Johannes Reus

eWayBW: Baden-Wuerttemberg is testing catenary trucks

eWayBW: Baden-Wuerttemberg is testing catenary trucks

Despite improved emission control, trucks still account for around 29% of total emissions in the transport sector. Hybrid catenary trucks could help to significantly reduce CO2 emissions. Following the states of Schleswig-Holstein and Hesse, Baden-Wuerttemberg is now planning a practical test under real conditions. logistik aktuell introduces you to the technology and explains what is special about …

Grand Paris Express: Europe’s largest infrastructure project

Grand Paris Express: Europe’s largest infrastructure project

Anyone who has ever traveled by car in the streets of the French capital knows that Paris is close to a traffic collapse. With the "Grand Paris Express" (GPE), a 35 billion Euros infrastructure project, the city on the Seine responds bravely. By 2030, six new subway lines and 68 stations are to be built. Objectives of the infrastructure project GPE: Connecting the Ile-de-France and stopping …

New at DB Schenker: scheduled and guaranteed delivery time with “Premium 10”

New at DB Schenker: scheduled and guaranteed delivery time with “Premium 10”

DB SCHENKERsystem premium, the System Freight product from DB Schenker, now offers something completely new: a scheduled morning delivery throughout Europe. With the "Premium 10" variant, which was introduced on May 22, deliveries reach their destination even faster and more efficiently. With this new option of the System Freight offer, companies can be sure that their cargo reaches the destination by …

Fraunhofer IML: How green is logistics infrastructure?

Fraunhofer IML: How green is logistics infrastructure?

In achieving the self-imposed climate targets, DB Schenker also relies on partners from research. One of them: the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML). The institute supports players in assessing logistics infrastructure and logistics systems with regard to sustainability. We introduce you to two of their projects. Greenhouse gas emissions as an investment factor for logistics …

Worldwide sea freight without worries: The “Bourbon” project for Evonik Industries

Worldwide sea freight without worries: The “Bourbon” project for Evonik Industries

The project "Bourbon" has nothing to do with whiskey. Rather, it is the result of a complex international transport order for Evonik Industries, one of the long-standing DB Schenker customers. The facility for the production of a filler for tires required components from five different countries. During the transport to the destination Goose Creek, near Charleston in South Carolina (USA), a total of …

Fehmarn Belt Tunnel: When will the German-Danish connection come about?

Fehmarn Belt Tunnel: When will the German-Danish connection come about?

At 18 kilometers, the Fehmarn Belt Tunnel will be the longest of its kind. The immersed tunnel, which is to connect Germany with Denmark, is designed for rail and road traffic. However, it remains unclear when the construction will start. Because while in Denmark the decision on the route is already made, in Germany the planning approval is still in process. In addition, legal action was brought …

Logistics properties: 3 trends for logistics space

Logistics properties: 3 trends for logistics space

The demand for logistics real estate is higher than ever. This is due, on the one hand, to scarcity of space, on the other hand, to the constantly increasing transport volume. With the high demand in Germany, the number of logistics new buildings increased. In the record year 2017, an estimated 5.1 million square meters of new logistics space were completed. As new logistics properties develop, …

Brenner Base Tunnel: „Mountain Festival“ at the record tunnel construction project

Brenner Base Tunnel: „Mountain Festival“ at the record tunnel construction project

After completion of the construction work, the Brenner Base Tunnel will be the world's longest tunnel at 64 kilometers. After about 20 years of construction, it will connect Austria and Italy as a railway line. The 8.5-billion-euro project is expected to be completed in 2027. At the halfway point, it's time for a closer look at the high-performance axle that will connect Austria and Italy. What good …

Platooning in a practical test: DB Schenker receives pilot vehicles from MAN

Platooning in a practical test: DB Schenker receives pilot vehicles from MAN

Platooning is one of the trend themes of logistics. For the first time, DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and the Hochschule Fresenius are putting the technology on the road in a practical test. DB Schenker received the test trucks from MAN at its headquarters in Munich in the middle of the week. Platooning as game-changer Ewald Kaiser, Chief Operating Officer, traveled from Essen to Munich just …

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