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    Opening up the angles for multimodal


    Now in its 15th year, BMW’s joint venture with Brilliance China Automotive – BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) – is adopting a more multimodal approach to its outbound vehicle logistics in the country, and there are a number of reasons for that, according to the company’s vice-president of logistics and strategy, ...

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    DB Schenker and MAN to test platooning


    Logistics provider DB Schenker has put two digitally networked trucks into service in a platoon trial on German roads in a project involving MAN Truck & Bus and Hochschule Frensius University of Applied Sciences.The first platoon took to the roads on June 25, travelling from a DB Schenker office in ...

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    Prologis buys DCT Industrial


    Prologis is buying rival US-based logistics real estate developer DCT Industrial for $8.4 billion.The acquisition gives Prologis more than 65 hectares of additional industrial project space and almost 80 hectares of land in pre-development, predominantly in Seattle, Atlanta, South Florida and Southern California.“For some time, we have considered DCT’s realigned ...

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    Schenker adds to automotive services


    DB Schenker has announced plans to introduce 3D printing as well as storage and transport of lithium batteries to its core services for the automotive industry.The German logistics provider said it wanted to devote its energy to meeting the technological requirements of additive production and maintaining progress in the field ...

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    Schenker Jinbei Logistics opens major warehouse in Shenyang


    DB Schenker’s joint venture in China with Shenyang Jinbei Automotive (SJA) has opened a multi-user logistics facility in the northern city of Shenyang, one of the country’s main automotive manufacturing areas.According to Schenker Jinbei Logistics, the Shenyang Logistics Center is the second biggest logistics centre in China, covering 42,000 sq.m, ...

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    Duisport investing €15m in centre for DB Schenker to handle Mercedes van parts


    DB Schenker will be handling the global distribution of parts for Mercedes-Benz Vans from a logistics centre being built for it at the inland port complex in Duisburg, Germany.Duisburger Hafen (Duisport), which operates the inland port, is investing €15m ($16.8m) on the development which will involve a 25,000 sq.m industrial ...

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    Schenker helps Schuler deliver press to Detroit


    Industrial press manufacturer Schuler has worked with logistics provider Schenker Deutschland to secure the delivery of a 106 ton hydraulic press from its facility in Erfurt to the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) research facility in Detroit, Michigan.The press, which can exert a force of 4,000 US tons, ...

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    DB Schenker invests $25m in uShip online shipping marketplace


    Deutsche Bahn’s freight wing, DB Schenker has taken a $25m minority stake in uShip, having signed a five-year deal with the US-based online freight-shipping marketplace last year.DB Schenker uses uShip’s platform software to run its own ‘Drive4Schenker’ (D4S) online service, which matches drivers and cargo. The service launched in Germany ...

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    German investigation into Ford over bribery allegations continues


    The German authorities have confirmed they are continuing to investigate the role played by Ford in the alleged bribery of Russian officials at the port of St Petersburg between 2010 and 2012 – despite the carmaker’s lawyers issuing a statement recently rejecting all knowledge of the matter.A spokesman for the ...

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    DB Schenker signs deal with uShip for digital freight network in Europe


    Deutsche Bahn’s freight wing, DB Schenker, has signed a five-year deal “worth tens of millions” of euros with US-based online freight shipping marketplace uShip, a platform that matches shippers and carriers through mobile and internet devices.Later this year DB Schenker will launch its own ‘Drive4Schenker’ (D4S) online platform to match ...