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Tag Archives: Land Transport

Where in the world is the Berlin Wall?

Many places actually. Parts of the wall can be seen at Universities and Museums all over the world. It literally signifies the end of a divided Germany. But the crumbling of this physical and psychological barrier signifies the end of violence and oppression to the voices of peace and freedom. Sunday, November 9 marked the […]

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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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Egypt starts the transformation process for becoming the logistics center for grain handling and storage in the region.

Egypt is positioning itself as being a central player in food logistics for their region. According to their Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mehleb Damietta was identified as the first site where the logistics operations will begin. In a cabinet statement, Mehleb pointed out that the total area for the proposed project is 3.35m sq m, of which […]

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We’re on the move

Effective October 17, 2014, DB Schenker will move its Canadian corporate head office to a new site from its previous location at 3210 Airway Drive in Mississauga to Airway Centre, 5935 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L4V 1W5. DB Schenker will occupy floors 9, 10 and 11.  Telephone and Fax numbers remain unchanged. The move brings […]

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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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Jingle Bells. . . what’s coming up on land logistics.

Projected increases in on-line sales may mean a 4-4.5% increase in sales this holiday, reports consulting firm Deloitte. “While online sales continue to climb, digital customer interactions through both virtual and physical store channels present greater sales opportunities than online or mobile commerce alone,” says Alison Paul, vice chairman of Deloitte. Now is the time […]

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New logistics facility in Ahmedabad, expands DB Schenker’s (India) strong presence in India.

DB Schenker (India) currently has 37 office locations and 53 warehousing facilities across the country. They are now adding to this with a 55,000-square-foot logistics facility in Ahmedabad, India, to serve customers in the western region. The Schenker Logistics Center, located 370 kilometers (about 230 miles) from Mundra Port and major industrial locations, is designed to offer customers logistics […]

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Rail Service Just Got Easier in Turkey

DB Schenker Rail expanded its transport services to Turkey, a growth market, and now offers a new traffic connection between Cologne, Germany and Cerkezköy in Turkey. The train connection will start off with one round trip per week and is planned to increase to three per week by the end of the year if required. […]

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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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