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What to expect for Incoterms 2020

As we approach the end of the decade, preparations to introduce a revised set of Incoterms are starting to intensify. Come January 1st, 2020, industries dealing with the international transportation such as the ocean freight industry will bid farewell to the current version of Incoterms, and ring in the new....

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The World’s Most Important Freight Port

Is it Rotterdam, or even Hamburg? No – the largest freight port in the world isn’t located anywhere in Europe. Several decades ago, the continent’s ports were outclassed by harbors in Asia. Singapore was long the ocean freight hub with the largest transshipment volumes, until it was overtaken by the...

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Trade Policy, Tariffs and Your Supply Chain

How the current trade policy/tariff changes could impact the world’s supply chains To say the current trade policy environment was in turmoil would be a major understatement. Of keen interest to any shipper that works with overseas trading partners and customers, issues like renegotiated trade agreements, steeper tariffs, and the...

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SWI Is Coming to Canada, Are You Ready?

With Canada's new Single Window Initiative, clearing customs might get easier. But first, be prepared to provide import data a lot sooner … and a lot more of it! Single Window Initiative, or SWI, is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) program designed to standardize, modernize and streamline importing goods...

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The Port of Santos

Brazil has had its ups and downs in recent years. Now that the recession is finally over, what lies ahead for its busiest port? Brazil is big. The world’s 5th largest country by landmass is actually larger than the contiguous United States (the U.S. is the 4th largest thanks to...

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DB Schenker Celebrates 45 Years of Success in Brazil

DB Schenker, a leading global logistics provider, proudly celebrates 45 years providing freight forwarding services and logistics solutions in Brazil. Since 1973, DB Schenker has held a position of prominence in the local market supporting industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean...

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“We need to embrace change”

“I have been working in the logistics industry all my life,” says Enrique Valera Holthus, born in 1965. He first joined DB Schenker in 1990 and was appointed CEO of the company’s Mexican subsidiary in 2014. Photo: DB Schenker Earlier this year, DB Schenker Mexico celebrated its 40th corporate anniversary....

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