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Road transport: Friedewald never rests

Road transport: Friedewald never rests

When the Christmas or New Year's spirit comes around in Germany, many people continue to work. They ensure that the country can pick up speed again in the new year and that we don't have to worry about the supply chains that supply us even during the holidays. At DB Schenker, for example, hundreds of employees are already on the job in advance so that the transport operations keep functioning at the …

Preparing for the end of the year: the storm before the calm

Preparing for the end of the year: the storm before the calm

When Germany stands still for Christmas or New Year, many people continue to work. They ensure that the country can pick up speed again in the New Year and that we don't have to worry about the supply chains that serve us even during the holidays. At DB Schenker, for example, hundreds of employees are already operating in advance to enable the calm at the turn of the year. For example, at the …

Transshipment terminal in Neufahrn: Complete renovation during ongoing operations

Transshipment terminal in Neufahrn: Complete renovation during ongoing operations

“What has occurred here in Neufahrn in the past three years has never happened in the history of Schenker Germany. In order to be able to grow at our strategically important location in Neufahrn near Munich, we forged the ambitious plan to build something new in the existing building during ongoing operations. We fought together for this project - and now we've made it. ”This is how Manfred John, Head …

Climate protection becomes airborne

Climate protection becomes airborne

If you want to know what makes flight LH8406 so extraordinary, you don't have to look into the cargo hold filled by DB Schenker or into the cockpit - but into the refueling system at the airport. For the first time in the history of commercial aviation, a cargo airplane took off on 29 November that completely covered its fuel requirements with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Geographically it was …

Istanbul Airport: Bridging Europe and Asia

Istanbul Airport: Bridging Europe and Asia

Partly European, partly Asian – Turkey is situated on both continents. It’s not surprising that the country sees itself as an ideal bridge for traffic and transports between Asia, Europe, and Africa. The new Istanbul Airport recently opened in the Turkish capital therefore fulfills an important role. It is planned to turn the region into a central hub for passengers and airfreight between the three …

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Big cheers on a small scale: On October 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. the first aircraft touched down on the runway of the newly opened Berlin Brandenburg Airport. After 14 years of construction, the airport with the nickname "Willy Brandt" was put into operation. Reason enough to take a look at the latest mega-projects in the world with a series of articles: How do the declining passenger and airfreight numbers …

XXL cargo bike: Euro pallets on the luggage rack

XXL cargo bike: Euro pallets on the luggage rack

What the drivers of the XXL cargo bikes do on behalf of DB Schenker, others do at the gym. The ergonomic seat provides a stable back support so that the trunk supports the work of the thighs. “It's like doing the leg press in the weight room,” flatters Christian Rusche. “Except that in this case an electric motor helps and everything takes place outdoors.” He and his employees clearly enjoy stepping on …

“We are in the midst of change!”

“We are in the midst of change!”

Andrea Dorothea Schön, Senior Manager Climate and Clean Air Management, Schenker AG, Essen, explains why the logistics industry is becoming increasingly sustainable. logistik aktuell: Mrs. Schön, in the Corona pandemic, logistics experts are certainly worried about short and medium-term business. But what is the general mood in the industry when it comes to sustainability? Andrea Dorothea Schön: The …

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

Sustainability has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Surveys show that this topic is becoming increasingly important for shipping and logistics companies. This is because ecological, economic and social aspects are intertwined. Together they ensure that logistics becomes more resource-friendly, more efficient and more employee-friendly. The BVL Congress, which is taking place …

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