DB Schenker extends connect 4.0 digital solutions to Indian customers

DB Schenker has announced the expansion of its digitally forward innovation- connect 4.0. The platform allows customers to book air freight shipments quickly and conveniently online. Streamlining the logistics process as easy as ‘Click. Ship. Done.’ the connect 4 air platform will provide hassle-free logistics services and meet all the real time tracking needs of a customer, including access to the company’s global transportation network.

Digitalisation is one of the key focused areas for DB Schenker. Aligning to this, the company is increasingly deploying technology with the aim to simplify logistics needs of customers, further enhancing efficiency in end-to-end supply chains. Today, the connect 4.0 platform is yet another initiative towards strengthening the adoption of digital solutions. The platform is an online portal that streamlines shipping processes to deliver a seamless interface for customers.

With this expansion, the company has combined the Ocean and Air transport activities on a single platform, offering customers a unique experience by helping them customise shipping services like getting real-time instant quotes, as well as booking and tracking a shipment with 24×7 online visibility from pick up to delivery.

Speaking on the initiative, Vishal Sharma CEO – Cluster India and Indian Sub-Continent, DB Schenker said, “We are excited to expand connect 4.0 services to the customers looking to transport shipments through Air. Our connect 4 ocean platform, which was introduced earlier has been highly appreciated by the customers and the second offering of air freight is a testament of the platform’s success in India. We will continue to develop local logistics capabilities in order to address the growing demand from small enterprises, especially with digital solutions since MSMEs currently contribute to 48% of the nation’s export.”

DB Schenker has a portfolio of clients in India, spread across verticals such as Aerospace, Electronics, Industrial, Automotive, Retail & Consumer and Healthcare. With the objective to drive India’s trade with a digital-first approach, connect 4 air offering will benefit companies of all types and sizes across all industries, including SMEs.

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