DB Schenker Provides IPC with Logistics and Freight Forwarding Service03.03.2010
DB Schenker has reached an agreement to provide the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), headquartered in Bonn, Germany with Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Customs Clearance services across the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (12-21 March) and London 2012 Paralympic Games (August 29 to September 9) as well as other key IPC events. Both the IPC and DB Schenker have been working together since Athens 2004.
“We are certainly pleased to have DB Schenker commit to providing services to the IPC through to the end of 2012. We rely on quality logistics services to get us to the starting line of our events, and we are more than happy to see the experience and skills of DB Schenker as a member of our team,” said Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of the IPC.
Michael Korn, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Schenker Deutschland AG, commented: “This is a logical and necessary progression for our sports events team. We want to work with the IPC team in Bonn, get to their event on time, in full and with accuracy. We are committed to longer term planning with the IPC team, and we are pleased to provide support and services to help them reach their goals in Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and other key events such as the International Paralympic Day.”
The IPC is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as the International Federation for nine sports, for which it supervises and co-ordinates the World Championships and other competitions.