The partnership expands the terminal network of temperature-controlled goods in Germany and Finland, main hubs being Hamburg in Germany and Vantaa in Finland. DB Schenker will operate weekly temperature-controlled linehauls between the hubs and distribute direct and groupage shipments for Nagel-Group in Finland. Mutually, Nagel-Group will distribute groupage shipments for DB Schenker in Germany and other represented countries.
“In our core markets, we guarantee the highest quality of service with our own network, but in order to distribute goods throughout Europe, we rely on strong partners with the same quality standards. The cooperation strengthens our partner network for the European market in the Scandinavian region. From the northernmost point in Finland to the southernmost points in Europe, we can distribute goods within 72 hours. This benefits our customers and our partners, such as DB Schenker,” says Marcel Vogler, Executive Director Transport at the Nagel-Group.
Partnering with Nagel-Group is a natural expansion of DB Schenker’s temperature-controlled network. DB Schenker has similar agreements with STEF in Italy, France and Iberia. STEF and the Nagel-Group also work together in a close partnership.
“The launched cooperation will offer new possibilities for temperature-controlled import and export in road transport by means of full and part load shipments, groupage and distribution. We are seeing an increasing customer demand for international transportation of foodstuffs while batch sizes are getting smaller. With our new offer we can perfectly serve this demand. Now we can offer wider range of services to our customers both in Europe and Scandinavia”, says Petteri Nurmi, CEO of DB Schenker in Finland.