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DB Schenker’s financial results for 2018: Revenue increase of 6 percent; investment of more than €6.5 million

DB Schenker in Romania continues to increase its revenue in 2018 • Business development remains clearly positive in Romania • Investments continue to grow

Despite a challenging economic environment, DB Schenker in Romania was able to increase its revenue by 6 percent to approximately 130 million euro.

Focus on growth: Contract logistics increases by 15 percent

In the prior year, DB Schenker in Romania focused on growth and achieved a slight increase across its segments. The company was able to sustain a continued growth in contract logistics reporting an increase of 15 percent in 2018. Land transport volume also increased, the number of direct shipments rising by almost 10 percent as compared to the prior year.

Investment of €6.5 million in a Build-to-Suit premium logistic space

DB Schenker continued to focus on the expansion of its network and the modernization of its sites in South East Europe, investing in Romania approximately €6.5 million in the construction of a new terminal, located in CTPark Bucharest West.

At the beginning of 2019, the global leading logistics provider inaugurated the 21,000 sqm terminal where the company relocated the logistics and transportation activities from its former location Phoenix Logistics Center (PLC).

The new terminal is a Build-to-Suit unit built according to the developer’s highest technical standards in what concerns the construction of premium industrial and logistic spaces.

Due to the high quality of the new building and the features of the new terminal that improve the company’s efficiency, DB Schenker is taking into consideration the possibility of expanding the occupied area in the same building and also other possibilities of expanding in the same logistics park.

New standardized services with highly predictable delivery

In 2018 the company concentrated on optimizing the entire chain of distribution by implementing on the local market easy-to-use products that are standardized across Europe and bring to the company`s partners many benefits in terms of flexibility and reliability, with the primary goal of achieving an increase in productivity, delivery efficiency and customer satisfaction.

By relying on DB Schenker’s extensive land transport network which operates from 720 branches, across 36 European countries, the company was able to add to its portfolio various time-definite options with highly predictable delivery for system freight services. The new time defined options Fix Day 10 and 13 and Premium 10 and 13, provide better planning as well as streamlining of production process on the client’s side, thus adding value to the DB Schenker`s services.

“We are committed to improve on a permanent basis our services and to create synergies between our products and extensive network in order to be able to offer to our partners complex and efficient logistics solution”, declared Albin Budinsky, CEO DB Schenker in Romania.

DB Schenker in Romania

With four branches, more than 60 offices in the country and over 1,000 employees, DB Schenker in Romania is a top logistics provider that covers widely the national market.

The company offers the complete range of transport and logistics services (Road – groupage - full loads, Air, Ocean, Rail, Contract Logistics - Supply Chain Management, Fairs and Exhibitions, Removals, Project Cargo, Customs brokerage and Port Operation), all of them in a tailored integration to meet the customer’s demands and deliver solutions.

DB Schenker in South East Europe

DB Schenker is an international logistics services provider that employs 77,000 people at 2,000 locations. Schenker & Co AG in Vienna serves as the Cluster Office for South East Europe (14 countries, 5,500 employees).