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“There is tremendous potential in Africa – also for logistics”

“There is tremendous potential in Africa – also for logistics”

Thomas Ruelke from DB Schenker has set up his office in the Logistic City of Dubai near the new airport. The Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Middle East and Africa focuses on the entire continent. logistik aktuell: Mr. Ruelke, you have been working for DB Schenker in Africa for over three years. May we call you a specialist in Africa logistics? Thomas Ruelke: Only if we agree that there is no such …

The Boundaries Between Manufacturing and Logistics Blur

Leipzig Automotive Logistics Forum, Part 1

The Boundaries Between Manufacturing and Logistics Blur

When the automotive and logistics industries meet, it always concerns one thing: process, process, process. This year's Automobile Logistics Forum, organized by the Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and the Federal Logistics Association (BVL), was no exception. “Break Down The Boundaries” There once was a time when one could say, “over here are the automobile manufacturers, and over there …

Robots and autonomous delivery droids: High-tech for the last mile at the 2020 CES

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Logistics Part 2

Robots and autonomous delivery droids: High-tech for the last mile at the 2020 CES

Humanoid transport robots, autonomous delivery droids, or new driver surveillance technology: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has long been a source of technological information and inspiration in the field of logistics. In the first part of our CES retrospective, we discussed the big trends. Now we want to introduce some of the products presented in Las Vegas for the last mile. The Few Last …

Game developer contracted by logistician DB Schenker

Logistics meets Game Development:

Game developer contracted by logistician DB Schenker

Agile computer game development and a traditional logistics giant, how do they fit together? At first glance not at all, because the images of the company cultures we have in our minds are too different: The constant, somewhat old-fashioned logistician vs. the creative and chaotic game forge. And what does logistics have to do with gaming? But digital employee training is increasingly supplementing …

Cooperation and technology: Lessons to be learned from CES 2020

Cooperation and technology: Lessons to be learned from CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas is one of the most important trade fairs for the large technology companies in the world. Around 4,500 companies from various industries presented their innovations and ideas in early January 2020. It's not just about technical progress. The fair has also become a platform for new developments in the economy. This affects logisticians in particular. …

2020: Changes on and alongside the transport routes

2020: Changes on and alongside the transport routes

In November 2019, the German government passed the amendment to the German Road Traffic Act. The following changes, among others, are expected in the course of the year: : No stopping/no parking Be careful if you want to make a quick drop. On the protective strip for bicycle traffic (indicated by a dotted line), there will soon be no stopping - just like for the second row. In future, fines for …

Perfect portfolio in the right place: New logistics center in Güstrow

Perfect portfolio in the right place: New logistics center in Güstrow

Logistically, Güstrow is something of a hidden champion. With around 29,000 inhabitants, the Güstrow center is only of regional importance. But when it comes to transport and logistics services, it extends its feelers far and wide. This is thanks to its strategically favorable location and its very good transport connections. Located in the heart of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Güstrow is still …

“The turning point in shipping”

Ocean freight reduces sulfur oxides

“The turning point in shipping”

The world's largest diesel engines are used on cargo ships. They are as tall as a four-story apartment building and wider than the world record for the women's long jump. This is at least 7.52 meters. The exhaust gases from these power packs with 100,000 and more horsepower are considered to be harmful to health and the environment, not least because of the sulfur oxides. That should improve. Only 0.5 …

Santa Claus – Specialist for parcel delivery

Come, you sleighs! - The slightly different christmas story

Santa Claus – Specialist for parcel delivery

In 2008, some Swedish management consultants discovered that the ideal logistics location for Santa Claus is in Kyrgyzstan. They explained the reasons for this at the time to a few specialist editors at an impromptu press conference at a mulled wine stand. It was cold. It was so cold that nobody could use their stiff fingers to make readable notes. And the only recording device to hand was accidentally …

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