The supply chain is increasingly being used to drive differentiation and competitive advantage among global businesses. For our customers, this means a need for a strong operational delivery, a visible supply chain, and a trusted partner who can consult on the entire process. That’s where DB SCHENKERocs (Ocean Customer Solutions) comes in.
This value-added service gives our customers an edge. We identify new opportunities in your supply chain by combining:
With more than 140 years in the logistics and transportation industry, our experience enables us to recommend operational, tactical, and strategic business enhancements in areas such as:
DB SCHENKERocs offers the following services:
As of 1 July 2016 a new weighing rule requires every packed export container to have its weight verified before being loaded onto a ship.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted amendments to The Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) in order to enhance maritime safety and reduce dangers throughout ocean freight transports. The new SOLAS requirement is valid from 1 July 2016. The new rules concern every container to have its weight verified before being loaded onto a ship. The new mandatory rules have impact on operational practices globally.
How to prepare
We strongly advise to discuss the VGM with your factories, loading sites or suppliers in order to make sure all internal processes are in order. Please make sure that your systems reflect correct and verified weights. If you have any questions, please contact your operational contactperson.
eSchenker is our most advanced logistic solution yet. It incorporates all eServices into one portal, giving you maximum support at every stage of your supply chain. From tracking and scheduling to booking and reporting, eSchenker has your logistics covered.
The easy-to-use eSchenker tracking tool gives you real-time information about the location and status of your shipment, and its current estimated time of delivery. Allocation of a tracking number means that you can access detailed shipment data online without having to log in.
Our tracking technology has now been upgraded with an even more detailed overview and status information for each of your shipments.