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Climate protection becomes airborne

Climate protection becomes airborne

If you want to know what makes flight LH8406 so extraordinary, you don't have to look into the cargo hold filled by DB Schenker or into the cockpit - but into the refueling system at the airport. For the first time in the history of commercial aviation, a cargo airplane took off on 29 November that completely covered its fuel requirements with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Geographically it was …

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Big cheers on a small scale: On October 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. the first aircraft touched down on the runway of the newly opened Berlin Brandenburg Airport. After 14 years of construction, the airport with the nickname "Willy Brandt" was put into operation. Reason enough to take a look at the latest mega-projects in the world with a series of articles: How do the declining passenger and airfreight numbers …

XXL cargo bike: Euro pallets on the luggage rack

XXL cargo bike: Euro pallets on the luggage rack

What the drivers of the XXL cargo bikes do on behalf of DB Schenker, others do at the gym. The ergonomic seat provides a stable back support so that the trunk supports the work of the thighs. “It's like doing the leg press in the weight room,” flatters Christian Rusche. “Except that in this case an electric motor helps and everything takes place outdoors.” He and his employees clearly enjoy stepping on …

“We are in the midst of change!”

“We are in the midst of change!”

Andrea Dorothea Schön, Senior Manager Climate and Clean Air Management, Schenker AG, Essen, explains why the logistics industry is becoming increasingly sustainable. logistik aktuell: Mrs. Schön, in the Corona pandemic, logistics experts are certainly worried about short and medium-term business. But what is the general mood in the industry when it comes to sustainability? Andrea Dorothea Schön: The …

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

Sustainability has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Surveys show that this topic is becoming increasingly important for shipping and logistics companies. This is because ecological, economic and social aspects are intertwined. Together they ensure that logistics becomes more resource-friendly, more efficient and more employee-friendly. The BVL Congress, which is taking place …

Electric vehicle with the FUSO eCanter: More sustainability in European cities

Electric vehicle with the FUSO eCanter: More sustainability in European cities

Sustainable mobility is becoming increasingly important in the metropolitan regions. For this reason, DB Schenker is expanding its fleet of electrically powered vehicles. With the partnership for electromobility with FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, the logistics provider is setting a strong example. In the coming months, the DB Schenker plans to use 36 new FUSO eCanters in eleven European countries. On …

New work in the corona pandemic

New work in the corona pandemic

The corona pandemic has disrupted social and economic life all over the world. Of course, not all jobs could be done from home. Nurses, doctors, police officers, service staff, farmers and logisticians have kept society running in the past few months. They will also have to show their presence in the future. But surprisingly, the switch to flexible working away from the office has worked out …

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Every day from 5 p.m. professional drivers are presented with the same picture: All rest stops are filled. However, the permitted driving time has been reached and severe penalties are imminent if it is exceeded. What is to be done? Despite overcrowded parking spaces, more and more trucks are looking for parking spots at night. Although professional drivers have to take a break of 45 minutes after …

Drive4Schenker or: Who brings the truck load to Andalusia?

Drive4Schenker or: Who brings the truck load to Andalusia?

“Even in the Age of digitization, we need dispatchers with brains and organizational talent,” says Bernd Drossel, Head of Production at DB Schenker's Nuremberg office. “But this Age also provides our dispatchers with suitable tools leaving space for creative and self-determined work, planning and organization.” In logistics, this tool is called “Drive4Schenker”. How does the freight find its way to …

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