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Press Release

DB Schenker Wins Best Logistics Service Provider - Sea Freight in APAC

At the 28thAsian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs) held in Shanghai, DB Schenker was awarded Best Logistics Service Provider - Sea Freight.

The award win is based on criteria such as, expertise, service standards, solutions, technology adoption and innovation.

“This recognition, from clients and industry peers alike, is both humbling and a positive endorsement of the efforts we are making continually to improve our Ocean Freight services in the Asia Pacific region,” said Christopher Smith, Vice-President, Ocean Freight for DB Schenker in Asia Pacific.

In the area of Ocean Freight, beyond the standard FCL and LCL products, DB Schenker has established a suite of Ocean Freight Products to provide comprehensive service offerings to various vertical markets including Automotive, Chemical & Industrial, Consumer & Retail, Electronics, Healthcare, Semicon & Solar.  There are also extended products & services such as Ocean Supply Chain Solutions, Sea-Air Services and Projects / Oil & Gas related logistics management services, as well as niche services that cater to the wine, marble and the recyclables sectors.

“Whilst we are very happy with the progress made on all tradelanes, we are particularly pleased with our Intra-Regional development over the recent past, and see this as one, if not the, major growth area for us in APAC as we go forward.”

The AFSCAs are organized by Cargonews Asia, a leading publication for the logistics and freight industry over the past 38 years.  Cargonews Asia’s AFSCAs is also known as “the Shippers Choice Awards”.

The Sea Freight award complements other category wins by DB Schenker for Best Air Freight, Best Road Haulier, Best Green Logistics Service Provider in previous years.

DB Schenker in Asia Pacific covers 20 countries with more than 400 locations and over 13,000 freight and logistics experts.  DB Schenker is the Transportation and Logistics Division of Deutsche Bahn (DB), which spans over 130 countries and revenues of EUR 19.7 billion.  DB Schenker holds top positions in global Air and Ocean Freight as well as Contract Logistics, and has Europe’s densest land transport network and the rail expertise of Europe’s largest rail freight company.

Last modified: 18.06.2014

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