May 09, 2014: DB Schenker in Belarus was named as the 'recommended provider of logistics services of the Organizing Committee (Direction) of the 2014 IIHF Ice-Hockey World Championship' in Minsk, which will be held from May 9 till 25, 2014.

DB Schenker is offering complex and global logistics services including air and ocean freight, land transport, customs clearance, onsite services, warehousing and local services such as team equipment transports.

16 teams are preparing for the start. To support them and to ensure that all athletes can concentrate purely on winning the tournament, DB Schenker in Minsk provides extensive local team luggage services and customs procedures. Dedicated trucks will accompany each team from airport to the team headquarters and venues on behalf of the organizing committee.

DB Schenker is also supporting to equip the two official fan zones near the arenas. The fan zones are permanent installations and invite fans from all around the world to communicate and share their joint interest for ice hockey. The action is not only limited to broadcasting, but will also host other festive and sports events such as concerts, playgrounds, mini-tournaments and many other things.

The range of commodities include stand building structures, welcome desks, uniforms for officials and volunteers, mascots, office equipment, doping test and broadcasting equipment and a large range of fan articles and official merchandise.