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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 …

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The start-up scene and the logistics industry

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The start-up scene and the logistics industry

In recent years, the start-up scene has also established itself in the field of logistics. With more than 2.9 million employees and a turnover of around EUR 240 billion, the logistics industry is one of the largest economic sectors in Germany. Germany is considered a logistics world champion. The market offers young and innovative start-ups enormous potential. Many start-ups are dealing with the …

transport logistic 2019: The mindset for a digital future

transport logistic 2019: The mindset for a digital future

"This has been an extraordinary and impressive week at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich," says Jochen Thewes, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of DB Schenker. "We have shown the audience that we are well-positioned for the future." Indeed, the trade fair, which takes place every two years, attracted a record number of visitors this year: Around 64,000 visitors —five percent …

With connect 4.0, DB Schenker strengthens platform economics

With connect 4.0, DB Schenker strengthens platform economics

The platform economy has also spread in logistics: the idea of using Internet-based business models to bring freight forwarders and customers together quickly and easily via a digital platform has many advantages. For this reason, DB Schenker has developed platforms as part of its digitization strategy in order to be able to serve customers faster and more easily. With Connect 4 land, customers …

“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

A big entrance in perfect weather: With the T-Pod, from the Swedish manufacturer Einride, DB Schenker ensured quite a bit of excitement at this year’s trade fair for logistics and transport. The logistics experts opened the show in Germany with the introduction of the fully electric and autonomous truck. There to witness the event were Bundesverkehrsminister (Federal Minister of Transportation) Andreas …

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

The future of the logistics industry becomes apparent in Munich: DB Schenker will be presenting itself at the leading trade fair "transport logistic" in Munich from 4 to 7 June. Under the motto "#logisticsconnected - shaping the future", the logistics service provider and Deutsche Bahn will be showing innovations and logistics solutions for their customers. In the discourse with customers and …

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Transport logistic in Munich is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management. Every two years, representatives of the industry from all over the world meet at the trade show. Not only was this quite a stressful time for the more than 2000 exhibitors from 62 countries last year, but for the logisticians as well, who coordinated and implemented the arrival and …

Relocation Management: “The first friend in a foreign land”

Relocation Management: “The first friend in a foreign land”

What’s the best way to arrive in Germany as a new employee from abroad? For relocation managers like Bettina Stamm-Müller, that's a crucial question. And she knows the perfect answer: "It's best to smile and say: 'Hello, I'm new here.'" She learnt this from an Indian who participated in one of her workshops. His experience: When you mumble this sentence in a somewhat understandable German, you …

Navigating without GPS

Navigating without GPS

Satellite navigation has become an integral part of our everyday lives. When driving a car or when making deliveries, we now rely blindly on determining the position from space. Currently available are the systems GPS (USA) and GLONASS (Russia), while Galileo (Europe) and Beidou (China) are still under construction. However, there are environments in which the satellite signal cannot be received …

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