The Mercedes Formula One Team today confirmed a new four-year logistics partnership with German-based global transportation and logistics provider, DB Schenker.
From 2015 season onwards, DB Schenker will provide logistics services for all European Grands Prix, tests and promotional events, including the transportation of the team’s F1 W06 Hybrid racing cards, garage equipment and motorhome.
The Mercedes Formula One Team today confirmed a four-year logistics partnership with DB Schenker. From the 2015 season onwards. DB Schenker will provide logistics services for all European Grands Prix, tests and promotional events, including the transportation of the team’s F1 Wo6 Hybrid racing cards, garage equipment and motorhomes.
The new team fleet arrived earlier in the month from the Mercedes-Benz truck production plant in Worth, Germany which included five brilliant silver Mercedes-Benz Actros 1845 LS tractor units with Giga Space Cab what will be used to transport the Silver Arrows race cars.
The vehicles, loaded with comfort and safety equipment, including Active Break Assist 3 braking system, a lane departure warning system, stability control assist, proximity control assist with stop-and-go function plus further safety systems. Exceptionally low fuel consumption and maximum vehicle economy are assured by the Predictive Powertrain Control which is linked to the GPS data and cruise control and automated Mercedes PowerShift transmission.
Jochen Muller, Schenker Deutschland AG Board Member, said, “The Mercedes AMG Formula One Team relies on top performance, not only in motorshoprt but also in terms of logistics. This is why for us, as a sports logistics expert, it is a great honour that the team has placed its trust in DB Schenker as its logistics partner.”