Dr. Frieder Schwitzgebel

TÜV confirms that the Container Terminal Altenwerder is climate-neutral

23,834 tons of CO₂ saved through renewable energies

TÜV confirms that the Container Terminal Altenwerder is climate-neutral

Designing a single-family house in a climate-neutral way is almost standard today. Entire companies are now also designed and operated with a CO2 balance. But there is only one climate-neutral container terminal in the world: the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder. TÜV Nord recently confirmed this in its renewal of the relevant certificate. CTA: A consistent sustainability strategy until …

A clear view and free hands: Smart picking glasses and scanner gloves for efficient warehouse logistics

A clear view and free hands: Smart picking glasses and scanner gloves for efficient warehouse logistics

Finally both hands free for picking. No more annoying back and forth between shelves and PC. Full attention on the goods. Warehouse logistics employees agree: Smart picking glasses and scanner gloves make daily work more convenient, faster and safer. They were able to gain this experience by taking part in successful pilot projects at two DB Schenker logistics locations. The Picavi smart glasses …

Volvic donated more than half a million beverages to food banks – TRANSA takes over transportation

Volvic donated more than half a million beverages to food banks – TRANSA takes over transportation

During the corona crisis in particular, Danone supported their longtime partner “Die Tafeln”, among various further measures. As Danone Waters’ transportation partner in Germany, TRANSA Spedition, which belongs to DB Schenker, supported the distribution of over 650 pallets of Volvic beverages to 18 food banks all over Germany. The project involved elaborate disposition tasks. However, all donated …

Vitamin logistics – contract logistics for fruit juices

Vitamin logistics – contract logistics for fruit juices

Panic buying during coronavirus times? We all remember the run on noodles and toilet paper in the first weeks of the pandemic. With the strong support of its logistics partners, commerce has ensured supplies. Consumption of these products is now normalizing. There is another product group that has received less attention and has also been in high demand for weeks: fruits and vegetables. And that's in …

Quick help: DB Schenker brings disinfectant to pharmacies and clinics

Quick help: DB Schenker brings disinfectant to pharmacies and clinics

Lautergold, a traditional company from the Ore Mountains, is known for its fine spirits and liqueurs. However, in times of the coronavirus crisis, the specialist for hard liquor had a very special idea: if you can make schnapps, you can make disinfectants, too. In no time at all, Lautergold initially offered alcohol to pharmacies for the production of disinfection solutions and, in a second step, even …

Green logistics: Schenker Germany becomes partner of Ancotran‘s Anco Forest project

Green logistics: Schenker Germany becomes partner of Ancotran‘s Anco Forest project

No ocean freight without land transport. The pre- and onward carriage of containers to and from the large seaports in Germany and Holland make up a significant proportion of the volume of land transport that Schenker Germany processes in Germany and neighboring regions via truck transport. Ancotrans, one of the market leaders in container transport by truck, has been an important partner in this since …

Creative Competition: the Creative Media Institute SAE Frankfurt was our guest at the DB Schenker Game Jam

Creative Competition: the Creative Media Institute SAE Frankfurt was our guest at the DB Schenker Game Jam

The logistics industry has become one of the trailblazers for digitalization within the German economy. Nevertheless, a game jam is a rather unusual event in this industry. In this innovative developer format that is popular among creative computer developers, participants aim to develop a first stable version of a computer game within a short time frame. Experts from different disciplines have to work …

Robots and autonomous delivery droids: High-tech for the last mile at the 2020 CES

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Logistics Part 2

Robots and autonomous delivery droids: High-tech for the last mile at the 2020 CES

Humanoid transport robots, autonomous delivery droids, or new driver surveillance technology: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has long been a source of technological information and inspiration in the field of logistics. In the first part of our CES retrospective, we discussed the big trends. Now we want to introduce some of the products presented in Las Vegas for the last mile. The Few Last …

Perfect portfolio in the right place: New logistics center in Güstrow

Perfect portfolio in the right place: New logistics center in Güstrow

Logistically, Güstrow is something of a hidden champion. With around 29,000 inhabitants, the Güstrow center is only of regional importance. But when it comes to transport and logistics services, it extends its feelers far and wide. This is thanks to its strategically favorable location and its very good transport connections. Located in the heart of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Güstrow is still …

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