Schenker, a Deutsche Bahn subsidiary, is expanding in the Middle East region and in East Africa. It has set up a regional head office in Dubai, where for many years Schenker was represented by partners. The Dubai operation is a joint venture with former BAX Global partner Al Naboodah.
From Dubai, Schenker will coordinate its activities throughout the United Arab Emirates and in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
Dubai's air and sea activity are great attractions for Schenker. The port of Jebel Ali is currently expanding its annual capacity to 15 million TEUs and the new airport is expected to handle twelve million tons of airfreight each year. The favorable geographic location has not only enabled Dubai to establish itself as a major hub in the region, but also to gradually develop into a key node for freight traffic between East and West.
Schenker and BAX Global are a part of DB Logistics, the transportation and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn AG.
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