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Special Events

DB Schenker's handling of special events is second to none. What ever the size or nature of your event, we can help with everything from project planning and implementation through to on-site handling and coordination.

Our logistics services for special events include:

  • Project planning and execution
  • Personal service and professional advice
  • Freight forwarding (including sea, air, road and rail) and logistics
  • Monitoring of freight movements
  • On-site handling and coordination
  • Customs and quarantine clearances, as well as arranging of special permits for medical items, road trailers, etc.

Two key examples for DB SCHENKERspecialevents:

2008 - World Youth Day 08

First visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to Australia

  • Freight logistics for the Journey of the WYD Cross and Icon of Our Lady
  • Popemobile transfer from the Vatican to Australia and return
  • Human remains logistics for the Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati from Italy to Australia and return to the tomb in Torino
  • Freight movements for broadcast/press equipment, exhibition goods, etc.
  • Pick/pack logistics services for 275,000 pilgrim backpacks and millions of pilgrim breakfast/lunch meals
  • Value add logistics services for events such as the Opening Mass, Catechesis sessions
  • Papal Welcome Ceremony, Stations of the Cross, Pilgrimage, Closing Mass and a variety of supporting programs including Days in the Diocese, Youth Festival and more

2009 - The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace

  • Transport logistics for “The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace”
  • Customs/quarantine clearance
  • Import/Export handling
  • Set-up and dismantling at various locations

eSchenker: It's so easy

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.

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