DB Schenker is a leading provider of logistics services to major events worldwide. We put the right resources, in the right place, at the right time. DB Schenker is proud to have been appointed as the Official Logistics Supplier for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
GC2018 will require substantial logistics expertise to support the Games set up including the arrival and departure of baggage and equipment for 6,600 athletes and officials from 70 nations and territories.
As the Official Logistics Supplier for the Manchester 2002, Melbourne 2006 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and a major service provider for the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, DB Schenker has been consistently serving the unique requirements of massive sports events worldwide.
In addition, DB Schenker has also served the Sydney 2000 Olympic & Paralympic Games, Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games & Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
Schenker Australia will provide a suite of services utilising its unique capabilities which include:
- Access to a comprehensive global freight forwarding network;
- An integrated warehouse and distribution service for receiving assets from suppliers and delivery to venues;
- A distribution solution for transfer of athlete baggage on arrival and departure;
- A distribution solution for transfer of athlete equipment to venues;
- Supply of a warehouse management system for control of assets moving through the warehouse; and
- A warehouse to consolidate and manage the disposal of assets post Games.
Schenker Australia Pty Ltd was established in 1962 in Sydney and provides a complete range of integrated logistics services together with international air and sea freight forwarding from its premises in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and a subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Schenker Australia has 1,091 employees across the country, including 200 employees in South East Queensland and 27 employees based locally on the Gold Coast. To support this contract, Schenker Australia will be utilising approximately 53 full time employees, including providing a lasting legacy through the training and employment of 5-8 currently unemployed young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons, representing approximately 15 percent at the peak of the GC2018 operation.
With 94,000 employees and about 2,000 offices around the world, DB Schenker is one of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics services, offering land transport, air and ocean freight as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management from a single source.
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