Business expansion
Stredni Cechy; Stredocesky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.4 - Freight transport by road and removal services

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 May 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2016
Foreseen end date


Multinational logistics company DB Schenker is to employ 250 new workers in 2016. The recruitment is associated with the expansion of the Strančice (Czech Republic) distribution centre for the world's leading electronics manufacturer. The centre will be in full operation in September 2016. The company is looking for people to be employed at many administrative, technical and blue-collar positions. The centre will serve customers and vendors from Central and Eastern Europe who will send phones, tablets and other electronics for testing.

In 2015, DB Schenker reported more than a 10% increase in the turnover. The company carried more than one million consignments, up by almost 20%. A further 10% increase is estimated for 2016.

Globally, DB Schenker, the freight logistics subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, employs over 94,600 staff across about 2,000 locations in about 140 countries and now is the biggest freight operator in the UK after buying out English Welsh & Scottish (EWS)


  • 19 May 2016: Čianews


Eurofound (2016), DB Schenker, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 87556, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87556.