Day: May 7, 2020

45 Cargo Flights in May: DB Schenker starts China-Shuttle from Shanghai to Munich

A few Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair converted completely for DB Schenker • Further connections prepared, which include to Chicago • Urgently-required capability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus

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A few Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair converted completely for DB Schenker • Further connections prepared, which include to Chicago • Urgently-required capability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus Essen/Munich, April 27, 2020 – Capacities versus the bottleneck: DB Schenker has set up a new day-to-day air cargo relationship involving Shanghai and Munich. A few Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair, converted completely for the foremost international logistics service supplier, will be used on this route. The 1st flights of the China Shuttle have already brought tons of health care devices to Europe.

A movie files the conversion of the airplane: https://youtu.be/vM5TBZoJpp0

“Where capability is missing, we create it. DB Schenker is hence also growing the international supply community in the combat versus Coronavirus”, says Thorsten Meincke, Member of the Management Board for Air and Ocean Freight at DB Schenker. “With these extra flights, we have shown our skill to act with overall flexibility and pace throughout a crisis.”

The China Shuttle is aimed particularly at shoppers who import health care devices, such as masks or protective suits, from China to battle the unfold of Coronavirus. Bookings for numerous thousand cubic meters of freight have already been been given. The direct time to supply at the vacation spot is five to seven days. To begin with, forty five shuttle flights are prepared from Shanghai Pudong to Munich in twelve rotations for each 7 days, once entirely operational. An enlargement of the shuttle and even further connections, e.g. 2 times a 7 days to Chicago, are in planning.

The cooperation partner Icelandair has converted the three passenger plane completely for DB Schenker by getting rid of the passenger seats. This will create far more than two hundred cubic meters of cargo place in the tummy and on the passenger deck. In addition, as element of the cooperation, a DB Schenker brand has been positioned on the outer hull of the three Boeing 767. This is the 1st time the DB Schenker brand is introduced on an plane.  
 
About DB Schenker  
With all-around 76,two hundred personnel at far more than 2,100 areas in more than 130 nations around the world, DB Schenker is one particular of the world’s foremost logistics providers. The enterprise operates land, air, and ocean transportation solutions, and it also features in depth options for logistics and international supply chain administration from a solitary resource.

www.dbschenker.com  

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