DB Schenker has upgraded its branches in Tanger and Casablanca and thus extended the high quality standards of its European land transport network to the African continent. National company Schenker Maroc SA provides daily connections with the European DB Schenker terminals, based on direct lines with Spain, France, Germany and Italy.
“As the gate of Africa, Morocco offers a very strong strategic position for the African transportation market,” says Karl Nutzinger, Member of the Board of Management of Schenker AG, responsible for Land Transport. “The high quality standard of our arm in Morocco enables us to offer customers services under well-known high quality and security level.”
DB Schenker in Morocco is meeting the very high quality standards of theDB Schenker land transport network, going beyond the ISO standard. This has been confirmed by successfully passing a product audit which has been conducted by a neutral certification body.
On top of this, DB Schenker in Morocco has been awarded the security focused TAPA FSR A-level certification for its facility in Casablanca, after an intensive implementation process. The DB Schenker platform in Casablanca is now an ideal base for logistics solutions for high-value products in northern Africa.
With the two certifications in the field of Security and Quality DB Schenker in Morocco has completed the range of services for customers with fully integrated and standardized processes and a warehouse that meets most demanding security requirements. The terminal has a bonded warehouse of 4,800 square meters for cross-dock activities and value added logistics services.
With approximately 25,000 employees at 730 locations, DB Schenker Logistics is the number 1 in European land transport. The business unit connects the most important economic regions in some forty European countries with a network of about 32,000 regular scheduled services for general cargo per week. DB Schenker Logistics provides its customers time- and cost-optimized services for general cargo and partial and full loads. It also offers logistics chains with a strong rail component for the European and trans-continental market, combining the advantages of rail and truck transport. DB Schenker Logistics has a dense European network, provideing services from a single source according to uniformly high, certified quality standards – from Spain and Portugal to the Urals and from Finland to Sicily, Romania and Turkey.