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DB confirms Schenker stake sale

The German railways (Deutsche Bahn) has confirmed that it will sell a stake in its DB Schenker forwarding and logistics arm, estimated by market experts at 40-45% of the business, valued at around €5bn. On 5 May it said that it would develop an implementation plan for a third-party minority holding in DB Schenker, along with another in its DB Arriva public transport arm. A final decision on whether to go ... [+]

New auto head for Schenker

Schenker has appointed Alison Jackman as its new head of automotive for the UK, with immediate effect. She was previously a supply chain consultant and before that was global purchase and supply manager at Unipart from 2010 to 2012. [+]

New boss for Schenker

Jochen Thewes is to be Schenker AG's new chairman of the board of management, from 1 September . An internationally recognized supply chain and logistics expert, he has since 2011 been the forwarder and logistics giant's chief executive officer in Singapore. Prior to that, he was senior vice president global ... [+]

Schenker seeks $2.5bn damages from airlines

Deutsche Bahn's logistics subsidiary, Schenker, is to seek $2.5 billion from air cargo carriers found guilty by the US Department of Justice, the European Commission and other international authorities for operating a global price-fixing cartel. The damages comprise $370 million in the U.S. and $2.19 billion in Germany including interest ... [+]

Fifteen more apprentice places at Schenker

Schenker Limited, the UK arm of the global logistics services provider DB Schenker, is offering 15 new places for young people on its UK National Apprenticeship Programme, now in its fifth year. The new group will be based in a variety of locations including Heathrow, Basildon, Felixstowe, Nuneaton and Bournemouth. As ... [+]

Schenker to build new Dubai hub

DB Schenker has started building a new facility in Dubai Logistics City in the freight forwarding area at the new Dubai World Central airport. It will have 8,500sq m of warehouse space and storage for 8,500 pallet positions, with two mezzanine levels dedicated for value added services and spare parts ... [+]

Schenker takes Gothenburg lease

Schenker Logistics has taken a lease on a new 24,000sq m dockside warehouse and distribution centre at Arendal, in the port of Gothenburg, is now complete. It will handle mainly imported consumer goods. [+]

Single portal at Schenker

Schenker Limited, the UK arm of the global services provider DB Schenker Logistics, says it is now offering e-Business solutions for all modes of transport from a single portal. It also simplifies routine procedures such as export bookings, monitoring inbound/cross trade shipments, simple or advanced tracking and statistical reporting. See http://ebusiness.schenker.com [+]

Schenker opens Heathrow’s newest freight hub

Schenker Limited, the UK arm of DB Schenker Logistics, formally opened its new head­quarters building at London Heathrow on 8 October. The 9,900sq m building, which which will also be the main airfreight hub for the country, is close to Schenker's previous Heathrow base at the Unitair centre, a building ... [+]

More apprentices for Schenker

Schenker Limited, the UK arm of DB Schenker Logistics, has introduced six more young people to its National Apprenticeship programme following the success of the first two groups. The programme has been running since 2010. The company also have a vacancy for one more in Basildon. The new group will ... [+]

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