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DB Schenker Expands Operations in Chesapeake

DB Schenker expanding facility in Chesapeake, Virginia

(Chesapeake, VA, February 16, 2016) – DB Schenker, a global transportation and logistics company, has expanded its facility at 1305 Executive Boulevard in Chesapeake, Virginia. Its growing Shared Services Center operates out of this location in 31,426 square feet.

DB Schenker is located in the Greenbrier Business District of Chesapeake. The office houses DB Schenker staff including their sales, customer support, information technology, project management and administrative departments. In 2014, DB Schenker relocated to Chesapeake with 135 employees and employment levels will increase up to 185 people with this expansion.

“The City of Chesapeake has made great strides toward increasing economic growth in the area and we at DB Schenker are proud to be a part of that success,” said Malcolm Heath, CEO,Schenker, Inc. “We’re very pleased to be expanding our operations in the city and creating 50 new jobs over the next three years.”

“In just two short years, DB Schenker has already increased its operation and workforce in our city,” said Mayor Alan P. Krasnoff. “It’s always exciting to see a company on the move in Chesapeake and especially one with Schenker’s storied history and reputation for innovation. This, though, is just the beginning and I am grateful for their confidence."

DB Schenker, a German-owned company, joins a growing list of internationally owned companies based in Chesapeake. The City’s central access serves as a global business hub to access customer markets throughout North America. Chesapeake has the largest concentration of foreign-owned companies in the Hampton Roads region representing 50 plus businesses and 18 countries.

About DB Schenker
DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Roughly 65,000 employees at some 2,000 locations around the globe generated revenues totaling 14.943 billion euros in 2014. To find out more, please visit: http://www.dbschenker.com/ho-en/start.html

Last modified: 07.03.2016

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