Global supply chains tailored for every customer

Article: Global supply chains tailored for every customer

Global and growing: DB Schenker has extensive service expertise as an integrated logistics service provider. Its teams of experts link individual service modules to form complex value chains.

DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, global air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management.

Roughly 66,000 employees at some 2,000 locations around the globe generated revenues totaling EUR 15.451 billion in 2014.

As a specialist in European land transport by both road and rail, DB Schenker connects all the important economic regions in over forty European countries via a dense network of regular scheduled services. The company also specializes in global air and ocean freight solutions, as well as in all the related logistics services.

Centers providing integrated logistics at the most important hubs where global flows of goods converge create an effective link between all carriers and enable DB Schenker to offer a wide range of value-added services.

DB Schenker holds top positions on the transport markets for the automotive, high-tech, consumer goods, trade fair and special transport sectors, and in transport services for major sporting events.

European Land Transport

With approximately 24,000 employees at 730 locations, DB Schenker is the number 1 in European land transport. It connects the most important economic regions in some forty European countries with a network of some 32,000 regular scheduled services for general cargo per week. DB Schenker provides its customers time- and cost-optimized services for general cargo and partial and full loads. It also offers logistics chains with a strong rail component for the European and trans-continental market, combining the advantages of rail and truck transport. DB Schenker has a dense European network, allowing it to provide all-in-one service in line with uniformly high, certified quality standards – from Spain and Portugal to the Urals and from Finland to Sicily, Romania and Turkey.

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Air and ocean freight

With its market position as the number 3 in air freight and the number 3 in ocean freight, DB Schenker is one of the world’s leading providers. It offers a full range of services in global air and ocean freight. It operates at 800 locations around the world with approximately 20,000 employees. DB Schenker runs around 1,200 charter flights a year, connecting hubs on all continents several times a week with a flight schedule and guaranteed capacities. One of the pioneers in the air freight industry, DB Schenker is now the leader in innovative air freight solutions.

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Contract logistics and SCM

In contract logistics, DB Schenker, with nearly 20,000 employees at almost 570 locations and warehouse space of more than 7.7 million square meters in over 50 countries on all continents, offers customized logistics solutions for industry and trade. DB Schenker ranks fifth in the world in contract logistics. It has developed a comprehensive portfolio of customized solutions for the automotive, consumer electronics, industrial and healthcare segments. Its range of services includes all stages in the value chain, from procurement, production and distribution logistics to after-sales service. DB Schenker's core competence is the planning and execution of complex global supply chains.

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