Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

All change at Schenker

August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.

Thewes most recently served as DB Schenker ceo in Singapore, and before that as vice president of global ocean freight, based in Germany. Before joining DB Schenker, Thewes held various senior management positions at Kuehne + Nagel.

In his new role as Schenker ceo, Thewes replaces management board member for transportation and logistics at DB Schenker Mobility Logistics, Karl-Friedrich Rausch, who held the position on an interim basis and has now left the company after 14 years.

This news comes on the back of Deutsche Bahn launching an extensive restructuring programme for the German group.

The programme aims to reduce the number of group management board members from eight to six; merge DB Mobility Logistics with the group's holding company; reassign the current technology and environment division; and modify the allocation of duties on the management board.

As part of these changes, DB Schenker Rail will join DB Long Distance, DB Regio and DB Sales in the company's new traffic and transport division.

The service functions and DB internal services will also be reorganised and brought together in a DB Global Service Centre. In addition, the option will be available for DB Arriva and DB Schenker Logistics to become partially privatised, in order to boost strategic development and finance further growth.

www.dbschenker.com

Heavy Lift | News

Our winners in pictures thumbnail image

Our winners in pictures

October 17 - Congratulations to all of the winners of the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards 2019!
Views: 130
Rotterdam strengthens presence in India thumbnail image

Rotterdam strengthens presence in India

October 17 - The port of Rotterdam has appointed Broekman Logistics India as its representative team in the country, as the port looks to strengthen its activities in the region.
Views: 102
MSC rules out NSR thumbnail image

MSC rules out NSR

October 17 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has confirmed that it will not explore the use of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for container shipping between Europe and Asia.
Views: 110
Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards thumbnail image

Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards

October 16 - Almost 400 guests gathered at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards ceremony last night at the Hilton Old Town hotel in Antwerp to celebrate the achievements of the heavy lift, specialised transport and project logistics sector.
Views: 1338

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.