Multimodal solutions – optimised combinations of modes of transport

Engineering door-to-door solutions by combining rail, road and short sea in accordance with your specific requirements is our core expertise.

We serve you with a different range of multimodal solutions. Rail transportation is highly energy-efficient, cost-effective and particularly suitable for transporting large quantities of goods medium- to long-distance. Trucks support close-range distribution. Transport your cargo with an outstanding ecological footprint and reach every corner of Europe. And even beyond, when using the Transeurasian rail corridor.

DB SCHENKERrailog

Conventional rail solutions including pre-/on-carriage by truck

DB SCHENKERintermodal

Our door-to-door service in our own intermodal network with semi-trailers, swap bodies or containers

DB SCHENKEReurasia

Rail-based fast door-to-door solution on the Transeurasian corridor in block trains, FCL or LCL

DB SCHENKERshortsea

Solutions between defined ports with specific equipment: roll trailers or containers

What is special about our multimodal solutions?

  • Massive CO₂ reduction

    Massive CO₂ reduction

    Compared to conventional transport just by road CO₂ emissions are reduced by up to 80 per cent.
  • Trimodal on-forwarding

    Trimodal on-forwarding

    Combination of rail, road and short sea transportation across Europe and Trans-Eurasia.
  • High standards for low emission

    High standards for low emission

    We are constantly renewing our truck fleet with more and more vehicles compliant with Euro 5 Standard.
  • Integrated multimodal set-up

    Integrated multimodal set-up

    Door-to-door control of shipments, out-of-gauge cargo and special transports with a fully own-controlled network.

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We serve clients with a broad range of multimodal customer solutions – from conventional rail forwarding to intermodal, from heavy goods to high value, from North to South and East to West, from seaport to railport, from semi-trailer to roll-trailer, from China to Europe.

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