DB Schenker

DB Schenker truck and trailers

DB Schenker Logistics is a company with assets in maritime, air, and rail transport. Its headquarters is located in Frankfurt, Germany. The DB is derived from Deutsche Bahn, the German railway corporation of which DB Schenker Logistics is a subsidiary.

With 2,000 locations, $18.9 billion in revenue, and over 64,000 employees in roughly 130 countries, DB Schenker Logistics is the world’s third largest 3PL by revenue, according to JOC’s Top 40 Global 3PLs ranking. Rounding out these figures are the company’s 21.5 million square feet of warehouse space.

DB Schenker offers supply chain management, freight forwarding, and contract logistics services to clients across various industries. In recent years, DB Schenker has made a concerted push into pharmaceutical logistics as part of its long term strategy. The company opened dedicated pharmaceutical facilities in the Netherlands, and South Korea in 2013. 

29 Sep 2014
Large forwarders are less inclined to accept loss leading business and will turn down contracts rather than supply transport services at below break-even levels, according to logistics companies with strong Asia Pacific business.
23 Sep 2014
DB Schenker (India) has opened a 55,000-square-foot logistics facility in Ahmedabad, India, to serve customers in the western region.
17 Sep 2014
China-Europe rail services continue to grow in popularity with DHL the latest forwarder to offer a new weekly scheduled block train from Suzhou to Poland.
05 Sep 2014
DB Schenker expects to have one train service per week hauling freight eastward from Hamburg to the Chinese city of Zhengzhou by next year.
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29 Jun 2014
Forwarders shipping goods via Shanghai are trying to decipher China Customs’ 24-Hour Advance Manifest (CCAM) regulations that either were implemented on June 3, will be implemented on June 28 or July 1, or will be strictly enforced from October 1, depending on the source.
11 Feb 2014
DB Schenker, the global logistics group, announced the launch of a pan-Asian trucking service to compete with slower sea transport and more costly air freight.