DB Schenker launches logistics service for battery transport

According to expert scenarios forecast, there will be more than 130 million electric vehicles on the roads globally by 2030. Seeing the strict legal requirements for transporting and warehousing batteries, DB Schenker has launched a new and dedicated service that combines individual national and international regulations concerning battery types and transportation modes. Power and availability of batteries are key to this transport shift, manufacturers face new challenges managing the logistics around their supply.

Jochen Thewes, CEO, DB Schenker, says, “Batteries are the main drivers of the ongoing electrification of the world. With our global network, we can cover the whole logistics spectrum to create reliable solutions for safe and customised battery transport and storage. With our new service dedicated to battery logistics, we are proud to be a facilitator of this game-changing development.”