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DB Schenker looking to employ hundreds for new Logistics Center near Dallas, Texas

DB Schenker is establishing a new facility in the Wilmer, TX, near Dallas. We are now hiring for a wide variety of positions. A job fair is scheduled for November 8th, 10am – 2 pm at the Wilmer Community Center. With a long history of oil and cotton production, one of the largest economies in […]

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DB Schenker purchases 6,000 swap bodies for European system freight – continues efforts in reducing CO2 emissions.

DB Schenker is investing in the expansion of its quality in the European System Freight with the purchase of 6,000 new swap bodies. In the future only consistent double-stack loading will be carried out. This increases loading; plus ease in the on and offloading at the terminal. Simultaneously, about 1,000 swap bodies with curtains, which […]

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The Future is Bright for Global Chemical Logistics

Research and Markets: Global Chemical Logistics Market 2014-2018 The chemical industry has a small number of prominent manufacturers in distant locations from one another. This ups the importance of logistics to the chemical industry so a continuous supply reaches these plants. There are three categories of chemical products that are transported to the different locations: […]

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Successful Stop-Start technology trials means smooth-sailing for implementation of DBS Electro-Motive Diesel Class 66 locomotives.

DB Schenker Rail UK is to fit Auto Engine Stop-Start technology supplied by ZTR to 90+ of its Electro-Motive Diesel Class 66 locomotives by the end of 2015. Trials undertaken since February had found that the amount of time the engine was running was reduced by approximately one third with AESS, and CO2 emissions by […]

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The pulse of railways runs deep in Doncaster – a town that helped build Britain’s railway systems.

Doncaster’s past was built on railways, and now it’s part of the future of high speed rail in England, following the announcement it would become home to the planned HS2 Rail college, shared with Birmingham. Since the Doncaster Locomotive and Carriage Building Works, commonly known as ‘The Plant’ were established in 1853, Doncaster has been […]

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Start-Stop system cuts CO2 emission by 50 tonnes per locomotive. It’s a go!

DB Schenker Rail UK, the British railfreight subsidiary of German Rail (DB), has announced plans to equip 90 EMD class 66 diesel locomotives with stop-start technology following a successful trial in southwest England. In February DB Schenker equipped one of its class 66s with the Auto Engine Stop-Start (AESS) system from ZTR, United States, and […]

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Tackling tomorrow’s challenges

Bringing the economic, social and environmental dimensions into harmony With its realigned strategy, DB is tackling tomorrow’s challenges and capitalizing on their potential. The objective of the DB2020 strategy is to create a lasting balance between economic, social and environmental interests. In this way, the company aims to safeguard its long-term commercial success and secure […]

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Trends in Global Freight Seems to Move Toward Near-Sourcing

A report from Global Freight Forwarding 2014 draws this conclusion. Manufacturers are focusing away from globalization and towards regionalizations resulting in freight forwarding strategy changes and new product solutions. For example, China is no longer the automatic location choice. New opportunities are opening up in Africa, the Middle East, South America. Emerging markets such as […]

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DB Schenker launches Hamburg – Zhengzhou train

DB Schenker and the Port Authority of Zhengzhou launched the first freight train from Hamburg to the Chinese city on September 1. This complements a weekly service from Zhengzhou to Hamburg which was launched in August 2013. ‘We are proud that from today, Hamburg is not only a destination but also a starting point for […]

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New Automobile Expansion in the Works for DB Schenker

The DBS presence in China continues to expand as the company proceeds with a joint venture together with an unnamed Chinese partner to open a new logistics center targeted at the growing automobile industry. Early this month the group witnessed its first Eastbound rail freight service traveling to Zhengzhou. Now it has announced a 20 […]

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