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Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker Continue CO2 Cuts

Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker are celebrating 10 years of a partnership to protect the world’s oceans. The joint project that started as a green supply chain from Sweden to China, has now evolved into an environmental partnership that has seen Hapag-Lloyd reduce its CO2 footprint by 45 percent and DB Schenker cut its CO2 production by […]

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Picking Up the Torch for a Local Nature Preserve.

Former girl scout, Faith Laursen, former publisher of Bellmore and Merrick Life, had the heart and soul to have a 25 acre site, the Faith Laursen Meroke Preserve declared “forever wild.” She wanted this area to be the forest lands that Long Island used to be and especially wanted young people to have a place […]

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Motivated DB Schenker Volunteer Team Cleans Up in New York

Take a beautiful day and 11 motivated team members plus a park full of garbage and you have the beginning of a story. We started here: And ended up here:     . . . Much thanks to our 11 volunteers from the Freeport, New York Office. The team returned to  Tackapausha Preserve in New York […]

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More Environment Commitments: DB Schenker Teams With Hyundai Ocean Freight Container Carrier (HMM) to Cut Emissions

Their Promise: Seventeen Percent Reduction in CO2 Emissions in Six Years Two giants of the industry, DB Schenker Logistics and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), have signed a six-year strategic agreement on reducing CO2 emissions from ocean freight. After agreements Schenker has reached with Maersk, Hapag Lloyd and Hamburg Süd, this is the first agreement of […]

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DB Schenker America’s Earth Day Contest 2015 a Huge Success – both for our team members and our environment!

On April 1st, DB Schenker Americas’ committed Environmental Team, Brenda Kelly & Deniz Tanacan, launched an Earth Day Contest open to all the employees of the Americas. The focus was transportation: bike it; walk it; carpool it; or public transport it. Team members were invited to take alternative transportation that was environmentally friendly. The results […]

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Another way to reduce CO2 emissions: New electric shunters for DB Schenker

DB Schenker Rail UK has introduced new electric shunting units at its maintenance depots at Crewe and Toton, where almost 14,000 locomotive moves are undertaken each year. The Zephir 1800e CRAB machines are capable of pulling or pushing 400 tonnes, meaning in the dry the units will be capable of moving up to three Class […]

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DB Schenker and Hapag-Lloyd join forces in climate protection

Strategic partnership to reduce CO2 emissions per container by six per cent by 2020 / 34 per cent cut in emissions since 2006 Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker are now working together to protect the climate. The two companies today signed a strategic partnership agreement that aims to reduce CO2 emissions. The agreement sees Hapag-Lloyd commit […]

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Green Logistics – DB Schenker aspires to lead the world in green logistics as they prove that CO2 emissions actually be reduced as transport increases.

Experts at the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) open the discussion of green logistics in New York on the future of sustainable logistics. NEW YORK– Global supply chains and distribution networks are a key performance factor for many companies as they attempt to coordinate activities in a way that meets customer requirements at […]

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Good Environmental News Coming Out of the Port of Gothenburg: Environmental premiums act as incentives to reduce emissions

The Port of Gothenburg will rework its port charge with effect from January 1, 2015. The aim is to contribute to a better environment by rewarding vessels that demonstrate a high level of environmental performance and which use LNG as a marine fuel. The reward system is based on two environmental indexes: Environmental Ship Index […]

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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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