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DB Schenker has moved business from Maersk to MSC

DB Schenker has moved large parts of its business, which were previously handled by Maersk, to MSC. According to sources, the change has also resulted in price increases, but DB Schenker denies this. Updated.

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Updated Nov. 5 at 7.58 am CET - The clash between Maersk and German freight forwarder DB Schenker has sent more business toward the container line's competitor MSC, launching a chain reaction that can also be felt among other major freight forwarders.

Several sources say independently of each other that DB Schenker has moved large parts of its business, which were previously handled by Maersk, to MSC, which is both a competitor and a partner in the 2M alliance.

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