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DB Schenker in Vietnam receives Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hanoi, 6 April 2014

DB Schenker recently received the prestigious award for Good Performance on Social Security & Community Development given by the Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment Affairs.

The award aims to recognize corporations who have exemplified commitment to improving social security and community development in the country.  The criteria for choosing the honorees include ratings on taxpayer responsibility, implementation of customs procedures, environmental consciousness, social insurance for workers, and certified quality management according to international standards.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2014

“Our global Schenker 2020 strategy - for people, for markets, for tomorrow, drives our organization towards this continued social commitment,” says Juergen Braunbach, managing director of Schenker Vietnam Co., Ltd.  “This award is a testament to DB Schenker’s commitment in becoming a leader not only in shaping our industry but also in assuming responsibility for our employees, the environment and the communities we operate in,” adds Melissa Hanh, heading Human Resources at Schenker Vietnam Co., Ltd.

The award was presented to DB Schenker during a prestigious ceremony held at the premier Hanoi Opera House attended by dignitaries from Vietnamese ministers and top government officials last 6 April 2014.  56 corporations were chosen this year from various industries.  DB Schenker is the first and only global logistics provider chosen to receive this prestige.

Schenker Vietnam Co., Ltd., DB Schenker’s business entity in Vietnam, was established in 1991 and is one of the leading and earliest established logistics companies in the country offering a full range of logistics and transportation services which includes Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Air and Ocean Freight, National Transportation, Landbridge Asia, and Special Services.

DB Schenker stands for the transportation and logistics activities of Deutsche Bahn (DB). The logistics division of DB is the world’s second largest transportation and logistics service provider based on sales and performance. In financial year 2011, DB Schenker generated revenues of around 19.8 billion euros. Through its Transportation and Logistics Division, DB holds top positions in global air and ocean freight and has Europe’s densest land transport network and the rail expertise of Europe’s largest rail freight company