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Inside DB Schenker's air freight solution

DB Schenker, the division of German rail giant Deutsche Bahn, is well renowned in the supply chain industry. Here, Supply Chain Digital takes a closer ...

Sean Galea-Pace
|Nov 22|magazine10 min read

DB Schenker, the division of German rail giant Deutsche Bahn, is well renowned in the supply chain industry.

Here, Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at the company’s air freight solution.

With air freight playing an expanding role in companies’ global supply chains, it is thought that over $6trn in goods are carried by air every year - equating to $18.6bn worth of goods daily.

DB Schenker’s air freight enables organisations to:

  • Put time-sensitive cargo on the next available departure.

  • Leverage better rates by consolidating shipments with others.

  • Save money with deferred shipping options on lower-priority orders that can wait a few days.

  • Minimise handling and potential damage for fragile shipments.

  • Reduce warehouse storage costs.

  • Gain end-to-end control and visibility over the supply chain.

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When pushed for time, air transport is considered the most efficient way to get goods to their final destination on time. Air freight helps companies to meet market demands, outpace competition and cater to customers while maintaining a highly-efficient and responsive global supply chain. 

DB Schenker’s air freight solutions offers:

Access to a worldwide network of air freight providers.

Guaranteed capacities on a wide variety of routes.

Links the major global hubs on all continents.

Fast and comprehensive service/support.

Fixed transit times and defined scheduling.

Transport that’s handled by first-class carriers.

Integrated door-to-door service for your products.

Seamless online shipment tracking and advanced visibility solutions.

Service, price and lead-time transparency.

Maximum security for your cargo as it moves across the transportation network.

Planning and monitoring per Cargo iQ quality standards.

 

The four types of air freight that DB Schenker offers are:

  1. DB Schenkerjetcargo first
  2. DB Schenkerjetcargo economy
  3. DB Schenkerjetcargo business
  4. DB Schenkerjetcargo special

 

DB Schenker’s products

  • Land Transport
  • Air Freight
  • Ocean Freight
  • Customs Brokerage
  • Trade Advisory
  • Contract Logistics
  • Lead Logistics
  • Special Products

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