Block Train direct train service

We are happy to announce that, starting from the month of June, we will launch a new service.

Block Train by D.B. Group is the multimodal premium transport solution with departure from Xi’an and arrival in Verona (Italy).

What is Block Train by D.B. Group?

It is a train service exclusively dedicated to D.B. Group customers’ goods freight, ensuring short lead times, high loading capacity and seamless transport from departure to arrival hub.

Which are the main advantages of the new service? 

– Short transit-time for big quantities

– GPS in each container for tracking and security

– New routing

– Maximum flexibility both for FCL and for LCL

– High reactivity to the ever-changing market scenarios

– Equipment guaranteed 

– Flat rate possibility (terminal – terminal) for regular booking

This transport solution contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions, and it’s the means with the lowest environmental impact for medium and long distances.

Block Train by D.B. Group is a valuable alternative to ocean freight and uses in a strategic way the intermodal network, allowing maximum reactivity with respect to market scenarios and disruptions (congestions, unexpected events…)

Is this the perfect solution for your needs?

Would you like to book your shipment? Feel free to fill in our contact form, and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible:

Our team is at your complete disposal for further information.

D.B. Group Team

RCEP – China

On the 15th November 2020, 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which upon ratification, will become the largest preferential trade agreement by economic output in the world, with the potential to increase trade and integration among the economies of East Asia. China and Thailand have passed the legal proceedings in February and March respectively, while Japan just passed it on April 28. It is expected that most of the members will ratify the agreement within 2021, that RCEP will become effective starting from January 2022. 

Together with China, other countries taking part in the agreement are Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, and Thailand.

The general objective of RCEP is to facilitate the trade of goods and services and to create a competitive investment environment, with a particular focus on: 

        – Rules of Origin

        – Tariffs reduction

        – Simplified customs procedures

        – Investments simplification

        – Intellectual Property protection

        – E-commerce

        – Public procurement

The unified Rules of Origin together with the enhancement of access to different markets are expected to make investments in more than one country a valid and attractive strategy for companies. Furthermore, the common Rules of Origin will also lower the cost of supply for firms whose supply chains are spread on the whole Asia. Moreover, corporations in RCEP countries might be encouraged to create supply chains in the whole block, increasing the value chain activity of the region.

At D.B. Group we stay at our customers’ side to assist them in every step of their supply chain management. With our branch offices in China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Australia we will be able to provide the best solutions on customs, logistics and transport operations to make sure you will benefit of all the advantages arising from the RCEP. 


Contact us to know more about the opportunities!

D.B. Group
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2021 New Year

All our Country offices will be off-duty during the upcoming week from the 11th to the 17th February, except the Hong Kong office which will be off-duty from the 11th to the 16th February.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

D.B. Group

Latest News

Golden Week

From the 1st to the 8th of October, our branch offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Qingdao and Chengdu won’t be operational and will resume normal activity on October 9. Hong Kong and Taipei branches, instead, will be closed only on the 1st and 2nd October. Please take note that during the period that precedes this holiday, demand for exports will intensify. This can further increase the possibility of inconveniences.

Shipping Peak Season

We also inform you that the shipping peak season is currently shaping, due to both by a slight increase in demand and a major reduction in space availability, and it is impacting on both air and ocean services.

Ocean Freight

The cost of both import and export operations is increasing due to the decrease in the holding ability of vessels. This situation is mainly caused by the large number of blank sailings, which are consequently bringing pressure to load activity. We are also recording a shortage of equipment in some Asian ports (mainly 40’ and 40’HC containers).

Air Freight

Both air import and export are suffering from lower space availability due to the reduction of both cargo and passengers’ flights. Consequently, the cost of the service is rising. This trend might continue through the half of October.

To reduce the risks of delays and missed pick-ups, we kindly ask our customers to book their shipments in advance, scheduling their activities as soon as possible, and communicating any special request during the booking activity.

For more information please contact our offices.

We shall advise you for every relevant update.

D.B. Group

Global logistic update

Dear all,

We inform you that on this page, you will find a weekly update on relevant information about our offices worldwide and the outbreak implications on different countries’ logistic systems.

You can download the update here:

Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

D.B. Group

Postponed office opening

Further to the announcement of the State Council and of the municipal government of different cities and provinces in Mainland China, a holiday extension to 9th Feb was issued.

Based upon those official notices and willing to minimize the impact on our customers, we inform you that starting from today on our Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Qingdao and Chengdu teams have decided to work from home to ensure a quick support.

Attached you can find the list of contacts at your support.

Our offices are at complete disposal to answer all your questions.

We shall keep you informed about further developments.


D.B. Group

Technological innovation – New Digital Tool

We are glad to announce that here at  D.B. Group China  we have implemented a new digital tool, designed to increase productivity and improve integration, automation and communication with the supply chain.

This software, already in use in our Italian, American and Thai branches, helps us integrating our business with customers and partners, streamlining processes and increasing efficiency, visibility, and profitability of our operations. We want to congratulate our teams for their dedication in understanding all the functionalities of this tool.

If you need any further information, don’t hesitate to contact our teams at:

Technological innovation – New CRM Project

We are glad to announce that our Customer Relationship Management project has been completed. All D.B. Group China offices have officially implemented a new CRM software, empowering daily activities. Indeed, this marks an important step forward in the organization of all our business processes, and in ensuring always higher level of standard.

We would like to congratulate all the Chinese colleagues who took part to the CRM project, for their incredible commitment, and special thanks to our marketing team that ensured the success of the project.


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