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DB Schenker and Airbus Join Forces to Advance Airplane Production and Support More Transatlantic Trade

It holds the title of first airliner to be built with fly-by-wire systems—a groundbreaking technology that finds pilots inputting commands that are then interpreted by flight control computers (and transmitted to flight control surfaces). The Airbus A320 family— which is made up of short- to medium-range, narrow-body, commercial passenger twin-engine jet airliners—has become one of […]

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Ensuring Safety and Compliance in the Warehouse

Providing a safe working environment isn’t just the right thing to do … it’s good business. It was common practice. One warehouse worker would stand on a pallet while another would use a forklift to lift him up to the top shelf and move inventory onto the pallet. Although the top was only 8 ft […]

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This Independence Day, DB Schenker Celebrates its Veteran Employees

A federal holiday in the U.S. since 1941, the Fourth of July or “Independence Day” celebrations date back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document […]

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DB Schenker – #3 Top 50 Global 3PLs

DB Schenker has been recognized as the third largest global 3PL operating in the U.S.A. and number thirteen in the top 50 U.S. 3PLs by Logistics Management magazine. As the e-commerce juggernaut creates more complexity for today’s logistics managers, finding the right mix of 3PLs with the essential integrated services has never been more important. […]

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How the Internet of Things is Revolutionizing Logistics

DB Schenker and Cisco collaborate to explore the role that the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced technologies can play in streamlining logistics and supply chain. Additional languages available. With e-commerce, omni-channel distribution, and changing customer demands all pushing companies to streamline their supply chains and enhance their logistics operations, we’ve been hearing a lot […]

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Expanding our Global Contract Logistics Footprint

New Facilities in the United States, Brazil, Spain, and Austria. Additional languages available Florence, Kentucky DB Schenker USA has opened a new 541,000 square feet contract logistic facility in Florence, Kentucky specialized for high technology industries. A contract manufacturing company utilizes 130,000 square feet for manufacturing and 15,000 square feet for related office duties, and […]

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Canada vs USA: Five Key Cross-Border Shipping Factors to Consider

There are key differences —and similarities — that all shippers should be aware of when shipping goods across the U.S.-Canadian border. Despite their many similarities, the logistics markets in the U.S. and Canada are actually different in a number of ways. This can confuse and frustrate shippers on either side of the U.S.-Canadian border, particularly […]

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Worldwide sea freight without worries: The “Bourbon” project for Evonik Industries

The project “Bourbon” has nothing to do with whiskey. Rather, it is the result of a complex international transport order for Evonik Industries, one of the long-standing DB Schenker customers. The facility for the production of a filler for tires required components from five different countries. During the transport to the destination Goose Creek, near […]

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Effective Strategies to Offset the Talent Gap

59% of supply chain executives feel that the success of their organizations will depend extensively on available talent by 2019. The ever-changing requirements and demands of operating a DC (Distribution Center) are key factors logistics managers need to take into consideration when looking for effective strategies to help reduce labor shortages — “peak” season or […]

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Take Me to Your Thought Leader

This article was written by Peter Buxbaum and first appeared in Global Trade Magazine. To read the full article please link here. Understanding the latest trends in third-party logistics—how service providers can save exporters money, streamline their operations, and provide them with competitive advantages with the latest in value-added services, technology and analytics—can be a […]

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