Schenker opens in Canberra

Schenker Australia has added another new facility in Australia’s capital city, Canberra.

This will strengthen Schenker’s national transport and logistics services as the Canberra warehouse will be the new hub between Melbourne and Sydney.

The facility size is 600 square meters, has an open span building with access via three full height roller doors and pallet racking available for 100 pallets.

Schenker in Canberra is located at Unit 3/10 Tralee Street Hume ACT 2620. Schenker Australia continues to expand its business.

The new Canberra-Hub will boost efficiency in national transport across NSW, ACT and VIC. The facility also boasts full PDA “scratch on glass” technology for all clients and products.

Peter McInnes, Canberra Facility Supervisor for Schenker Australia says the great capabilities of the company’s new site will allowthe use of full transport, distribution and catering for the distribution of products across the ACT.

“This covers delivery of small parcel freight to white goods and larger oversized articles,” he says.

“Also storage of palletised products, cross docking for sensitive clients and container unpacks is utilised as a transport hub between Sydney and Melbourne.”

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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