World-class sailor and Olympic silver medalist, Susann (Sanni) Beucke, decides to partner with the logistics service provider DB Schenker. A match made connecting through the Olympic Games in Tokyo will take the young ocean enthusiast into a sea of big dreams – training and racing in the following years with the DB Schenker logo on her boat.  

Partnership between DB Schenker and Susann Beucke – not the first connection 

In 2021, DB Schenker transported the vessels for the German Sailing Team to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Sanni’s second place was the greatest success for German sailing in more than 20 years, and what a privilege to be approached by Sanni to be one of her future sponsors. 

The next level

Now, one year after Tokyo, the 31-year-old sailor is onto a new challenge and putting her focus on offshore sailing with DB Schenker in a long-term partnership.  

We are very happy to have Sanni on board. Setting yourself new goals again and again, even though you had great successes to celebrate, also keeps us young after 150 years.

Thorsten Meincke
Thorsten Meincke
Board Member for Ocean Freight, DB Schenker

Driving sustainability together 

Sailing is one of the most sustainable sports, but also one where you can see the true impact of ocean pollution. Every year up to 12 million tons of plastic are thrown into our oceans, and Sanni has pledged to fight against ocean pollution. One but not the only reason the partnership between DB Schenker and Sanni fits perfectly.  

Susann is also fighting for diversity. Her motto: “This Race is Female”. 

I want to be a role model. I want to empower women to tackle the very thing they thought was impossible. Boundaries are there to be pushed. Whether it’s in your own mind or in society.

Susann Beucke
Susann Beucke
Offshore Sailor

Partnership between DB Schenker and Susann Beucke – the big goal 

Sanni Beucke dreams big. In six to seven years, she wants to be the first German woman to fight for the Vendée Globe, considered the world´s toughest sailing race. DB Schenker supports her in reaching this goal and fighting for cleaner oceans and a more sustainable world.  

Published: June 2022