Schenker and Deutsche Bundesbahn - Part 3
When Deutsche Bundesbahn was founded in 1949, the previously separate management entities of Schenker were brought together as Schenker & Co. GmbH, Central Management West, Frankfurt/Main.
Schenker and the Deutsche Reichsbahn - Part 2
To expand its influence on freight transport, the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft bought the Schenker Group in January 1931.
Schenker and the Deutsche Reichsbahn - Part 1
During the 1920s, forwarders and their motor vehicles started to compete seriously with the railways. Many technical innovations had made trucks more reliable, faster and cheaper.
The founding of Schenker in Vienna
Gottfried Schenker founded the forwarding company Schenker in July 1872 as the foundation stone for networking various means of transport using modern communications technology - the foundation stone for modern forwarding and logistics.