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The future of warehouse space “We can compensate fluctuations well”. Weiterlesen

The future of warehouse space “We can compensate fluctuations well”.

What was still emerging as a trend at the start of the new millennium has long since become social reality: people like to order online, especially in the B2C sector. Compared to 2010, the volume of trade in …

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DB Schenker SyD: Testing order picking strategies in contract logistics using computer simulation

DB Schenker SyD: Testing order picking strategies in contract logistics using computer simulation

Calculating offers for contract logistics services or improving the processes and strategies of existing warehouses are tasks that require a high level of logistical experience and expertise. It is also true that in a complex systems such as a picking warehouse, an assessment of the optimization options based solely on experience usually falls short of the real potential. The influences due to …

DB Schenker brings vaccine to Saxony’s vaccination centers

DB Schenker brings vaccine to Saxony’s vaccination centers

Yesterday, April 28, 2021, DB Schenker delivered the millionth COVID-19 vaccine dose to a vaccination center in Saxony. The recipient was the German Red Cross, which carries out immunizations at several local vaccination centers. "More people can be vaccinated every day. We are pleased that DB Schenker can play a role here with its logistics expertise," says Heiko Löwe, Head of Special Transport at DB …

„Security is a question of communication “

„Security is a question of communication “

Security in logistics is also an important topic in these times. According to the TAPA Association (TAPA stands for Transported Asset Protection Association), in February 2021, products worth €4.1 million were stolen in Europe, Middle East, and Africa in recent months. The association's conclusion: "Cargo thieves were not deterred by the ongoing restrictions in the wake of the Covid pandemic, nor by …

Strong acceleration: The pandemic offers logisticians opportunities to get better

Strong acceleration: The pandemic offers logisticians opportunities to get better

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the world economy mightily with massive implications for global supply chains. "Covid-19 acts as a digital supply chain trend amplifier," says Joachim Schaut, VP Global ISC Intercontinental Supply Chain Solutions, DB Schenker. But how can shippers and logistics providers respond to this trend? "To find the right answer to these trends, they need to strengthen end-to-end …

Fight against the pandemic: DB Schenker transports vaccine filling line

Fight against the pandemic: DB Schenker transports vaccine filling line

Success has many fathers and mothers, they say - and in this case that is particularly true: DB Schenker transported a complete vaccine filling line on behalf of the US healthcare company Nexus Pharmaceuticals. The time window was extremely tight. DB Schenker had to rely on the entire know-how of its own network in order to process the order at the required speed. “The complexity of this project was …

Digitization and training in logistics

Digitization and training in logistics

Digitization in logistics has long been not just about the right technology, but about the right employees. And that poses great challenges for many logisticians: The skilled labor market has been swept empty in some areas. Finding trainees is not easy either - even if logistics has seen an enormous boost in image over the past few months. Jobs in the logistics industry are often said to be jobs …

Frankfurt-Shanghai: DB Schenker flies CO2-neutral on a regular basis

Frankfurt-Shanghai: DB Schenker flies CO2-neutral on a regular basis

Is the dream of climate-friendly flying coming true? DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo launched the first regular and CO2-neutral cargo flight connection in the history of aviation at the beginning of April. Flight LH8404, a Boeing 777F, took off from Frankfurt am Main at 09:14 on April 1, 2021. The plane's destination: Shanghai Pudong. The special feature: The flight is CO2-neutral. The aircraft's fuel …

Encounter of the Logistic Kind

Encounter of the Logistic Kind

A truck driver who travels long distances on behalf of DB Schenker covers up to 600 kilometers per shift. So, he can easily cover a distance like Mannheim-Dresden or Aachen-Regensburg. In theory! In practice, however, he doesn't. Because otherwise he would end his tour and shift far from home. - "That doesn't have to be the case," says Volker Bade. "We have a more elegant concept for that." Bade is …

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