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The world’s most important freight port

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The world’s most important freight port

Is it Rotterdam, or maybe even Hamburg? No – the largest freight port in the world isn't located anywhere in Europe. Several decades ago, the continent's ports were outclassed by harbors in Asia. Singapore was long the ocean freight hub with the largest transshipment volumes, until it was overtaken by the Chinese megacity of Shanghai. The People's Republic opens up, and Shanghai profits The port of …

Formula 1 report: How the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS motorhome is created

Formula 1 report: How the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS motorhome is created

Logistics in Formula 1 involve more than just transportation. DB SCHENKERsportsevents takes over many value added services – such as building the motorhomes – for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM team. The transportable modular buildings serve as hospitality areas for the Formula 1 teams at the racetracks. Just like the logistics in Formula 1 overall, considerable logistical effort is also …

DB Schenker turns its logistics terminals green

DB Schenker turns its logistics terminals green

As pioneers in the field of green logistics, DB Schenker aims to set sectoral standards for the efficient and sustainable usage of resources. This also applies to the work done at logistics terminals. For this reason, DB Schenker is investing in green projects and initiatives that are designed to lead the way. Green logistics means more than just transport When they hear the term "green logistics," …

Hong Kong: Home to the largest freight airport in the world

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Hong Kong: Home to the largest freight airport in the world

Hong Kong International Airport is the planet's biggest freight airport. The air freight hub of Chek Lap Kok on the island of the same name handles some 4.51 million tonnes of cargo every year, and this figure is set to rise. From a recreational area to the world's largest freight airport Passengers arriving in Hong Kong International are treated to a magnificent sight upon approach. The city's …

transport logistic 2017: Three technologies dominated the event

transport logistic 2017: Three technologies dominated the event

transport logistic is the world's biggest logistics trade fair. This year, the Munich event welcomed 60,000 visitors from 120 countries. They came to find out about the latest products, services, and solutions in rail, road, nautical, and air transportation. logistik aktuell traveled to Bavaria to learn more about the issues that formed the main focus of the trade fair. Topic 1: Digitalization on …

Unparalleled infrastructure project: Norway’s tunnel for ships

Unparalleled infrastructure project: Norway’s tunnel for ships

Oslo wants an alternative route to the dangerous voyage around Westkapp for freight and passenger ships, so it is constructing the world's first ship tunnel. This mega-project requires a 1,700-meter long tunnel to be excavated through the mountainsides of the Stad peninsula. Norway's most dangerous waters: 33 deaths in the last 60 years Even an experienced captain can become nervous when guiding …

100,000 m² for automobile logistics in Germany

Ground-breaking ceremony for new logistics center at the port of Duisburg

100,000 m² for automobile logistics in Germany

DB Schenker celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new logistics center together with the port operator, Duisburger Hafen AG. In future, DB Schenker will use the new facility at duisport to consolidate, pack and ship parts and vehicle components for the worldwide production network of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division. Guests at the ceremony included Erich Staake, …

Logistics award: DB Schenker wins prize as best logistics brand

Logistics award: DB Schenker wins prize as best logistics brand

What are Germany's best logistics brands? This was the question that almost 1,000 logistics experts and supply chain managers answered with their votes. Organized by LOGISTIK HEUTE and BVL , the poll included no less than 260 brands in 11 categories. The winners were announced at a gala event held in Berlin on April 26. DB Schenker was among this year's prize-winners. Industry award of major …

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