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Electric vehicle with the FUSO eCanter: More sustainability in European cities Weiterlesen

Electric vehicle with the FUSO eCanter: More sustainability in European cities

Sustainable mobility is becoming increasingly important in the metropolitan regions. For this reason, DB Schenker is expanding its fleet of electrically powered vehicles. With the partnership for electromobility …

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New work in the corona pandemic

New work in the corona pandemic

The corona pandemic has disrupted social and economic life all over the world. Of course, not all jobs could be done from home. Nurses, doctors, police officers, service staff, farmers and logisticians have kept society running in the past few months. They will also have to show their presence in the future. But surprisingly, the switch to flexible working away from the office has worked out …

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Every day from 5 p.m. professional drivers are presented with the same picture: All rest stops are filled. However, the permitted driving time has been reached and severe penalties are imminent if it is exceeded. What is to be done? Despite overcrowded parking spaces, more and more trucks are looking for parking spots at night. Although professional drivers have to take a break of 45 minutes after …

Drive4Schenker or: Who brings the truck load to Andalusia?

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 with suitable tools leaving space for creative and self-determined work, planning and organization.” In logistics, this tool is called “Drive4Schenker”. How does the freight find its way to …

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 …

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