Schenker facilitates Melbourne International Arts Festival

Schenker has been appointed as official logistics provider and customs broker of the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

It is one of Australia’s leading international arts events and has an exceptional reputation for presenting unique international and Australian performances in: dance, theatre, music, visual arts and multimedia.

Since 2001, Schenker has been appointed as official logistics provider and customs broker, ensuring that the Melbourne International Arts Festival has received a first class, consistent and reliable flow of customs clearance, transport and logistics services.

Maureen Gardner, Operations Manager of Melbourne International Arts Festival says Schenker’s support, efficiency and good humour throughout our lengthy planning process, plus the continuous management of numerous projects and last minute requests was outstanding.

“I will certainly have no hesitation in recommending Schenker to arts colleagues who are looking to move or tour artwork and equipment interstate or internationally,” she says.

Ron Koehler, CEO of Schenker AU/NZ says Schenker has always presented the Melbourne International Arts Festival with our best services in logistical capabilities and loyalty.

“After another year of our support, we once again received a large amount of positive feedback from companies involved and I am sure that we will continue with our good reputation for logistics expertise,” he says.

Schenker Australia was established in 1962 in Sydney.

Today, Schenker Australia provides a complete range of international air and ocean freight as well as land transportation, together with integrated logistics services and supply chain management.

Schenker comprises over 1,200 people in 36 locations in Australia, and seven in New Zealand. Schenker and BAX Global are in the process of integrating around the world.

The joint organisation has a team of about 55,000 experts at 1,500 locations in 150 countries.

Together Schenker and BAX are now the No. 1 source for European land transportation, No. 2 for global air freight, No. 3 for global ocean freight, No. 6 for global contract logistics and No. 3 for North American integrated heavy freight.

Schenker is a part of DB Logistics, the Transportation and Logistics Division of Deutsche Bahn AG.

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