- On June 24, 2022, DB Schenker and USA Truck Inc. (USA Truck), Van Buren/USA, announced an agreement by DB Schenker to take over all shares of USA Truck in circulation. The merger underscores DB Schenker and USA Truck’s objective of becoming the leading provider of transport solutions in North America. After the transaction is completed, which is expected to take place at the end of 2022, DB Schenker will expand the joint market position of DB Schenker and USA Truck in the land transport sector in North America.
- DB Schenker acquired Bitergo GmbH in full on May 31, 2022. Bitergo is a software company and offers standardized and mobile cloud solutions with a focus on warehousing, supply chain execution and mobile solutions. The company is the operator of the Logistics Mall, a digital platform on which users can use apps as needed, such as for warehouse management, shipping and transport management. The acquisition is a key element of the digital strategy of DB Schenker. DB Schenker is therefore continuing to push the development of new digital business models and is driving the digital transformation of its core business forward.
- The business area Full Load Solution (FLS) of DB Schenker was transferred to DB Cargo with economic effect from January 1, 2022. The previous year’s figures have been adjusted accordingly.
- On April 22, 2022, DB Schenker and Wessels&Müller SE agreed to acquire all outstanding limited partner shares in MarkenTechnikService GmbH&Co. KG (MTS). Wessels &Müller SE is a long-standing and experienced shareholder who is focusing on international expansion and sustainable growth in the MTS Group. The closing of the transaction is scheduled for the third quarter of 2022.