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Category Archives: Product – Air Freight

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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Centralization Does Not Limit Regional Expansion

Alternative language available. Q: What is Mexico’s role in DB Schenker’s global network and what are your expectations regarding the company’s development? EV: We are part of the Americas region, which includes all operations from Canada to Argentina and Chile. Across the entire region, Mexico is the third-strongest participant in terms of bottom-line results, after […]

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Global Air Freight: On a Growth Trend in 2017

If industry analysts and trade organizations are on target, 2017 could turn out to be a very good year for global air freight. Some of the most positive outlooks right now are coming from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), whose latest report said that global air freight markets (measured in freight tonne kilometers [FTKs]), […]

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“We want to be pioneers”

Crisis hotspots in the Middle East and in Africa, terror attacks at the airport in Brussels and over the Sinai – all this has forced the issue of airfreight security into the spotlight. Lothar Möhle, Director of Aviation Security at DB Schenker, highlights the key issues. Mr. Möhle, what is the current situation regarding air […]

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What’s Driving the Air Freight Industry Today?

Last year in this space, I referenced research results published by SandlerResearch.org that predicted the worldwide air cargo logistics market will experience a 5.97% compounded annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019. Since we are nearing the middle of this period, let’s look at how things have changed and where industry growth stands in shipment […]

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Maximizing the Power of the Global Supply Chain

As global supply chains continue to expand and stretch around the world, a growing number of companies are maximizing the power of these chains and transforming the way they do business. By working with multiple business partners located in different countries—and in many cases to manufacture the parts and equipment needed to develop a single […]

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Environmental Partnership on Track to Save 20,000 Tonnes of CO2

DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo look back on five successful years for the environment. After five years of a strategic partnership between transportation and logistics service provider DB Schenker and air freight specialist Lufthansa Cargo, both companies are already well over half way towards achieving their objective, having saved more than 10,000 tonnes of carbon […]

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AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit

AIDF provides a productive and collaborative environment to discuss, debate and problem-solve global issues surrounding humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations worldwide. The summit strives to enable quicker and better response during crisis and catastrophes in a more effective, sustainable and cost-efficient way. This year’s program focuses on best practice in logistics and transport, Procurement […]

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DB Schenker Recognized as Sustainability Leader

Supply chain sustainability is taking root as shippers embrace technology and best practices that minimize their environmental impact. DB Schenker has been leading this industry charge with numerous initiatives across the globe. It’s always nice to be recognized as a leader, and Inbound Logistics has done just that, with the announcement of the G75 that […]

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Rio 2016: Overcast but Optimistic

Flavia Brandão from DB Schenker and Patrick Fehring, Director Cargo of the airport operating company RIOgaleão, are looking forward to exciting games. Both are convinced that the Olympics will benefit the logistics sector and its customers in Brazil. The skies hang heavy over the old port of Rio de Janeiro, and the view across Guanabara Bay […]

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