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Get to know DB Schenker's factors contributing to our global success, gain insight on the latest logistic tools and on how we innovate logistic solutions.
By engaging in global partnerships with businesses, DB Schenker strives to optimize logistic services every day.
 

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Supporting the safe return of students to the classroom

DB Schenker is proud to be working with Samsung to help deliver on the Australian Government’s return-to-school plan for Victoria. Throughout Term 4, over 50,000 air purification devices are being rolled out to schools state-wide.
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Team DB Schenker at EFG Sailing Arabia

Team DB Schenker at Sailing Arabia – The Tour: One Team, One Goal

Sailing Arabia is one of the most prestigious races in the Middle East and sees elite sailors compete along 2,000 kilometers of Oman’s coastline. The 2021 event starts on the 24th of November in Mussanah before moving on to Sur then Marina Bandar Al Rowdha and ending off in Muscat on the 5th of December. This year, the DB Schenker trimaran will be crewed by a mixed-gender team – a first for the competition, and the region.
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Joining Hands for Healthcare in Africa

Delivering reliably for the medical industry globally for decades, DB Schenker has developed a logistics solution for the healthcare industry – DB SCHENKERlife+ that manages the safe and secure shipment of biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, personal protective equipment (PPE), and blood plasma for shippers in biopharma, pharmaceuticals, animal health, medical technology, and consumer health & nutrition.
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State-of-the-Art Green Logistics Center in Dubai

With temperature-controlled areas and ambient-temperature zones, this center will utilise 100% renewable energy and act as a distribution hub for the GCC. With it, DB Schenker’s footprint in Dubai reaches 84,000 square meters by June 2022.
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DB Schenker invests in autonomous mobile robotics pioneer Gideon Brothers

DB Schenker and Gideon Brothers today announced an investment by the global leading logistics service provider into the Croatian robotics and AI solutions company.
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Award-winning project Hitachi Rail Transport

An Award-winning Partnership

To transport its 135 railcars from Japan to the UK, Hitachi Rail enlisted the expertise of the DB Schenker Global Projects and Industry Solutions team. Together, we developed an innovative way for global transportation of 135 rail cars from the Hitachi Rail manufacturing facility in Kasado, Japan to its facility in Newton Aycliffe, UK.
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Jerome and the Golden Truck

Jerome hits the road for DB Schenker’s Golden Truck tour

Eager to expand its footprint in the U.S. trucking market, DB Schenker helps its Golden Truck driver earn his CDLA and prepare for a 2021 national tour.
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Three men set up high-tech equipment for Microsoft

Partnering with Microsoft to Transport High-tech Equipment to their Datacenter Academies in EMEA

With the ever-changing landscape in cloud computing, there is never time to be stagnant. Leading global logistics provider DB Schenker, and digital transformation and technology leader Microsoft, share a similar vision when it comes to enriching the lives of others.
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DB Schenker Able Sports Athletes

A Winning Combination: Able Sport Relies on DB Schenker for Domestic and International Logistics

Six-time Paralympian Krige Schabort knows that all of his company’s racing wheelchairs, wheels, travel boxes, and accessories will get to their destinations on time and within budget… every time.
A Winning Combination: Able Sport Relies on DB Schenker for Domestic and International Logistics Read more

Implementing our first autonomous robot in the Czech Republic

DB Schenker has implemented its first autonomous mobile robot (AMR) in the Czech Republic at the site in Pardubice, around 120 kilometers east of Prague. The robot was produced by Danish technology company Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and deployed in cooperation with DREAMland, a Czech distributor and integrator of autonomous robots.
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DB Schenker Building Red Lion

The lion starts to roar: Red Lion is our new regional logistics hub for high speed logistics

We successfully put our new flagship - and at 101 million euros, the largest investment in Schenker's history - into operation in Singapore this summer. The new 50,000 sqm logistics facility is equipped with the latest automation technology and provides first-class logistics services over five floors.
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Maximum power for green mobility: Launch of new battery logistics service

Transport, warehousing, recycling and other services along the supply chain require a high level of expertise in the proper and compliant handling of lithium batteries. This is where DB Schenker comes into play, supporting the industry with a dedicated service for battery logistics to cope with the logistical hurdles.
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DB Schenker Short-term warehousing

Short-term warehousing

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit global supply chains with full force. Due to changing consumer behavior, stranded shipping containers are piling up in seaports with goods that can no longer be sold due to changing consumer behavior. In addition, growing consumer demand for certain goods, for example in the food or health sector, has led to an increase in production.
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DB Schenker COVID-19 Response

Flights are being cancelled. Can you transport Coronavirus test kits?

