DB Schenker

DB Schenker

June 18, 2015 08:00 ET

DB Schenker Opens New 150,000 sq. ft. Facility in Houston, Texas

New location will cater to the needs of the Energy Industry

FREEPORT, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - June 18, 2015) - Effective today, DB Schenker is relocating to a new facility at 18851 Kenswick Drive in Houston, Texas. It was specifically built to cater to the unique needs of the oil and gas/energy industry in the Gulf Coast area.

Features of the new 150,000 square foot standalone facility include a 123,500 square foot, state of the art warehouse; 26,500 square feet of new office space; and five acres of secured lay down yard. The IAH facility is TAPA "A" and Dangerous Goods certified and offers in-house packing for all types of equipment.

"As one of the world's leading logistics providers, we play a unique role in supporting energy companies in meeting the diverse challenges of this demanding Industry," says Philippe Gilbert, Regional CEO, DB Schenker Americas. "We work with global suppliers and manufacturers to manage their logistics ensuring all materials are delivered to location in accordance with planned operations and construction schedules."

"We know the energy industry demands the highest standards in logistics management," says Malcolm Heath, CEO, Schenker Inc. "Its projects are on extended scales requiring the efficient channeling of sensitive and oversized cargo into some of the most difficult geographical locations around the globe."

A veteran of the Oil & Gas/Special Projects Industry for over 30 years, Edward Fish, Houston-based VP, Global Projects, Oil and Gas for Schenker Inc., and GM of the facility adds: "DB Schenker's Houston Branch is strategically and uniquely positioned to act as a centralized control tower in support of 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."

About DB Schenker

DB Schenker stands for the transportation and logistics activities of Deutsche Bahn, the German Railway. With revenues of around 19.8 billion euros and 95,700 employees in 2014 DB Schenker is one of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics services, offering land transportation, air and ocean freight as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management from a single source. To find out more, please visit: http://www.dbschenker.com/ho-en/start.html.

Contact Information

  • Fabiana Varela
    Manager, Marketing and Communications
    Schenker of Canada Limited
    Tel. +1 (0) 905 671-6290
    +1 (0) 905 678-9937 (FAX)
    fabiana.varela@dbschenker.com