In today’s “need it yesterday” business world, air freight plays a critical role in your company’s global supply chain. Every year, more than $6 trillion in goods are carried by air — or $18.6 billion worth of goods daily.
Your customers have set the bar high when it comes to service, responsiveness, and quick fulfillment. Whether you need to ship temperature-sensitive immunizations to patients quickly, get your high-dollar electronics to retailers for a big promotion, or send a critical part to a stalled assembly line within a few hours, air freight is the solution. DB Schenker provides maximum levels of flexibility and optimization for all your air cargo needs.
The fastest way to get goods to their destinations, air freight helps you reach these and other time-sensitive projects by providing fast delivery of cargo while minimizing unexpected delays or obstacles.
It doesn’t matter what you’re shipping, where your goods are going, or how quickly they need to get there, it’s our business to make your air freight business run smoothly.
Build a strong, predictable supply chain backed by DB Schenker’s years of experience in international air freight shipping.
A flexible solution, air freight helps your organization:
countries around the world
We match your shipments with the best transportation method, including commercial aircraft, cargo aircraft, or air charter service.
With three air freight shipping solutions, DB SCHENKERjetcargo gives you the speed and reliability you need for your air cargo shipment.
With our tailor-made solutions and vast experience of our procurement team, you can trust your charter service needs are in great hands.
Get the timeliness of air freight and the cost-effectiveness of ocean freight with DB SCHENKERskybridge - a logistics product that combines the best of both.
Use DB Schenker’s track record of success to synchronize and optimize your supply chain by letting DB Schenker handle your transport needs.
DB Schenker's Intercontinental Supply Chain Solutions (ISC) portfolio includes all of the products you need to optimize your global supply chain.
Creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry.
DB Schenker and our partners adhere to existing global, regional and local security laws and regulations while maintaining our customer service commitments.
As one of the leading providers of logistics solutions across the globe, DB Schenker has an immense portfolio of transport and contract logistics solutions that spans multiple industries. As such, we’re experts in identifying the challenges specific to your industry.
The Aerospace & Defense industry requires innovative supply chain solutions for their unique demands and requirements.
We find the fastest route for you to any port, from the factory gate directly to your vessel. Our services include order processing, procurement, inventory and project management, bidding and flexible shipping.
With multiparty platforms, we improve planning and collaboration within your supply chain to accelerate the flow of materials and finished products.
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.
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.