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Porsche, DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo support state governments
. Business and politics are working closely together:
“Everyone is contributing their strengths in this joint effort, and it is working extremely well. At the moment it is more than ever about getting involved, showing consideration for others and taking on responsibility – central values of our
Together with the logistics partners DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo,
Since the flights started, several million protective items (face masks of different protection classes, protective suits and protective goggles) have arrived at the intermediate warehouse in Stuttgart. By probably the end of May, protective materials with a value running into triple-digit millions of euros will have been organised and transported from China to Germany. That is equivalent in total to a volume of up to 50 passenger aircraft needed for transport.
Winfried Kretschmann, Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg: “The good relationship between
Michael Kretschmer, Minister-President of the Free State of Saxony: “The commitment of the companies involved is fantastic. This joint resolute action is making a crucial contribution to ensuring that the situation relating to provision of medical protective equipment will continue to improve also in Saxony over the coming days and weeks. We are currently also benefiting from the extensive experience of
Manne Lucha, Minister for Social Affairs and Integration in Baden-Württemberg: “I am delighted that we have such competent partners supporting us. Procurement of a sufficient quantity of protective equipment is still a decisive factor in effectively containing the coronavirus and for providing sufficient protection for the people in our state, particularly in hospitals as well as retirement and care homes."
Uwe-Karsten Städter, Member of the
Oliver Seidl, Chief Financial Officer at DB Schenker: “In uncertain times, reliability, flexibility and full commitment are what count. We are pleased that we are able to maintain the supply chains for important medical products in cooperation with
Dorothea von Boxberg, Member of the
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