching the Right Loads to the Right Modes

Finding the right freight mode for your shipments shouldn’t be a guessing game. Here’s an easy primer on how to match the two in the most efficient, cost-effective manner.  Despite what you may hear in e-commerce circles, not every shipment needs to get to its destination within one or two days, nor does it require […]

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Improving Competitive Advantage with Good Transportation Management

Here are six ways that good transportation management can help your company gain a stronger foothold in the marketplace and enhance its bottom line.  Historically, transportation was thought of as more of a cost center than a driver of competitive advantage. In other words, instead of producing profits and helping improve the shipper’s position in […]

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Is Your Spare Parts Inventory Optimized for Maximum Success?

Why you can’t afford to ignore the need for good spare parts optimization in today’s fast-paced manufacturing and distribution environment…and what you can do about it. In the manufacturing or distribution environment, even a single missing part can wreak havoc on the production line that’s running 12 hours a day in an effort to meet […]

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DB Schenker Cruises into Cruise Line Logistics

DB Schenker is a global leader in logistics across multiple industries, and last year extending its wide reach into the cruise sector. This story originally appeared in World Cruise Industry Review after talks with Sergio Herrero, Dir. Cruise Line Logistics Schenker Inc., about the firm’s experience in managing the intricacies of a cruise ship supply chain and […]

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Global Air Freight: On a Growth Trend in 2017

If industry analysts and trade organizations are on target, 2017 could turn out to be a very good year for global air freight. Some of the most positive outlooks right now are coming from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), whose latest report said that global air freight markets (measured in freight tonne kilometers [FTKs]), […]

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