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Logistics between France and Germany

Logistics between France and Germany

The Saarland may be the smallest state in the Federal Republic. But as an economic link between Germany and France it comes up big. The DB Schenker office in Saarbrücken, with a total of 750 employees, is the hub of quite a few transports. Distance from the border: 800 meters. Good runners do not even need two minutes for that. In addition, the Saarland office operates 8 other locations – these are …

Worldwide sea freight without worries: The “Bourbon” project for Evonik Industries

Worldwide sea freight without worries: The “Bourbon” project for Evonik Industries

The project "Bourbon" has nothing to do with whiskey. Rather, it is the result of a complex international transport order for Evonik Industries, one of the long-standing DB Schenker customers. The facility for the production of a filler for tires required components from five different countries. During the transport to the destination Goose Creek, near Charleston in South Carolina (USA), a total of …

Hamburg starts pilot project with 5G high-tech network

Hamburg starts pilot project with 5G high-tech network

The beautiful new world of digitization collapses when data cannot be transmitted. So far, the operators and developers of new solutions rely on fixed cabling or traditional mobile networks to transfer the necessary amounts of data. Today, there are already techniques to transport large volumes of data quickly from one point to another: The communication standard 5G, with transmission rates of 1.25 …

Training at DB Schenker: “A little bit of action”

Training at DB Schenker: “A little bit of action”

DB Schenker used the Day of Logistics on April 19 to talk to young people and to present itself as a training organization. But what do the current trainees say about an apprenticeship at Germany's top logistics provider? And what comes to mind for a long-standing employee in retrospect? logistik aktuell spoke in Augsburg with Daniela Hauptmann and Cüneyt Algül. She is 20 and is currently completing …

eFloater – cruising the city of the future

eFloater – cruising the city of the future

The cities are growing, while people are becoming more mobile. This only works, if we come up with smart and efficient urban mobility solutions. For example, the eFloater: It is considered a way to move comfortably and sustainably in our spacious inner cities. This electric micro scooter was developed by the Hamburg start-up Floatility. It has a range of 20 kilometers and is therefore ideal for people …

Behind the Scenes

Start into the new Formula OneTM-season

Behind the Scenes

In every type of sport there is a team standing behind the sport team to support. This also applies in Formula OneTM races. More than 800 employees work at the headquarters of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to improve the design, development and production processes of the Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+. The logistics during the European races is handled by a DB …

The face of AGV

The human-machine interaction has a digital face

The face of AGV

Automated guided vehicles or transport systems (AGV) are currently one of the major topics in intralogistics. The German Engineering Federation (FDMA) also responded at the beginning of the year by founding its own specialist department for AGV. Because with the rapidly increasing product developments for this market also questions about safety technology and standardization become …

Airplane “on ground” – pulse all the way up

Airplane “on ground” – pulse all the way up

For the owner of an airplane, "Aircraft on Ground" is something like a toothache, when getting up: you want it to be over as soon as possible. That's why all the alarm bells ring in the event of an AOG. The airline speaks of Aircraft on Ground when the aircraft cannot take off according to plan due to technical problems. For example, when a damage has to be repaired outside the usual maintenance …

Fire and Flame for the Games “Down Under”

Commonwealth Games

Fire and Flame for the Games “Down Under”

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) are one of the major sport events in the Southern hemisphere in 2018. Around 6,600 athletes and officials from 71 Commonwealth Nations and Territories competed in 25 sports. DB SCHENKERsportsevents was appointed the Official Logistics Service Provider for the GC2018. Some of Schenker’s employees received a special recognition when they were chosen to …

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