Ocean Freight Container Ship

Less-than-container Load (LCL)

Our global LCL network makes managing your ocean freight easier than ever. With quality service and state-of-the-art tech, we're a leader in LCL delivery.

DB SCHENKERcombine is an inherent component of our ocean freight product and service portfolio which adds real value to our customers’ business. We provide extensive LCL services with expertise that is supported by a global LCL Hub and Gateway network enhanced by a seamless connection to our land services. This enables DB Schenker to meet the highest standards for comprehensive door-to-door solutions assuring even the smallest consignments reach their destinations in a reliable, flexible and efficient manner.


  • Competitive pricing
  • High quality standards
  • Space and equipment availability during peak seasons
  • Outstanding schedule reliability
  • Sustainable solutions
  • Weekly sailing flexibility
  • Sustainable "Eco" solutions

Additional Services

Valid for LCL shipments with DB SCHENKERocean Bill of Lading via ports Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Wilhelmshaven, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Zeebrugge. The conditions for reefers, special equipment, shippers own equipment and containers with dangerous goods are not included and must be requested separately.

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Applicable for in-/outbound LCL shipments handled under DB SCHENKERocean Bill of lading from the ports of Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Wilhelmshaven, Rotterdam, Antwerpen und Zeebrügge.


Following the resolution of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in November 2014, the gross weight of individual ship containers must be determined, documented and communicated to the carrier before loading starting from July 1, 2016.

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The current exchange rate of Schenker Deutschland AG is published here. The exchange rates are determined in accordance with the schedule data specified in the General Terms and Conditions. The basis for this is the DB exchange rate (Reuter rate - shown here) including the risk surcharge.

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