DB Schenker opens Laredo, Texas facility to bolster cross-border service

DB Schenker has opened a new facility in Laredo, Texas, with 30,960 square feet of logistics management space, including 1,874 sq. ft. of office space, the company said.

The new warehouse, which is located in the Killiam Industrial Park near the World Trade Bridge, supports another 150,000 sq. ft. facility that DB Schenker opened in Houston in 2015.

Both facilities support customers´ cross-border business and the complex compliance requirements needed to import freight into Mexico and the United States. The new Laredo facility will become a certified Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in October 2016, with a dedicated customs broker/import manager on site.

DB Schenker in the USA is an integrated logistics service providers with over 7,000 employees in 39 branches and 55 logistics centers providing over 21 million sq. ft. of distribution operations to its clients. DB Schenker offers land transport, air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source.