At DB Schenker, expert teams work with you to develop integrated, multimodal transportation concepts for your industry, enabling short reaction times and just-in-time delivery even in periods of volatile demand. The goal is supply chain management exactly tailored to your needs.
Special safety standards apply for chemical, oil and fertilizer products, and must be complied with at all times. When transporting hazardous materials, it is especially important that you can rely on responsible handling, which we ensure with comprehensive safety and emergency management. We also help you respond to the need for environmentally friendly solutions. Goods can be transported with a variety of CO2-saving and climate-friendly products, or even 100 percent CO2-free in the German rail network with our Eco Plus offer.
As the largest European rail freight company, we offer you a full spectrum of services for your bulk goods - from single-car transport to block train products and multimodal solutions. Special rail offerings such as chem-solution or oil-solution are tailored to the requirements of the respective industries. Through partnerships with other European rail freight operators, more and more European regions can be reached via seamless rail connections.
With our global logistics network, we operate for your packaged goods rail, land, ocean and air based supply chains, tailored to your needs wherever on the globe your markets demand. For last mile solutions, we are able to include a large selection of value-added services so your product reaches your customers exactly according to your market promise.
In addition to downstream distribution, we develop upstream project solutions for the oil and gas industry, e.g. logistical support for oil fields.
eSchenker is our most advanced logistic solution yet. It incorporates all eServices into one portal, giving you maximum support at every stage of your supply chain. From tracking and scheduling to booking and reporting, eSchenker has your logistics covered.
The easy-to-use eSchenker tracking tool gives you real-time information about the location and status of your shipment, and its current estimated time of delivery. Allocation of a tracking number means that you can access detailed shipment data online without having to log in. Our tracking technology has now been upgraded with an even more detailed overview and status information for each of your shipments.
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. This has two consequences: Currently unsaleable items need to be stored temporarily and companies are having to build up safety stocks to avoid interruptions in supply.
Working with Porsche, DB Schenker, and Lufthansa Cargo, these German state governments are making sure three million face masks, 130,000 pairs of safety glasses, and 60,000 protective suits were delivered to the people who need them most.
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.
DB Schenker is now responsible for MediaMarkt Sweden's logistics for online sales and store deliveries from the Arlandastad logistics center near Stockholm.
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.
DB Schenker and Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking for the internet, are collaborating to change the face of the logistics industry.
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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DB Schenker has successfully introduced smart glasses from Picavi and scanning gloves from ProGlove in order-picking operations in Germany, in order to increase warehouse efficiency.