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    The fastest delivery. Worldwide.

    DB SCHENKER Onboard Courier

    International express delivery

    Onboard Couriers (OBC) deliver your goods personally, ensuring the fastest possible transit for shipments up to 32 kg. Explore the fascinating missions and compelling stories behind these dedicated professionals as they navigate the world to deliver your shipments on time, every time. 

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      24/7 service

      Our operators are always available for you. Discuss options in real-time and get a quote in minutes.

    • Next Flight Out (NFO)

      Every regular flight plus the DB SCHENKER transportation network ensures the fastest delivery possible.

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      Our Onboard Couriers personally accompany your goods and ensure safe handling throughout the transport journey.

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      Precise tracking

      Our Onboard Couriers provide live updates on the delivery status during the entire process.

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    • Onboard Couriers accompany deliveries personally from any pickup address to any destination. Our operators find the fastest and most effective routes to your destination. The Onboard Courier can react to changing circumstances, and handle all necessary procedures. As they cover most of the way with scheduled flights or private jets, they are well-experienced in dealing effectively with customs and entry procedures in accordance with local regulations.

      Our network of Onboard Couriers covers all parts of the globe. We also cover special language and passport requirements, with experienced specialists for industry-specific tasks.

    • Get urgent shipments across Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Oceania in as fast as 10 hours (depending on airline flight schedules) with our Onboard Couriers. International deliveries usually arrive within 24 hours, also depending on airlines' flight schedules. Our operators will find the fastest available Onboard Courier and Next Flight Out (NFO) for you.

      You can also plan a delivery in advance and choose the most effective option with our operator.

    • Any goods up to 32 kg / 70.5 lb. and a maximum total of 203 cm / 80 inches length + width + depth per piece. The maximum number of pieces depends on the aircraft type. Dangerous items, according to flight baggage guidelines are excluded.

      Goods with a maximum weight of 8 kg / 17.5 lb. and maximum dimensions of 55 × 40 × 20 cm / 21 × 16 × 8 inches can be carried in the aircraft cabin. Dangerous items, according to flight baggage guidelines, and liquids are excluded.

      Our operators will be glad to find the right option for you.

    • Yes. We ensure compliance and insurance coverage of goods up to €100,000. At the same time, the risk of damage is particularly low because the goods are always accompanied by our experienced Onboard Couriers.

    • Any handover location is possible for pickup as well as delivery. You can also schedule the Onboard Courier pickup and delivery at specific times.

    • There is almost nothing flight-safe that our Onboard Couriers have not yet transported. Critical spare parts, prototypes, lifesaving medication, stem cells, legal documents, movie props, high-end fashion, and artwork are some of the frequent Onboard Courier deliveries.

    We are here to support you. Reach out and contact our OBC team now!

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