#OurAnswerIsYES DB Schenker recently transported Coronavirus test kits on behalf of Korean pharmaceutical manufacturer SD Biosensor. The kits were transported by air freight to countries where the number of people infected with COVID-19 is particularly high, in order to quickly determine whether a person is infected or not. Despite the many flight cancellations, our Korean team was able to support SD Biosensor by shipping diagnostic kits to various destinations worldwide at short notice.
Flights are being cancelled. Can you transport Coronavirus test kits? Read more
Philippino DB Schenker logistics team

Can you secure telecoms services despite strict quarantine measures?

#OurAnswerIsYES DB Schenker supports PLDT, the largest telecommunications company in the Philippines, during a countrywide lockdown. The team operates 35 logistics centers throughout the Philippines, including a standby service for urgent telecommunications facility repairs. Logistics services provided by DB Schenker ensure that telephones, routers, data cables and other materials which enable communication via telephone and internet reach the end users on time – even during critical times.
Can you secure telecoms services despite strict quarantine measures? Read more
DB Schenker Logistics Service Lausanne Winter Olympic Games

Delivering the Gold Standard

The Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games were held on January 9th to 22nd in Lausanne, Switzerland. The DB Schenker team were on hand before, during and after the games to provide logistics services to the organizing committee, its partners and select teams attending Lausanne 2020.
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Contract Logistics team in Philippino DB Schenker warehouse

Medical supplies for the Philippines

Start of warehouse operations for a renowned American healthcare manufacturer - a remarkable achievement from our Contract Logistics team in the Philippines during the current Coronavirus outbreak.
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High-Speed Delivery of Medical Supplies

Business and government align to get critical safety gear to those who need it most.
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DB Schenker distributing Anti-COVID priority shipments

Can Shippers and Logistics Providers Join Forces to Fight Coronavirus?

#OurAnswerIsYES DB Schenker distributes Anti-COVID priority shipments of disinfectants, offering free delivery directly to healthcare facilities, doctors, dentists, retirement homes and social services.
Can Shippers and Logistics Providers Join Forces to Fight Coronavirus? Read more
Lautergold partnering with DB Schenker to deliver disinfectants

We Turn Schnapps into Hand Sanitizers. Can You Ship?

#OurAnswerIsYES Known for producing some of the finest spirits and liqueurs, Lautergold came up with a great idea: “If we can make schnapps,” the company’s owners said, “we can make disinfectants.”
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DB Schenker Aldi Pasta Delivery

Keeping the World’s Food Supply Chains Running During a Global Pandemic

With a reliable network of more than 430 land transport hubs in 38 countries in Europe alone, DB Schenker is delivering food and essentials to the communities that need it.
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DB Schenker White Glove Logistics and Fashion Retail Supply Chain

“White Glove” Logistics for the World’s Luxury Fashion Brands

DB Schenker moves luxury fashion around the world with its new white glove La Conciergerie service.
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DB Schenker Porsche Canada Warehouse

Making the Grade: DB Schenker and Porsche pair up to open new warehouse in Canada

Already working together in China and South Korea, Porsche and DB Schenker extend their long-running relationship to Canada, where they opened the automaker’s first parts distribution centre in Mississauga, Ontario last year.
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DB Schenker eXXpedition North Pacific Boat Top View Ocean

eXXpedition Round the World

The oceans’ plastics problem isn’t going away, but 300 women + one research vessel want to help solve it.
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DB Schenker Logistics Center in Augsburg Germany

State-of-the-Art Logistics Center in Augsburg

In October 2019, we celebrated the opening of our newest logistics center. A 38,000 square meters of logistics space serving our customers KUKA, an international automation group, and MediaShop, the market leader in German-speaking markets for online and teleshopping.
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DB Schenker Media Markt warehouse stage

Logistics automation at its best

DB Schenker is now responsible for MediaMarkt Sweden's logistics for online sales and store deliveries from the Arlandastad logistics center near Stockholm.
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Virtual Reality boosts employee training

Serious Gaming: In collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics DB Schenker has developed an employee training course as a VR digital game.
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DB Schenker Exoskeletons woman lifting

Exoskeletons

DB Schenker has extensively investigated the use of exoskeletons at several logistics locations in Germany, in order to relieve warehouse personnel of physically-demanding tasks in the long term.
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