DB Schenker Logistics, a global leader in contract logistics has opened a logistics center in Kenya for several customers in the industrial, electronics, healthcare, and consumer goods, which consist of warehouses and open holding areas.
This centre is strategically located: only five kilometers from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, which combines convience and growth prospects by connecting the port of Mombasa and the East African hinterland.
DB Schenker’s Regional Product Manager Logistics, Near Middle East & East Africa Ako Djaf says that, “It is through our quality services and excellent work that we have been able to get big clients like GlaxoSmithKline and Organo Gold, who have transferred all their storage and transport business within Kenya as well as other markets in Eastern and Central Africa to DB Schenker.”
The success of contract logistics in Kenya is due to the fact that the customers expectations and requirements are met through the implementation and strict compliance with their requirements. “Our initiatives for continuous improvement, such as the monthly productivity monitoring, recognition of highly productive employees, education and training programs, have improved our performance and contributed to the development of managers in our team,” says Henrik Sorensen, CEO of the Kenyan DB Schenker Ltd company.
Schenker Ltd has four offices in Kenya two of which are in Nairobi and one each in the port of Mombasa and Malaba at the border crossing and has a total of 139 employees. DB Schenker also provides domestic transportation, global air, ocean freight as well as comprehensive contract logistics and chain supply-services. DB Schenker Ltd has all the necessary permits for customs clearance, distribution and warehousing, and is also owned by the IATA license.
You can check out their website for shipping details etc: www.schenker.co.ke.