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Unusual Times for Breakbulk

Available in Spanish and Portuguese. Airbus, the European aerospace giant, had a problem: moving airplane components to its new $600 million manufacturing plant in Alabama. DB Schenker, a global 3PL., dug in, literally, building a new aircraft hangar and refurbishing a World War II-era pier in Mobile. The solution: using inland waterways rather than overland […]

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Early Cancer Detection Counts: Meet DB Schenker’s Kimberly Sims

Thanks to early detection, her own internal strength, and the support of her “work family,” DB Schenker’s Kimberly Sims is a true warrior who battled breast cancer and came out a winner. The second most common kind of cancer in women, breast cancer will impact one in every eight women who are born today in […]

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Panama’s Export Business Thrives

Representing nearly 50% of its total economic output, Panama’s exports to Latin American and North American countries include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electrical machinery, and footwear. A Central American country stretching from Costa Rica to the west across to its southeastern border with South America’s Colombia, the Republic of Panama ships $11.2 billion (USD) worth of goods […]

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HPCLC Spring 2018 Conference

The theme of the Health and Personal Care Logistics Conference (HPCLC) is Transportation 2025: How the Future of Transportation Will Impact HPC Supply Chains.  The conference promises to be an informative and engaging few days of discussions centered on the current and future challenges of managing transportation, from both shipper and service provider perspectives. DB […]

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5 Air Cargo Trends to Watch

Here are five key areas that all air shippers should be paying attention to in 2018 By Benno Forster After experiencing 9% growth in 2017—more than double 2016’s increase of 3.6%–international air freight has kept up the momentum in 2018, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), air […]

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Top 15 Ports in The Americas

Additional Languages available. We rank the 15 busiest ports from North to South America – and what to expect for 2018. When Christopher Columbus set out for Japan in 1492 seeking a faster spice trade route between Europe and Asia, he had no way of knowing that the second largest combined land mass on earth […]

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Logistics and the Smart Technology Revolution

Additional language available. The tech that will forever transform logistics and the supply chain as we know it By Lucas Sanches, CIO, DB Schenker Brazil The pace of technological change is relentless across all spheres of life, and is only increasing. Whereas technological revolutions used to happen once every century, now they seem to happen […]

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Diversity is better for everyone!

At DB Schenker we thrive on diversity. The following are excerpts from an interview with Chad Heller (Chief Commercial Officer, USA) on diversity in the workplace: I am currently holding a position of VP Sales in the USA. I lead a team which is comprised of 209 people in total, 101 women and 108 men, […]

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The Future of STEM Education…

…is innovation. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) encompasses the idea of designing a curriculum that brings an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to education. It’s all about project-based learning, which really means learning by doing. The US government has put efforts into encouraging more students in STEM through investments and partnerships (see here) because they too […]

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The Zero Defect Philosophy

The auto industry sets high standards for aftermarket logistics, and they are constantly changing. Where do we go from here, and how can DB Schenker stay at the forefront? Answers from the contract logistics expert Stephan Allgeier, Vice President Vertical Market Automotive Global Business Development “Take action!” As Vice President in DB Schenker’s Vertical Market […]

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