Axel Novak

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 …

Platooning pilot project: first successful steps

Platooning pilot project: first successful steps

Innovative procedures in land transport: DB Schenker and its partners have successfully completed the first comprehensive pilot project on truck platooning. For nearly a year, the logistics specialist tested platooning in everyday operations with MAN Truck & Bus SE and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. Platoon is the name given to a vehicle system in which trucks on the highway drive …

Logipics: Pictures explain logistical processes

Logipics: Pictures explain logistical processes

A picture is worth a thousand words? Images or representations often explain complicated issues better than extensive text and instructions. Researchers at the University of Augsburg have taken advantage of this fact. With a project funded by the German government, they have developed icons that can help logisticians to train new employees. For a long time there has been a lack of manpower in …

Electro mobility in urban delivery traffic: DB Schenker takes over eCanter from Fuso

Electro mobility in urban delivery traffic: DB Schenker takes over eCanter from Fuso

DB Schenker is becoming more and more electro-mobile. In March, the logistics service provider took over four brand new Fuso eCanter in Frankfurt am Main, in Stuttgart and in the French capital Paris. The electrically powered 7.5-tonner will now be used in the day-to-day business of the logistics company. In doing so, DB Schenker is reacting to the transforming mobility in Europe. The logistics …

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