Logistics is now for railroads

Needham, Paul
July 2002
JoC Week;7/15/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 28, p26
Reports on the purchase by Deutsche Bahn AG (DB), the German national railways, of Stinnes AG and its Schenker AG logistics division. Need to meet the competition posed by the trucking business; Ability to offer customers a range of logistics services; Operation of Schenker and DB Cargo as separate subsidiaries.


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