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Since 2007 DB Schenker develops tracking products that are based on the customers' requirements. Formerly known as the DB SCHENKERsmartbox family, connect2track nowadays offers smart visibility solutions through DB Schenker’s own IoT platform. connect2track is a ready-to-use solution which provides shipment visibility & condition monitoring for all transport modes.

Our service includes:

  • Full 24/7 visibility of your supply chain
  • Real-time tracking of shipment position and conditions
  • Enhanced security through door-opening alerts
  • Tracking & logging devices suitable for your business case
  • Customer service by logistics experts
  • Operational execution in terms of device logistics
  • Constant improvement of our platform by IT experts. Click here to discover the latest release notes.

To provide customers with enhanced online visibility, connect2track aggregates data from multiple sources. DB Schenker’s product portfolio of smart tracking & logging devices captures telemetry data for your dashboards. This gets completed with information from carriers, using DB Schenker’s well-established network of over 70 intake providers. This broad range of data aggregators makes our service suitable for air, sea, rail and road shipments.

How to benefit from connect2track?

  • Full transparency of your shipments around the globe
  • 24/7 online monitoring
  • Continuously calculated ETA by real-time tracking
  • Potential savings and increased efficiency through supply chain optimization
  • Driving digitization & digitalization using smart technology
  • Utilize the full potential of your data

DB Schenker’s IoT platform displays a clear delivery progress accompanied by a broad range of telemetry data. A map provides end to end visibility and real-time location of your shipments. To suit every customer need, our product portfolio is available with a customizable selection of the following sensors:

  • Location

  • Temperature

  • Light

  • Shock

  • Humidity

  • Vibration

  • Tilt

  • Door Alert

connect2track use cases

Our team of logistics experts is happy to advise you in deciding which device and service fits your individual use case the best.

Due to a complex environment, it gets even harder to know the exact location of your shipment and the estimated time of arrival in a supply chain. connect2track provides full transparency at one glance, live-location of your shipments and location-based notifications.

When transporting sensitive or valuable goods, it is highly important to be aware of the exact transport conditions all the time. connect2track enables permanent transparency on your transport conditions, live-location of your shipments, location-based notifications and a continually calculated ETA.

The transportation of vulnerable, valuable and theft-endangered goods requires increased security standards to avoid criminal activities around the shipment. connect2track provides full transparency on your transport conditions, door monitoring, immediate e-mail alerts and the live location of your shipments.

eSchenker: It's so easy

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.