Axel Novak

Collective efficiency: Mobility researchers can learn from ants

Collective efficiency: Mobility researchers can learn from ants

Ants have created a highly efficient system to ensure the securest possible supply lines for their nests: The insects use pheromones to mark large numbers of different paths to food. The chemical concentration is highest on the shortest route, thereby enabling the ants to access food and building materials in the shortest possible time. The product of millions of years of evolution, this strategy is …

Spares logistics at its best – working for Vestas

Spares logistics at its best – working for Vestas

Competition in the logistics market is intense and demand-driven. A logistics provider such as DB Schenker can only stay ahead of competitors if is willing to commit fully to service provision and is, at the same time, completely focused on quality. Spares logistics for Vestas Wind Systems A/S is a good example. Headquarted in the Danish town of Aarhus, it is the largest manufacturer of wind turbines …

Digital simulations and high-tech packaging: DB Schenker’s work for BMW in Leipzig

Digital simulations and high-tech packaging: DB Schenker’s work for BMW in Leipzig

June 7, 2017, was National Packaging Day in Germany, and DB Schenker used the opportunity to showcase its services in a very special way. In Leipzig, the country's leading logistics expert opened the doors to Europe's largest logistics center for supplying foreign plants (LZA Leipzig), operated on behalf of automaker BMW. Extensive expertise Led through the plant by DB Schenker employees, a group of …

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