To transport its 135 railcars from Japan to the UK, Hitachi Rail enlisted the expertise of the DB Schenker Global Projects and Industry Solutions team. Together, we developed an innovative way for global transportation of 135 rail cars from the Hitachi Rail manufacturing facility in Kasado, Japan to its facility in Newton Aycliffe, UK.
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The Coronavirus pandemic has hit global supply chains with full force. Due to changing consumer behavior, stranded shipping containers are piling up in seaports with goods that can no longer be sold due to changing consumer behavior. In addition, growing consumer demand for certain goods, for example in the food or health sector, has led to an increase in production.
We successfully put our new flagship - and at 101 million euros, the largest investment in Schenker's history - into operation in Singapore this summer. The new 50,000 sqm logistics facility is equipped with the latest automation technology and provides first-class logistics services over five floors.