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Fighting freight theft – this is how logisticians protect their cargo Weiterlesen

Fighting freight theft – this is how logisticians protect their cargo

Logisticians are a particularly attractive target for criminals of all kinds. They often move expensive assets and use a publicly accessible infrastructure. If they are attacked, it often causes high damage through …

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Team spirit for Operation Formula 1

Interview with Sören Hell from DB Schenker sportsevents

Team spirit for Operation Formula 1

DB Schenker has been supporting the Formula 1 team at Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport for four years. Sören Hell, project manager for the cooperation between DB Schenker and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport reflects on the past four years and gives an insight into the DB Schenker team's experiences as part of the Formula 1 circus. logistik aktuell: What is the one race you will always remember? …

connect 4 land: Order land transport online as easily as pizza

connect 4 land: Order land transport online as easily as pizza

In our private lives we have long been buying computers, medicines and sushi online. Why shouldn’t we also be able to deploy land transport in our business lives using digital means? With DB Schenker this is already possible in Germany and Spain. And soon it will also be in France, Poland and six other countries. In 2019 customers across Europe will already be able to use the booking platform. Access …

Shampoo for the Sphinx – DB Schenker in East Africa

Shampoo for the Sphinx – DB Schenker in East Africa

"Global companies are working with global companies," says Thomas Ruelke, chief commercial officer, Schenker Middle East FZE. "For us as a logistics provider, this means showing a presence wherever the customers are." Ruelke is responsible for business development in the Middle East and Africa. Let's take a look at the northeast of this region. It starts at the top right on the map of Africa with …

Electric water taxis – Swiss are testing the SeaBubble

Electric water taxis – Swiss are testing the SeaBubble

Mobility in the metropoles of tomorrow: This means using water routes intelligently and more consistently. In the form of the futuristic and emissions-free water tax SeaBubbles, the Swiss are trying out a new form of transport on Lake Geneva, one which doesn’t place any added strain upon either the environment or the city infrastructure. The test phase is due to last until the end of the …

“If you want to get on board in time, you have to prove reliability”

“If you want to get on board in time, you have to prove reliability”

Since June 2017, Claus Freydag is Head of Ocean Freight at Schenker Deutschland AG. In an interview, he explains how DB Schenker responds to digitization and capacity bottlenecks and how he helps customers with consulting. logistik aktuell: Mr Freydag, the disruptive potential of digitization has long since arrived in ocean freight. Startups, platforms and IT-based business models are confusing the …

“Off to the IoT with you!” Cargo tracking for warehouse and transportation

“Off to the IoT with you!” Cargo tracking for warehouse and transportation

How does the Internet of Things help to track goods in real time and over long periods of time? Which network infrastructure does the Internet of Things require so that there is still reception all the way into the buildings? If an item is to be represented on the Internet, at least an ID must be transmitted. This can also happen passively via barcode, so you know that barcode X passed scanner Y at …

The challenge of indoor navigation

The challenge of indoor navigation

The new version of the 'Smart Transport Robot' shows just how clever indoor navigation can be today: The smart AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle System) responds to obstacles and optimizes its route locally, instead of driving down dull artificial landmarks. Already in 2016, the original version of the "Smart Transport Robot" (STR) was created as part of the »BMW Enterprise Lab for Flexible Logistics«. …

Berlin E-double-decker: technology leap into the 21st century

Berlin E-double-decker: technology leap into the 21st century

Tourists from all over the world explore the German capital on special double-decker buses covering all the landmarks including Brandenburg Gate, Kurfürstendamm, Alexanderplatz, Schloss Bellevue. What hardly anyone knows: Before becoming second career sightseeing platforms, the buses were on the road for many years serving Berlin’s transport service (BVG). Their technology is equally old including …

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