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2.8 Million Face Masks for Hesse Weiterlesen

2.8 Million Face Masks for Hesse

Face masks protect people from contracting and spreading viruses. Face masks that protect the mouth and nose are used during operations, in the ICU and everywhere it is necessary to reduce the spread of germs and …

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Green logistics: Schenker Germany becomes partner of Ancotran‘s Anco Forest project

Green logistics: Schenker Germany becomes partner of Ancotran‘s Anco Forest project

No ocean freight without land transport. The pre- and onward carriage of containers to and from the large seaports in Germany and Holland make up a significant proportion of the volume of land transport that Schenker Germany processes in Germany and neighboring regions via truck transport. Ancotrans, one of the market leaders in container transport by truck, has been an important partner in this since …

Value Added Services – the carpenters from DB Schenker

Value Added Services – the carpenters from DB Schenker

Logistics is much more than the transportation of goods from one place to another, storage and transhipment. Additional services such as further processing, finishing or packaging make logistical tasks even more exciting. With so-called value added services, logisticians are increasingly responding to customer needs. DB Schenker offers such special services in Stuttgart: two carpenters design …

Creative Competition: the Creative Media Institute SAE Frankfurt was our guest at the DB Schenker Game Jam

Creative Competition: the Creative Media Institute SAE Frankfurt was our guest at the DB Schenker Game Jam

The logistics industry has become one of the trailblazers for digitalization within the German economy. Nevertheless, a game jam is a rather unusual event in this industry. In this innovative developer format that is popular among creative computer developers, participants aim to develop a first stable version of a computer game within a short time frame. Experts from different disciplines have to work …

Logistics with cargo drones

DB Schenker invests in Volocopter

Logistics with cargo drones

As a pioneer for urban air mobility, the Baden-based air taxi manufacturer Volocopter performed the first-ever manned vertical flight of a purely electric multicopter nine years ago. Since then, the company has continuously worked on the concept for electrically powered multicopters. The vision: the use of autonomous air taxis in megacities. What was once considered a science fiction concept is …

Digital transformation: How digital is the logistics field?

Digital transformation: How digital is the logistics field?

Transport robots in the warehouse, automatic route planning, blockchain technology for waybills, AI-based systems for simulating delivery networks. Digitalization is transforming all areas of logistics. Are other industries just as strongly engaged in a digital transformation? How digital is the logistics industry compared to other industries? The Digitalization Index for SMEs 2019/2020, carried out by …

“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 …

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