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DB Schenker doubles result in first half year – despite less freight volume

Logistics company DB Schenker doubles its earnings for the first half-year period – making a crucial contribution to a positive bottom line for parent company Deutsche Bahn.

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German logistics firm DB Schenker has had the best six months in its 150-year history, according to the half-year financial statement issued by parent company Deutsche Bahn.

With earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of almost EUR 1.2bn, DB Schenker is close to doubling its result from the first half of 2021, and the ”booming” logistics company’s significance for Deutsche Bahn’s overall success is highlighted by management in a press release.

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