Johannes Reus

FAL 2018: Focus on data transparency and blockchain

FAL 2018: Focus on data transparency and blockchain

During the Forum Automobillogistik 2018 on January 31st and February 1st, representatives of the transport and automotive industry debated about topics of digitization, automation, and risk management. The motto of the sixth edition of the event was “Chances by Means of Transparency – Seeing, Understanding, Taking Action”. The event held by the Verband der Automobilindustrie (Automotive Industry …

Study: 4 disruptive megatrends in transport logistics

Study: 4 disruptive megatrends in transport logistics

Many “4.0”-related technologies have the potential to transform transport logistics through disruption. These megatrends include technology-driven innovations, as well as technological further developments. The study “Is it all 4.0 or just hype?“ (German: “Alles 4.0 oder doch nur Hype?”) by RWTH Aachen looked at these key technologies. Here are the results. Megatrend 1: decentralized organization …

Drive4Schenker freight platform: Why carriers, drivers, and dispatchers all benefit

(Interview)

Drive4Schenker freight platform: Why carriers, drivers, and dispatchers all benefit

Be it the tourist industry, taxi services, or even manual trades, digital platforms are revolutionizing entire business sectors. DB Schenker has similar plans for the direct freight business in the form of Drive4Schenker. Based on technology developed by DB Schenker's US partner uShip, this online platform offers carriers simple and fast access to partial and full loads. For the interview, …

DB Schenker Europac at 50: good packaging is half the transport

DB Schenker Europac at 50: good packaging is half the transport

DB Schenker relies on the professionals at Europac for load carriers and special packaging. Its experts know their stuff and deliver the right solutions, from Euro pallets to customized packaging solutions. Europac, which is headquartered in Coburg, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. It's the perfect time to reflect, but more importantly to look ahead.DB Schenker relies on the professionals …

Deutsche Bahn Foundation & DB Schenker: Helping where help is needed

Deutsche Bahn Foundation & DB Schenker: Helping where help is needed

Across the globe, millions of people are in dire suffering due to wars and catastrophes. The Deutsche Bahn Foundation (Deutsche Bahn Stiftung) is regularly involved in aid efforts to help people and focuses on covering specific needs. Thanks to the support of its logistic partner DB Schenker, the Foundation has been able to ship aid quickly and efficiently to humanitarian flashpoints around the world. …

Transportation drones have the potential to cut air freight costs in half

Transportation drones have the potential to cut air freight costs in half

US-based startup Nautilus has an ambitious plan: It want to cut air freight costs in half by means of a transportation drone the size of a passenger jet. Inexpensive, fast, unmanned – a transportation drone as big as a Boeing Creating a transportation drone that combines high speeds, low costs, and large payloads might sound like pure fantasy, but in an era of steadily growing international …

The world’s largest classification yard

Mega infrastructure part 3

The world’s largest classification yard

A massive infrastructure is needed to handle global flows of goods. After featuring the world's largest airport world's largest airport and port, both located in Asia, part three of our series turns to the United States, specifically the state of Nebraska. The world's largest classification yard is located halfway between Denver and Omaha. Its name is Bailey Yard. Freight hub between the East and …

System freight: that‘s how you take advantage of our new land transport services

System freight: that‘s how you take advantage of our new land transport services

With our new system freight products DB SCHENKERsystem and DB SCHENKERsystem premium, DB Schenker has further strengthened its European land transport network. By distributing goods that can be loaded as individual pieces, e.g. boxes, crates or pallets, our customers can immediately take advantage of guaranteed connections between the 430 land transport branches. As a result, lead times will be …

DB Schenker was named Brose key supplier for 2017

DB Schenker was named Brose key supplier for 2017

Brose, an international automotive supplier, has designated Schenker Deutschland AG a "key supplier" for 2017 for its many years of successful logistics partnership with Brose. DB Schenker coordinates and manages global land, air and ocean freight transport for Brose. High level of expertise in global multimodal transportation Brose has stuck with DB Schenker because of the continuity of its services …