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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. 

21 Apr 2018
Sponsored: DB Schenker's Philippe Gilbert, CEO, Americas and CEO, Asia Pacific Ditlev Blicher on data innovation, the rise of Asia, and challenges of real-time collaboration across the supply chain.
Prestroenning-JOC Interview2017
22 Jun 2017
DB Schenker's Trond Prestroenning on the "5PL," impact of recent consolidation, and NVO opportunities as carriers adjust service model.
10 Mar 2017
“Through these alliances, these groups ... could maintain almost unchanged the status quo that existed before the liberalization of the rail freight sector in Spain.”
03 Nov 2016
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and DB Cargo have agreed to develop a joint-venture hub at Monfalcone to support European vehicle manufacturers’ exports to the Mediterranean and Asia.
25 Oct 2016
A federal judge on Tuesday allowed a chassis company to terminate leases with Hanjin Shipping.
Legal battles over cost and equipment liabilities related to Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy continue to play out in courts around the world.
20 Oct 2016
The court is hearing issues related to the bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping, which left its more than 90 ships and 500,000 containers around the world in limbo.