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    Direct Freight

    DB SCHENKER part load and DB SCHENKER full load – fast, flexible, and reliable service is going your way

    More transport performance meter for meter

    Whether full-truck load or less-than-full-truck load, with our fast and flexible direct freight, you can expect more individual service and a comprehensive list of transport options, from pick-up to delivery. Book your loading meters with DB SCHENKER part load or DB SCHENKER full load.

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    DB SCHENKER part load

    Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) is ideal for when you don't need the full space.

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    DB SCHENKER full load

    Full-Truck-Load (FTL) is perfect for when you need to take things to the max.

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    Book right now – quick and easy

    To work out the best individual land transport solution we would like to get in touch with you. Reach out to us and let us know what you need. We will come back to you with all information about routing, prices and all the details you need to know.

    Reach out and we'll put you on the inside track

    Paul Willems

    Head of Direct Operations Europe

    Options of direct freight

    • We handle all formalities for you so that you can concentrate on your business. We will handle customs clearance provided that all documents, certificates, and information required for customs clearance are available from you.

    • Time window pick-up / delivery: 
      We pick-up and/or deliver either in the morning (9 am to noon) or afternoon (1 pm to 4 pm). Fast, convenient, and 100% reliable. You define the time slot for pick-up / delivery.

      Fix day pick-up / delivery: 
      There is also a Fix day pick-up and/or delivery where you can specify the pick-up and delivery date. 

    • Pre-notice: We inform the sender and/or recipient regarding the day the shipment will be collected and/or delivered (telephone or e-mail; provision of contact details assumed).

      Proof of Delivery (POD): Provision of the original proof of delivery, in original or scan, depending on the given customer agreement.

    • Our expedition insurance provides maximum protection for your direct freight shipment from pick-up to delivery. For more security and peace of mind. It is your protection against all risks of physical loss or damage to goods due to external causes during transport – subject to the agreement of the AXA XL insurer.

    • Due to the risk for people and the environment, dangerous cargo cannot be treated like general cargo. It requires special handling and the workforce involved needs additional qualifications. Whichever of the land transport product portfolio (cross-border) you choose, you may always ask for special agreements from the respective branch office.

      With DB SCHENKER part load and DB SCHENKER full load there are no general restrictions in place. In any case, customers may always ask their responsible branch office for special agreements.

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