The history of DB Schenker in France
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1880 Along with his business partner, Emile Baptiste Roy from Rouen founds the company Roy-Lebreton with the firm’s stated purpose being the trading and transportation of merchandise.1898 Jules Roy takes over from his father. The company enjoys sustained and regular expansion under his management. Going on to become Jules Roy S.A., it chooses to focus on maritime transport and the transportation and transit of forestry products from Scandinavia.In 1932, the company begins importing bananas from the Caribbean.