Mercedes and DB Schenker link up for new logistics partnership

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Mercedes Formula 1 team confirmed a new four-year logistic partnership with DB Schenker, the German global transportation and logistics provider.

DB Schenker will provide logistic services for all European Grand Prix, test and promotional events and the transportation of the W06 Hybrid racing cars.

_MFL8209Jochen Müller, Schenker Deutschland AG Board Member said that “The MERCEDES AMG Formula One Team relies on top performance, not only in motorsport but also in terms of logistics. This is why for us, as a sports logistics expert, it is a great honour that the team has placed its trust in DB Schenker as its logistics partner”

Earlier this month, DB Schenker took delivery of their new team fleet from the Mercedes-Benz truck production plant in Germany, including five silver Mercedes-Benz Actros which will transport the Silver Arrow racing cars.

Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes Benz Motorsport said: “The highest degree of professionalism and precision is indispensible in Formula One, a consideration which also applies to our logistics services.

Furthermore, he added that Mercedes is pleased to welcome DB Schenker to the team as the new logistics partner. “We have no doubt that they will provide excellent service and be able to respond to the changing circumstances with the necessary flexibility and speed required in Formula One.”