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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 …

Logistics 2020: Trends and challenges in the coming year

Logistics 2020: Trends and challenges in the coming year

The logistics sector in Germany is doing well - experts expect the sector to continue to grow in the coming year. The experts in the committee of logistics experts forecast growth of 2.2 percent. But in addition to such a concrete forecast, it is above all the assessments of which trends will drive the industry in the coming months that are important for companies. "Many companies want to be able to …

Logistics conference: three days of encouragement

Logistics conference: three days of encouragement

The International Supply Chain Conference in Berlin ended on October 25. There were 3,207 participants this year: they experienced diversified and communicative days under the motto "Inspire – Encourage - Act". The conference is now over - the challenges for the industry remain. The theme was well-chosen, as some current issues are dimming the mood: sectors such as the automotive and chemical …

Four billion packages

Christmas business challenges traders

Four billion packages

This year, the Christmas business in Germany could surpass the magic 100-billion-euro mark - the turnover has been growing steadily for years. No wonder, because the Germans order more and more online. By 2021 it will be more than 4 billion packages. How do traders prepare for this challenge? We take a look at different approaches. According to the Christmas survey by the dealer federation, the …

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