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Innovation Pushing Logistics to New Levels in Mexico

Other languages available.   Global supply chain expansion presents exciting opportunities for companies that want to take advantage of the world marketplace. There are new markets to explore, new business partners to work with, and new customer bases to tap. But when companies go global, their freight covers longer distances and more entities are involved […]

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Looking Ahead: Optimism Abounds for Container Ship Operators

Shipowners that charter out container ships to liner operators are optimistic that the container shipping market is turning around and that charter rates for their vessels will increase as shipping lines turn to them to fill a gap between supply and demand that will start to open up in 2016 and after. A panel of […]

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DB Schenker signs on as official SportAccord Convention logistics partner

SportAccord Convention confirmed today that DB Schenker will be the official Transportation and Logistics Partner for this year’s World Sport & Business Summit that is set to take place from 19-24 April 2015 in Olympic Host city Sochi, Russia at the the Sochi Expocentre. “As the official Transportation and Logistics Partner, we’d like to encourage […]

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Additional Rail Services via the Channel Tunnel. We love speed.

DB Schenker Rail (UK) introduced additional freight services on High Speed 1 from January 13, carrying automotive components and refrigerated containers of perishable foodstuffs from Spain to London via the Channel Tunnel. DB Schenker Rail (UK) has a track access contract with HS1 for an initial six months, and both parties intend this to continue. […]

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Asia Pacific Dairy Products Transportation Market 2015-2019; DB Schenker in the Top 3

Dairy products transportation is the movement of dairy products from manufacturing plants to different packaging companies or retailers. Producers of dairy products maintain strong partnerships with 3PL providers to avail the benefits of efficient and cost-effective metrics when required. The companies transporting dairy products comply with strict government regulations in terms of freshness. Vigilance at […]

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Etihad Rail hands over Operation Control Center to DB Schenker forming a joint venture company

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, has officially handed over control of the Operation Control Center (OCC) in Mirfa to Etihad Rail DB. Etihad Rail DB is a joint venture company formed between Etihad Rail and the German DB Schenker in March 2014 and will manage the operation and […]

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Is a strike on the horizon? CP intermodal shippers face reduced service if union strikes

Canadian intermodal shippers could see a reduction in Canadian Pacific Railway service if a union representing 3,300 locomotive engineers, conductors and train workers follow through with their threat to strike later this week if the railroad doesn’t meet their contract demands. Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Running Trades on Tuesday gave the railroad official notice of its […]

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Patna, India – the latest logistics hub for DB Schenker

With a starting capacity of 10,600 sq. ft., the SLC would be providing DB Schenker customers with logistics and warehousing solutions with last-mile delivery and value added services to the industries involved in home appliances, electronics, computer peripherals and hi- tech segments. The facility has scalability options to cater for future growth in the region […]

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Good News for European Logistics: projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% over a period 2014-2019

At the core of logistics are various services such as freight forwarding, and multimodal transport through air, ship, truck, and rail. These services may expand to include customs brokerage, warehousing and storage, tracking, and tracing of freight goods services. An increase in M&A is expected to enable companies to expand their customer base and product […]

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FMCSA’s latest projections for e-log mandate

The Department of Transportation still expects to publish a Safety Fitness Determination rule in June, according to the DOT’s latest rule-makings update, and it still expects to send a speed limiter mandate proposal to the White House next month. Here are the projected dates for all of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s upcoming 2015 […]

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