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New Automobile Expansion in the Works for DB Schenker

The DBS presence in China continues to expand as the company proceeds with a joint venture together with an unnamed Chinese partner to open a new logistics center targeted at the growing automobile industry. Early this month the group witnessed its first Eastbound rail freight service traveling to Zhengzhou. Now it has announced a 20 […]

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US GDP boosted 3-4%. Why? Digital trade.

Digital trade is responsible for an estimated 3.4 percent to 4.8 percent boost in U.S. GDP, according to a new report released Thursday by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The report, Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2 , is the follow up to a report released by USITC in July 2013, […]

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Some countries are more challenging than others – such as Romania

Can we put our shipments on a bicycle? “Romania’s deficient railway, road and naval infrastructure is the country’s greatest disadvantage, said Albin Budinsky, general manager of merchandise transport and logistics firm DB Schenker. “In the railway system, the speed for freight trains is of 25 km per hour. Which means it’s faster to reach Bucharest […]

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Now That’s Logistics – Transporting Pharmaceuticals

https://vimeo.com/105824636 Watch this video and get a glimpse of what goes into the transport of specialty products. CargoLux partners with DB Schenker global logistics in the transport of pharmaceuticals from Germany to Indianapolis, USA in 36 hours. It’s a trip in need of customized solutions because the product requires end to end temperature control. The […]

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Meeting logistics challenges head-on, DBS is developing a transport and logistics solution that delivers real-time data while saving fuel.

Facing a host of logistic challenges: fierce competition, cost pressures, unstable energy costs, stringent emissions legislation and the requirement for accurately-measured carbon footprints. DB Schenker along with T-Systems and GAF AG are looking for solutions that deliver real-time data based on satellite navigation, earth observation and satellite communication technologies. Cutting CO2 Emissions /Saving Fuel The […]

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What’s happening in the world’s largest container port?

Shanghai – the world’s largest container port – handled 3.11m teu in August, the highest monthly volumes so far this year.* August’s throughput rose 5.4% compared to 2.95m teu recorded in the same month of 2013. Volumes also improved by 1.6% month-on-month.* This year, Shanghai’s port handled a total throughput of 23.44m teu, up 5.3% […]

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Are unmanned drones in DBS future? – most likely.

Some 42 per cent of logistics operators believe they will use unmanned drones to ship cargo in the future and most believe it will be within 15 years, according to a survey. The research was carried out by the National Aeronautical Centre (NAC), which said rising fuel prices and predicted growth in international freight volumes […]

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Oil and Gas on the move in Houston, Texas as DB Schenker breaks ground on a new office/warehouse

DB Schenker has signed a lease for the entire 150,000-square-foot office/warehouse building Kenswick AirFreight & LogisticsCentre in north Houston. The property sits on 13-acres and includes more than 3 acres of outside storage. “The new facility will provide DB Schenker the space necessary to house our growing staff of exceptional logistics professionals while meeting the needs of […]

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China’s logistics industry faces a downturn

Smaller industry players on the mainland are being hindered by a shortage of funds and land and may have to merge in order to survive The false prosperity of the logistics industry created excessive capacity and threatened the national strategy to move up value chains by boosting the share of the services industry in GDP […]

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Most Fit Couple in the World, with a Love that Crosses the Borders, Plans to Play in the Pan Am Games

Canadian Brianne Theisen-Eaton and American husband Ashton Eaton plan to compete in Pan Am Games in individual events. As the world record holder in decathlon and, as the Olympic gold medallist, the American Ashton Eaton walks around with the unofficial title of world’s greatest athlete. His wife is the Canadian record holder in heptathlon and, […]

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