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Fight against the pandemic: DB Schenker transports vaccine filling line Weiterlesen

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 …

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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 …

Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Tens of thousands of storage spaces, routes for forklifts, tractors, pallet trucks, order picking and packing stations, extensive safety regulations ... A logistics center is a complex and demanding work environment. This highly dynamic world is not so easy to imagine for new staff and customers. Such a logistics center is difficult to describe in words. Immediate visualization helps best here. DB …

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

Mojave Airport: parking lot of decommissioned aircraft

If you want to take a look at global aviation, look out into the desert - namely into the US state of California. Mojave Airport is located there. The airfield, which has also been a take-off and landing site for space travel since 2004, is now one of the world's largest parking lots for aircraft. Hundreds of discarded and dismantled machines stand peacefully side by side - venerable antiquities as …

“Full pipe” for city logistics

“Full pipe” for city logistics

Electricity, water and district heating are also transported underground to the consumer. So why should parcels and pallets of pasta or summer fashion continue to fight their way downtown during rush hour? It is time for new concepts that relieve and revitalize city logistics. One approach is: Off through the tube! The idea isn’t new. But this time it is well thought out. Pallets take a path below …

More national instead of global supply chains?

More national instead of global supply chains?

Not only since the corona pandemic have calls been made to bring production at least partially back into the country. The current pandemic has posed major challenges for many supply chains. Broken supply chains not only mean that the delivery will arrive a few days later - machines that are at a standstill cause high economic damage. Would the relocation of production back to Germany be the solution to …

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Bangkok Airport: Preparing for the Return of Tourists

Thailand is one of the most desirable tourist destinations. In the United Nations World Tourism Barometer, Thailand is the second most popular destination in the Asia-Pacific region after China. In 2019, more than 106 million passengers entered through the airports of the capital Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Both operate well beyond their capacities. That is why there have long been plans to …

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