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Drive4Schenker or: Who brings the truck load to Andalusia? Weiterlesen

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 …

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Talking about the right packaging!

Talking about the right packaging!

Sustainable transports have become inevitable. But when it comes to the packaging of products, logisticians and manufacturers should exchange more information with each other, says Winfried Batzke, managing director of the German packaging institute dvi. logistik aktuell: What will the packaging of the future look like? Winfried Batzke: On the one hand, new materials are certainly being used: there …

Crossing the desert by heavy truck

Crossing the desert by heavy truck

DB Schenker has transported over 200 components of a machine for mining iron ore to the “South Flank” mine. The first part of the transport was carried out by ship, then it continued on the road - on behalf of thyssenkrupp Mining Technologies. In the western Australian desert region of Pilbara, the world's largest rail-operated bucket wheel excavator is being built from the 90,000-ton cargo. The bucket …

3D printing: Logistics in the age of additive manufacturing

3D printing: Logistics in the age of additive manufacturing

Erik Wirsing, Vice President Global Innovation at Schenker AG, on additive manufacturing and the contribution of logistics. logistik aktuell: Mr. Wirsing, let’s start with a quote of yours. "The worst that can happen to a logistician is: Everything is already where it is needed." – In the age of additive manufacturing, how far is the logistics industry from this worst-case scenario? Erik Wirsing: I …

High-tech and high-speed in Singapore

High-tech and high-speed in Singapore

With its modern and efficient Red Lion warehouse and transshipment hub in Singapore, DB Schenker has ushered in a new era for logistics services. The hub in the Southeast Asian city-state is the most modern and efficient of its kind in the region. “The state-of-the-art hub is future-orientated, featuring the latest technology in warehouse automation, and will enable us to achieve high-speed …

TÜV confirms that the Container Terminal Altenwerder is climate-neutral

23,834 tons of CO₂ saved through renewable energies

TÜV confirms that the Container Terminal Altenwerder is climate-neutral

Designing a single-family house in a climate-neutral way is almost standard today. Entire companies are now also designed and operated with a CO2 balance. But there is only one climate-neutral container terminal in the world: the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder. TÜV Nord recently confirmed this in its renewal of the relevant certificate. CTA: A consistent sustainability strategy until …

Border experience: Air freight in exceptional circumstances

Border experience: Air freight in exceptional circumstances

The sky has become quieter in the last few months. No wonder, because the Corona pandemic has caused a great deal of confusion in the logistics industry. Because people were no longer allowed to travel by air in the first weeks of the pandemic, air freight has also been massively disrupted. Some of the goods that are transported back and forth by air between cities, countries and continents are carried …

Even a bit bigger: Container ships are growing and growing

Even a bit bigger: Container ships are growing and growing

The largest container ship in the world recently visited the port of Hamburg on its maiden voyage and was anchored there for three days. With a cargo capacity of 23,964 TEU (20-foot standard container), HMM Algeciras surpasses the previous record holder, MSC Gülsün, by more than 200 TEU. During her first visit to Hamburg, HMM Algeciras unloaded and loaded 8,500 containers. Around 15 percent of these …

Flexible at short notice: Area check in Germany

Flexible at short notice: Area check in Germany

With its area check, DB Schenker offers its customers the opportunity to access free spaces at one of their sites when supply chains are disrupted. Globally and in Germany many customers are happy to take up this offer. Especially topical is the storage of medical protection equipment like disinfectant or protective masks. It presents challenges for everyone in medical care. “The area check has become …

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