Axel Novak

Digital Support in Trade Fair Construction

Digital Support in Trade Fair Construction

In the next ten years, the logistics industry is likely to change more than in the past 150 years. The reason: digital innovations for the "industry of the future" and new communication standards such as 5G. The new technologies offer shippers and service providers the potential to completely reorganize their own processes and services. Above all medium to large industrial companies are therefore …

Automated Loading and Unloading Requires Close Cooperation

Automated Loading and Unloading Requires Close Cooperation

Automation in specific terms: Aside from the theoretical concepts regarding the transition of an entire service industry to digital tools, logistics specialists already automated many small, specific tasks. For example, DB Schenker is already testing many processes in an effort to automate logistics in a useful way whether it is a warehouse or through autonomous vehicles. But the automation of the …

Predictable erratic weather conditions? Why retailers adjust their product ranges based on weather data

Predictable erratic weather conditions? Why retailers adjust their product ranges based on weather data

When it rains people buy umbrellas, when the sun shines, they buy barbecue sausages for the weekend. Few things influence our shopping behavior as much as the weather, either unconsciously or consciously. For retailers, this means that either they look to the skies before ordering and delivering goods, or they consult special meteorological services. "Weather has a strong influence on consumer …

Job Sharing: Shared work, doubled happiness

Job Sharing: Shared work, doubled happiness

What is more obvious than sharing your workplace with a nice colleague, having more free time and at the same time maintaining your accustomed responsibility? That's what job sharing is all about - and this model is also used within companies in Germany. "We have been working together for many years and complement each other very well in many ways," says Sabrina Preußler, Head of Contract Logistics at …

transport logistic 2019: The mindset for a digital future

transport logistic 2019: The mindset for a digital future

"This has been an extraordinary and impressive week at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich," says Jochen Thewes, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of DB Schenker. "We have shown the audience that we are well-positioned for the future." Indeed, the trade fair, which takes place every two years, attracted a record number of visitors this year: Around 64,000 visitors —five percent …

With connect 4.0, DB Schenker strengthens platform economics

With connect 4.0, DB Schenker strengthens platform economics

The platform economy has also spread in logistics: the idea of using Internet-based business models to bring freight forwarders and customers together quickly and easily via a digital platform has many advantages. For this reason, DB Schenker has developed platforms as part of its digitization strategy in order to be able to serve customers faster and more easily. With Connect 4 land, customers …

“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

A big entrance in perfect weather: With the T-Pod, from the Swedish manufacturer Einride, DB Schenker ensured quite a bit of excitement at this year’s trade fair for logistics and transport. The logistics experts opened the show in Germany with the introduction of the fully electric and autonomous truck. There to witness the event were Bundesverkehrsminister (Federal Minister of Transportation) Andreas …

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

The future of the logistics industry becomes apparent in Munich: DB Schenker will be presenting itself at the leading trade fair "transport logistic" in Munich from 4 to 7 June. Under the motto "#logisticsconnected - shaping the future", the logistics service provider and Deutsche Bahn will be showing innovations and logistics solutions for their customers. In the discourse with customers and …

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Transport logistic in Munich is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management. Every two years, representatives of the industry from all over the world meet at the trade show. Not only was this quite a stressful time for the more than 2000 exhibitors from 62 countries last year, but for the logisticians as well, who coordinated and implemented the arrival and …

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