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Some countries are more challenging than others – such as Romania

Can we put our shipments on a bicycle? “Romania’s deficient railway, road and naval infrastructure is the country’s greatest disadvantage, said Albin Budinsky, general manager of merchandise transport and logistics firm DB Schenker. “In the railway system, the speed for freight trains is of 25 km per hour. Which means it’s faster to reach Bucharest […]

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Oil and Gas on the move in Houston, Texas as DB Schenker breaks ground on a new office/warehouse

DB Schenker has signed a lease for the entire 150,000-square-foot office/warehouse building Kenswick AirFreight & LogisticsCentre in north Houston. The property sits on 13-acres and includes more than 3 acres of outside storage. “The new facility will provide DB Schenker the space necessary to house our growing staff of exceptional logistics professionals while meeting the needs of […]

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Rail Ridership Riding High for DB Schenker

Rail DB published its financial results for the first half of 2014, revealing that ridership on its trains in Germany increased by 10 million year-on-year to just over 1 billion passengers. However, despite the increase in passenger numbers the distance travelled declined slightly, falling 0.4% to 42.9 billion passenger-km. Punctuality on passenger services increased to […]

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Effect of Toll Roads on Logistics? A big boost!

The emir of Kuwait may have seen the vast economic potential of three independent toll roads in western, central and northern Luzon linking up with one other and reducing travel time by half. The seamless travel is making Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga province the perfect logistics hub as originally designed by state planners. A […]

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DB Schenker declared best airfreight forwarder in the Air Cargo News annual presentations 


Best of the best For the second year, DB Schenker has been recognized for its ongoing service quality 
and substantial investment in the air cargo industry at a prestigious annual awards event. The global integrated logistics provider has been declared best air freight forwarder in the Air Cargo News annual Cargo Airline of the Year […]

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DBS Presence in Africa Expands

Summer brings expanded set up in Angola, plus first branch office in Mozambique Former partner, Bochimar, Lda has been integrated into the DB Schenker network after nine years of a strong and growing partnership. Last year, DB Schenker and Bochimar handled over 3,400 containers of ocean freight and over 1,100 tons in air freight as […]

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CBP Issues Guidance on Potential West Coast Port Disruption

As the contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association came to an end on June 30, 2014, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published guidance to the trade community with detailed instructions on how to handle potential shipment and entry issues. The contract negotiations cover 29 U.S. west coast ports. […]

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CBP Issues Guidance on Potential West Coast Port Disruption

As the contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association comes to an end on June 30, 2014, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has published guidance to the trade community with detailed instructions on how to handle potential shipment and entry issues. The contract negotiations cover 29 U.S. west coast […]

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…..”You are the Freight Forwarder….I thought you Insured It!!!!!!”

Okay, let’s say you’ve called an international freight forwarder to pick up your 400 cases of consumer goods being manufactured in China. It will travel intermodal — ocean to Vancouver, rail to Toronto, road to your dealer network, and 10 cases by air to Montreal for your three dealers there. You’ve got $75,000 worth of […]

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A wide selection of supply chain solutions

Choose from an array of integrated transportation and logistics solutions to move goods along your supply chain globally and throughout North America. In North America, DB Schenker can implement supply chain solutions throughout the USA with service in every important business center in the North America. With international hubs for air as well as ocean […]

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