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Partnering to cut CO2 by 2020!

DB Schenker and Maersk Line sign partnership agreement to cut CO2 by 20% per ocean container by 2020. “The partnership is a milestone in climate protection,” says Dr. Karl-Friedrich Rausch, Chief Sustainability Officer of Deutsche Bahn AG DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line have signed a six-year strategic agreement on reducing CO2 emissions from ocean […]

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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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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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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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Meeting logistics challenges head-on, DBS is developing a transport and logistics solution that delivers real-time data while saving fuel.

Facing a host of logistic challenges: fierce competition, cost pressures, unstable energy costs, stringent emissions legislation and the requirement for accurately-measured carbon footprints. DB Schenker along with T-Systems and GAF AG are looking for solutions that deliver real-time data based on satellite navigation, earth observation and satellite communication technologies. Cutting CO2 Emissions /Saving Fuel The […]

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Setting pace in carbon emissions reduction

Victorian Minister for Public Transport and Roads, Terry Mulder recently opened a new specially adapted eco-friendly DB Schenker distribution center in Altona, Australia. The 18,000 square meter six million euros logistics center located close to major roads and port facilities makes it tfth largest site in the Australian DB Schenker network. The facility operates eight […]

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