Julia Weise

The future of warehouse space “We can compensate fluctuations well”.

The future of warehouse space “We can compensate fluctuations well”.

What was still emerging as a trend at the start of the new millennium has long since become social reality: people like to order online, especially in the B2C sector. Compared to 2010, the volume of trade in e-commerce has almost quadrupled (Statista, Jan 2020). Covid-related lockdowns underpin the rising online trade in our society. Factors such as growing e-commerce and uncertainties in global …

More national instead of global supply chains?

More national instead of global supply chains?

Not only since the corona pandemic have calls been made to bring production at least partially back into the country. The current pandemic has posed major challenges for many supply chains. Broken supply chains not only mean that the delivery will arrive a few days later - machines that are at a standstill cause high economic damage. Would the relocation of production back to Germany be the solution to …

How logistics tackles snow and ice

How logistics tackles snow and ice

It's the same story every year: For some it's joyful anticipation, for others it's an uneasy feeling somewhere in the pit of the stomach. No, it's not about visiting family, but rather the question: will there be a white winter? When the city and the countryside are covered with a blanket of snow, it gives the impression for a brief moment that the world is moving a little slower. On road and rail, …

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Truck parking spaces in short supply – digital solutions can help

Every day from 5 p.m. professional drivers are presented with the same picture: All rest stops are filled. However, the permitted driving time has been reached and severe penalties are imminent if it is exceeded. What is to be done? Despite overcrowded parking spaces, more and more trucks are looking for parking spots at night. Although professional drivers have to take a break of 45 minutes after …