|Predecessor||Schenker AG, Railion|
|Products||Transportation and logistics|
Number of employees
|Parent||Deutsche Bahn AG|
DB Schenker is a division of Deutsche Bahn AG that focuses on logistics. The company, created by reorganisation and rebranding of Deutsche Bahn subsidiaries, comprises a logistics division encompassing air, land, and sea freight, and a rail division made up from European rail freight companies.
Since December 2007 DB Schenker has been the freight logistics subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn. DB Schenker combines all transport and logistic activities of Deutsche Bahn (DB Schenker rail and DB Schenker logistics) employing over 94,600 staff spread across about 2,000 locations in about 140 countries and now is the biggest freight operator in the UK after buying out English Welsh & Scottish (EWS).
Schenker AG and its many subsidiaries handle worldwide logistics operations including Land Transport, Air and Ocean Freight as well as Contract Logistics/SCM, and is part of the DB Schenker organisation.
The European rail branch of the company is split into five units:
- Region West: France, Spain and the United Kingdom
- Region Germany/Central: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland
- Region East: Bulgaria, Poland, Romania and Russia
- Intermodal (responsible for pan-European business)
- Automotive (responsible for pan-European business)
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