DB Schenker

Barriers to trade

MULTIMODAL Europe’s chemical industry is not doing a bad job at optimising its modal flows. However, the EU’s target of moving 30 per cent of current road traffic onto other modes might be a challenge, as work by Cefic has shown

Tank containers being moved at Freilager port in Switzerland

Mining a rich seam

INVESTMENT Indonesia’s strong economic growth has boosted demand for dangerous goods transport and storage facilities. Schenker’s local operation is adding to capacity to help meet local needs, as David Hayes reports

Irwansyah Sofyan - head of logistics in Schenker Petrolog Utama

DB Schenker unveils Czech hub

DB Schenker Logistics has opened a 90,800 m2 'mobility hub' in Rudna, near Prague in the Czech Republic.

Trending: link-ups

RAIL Europe-based logistics companies are finding opportunities in the Middle East and elsewhere, as shippers begin to realise the benefits of rail transport

Rail tank containers - Bertschi and Hoyer

Into the fold

DEMAND Vietnam’s hazardous cargo transport and storage sector is poised to enter an important growth phase as more international companies providing specialist dangerous goods handling services enter the market attracted by rising consumption of chemical and petroleum products, as David Hayes reports

Vietnamese food hawkers on bike

DB to take Bayer product off the river

DB Schenker Rail has secured a three-year contract from Bayer MaterialScience to operate block trains between its plants in Dormagen and Krefeld and its production centre in Brunsbüttel.

DB Schenker intros Italy-Poland route

DB Schenker has introduced a new twelve-semitrailer road-rail combined transport service between Italy and Poland on the Verona-Ostrava route.

DB streamlines Germany, Poland rail

DB Schenker Rail has begun offering new container transport services from the Hamburg and Bremerhaven seaports in Germany to Poland. The company has been running container trains from Hamburg and Bremerhaven to Poland since 1991

DB grows intermodal service in Italy

DB Schenker Logistics announces that it has established a new “road-rail interface” facility in northern Italy. The facility, located next to the already existing facilities of Schenker Italiana in the city of Dinazzano

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