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Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operations

Big cheers on a small scale: On October 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. the first aircraft touched down on the runway of the newly opened Berlin Brandenburg Airport. After 14 years of construction, the airport with the nickname "Willy Brandt" was put into operation. Reason enough to take a look at the latest mega-projects in the world with a series of articles: How do the declining passenger and airfreight numbers …

“We are in the midst of change!”

“We are in the midst of change!”

Andrea Dorothea Schön, Senior Manager Climate and Clean Air Management, Schenker AG, Essen, explains why the logistics industry is becoming increasingly sustainable. logistik aktuell: Mrs. Schön, in the Corona pandemic, logistics experts are certainly worried about short and medium-term business. But what is the general mood in the industry when it comes to sustainability? Andrea Dorothea Schön: The …

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

The logistics community discusses ecological sustainability

Sustainability has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Surveys show that this topic is becoming increasingly important for shipping and logistics companies. This is because ecological, economic and social aspects are intertwined. Together they ensure that logistics becomes more resource-friendly, more efficient and more employee-friendly. The BVL Congress, which is taking place …

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

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 with FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, the logistics provider is setting a strong example. In the coming months, the DB Schenker plans to use 36 new FUSO eCanters in eleven European countries. On …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Border experience: Air freight in exceptional circumstances

Border experience: Air freight in exceptional circumstances

The sky has become quieter in the last few months. No wonder, because the Corona pandemic has caused a great deal of confusion in the logistics industry. Because people were no longer allowed to travel by air in the first weeks of the pandemic, air freight has also been massively disrupted. Some of the goods that are transported back and forth by air between cities, countries and continents are carried …

Flexible at short notice: Area check in Germany

Flexible at short notice: Area check in Germany

With its area check, DB Schenker offers its customers the opportunity to access free spaces at one of their sites when supply chains are disrupted. Globally and in Germany many customers are happy to take up this offer. Especially topical is the storage of medical protection equipment like disinfectant or protective masks. It presents challenges for everyone in medical care. “The area check has become …

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