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DB Schenker brings vaccine to Saxony’s vaccination centers

DB Schenker brings vaccine to Saxony’s vaccination centers

Yesterday, April 28, 2021, DB Schenker delivered the millionth COVID-19 vaccine dose to a vaccination center in Saxony. The recipient was the German Red Cross, which carries out immunizations at several local vaccination centers. "More people can be vaccinated every day. We are pleased that DB Schenker can play a role here with its logistics expertise," says Heiko Löwe, Head of Special Transport at DB …

„Security is a question of communication “

„Security is a question of communication “

Security in logistics is also an important topic in these times. According to the TAPA Association (TAPA stands for Transported Asset Protection Association), in February 2021, products worth €4.1 million were stolen in Europe, Middle East, and Africa in recent months. The association's conclusion: "Cargo thieves were not deterred by the ongoing restrictions in the wake of the Covid pandemic, nor by …

Strong acceleration: The pandemic offers logisticians opportunities to get better

Strong acceleration: The pandemic offers logisticians opportunities to get better

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the world economy mightily with massive implications for global supply chains. "Covid-19 acts as a digital supply chain trend amplifier," says Joachim Schaut, VP Global ISC Intercontinental Supply Chain Solutions, DB Schenker. But how can shippers and logistics providers respond to this trend? "To find the right answer to these trends, they need to strengthen end-to-end …

Fight against the pandemic: DB Schenker transports vaccine filling line

Fight against the pandemic: DB Schenker transports vaccine filling line

Success has many fathers and mothers, they say - and in this case that is particularly true: DB Schenker transported a complete vaccine filling line on behalf of the US healthcare company Nexus Pharmaceuticals. The time window was extremely tight. DB Schenker had to rely on the entire know-how of its own network in order to process the order at the required speed. “The complexity of this project was …

Digitization and training in logistics

Digitization and training in logistics

Digitization in logistics has long been not just about the right technology, but about the right employees. And that poses great challenges for many logisticians: The skilled labor market has been swept empty in some areas. Finding trainees is not easy either - even if logistics has seen an enormous boost in image over the past few months. Jobs in the logistics industry are often said to be jobs …

Frankfurt-Shanghai: DB Schenker flies CO2-neutral on a regular basis

Frankfurt-Shanghai: DB Schenker flies CO2-neutral on a regular basis

Is the dream of climate-friendly flying coming true? DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo launched the first regular and CO2-neutral cargo flight connection in the history of aviation at the beginning of April. Flight LH8404, a Boeing 777F, took off from Frankfurt am Main at 09:14 on April 1, 2021. The plane's destination: Shanghai Pudong. The special feature: The flight is CO2-neutral. The aircraft's fuel …

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

If you want to take a look at global aviation, look out into the desert - namely into the US state of California. Mojave Airport is located there. The airfield, which has also been a take-off and landing site for space travel since 2004, is now one of the world's largest parking lots for aircraft. Hundreds of discarded and dismantled machines stand peacefully side by side - venerable antiquities as …

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Thailand is one of the most desirable tourist destinations. In the United Nations World Tourism Barometer, Thailand is the second most popular destination in the Asia-Pacific region after China. In 2019, more than 106 million passengers entered through the airports of the capital Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Both operate well beyond their capacities. That is why there have long been plans to …

Beijing Daxing Airport: In the land of superlatives

Beijing Daxing Airport: In the land of superlatives

With the new construction of a third airport in Beijing, China is pursuing ambitious goals. Beijing Daxing Airport aims to curb the rapid growth in air traffic in the region around the capital. The new airport is to become one of the most important transshipment hubs in the gigantic empire with the IATA code PKX. Aviation in China is more than just moving people and cargo from one place to another by …

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