Electric vehicles, e-bikes, e-scooters, and other progressive mobility products are populating cities around the world. Scenarios show that by 2030 global electric car sales will reach some 25 million and the stock of vehicles may be greater than 130 million. In order to meet environmental standards, regulations are strict and new concepts and new policies are continuously being introduced.Batteries are the main drivers of the ongoing electrification of the world, which rapidly increases the need for reliable solutions. However, the logistics for transport, return, and recycling are complex due to their dangerous-goods classification.
Comprehensive legal requirements for transportation and warehousing are combined with individual regulations concerning battery types and transportation modes.
As a fully integrated service provider, DB Schenker covers all logistics modes of transport, as well as the complete life cycle of batteries, globally.
We cover everything from the inbound transport of materials to the production, as well as the outbound transport of finished goods, after-sales services, and the reverse logistics of recycling or disposal. Our global network of proven dangerous-goods experts allows our customers to compete with the challenges of an emerging industry. Our combined expertise in automotive, electronics, and the semiconductor business results in sophisticated cross-industrial solutions.
At DB Schenker, we can provide or organize the proper packaging to ensure safe transport and storage for all kind of batteries: new, used, and even damaged ones.
With our network, we cover the whole logistics spectrum: land, ocean, and air transport, as well as special solutions in contract logistics and rail transport.
Thereby, we are able to create custom-made and reliable solutions for each of our customers’ needs.
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With 430 branches across the world, our land transport services get your shipments where they need to be, when they need to be there.
With a global network and advanced logistics solutions, our air freight services provide comprehensive solutions for your air cargo needs. We can transport your cargo anywhere in the world. Wherever the destination of your goods and whatever your timescale, it’s our business to make your business run smoothly.
DB Schenker’s ocean freight ships more than 5,500 containers a day to ports all around the world, making us a top forwarder for your ocean freight shipments.
DB Schenker is one of the leading and fastest growing global logistics service providers. With our innovative industry solutions and worldwide consistent first class operations, we are and we will be the supply chain partner of choice for the best companies globally.
Our worldwide network for procurement, distribution and aftermarket logistics ensures your components and vehicles reach their destination. We offer a range of storage services and transport modes, including road, rail, ocean, or air freight. We also provide eco-friendly transport solutions, consulting services, and 3PL/4PL concepts.
We work closely with you to develop customized supply chain solutions. We also offer many supplementary services, including customs clearance, co-packing, fulfillment, production supply, projects shipments, fairs and exhibitions services, and eco-friendly transport.
As a global leader in logistics services for the electronics industry, we make sure you optimize your production processes and reduce expenses. With multiparty platforms, we improve planning and collaboration within your supply chain to accelerate the flow of materials and finished products.
Our services for companies from the semiconductor and solar industry cover all aspects of logistics. We can optimize your entire value chain and provide equipment logistics, spare parts, after sale services, value added services like crating and quality inspections, and classical transportation management.
eSchenker is our most advanced logistic solution yet. It incorporates all eServices into one portal, giving you maximum support at every stage of your supply chain. From tracking and scheduling to booking and reporting, eSchenker has your logistics covered.
The easy-to-use eSchenker tracking tool gives you real-time information about the location and status of your shipment, and its current estimated time of delivery. Allocation of a tracking number means that you can access detailed shipment data online without having to log in. Our tracking technology has now been upgraded with an even more detailed overview and status information for each of your shipments.
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. This has two consequences: Currently unsaleable items need to be stored temporarily and companies are having to build up safety stocks to avoid interruptions in supply.
Working with Porsche, DB Schenker, and Lufthansa Cargo, these German state governments are making sure three million face masks, 130,000 pairs of safety glasses, and 60,000 protective suits were delivered to the people who need them most.
DB Schenker recently transported Coronavirus test kits on behalf of Korean pharmaceutical manufacturer SD Biosensor. The kits were transported by air freight to countries where the number of people infected with COVID-19 is particularly high, in order to quickly determine whether a person is infected or not. Despite the many flight cancellations, our Korean team was able to support SD Biosensor by shipping diagnostic kits to various destinations worldwide at short notice.
DB Schenker is now responsible for MediaMarkt Sweden's logistics for online sales and store deliveries from the Arlandastad logistics center near Stockholm.
Transport, warehousing, recycling and other services along the supply chain require a high level of expertise in the proper and compliant handling of lithium batteries. This is where DB Schenker comes into play, supporting the industry with a dedicated service for battery logistics to cope with the logistical hurdles.
DB Schenker and Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking for the internet, are collaborating to change the face of the logistics industry.
DB Schenker has extensively investigated the use of exoskeletons at several logistics locations in Germany, in order to relieve warehouse personnel of physically-demanding tasks in the long term.
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DB Schenker has successfully introduced smart glasses from Picavi and scanning gloves from ProGlove in order-picking operations in Germany, in order to increase warehouse efficiency.
New product dedicated to rising demand for battery transports • Tailor-made logistics service solutions • Supporting the turnaround towardse-mobility