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Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Tens of thousands of storage spaces, routes for forklifts, tractors, pallet trucks, order picking and packing stations, extensive safety regulations ... A logistics center is a complex and demanding work environment. This highly dynamic world is not so easy to imagine for new staff and customers. Such a logistics center is difficult to describe in words. Immediate visualization helps best here. DB …

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

If you want to take a look at global aviation, look out into the desert - namely into the US state of California. Mojave Airport is located there. The airfield, which has also been a take-off and landing site for space travel since 2004, is now one of the world's largest parking lots for aircraft. Hundreds of discarded and dismantled machines stand peacefully side by side - venerable antiquities as …

“Full pipe” for city logistics

“Full pipe” for city logistics

Electricity, water and district heating are also transported underground to the consumer. So why should parcels and pallets of pasta or summer fashion continue to fight their way downtown during rush hour? It is time for new concepts that relieve and revitalize city logistics. One approach is: Off through the tube! The idea isn’t new. But this time it is well thought out. Pallets take a path below …

More national instead of global supply chains?

More national instead of global supply chains?

Not only since the corona pandemic have calls been made to bring production at least partially back into the country. The current pandemic has posed major challenges for many supply chains. Broken supply chains not only mean that the delivery will arrive a few days later - machines that are at a standstill cause high economic damage. Would the relocation of production back to Germany be the solution to …

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Thailand is one of the most desirable tourist destinations. In the United Nations World Tourism Barometer, Thailand is the second most popular destination in the Asia-Pacific region after China. In 2019, more than 106 million passengers entered through the airports of the capital Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Both operate well beyond their capacities. That is why there have long been plans to …

Beijing Daxing Airport: In the land of superlatives

Beijing Daxing Airport: In the land of superlatives

With the new construction of a third airport in Beijing, China is pursuing ambitious goals. Beijing Daxing Airport aims to curb the rapid growth in air traffic in the region around the capital. The new airport is to become one of the most important transshipment hubs in the gigantic empire with the IATA code PKX. Aviation in China is more than just moving people and cargo from one place to another by …

New year, family and the globalization

New year, family and the globalization

Efficiency and performance: These two features describe ideal supply chains for industry and commerce. They ensure that globalization works. Even more surprising that the entire world completely pauses for a few days at the beginning of the year. The reason for this is the Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival: The factory buildings of the industrial world stand still for a few days. Employees in …

Forum Automotive Logistics: virtual, but exciting as always

Forum Automotive Logistics: virtual, but exciting as always

It is always impressive to have all the themes of automotive logistics laid out compactly in a single event. The Forum Automotive Logistics does that every time. It’s just amazing what logistics is all about. Corona and the pandemic can’t change that. Production, factory supply, procurement processes, climate-friendly drives, highly efficient intralogistics with autonomous vehicles, drones for …

Atlanta – in the land of limited opportunity

Atlanta – in the land of limited opportunity

Once again, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia broke records: Despite the corona pandemic, which has hit no country as badly as the USA, more than 3.5 million people travelled through the world’s largest airport in December 2020. That was 60 percent less than in the previous year, but measured against the lower number of passengers in the entire Corona year, it was a …

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