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DB Schenker strengthens its position in automotive logistics

Lithium battery logistics or 3D printing. DB Schenker is further expanding its offer of innovative solutions for the logistics of spare parts in automotive industry.

The company DB Schenker is introducing innovative solutions to meet the growing expectations of manufacturers in the automotive industry. In addition to providing long-established services, it focuses on the latest developments in the automotive industry, such as 3D printing in the manufacture of spare parts. The main advantage for the customers is the reduction of storage costs as spare parts will only be manufactured when needed. Delivery times will also be shortened.

The company DB Schenker also plans to strengthen its market position by specializing in the storage and transportation of lithium batteries. Battery logistics requires extremely complex processes, as car batteries are classified as dangerous goods and therefore require special transportation and storage.

“Our goal is to offer our customers the best logistics services around the world. Thanks to our extensive experience in the automotive industry, qualified employees and innovation and quality programs, I am sure we will achieve this,” says Stephan Allgeier, the Vice President of the Vertical Market Automotive Division at Schenker AG.

The extensive range of services of the company DB Schenker not only meets the special needs of the automotive industry, but it also includes deliveries related to production, from complete (CKD) and partially disassembled (SKD) parts to accessories and logistics of spare parts.

The company provides tailor-made services that deliver automotive parts in time where they are needed. By combining contract logistics and transportation services, the company DB Schenker is able to provide comprehensive solutions for manufacturers of original parts and components, as well as for car service centres and repair shops, including return services.