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Predictable erratic weather conditions? Why retailers adjust their product ranges based on weather data Weiterlesen

Predictable erratic weather conditions? Why retailers adjust their product ranges based on weather data

When it rains people buy umbrellas, when the sun shines, they buy barbecue sausages for the weekend. Few things influence our shopping behavior as much as the weather, either unconsciously or consciously. For …

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E-scooter mania or efficient two-wheeler for urban last mile

E-scooter mania or efficient two-wheeler for urban last mile

After the official authorization of electric scooters, e-scooters for short, various ridesharing service providers have kickstarted their offers in German cities in the last few days. The biggest of them, Lime and Bird, both American providers, are competing here in Germany against European providers that boast sonorous names such as TIER, Circ, VOI or Wind Mobility. But beside all the hype and the …

DB Schenker “Key Supplier” for Brose Again in 2019

DB Schenker “Key Supplier” for Brose Again in 2019

Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG is an international automotive supplier based in Coburg. With around 26,000 employees at 62 locations in 23 countries worldwide, the Brose Group develops and produces components and systems for vehicle doors, vehicle seats and car bodies. Every year, Brose honors a selection of its international suppliers and service providers as a "Key Supplier." In 2019, the …

Monitoring of Drone Flights:  DFS and Telekom have founded joint venture Droniq

Monitoring of Drone Flights: DFS and Telekom have founded joint venture Droniq

Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), together with Deutsche Telekom, has developed a solution for integrating drones into aviation with the Connected Drones project, thus enabling drones to be controlled out of sight of the pilot. And it works like this: A GPS module simply attached to the drone and a mobile radio transmitting unit make the drone a kind of flying mobile phone. Via the LTE radio network, the …

Job Sharing: Shared work, doubled happiness

Job Sharing: Shared work, doubled happiness

What is more obvious than sharing your workplace with a nice colleague, having more free time and at the same time maintaining your accustomed responsibility? That's what job sharing is all about - and this model is also used within companies in Germany. "We have been working together for many years and complement each other very well in many ways," says Sabrina Preußler, Head of Contract Logistics at …

Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: Danes are about to start

Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: Danes are about to start

Crossing the Baltic Sea between Puttgarden in Germany and Rödby in Denmark has always been possible: by boat. But already in the 1960s, the call for a stable connection was loud: A fixed Fehmarnbelt crossing is supposed to help people, cars and trains to avoid the changeover to the ferry. Various models have since been considered. The question has always been: under or above? A tunnel through or bridge …

Project E-Motion digitizes motion sequences

Project E-Motion digitizes motion sequences

"Already the first part of E-Motion would be a great success, once it achieves production maturity, because it supports the MTM engineers significantly in their analysis work. But it gets really exciting, when an avatar illustrates ergonomically optimal movements in an VR environment. " Gerald Müller, Vice President Process and Efficiency DB Schenker AI helps to code movements Together with the …

Charging Wanted: Infrastructure for E-cars

Charging Wanted: Infrastructure for E-cars

Electrically powered cars are quiet and are considered environmentally friendly. But the fear of not finding a plug holds buyers back. Is the charging infrastructure in Germany really that bad? We looked at the numbers - and got a surprise. Current is the future, and not just since "Dieselgate". Last year, according to a recent Deloitte study, 35 percent fewer peoplesaid they would want to buy a …

Air taxi: The flying hype

Innovation, dream and learning model

Air taxi: The flying hype

It sounds too good to be true: Soon we will float through the air, without having to worry about traffic problems and emissions, electronically, autonomously, comfortably – by air taxi. This vision is currently being sold by industrial giants such as Airbus and Boeing as well as hundreds of start-ups worldwide. The consulting firm Hórvath counted 400 companies dedicated to the subject of air taxi. …

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