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DB Schenker Startup Management


We are eager to support in turning your solutions into global products and solutions.


No technological limits: We are constantly searching for solutions for the logistics industry. The possible applications are limitless, and we are open for discussions about your technology.

Piloting: Dozens of PoCs that provide unique learnings for start-ups, leading to standardized product offerings and the creation of new business models.

Global Scaling: More than 140 years of logistics experience, 2,000 locations worldwide and about 700,000 customers, enable us to scale and deliver start-ups based innovative solutions to the global DB Schenker internal and external network.

Investment Opportunities: Opportunities to receive investments through our own corporate venture capital unit Schenker Ventures.

Logistics4Startups: Leveraging our experience of constant cooperation with young companies, we are the partner of choice in providing logistics services and consulting for start-ups – Interested? Contact us at

DB Schenker Open Innovation

Open Innovation

At DB Schenker we strongly believe that many heads think better than one, especially when they come from different business sectors.

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DB Schenker Innovation and Digitalization Insights

Innovation and Digitalization Insights

Innovation is about looking beyond the existing and challenging the status quo in order to develop the best solutions beyond borders and for maximum value for everyone.

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DB Schenker Innovation Lab

Enterprise Lab

DB Schenker owns a state-of-the-art lab to develop and test the technologies which will shape tomorrow's logistics.

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DB Schenker Data Analytics, Machine Learning & AI

Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

DB Schenker gains meaningful business insights from big data analytics that supports strategic, tactical, and operational decisions – for both us and our business partners.

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