DB Schenker opened a new terminal in a central location at Bergen Flesland Airport in Norway. The 46-acre plot houses a state-of-the-art logistics center with 7,000 sq m. Large parts of the area are dedicated to freight handling. The building and operation are largely self-sufficient in electricity through solar panels on the roof, which incidentally is also green. The building has modern facilities for employees and drivers. DB Schenker in Bergen has a large catchment area for its operations in the region and with the increased capacity at modern locations can offer the market reliable and good transport products. Not only on the road, but also in sea and air freight.
DB Schenker is taking an important step towards eco-friendly logistics. In September, DB Schenker will conduct a test with the electrically powered and highly innovative Volta Zero from Volta Trucks in Norway. The all-electric truck was presented at the official opening of the terminal in Bergen.
“The terminal in Bergen is a powerful part of our network. We are pleased that we can finally offer our customers and the market the best facilities for freight transport in the region. We are now well positioned for further sustainable growth, and Volta Truck takes us further towards an eco-friendly land transport.” says Wolfgang Frank, Head of Land DB Schenker Norway.
DB Schenker strives to be the leading provider of sustainable logistics solutions. As part of its ongoing efforts to decarbonize transportation, the company has introduced several sweeping changes. This record-breaking order of Volta Zero trucks is just one of many initiatives the logistics service provider is undertaking as part of its shift to zero-emission freight. DB Schenker will be one of the first companies in the world to test these trucks in a real-world setting.
This is in line to DB Schenker’s commitment to its ambition of reducing emissions. Recently, DB Schenker invests in electric technology and acquires 53 Renault Trucks E-Tech D for its operations in France.
Source: DB Schenker