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DB Schenker launches Connect 4.0 09 January 2019

Instant quote, book and track for land, air, and ocean freight just at the click of a mouse

Whether by land, air, and water, the new connect 4.0 platform from DB Schenker allows customers to dispatch freight consignments quickly and conveniently online. DB Schenker has specifically developed this new offering to combine all of its transport activities on a single platform. At the click of a mouse, business customers can access the Company's international transportation network and dispatch shipments using any mode of transportation.

Schenker has merged its main transportation services on a single platform, which represents a significant step in the Company’s ongoing digitalisation strategy. For customers this connects digital ease of use with a global network of logistic professionals.

The connect 4.0 application has been designed from the customers point of view. With this platform the ‘online shopping experience’ arrives in B2B logistics business.

Launched at the end of August 2018 for land transportation in Germany and Spain, DB Schenker is now adding Air and Ocean services to connect 4.0. Now, customers can use the online platform to also ship air freight from all over Germany to top export destinations. By Ocean, customers can ship to 50 countries on door-to-door basis covering thousands of port combinations.

Be it a large corporation or SME firm, every DB Schenker commercial customer can use the connect 4.0 platform to generate a quote in real time, an estimated delivery time and freight consignments. They can also use the platform to track goods, as well as create and distribute consignment reports.