DB Schenker launches weekly Hong Kong to US air cargo service

DB Schenker has announced that its jetcargo division is launching a weekly air cargo service linking Hong Kong to Chicago and Houston in the US. The service, run by a Boeing 747-8 F, is designed to cater for the oil and gas, automotive and industrial sectors.

With the addition of this service DB SCHENKER jetcargo is offering three air freight solutions with defined lead-times, no dimensional or weight restrictions, and end-to end online tracking. The transit time options offered are first class one to two day transit, business class with three to four day transit, or an economy option with arrival within six days.

“This new service offers maximum speed and reach with options to fit our customers’ schedules and budgets,” said Malcolm Heath, CEO Schenker Inc. “They will benefit from complete visibility and access to information when they need it: 24x7x365 days a year. We have a national permit covering all Remote Location Filing (RLF) ports nationwide with specially trained, licensed brokers across the country.”

“DB Schenker’s Houston Branch is strategically and uniquely positioned to act as a centralized control tower in support our oil & gas and project customers. Our Houston hub can facilitate coordination of logistics throughout the region, including the Gulf of Mexico and border operations,” Edward Fish Vice President Global Projects, Oil and Gas for DB Schenker. “Our new 150,000 sq ft, stand-alone facility is comprised of 123,500 sq ft warehouse space, 26,500 sq ft of new office space, and a five-acre, secured laydown yard.”