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Intermodal Solutions

The Best of Both Worlds

Why limit yourself to one transport mode when you can utilize air freight for one part of the journey and then consolidate your shipments in a container for the rest? When done right, intermodal offers a less expensive – but no less reliable – transport option that leverages air freight’s speed and ocean’s lower costs.

Moving Fast and Within Budget

If you need to meet tight delivery deadlines while staying within budget, get the best of both worlds with an intermodal solution that blends ocean and air freight. By combining the two, you get a single, streamlined shipping approach that maximizes the biggest advantages of both options, including:

  • Lower transportation costs
  • High levels of reliability
  • Door-to-door convenience of truckload shipping
  • Long-haul economy of ocean freight
  • Less freight handling
  • Shorter transit times
  • Less need for warehousing
  • Good supply chain visibility
  • A completely optimized shipping process

Benefits

  • Access to global markets
  • Reduced costs
  • Speed and flexibility of both air and ocean freights

We deliver solutions

With DB SCHENKERskybridge, we optimize your freight forwarding route and help you meet tight delivery deadlines while saving money on shipping costs. Our experts are standing by, waiting to customize a sea-air solution that meets your company’s specific requirements.
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Economies of Ocean + Speed of Air Freight

When you need a cost-effective shipping option that’s faster than ocean alone, combining sea and air is the answer. Maximize the synergies of air and ocean freight; transport your goods up to half the transit time of ocean freight and half the cost of air freight.

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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.

Tracking

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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