DB Schenker is a logistics company providing supply chain management and logistics solutions. It offers land transport, air and ocean freight, contract and lead logistics, and special products. The company provides specialized industry solutions as well.

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Parent CompanyDeutsche Bahn
HQEssen, DE
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DB Schenker was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Essen, DE

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Key People/Management at DB Schenker

Jochen Thewes

Jochen Thewes

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman
Thomas Schulz

Thomas Schulz

Member of the Board of Management (Human Resources)
Markus Sontheimer

Markus Sontheimer

Member of the Board of Management (CIO/CDO)
Christian Drenthen

Christian Drenthen

Board Member for Land Transport
Thorsten Meincke

Thorsten Meincke

Board Member for Air and Ocean Freight
Xavier Garijo

Xavier Garijo

Board Member for Contract Logistics
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DB Schenker Office Locations

DB Schenker has offices in Essen, Melville, Miami, San Nicolas and in 240 other locations
Essen, DE (HQ)
Richard-Wagner-Straße 64
San Nicolas, AR
117 Tucumán
Alexandria, AU
72 Bourke Rd
Eagle Farm, AU
20 Clyde Gessel Pl
East Arm, AU
8 Mendis Rd
High Wycombe, AU
919 Abernethy Rd
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DB Schenker Financials and Metrics

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DB Schenker is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn

DB Schenker Revenue

DB Schenker's revenue was reported to be €17.02 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.3% increase from the previous period.
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DB Schenker Operating Metrics

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Shipments in Land Transport

50.75 m100.45 m52.52 m106.47 m53.86 m107.13 m

Air Freight Volume, tonnes

613.10 k1.30 m649.40 k1.30 m578.90 k1.19 m

Sea Freight Volume, TEU

1.06 m2.17 m1.09 m2.20 m1.12 m2.29 m

Warehouses, sq. meters

8 m8.30 m8.40 m
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DB Schenker Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SB Global LogisticsAugust 30, 2017
ADRIA KOMBI d.o.o., Ljubljana
Air Terminal Handling SAS
Almoayed Schenker W.L.L.
Anterist + Schneider Zeebrugge B.V.
AO Schenker
ASIMEX Anterist + Schneider Import – Export SAS
AS Schenker
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DB Schenker Cybersecurity Score

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DB Schenker Revenue Breakdown

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DB Schenker revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.6% from Contract Logistics, 18.8% from Ocean Freight, 21.6% from Air Freight and 43.0% from Land Transport

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DB Schenker Online and Social Media Presence

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DB Schenker News and Updates

Airfreight Forwarding Market to See Huge Growth by 2025 | DHL Group, DB Schenker Logistics, United Parcel Service (UPS)

An extensive elaboration of the Global Airfreight Forwarding market strategy of the industry players in the precision of import/export consumption, supply and demand. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Freight Forwarding Strategic Assessment and Forecast Till 2022 | DHL, DB Schenker Logistics, C.H.Robinson

Latest Research Study on Freight Forwarding Market published by AMA, offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. Freight Forwarding Market research report shows the latest market insights with upcoming trends and breakdown of the products and services Posted via …

Air Freight Forwarding 2020 Global Market Key Players - Kuehne + Nagel, DHL Group, DB Schenker Logistics, GEODIS,Bolloré Logistics-Analysis And Forecast To 2026

New Study Reports “Air Freight Forwarding – Covid-19 impact on Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2026” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

DB Schenker is ISO-certified in the Middle East, Africa

All entities of DB Schenker in Middle East and Africa are now ISO certified. The certification integrates ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 management system standards in 33 locations spread across ten different countries across the region.

DB Schenker launches new service with Icelandair pax 767s

Logistics company DB Schenker is leveraging three converted Icelandair 767 passenger aircraft for a new daily cargo flight between Shanghai and Munich.

Icelandair Group: The Company signs an agreement with DB Schenker on cargo flights between China and Europe

Icelandair Group and DB Schenker have signed an agreement regarding 45 cargo flights between Shanghai in China and Munich in Germany, transporting medical equipment for health care providers across Europe. Additional flights from Shanghai to Chicago, USA, through Iceland are also part of the agreeme…
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DB Schenker Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DB Schenker founded?

    DB Schenker was founded in 1872.

  • Who are DB Schenker key executives?

    DB Schenker's key executives are Jochen Thewes, Thomas Schulz and Markus Sontheimer.

  • How many employees does DB Schenker have?

    DB Schenker has 76,153 employees.

  • What is DB Schenker revenue?

    Latest DB Schenker annual revenue is €17 b.

  • What is DB Schenker revenue per employee?

    Latest DB Schenker revenue per employee is €223.5 k.

  • Who are DB Schenker competitors?

    Competitors of DB Schenker include Agility Holdings, DSV and Kuehne + Nagel.

  • Where is DB Schenker headquarters?

    DB Schenker headquarters is located at Richard-Wagner-Straße 64, Essen.

  • Where are DB Schenker offices?

    DB Schenker has offices in Essen, Melville, Miami, San Nicolas and in 240 other locations.

  • How many offices does DB Schenker have?

    DB Schenker has 256 offices.