Schenker hits profit record

Deutsche Bahn (DB) Group said on 30 March that it had achieved an operating profit of almost €1.3 billion and with its logistics and forwarding arm DB Schenker generating its highest profit in its history. - Dr Levin Holle, chief financial officer for the group - which includes the German railways along with other transport interests - said that despite the recent considerable drop in freight rates in air and ... [+]

Schenker and MSC sign green fuel pledge

DB Schenker has signed an agreement with shipping line MSC to use 12,000 tonnes of biofuel for all its container traffic. The amount of biofuel purchased will save 35,000 tonne of CO2 equivalents and is one of the largest carbon-insetting biofuel deals between a freight forwarder and a shipping company, ... [+]

SAF for all at Schenker

DB Schenker is making biofuel available for all its air freight following its purchase of over 11,000 tons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Customers can choose SAF for their air transport anywhere in the world and independent of the type of aircraft or airline used. It is possible to avoid ... [+]

DB Schenker launches Frankfurt-US-Brazil freighter

DB Schenker has launched its first ever charter flights between Europe and South America. They will also be the forwarder’s first ever transatlantic charters. The weekly flight leaves Amsterdam Schiphol on Sundays and stops in New York JFK and Miami on Monday before reaching Viracopos near São Paulo on the same ... [+]

DB Schenker to operate world’s first electric container ship

DB Schenker is to operate a fully-electric coastal container feeder vessel in Norway, the first of its kind in the world.  The forwarder has signed a pre-study agreement with furniture giant Ekornes and the vessel designer Naval Dynamics, along with energy tech firm Kongsberg and autonomous vessel company Massterly. The 50m long ... [+]

DB Schenker opens Tampere terminal

DB Schenker has opened a new terminal in Finland’s Tampere region. Located at Lempäälä, it will be served by five fully electric trucks operating into Tampere city centre. The energy to recharge the vehicles in the fleet will be provided by the company's own solar power plant, except in winter. ... [+]

DB Schenker signs biggest ever battery truck deal

German forwarder DB Schenker says it has made the largest pre-order for electric trucks in Europe to date through a new partnership with Volta Trucks. It will acquire 1,470 fully-electric Volta Zero vehicles to be built at Volta Trucks’ new contract manufacturing facility in Steyr, Austria. The 16-ton vehicles will ... [+]

Schenker invests in Shannon

DB Schenker is investing €10 million euro in a new logistic centre in Shannon, in the west of Ireland. The new site is located close to Shannon Airport and has direct access to the local highway network. It will offer services including air and ocean freight, land transport, and value-added logistics. The ... [+]

DB Schenker launches three-continent freighters

DB Schenker has launched new own-controlled air freighter services connecting the US, Europe and Asia to cope with a lack of capacity on passenger flights. The first route, operated by National Airlines, is from Chicago via Munich to Tokyo and Seoul before flying back to Germany and from there again ... [+]

You’ll find us in the Red Lion, says DB Schenker Singapore

DB Schenker has started operations at its new ‘Red Lion’ automated high-speed logistics hub in Singapore. At €101m, it is the single largest investment in any site globally in Schenker’s corporate history, located in the Airport Logistics Park at Changi Airport. The highly-mechanized air freight hub and contract logistics warehouse extends ... [+]

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