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Schenker Philippines, Inc.

History

Schenker Philippines, Inc. is the DB Schenker subsidiary with the merging of BAX Global, CPI Transport and Star Global as of January, 2007.

Brief history of Schenker Philippines, Inc.  

1982Mr. Patrick Chen founds CPI Transport 
 Mr. Peter Kairuz founds Star Global in the Philippines 
1988Schenker formalizes Exclusive Agency Agreement 
1995Incorporation of BAX Global in the Philippines 
2006DB Logistics acquires BAX Global, Inc. 
 Schenker acquires CPI Transport 
 Schenker acquires the majority of Star Global HKG 
2007January: Schenker Philippines, Inc. becomes 
 A DB Schenker subsidiary with the merging of BAX Global, 
 CPI Transport and Star Global. 
2008DB Schenker rebrands globally 
2010December 1, 2010:  The corporate office opens at Sabrina Compound in Parañaque city 

BAX Global Milestone - world leader in international freight transportation and supply chain management companies. 

1972June 15: The birth of Burlington Northern Air Freight, Inc., (BNAFI) opens its doors serving Ten cities around the country. This began a steady increase in stations, shipments and    employees. 
1980BNAFI adds Burlington Air Express, offering small package overnight express services. 
1982The Pittson Company acquires BNAFI. The acquisition was then, the largest in air freight history. 
1986To reposition itself as an overnight air express company, BNAFI changes its name and corporate logo to Burlington Air Express Inc. 
1995Starts operations in the Philippines in January 
1997As the company starts to offer logistics services in the country, it adopts the abbreviated form BAX, hence BAX Global Philippines. 
2004Version 2000 Certified in January 
2005BAX Global, a worldwide provider of supplier chain services, freight forwarding, and a  wholesale forwarder network in North America.  
 July: TAPA Certification and C-TPAT Compliance in the Philippines. 
2006January, the Brink’s Company sells BAX Global, Inc. to Deutsche Bahn AG for $1.1 billion. With the acquisition, Deutsche Bahn (DB) becomes one of the leading companies in transportation and logistics worldwide. 

CPI Transport Milestone 

For almost 20 years, CPI Transport has been a reliable partner for Schenker in the Philippines.

1983CPI Transports, Inc., founded by its chairman, Mr. Patrick Chen, secures its accreditation from the Civil Aeronautics Board and earns the license to operate as a Customs Broker and Airfreight Forwarder. The same year, CPI becomes a member of the Germany-based Trans-Atlast Group and Force family. 
1984 In what was considered as unprecedented in the local industry, CPI receives IATA commissioning. Hence, the company ascents as a leading freight forwarder evidenced by its citations as top cargo agent from carriers like Lufthansa, British Airways, Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines. 
1988Schenker & Co. GmbH, then one of the largest freight forwarders worldwide, formalizes an Exclusive Agency Agreement with CPI to better address the Philippines market. 
2005With over 20 years of solid service, CPI matures from a purely inbound–oriented transportation company to a logistics provider catering to requirements of top companies in various industries. It offers a wide range of services which include Export and Import Forwarding – Air and Sea, Customs Clearance, Project Handling, Household Removals, Fairs & Exhibitions, Marine Parts Service, Aero Parts Systems, Consolidation and Deconsolidation, Warehousing & Distribution and Insurance. 
2006Schenker and CPI signs an agreement that Schenker will take over the operations of CPI as of January 2007. In parallel, the activities of BAX Global in the Philippines will be integrated into Schenker. 

Last modified: 22.07.2014

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