Dr. Frieder Schwitzgebel

DB Schenker SyD: Testing order picking strategies in contract logistics using computer simulation

DB Schenker SyD: Testing order picking strategies in contract logistics using computer simulation

Calculating offers for contract logistics services or improving the processes and strategies of existing warehouses are tasks that require a high level of logistical experience and expertise. It is also true that in a complex systems such as a picking warehouse, an assessment of the optimization options based solely on experience usually falls short of the real potential. The influences due to …

Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Casino digital: DB Schenker trains and advertises with virtual reality warehouse

Tens of thousands of storage spaces, routes for forklifts, tractors, pallet trucks, order picking and packing stations, extensive safety regulations ... A logistics center is a complex and demanding work environment. This highly dynamic world is not so easy to imagine for new staff and customers. Such a logistics center is difficult to describe in words. Immediate visualization helps best here. DB …

Transshipment terminal in Neufahrn: Complete renovation during ongoing operations

Transshipment terminal in Neufahrn: Complete renovation during ongoing operations

“What has occurred here in Neufahrn in the past three years has never happened in the history of Schenker Germany. In order to be able to grow at our strategically important location in Neufahrn near Munich, we forged the ambitious plan to build something new in the existing building during ongoing operations. We fought together for this project - and now we've made it. ”This is how Manfred John, Head …

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 …

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