DB Schenker On-Track in Driving Rail Freight Solutions for Customers across Asia Pacific

Best Rail award in APAC for consecutive year cements leadership in multi-modal service offerings • Pioneered & developed Trans-Eurasia Rail link since 2008 • Established Rail solutions & services in Australia and Indonesia

(Singapore July 07, 2017) Since inaugurating the first Beijing – Hamburg rail link in 2008, DB Schenker has since developed an unparalleled portfolio of Euro-Asia Rail door-to-door services, linking China with Germany and the rest of Europe – such as Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Harbin, Hefei, Suzhou, Shenyang,
Wuhan, Yiwu, Zhengzhou with Duisburg, Hamburg, Leipzig, Nuremburg, as well as Lodz, London, Lyon, Tilburg, Warsaw, and many others.

“Having pioneered the rail service between China and Europe some 10 years ago, we are today in a unique position as the market leader for both LCL and FCL. We are proud to be recognized as such and we will continue to drive innovation around our rail products to and from China”, said Mr Thomas Sorensen, CEO for North and Central China.
Along with the Pan-Australia Rail solutions network (linking Sydney to Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin and Perth), and the Trans-Java Rail solutions in Indonesia (linking Jakarta with Surabaya and Semarang), DB Schenker offers the gamut of daily/regular Full Container-Load (FCL), Lessthan-Container-Load (LCL), Block-trains, multi-customer, reefer services and so on, to customers in the Automotive, Electronics, Industrial/Chemicals, Consumer Goods, and other sectors.

At the recent Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held on 29th June 2017, DB Schenker was again ranked as the Best Logistics Service Provider – Rail for the second year running. Having won AFLAS awards in all major logistics related categories in the past, including Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea Freight and Air Freight as well as Best Road Haulier, DB Schenker’s heritage and pedigree in Rail offers truly peerless inter-modal solutions for shippers in Asia.

“Incorporating comprehensive Rail Logistics Services into our suite of solutions unleashes a higher level of robustness, to achieve the optimal balance in calibrating Cost, Lead Time, Risk Mitigation, and Environmental Impact in the supply chain”, added Mr Norman Mummery, SVP Contract Logistics/SCM for Asia Pacific.

“We are humbled and thankful to win this award for the second year in a row, voted by shippers and peers from the industry. As a pioneer and first-mover in Rail among Global 3PLs for Asia, we are unrelenting in pushing the limits to strengthen our network and take our customers further”, says Ditlev Blicher, CEO of DB Schenker in Asia Pacific.”

The awards, hosted and organized annually by Asia Cargo News, recognize leading service providers including air and shipping lines; air and sea ports; and logistics, 3PLs and other associated industry professionals. The nomination and voting process allowed the more than 15,000 readers of Asia Cargo News and e-news subscribers to first determine the leading companies in the market, and then determine the winners, making the results the opinion of service users rather than a panel of judges.