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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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Foreign Trade Zone Update: Two Developments You Must Watch Today

Shippers using Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) should be aware of one delay and the potential for additional GAO oversight  With 2,900 companies located in 186 different U.S. Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), where 420,000 workers are employed and $85 billion in goods are exported annually from the U.S., use of these secure areas—considered by U.S. customs […]

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Intermodal South America 2018

Additional languages available. Intermodal South America is considered by executives of the industry as a strategic platform to do business because it gathers the key players from the national and international markets over the three days of the event, encouraging new business and partnerships. The event also works as a platform for launches, strengthening brand […]

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The Core Aspects of DB Schenker’s Corporate Culture

Additional languages available. Through its strong culture, DB Schenker helps its employees understand and embrace the gravity of their individual jobs—whether someone is a financial analyst, a warehouse employee or an IT professional. To help get these points across, the company has developed six distinct values that impact everyone across the entire spectrum. They are: […]

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