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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 …

Logistics sector turns its sights to artificial intelligence

Logistics sector turns its sights to artificial intelligence

We no longer live in the era when artificial intelligence is something that only science fiction authors wrote about. From Google to Facebook, companies are busy with research and testing. Anyone who has shopped online has probably had their first own encounter with AI in the form of chatbots. We no longer live in the era when artificial intelligence is something that only science fiction authors …

Four logistics tips for your e-commerce start-up

Guest post by Mark Schuster

Four logistics tips for your e-commerce start-up

It takes more than a good idea for an e-commerce start-up to be successful long term. High-priority logistics issues – or rather, issues that should be a high priority – crop up faster than you can say "fulfillment." Neglecting them can interfere with your business's growth. DB Schenker hopes to prevent this with its Vertical Market Start-up project. As head of the project, I advise e-commerce …

The world’s most important freight port

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The world’s most important freight port

Is it Rotterdam, or maybe even Hamburg? No – the largest freight port in the world isn't located anywhere in Europe. Several decades ago, the continent's ports were outclassed by harbors in Asia. Singapore was long the ocean freight hub with the largest transshipment volumes, until it was overtaken by the Chinese megacity of Shanghai. The People's Republic opens up, and Shanghai profits The port of …

What goes into planning the Olympics

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What goes into planning the Olympics

Sophisticated planning is an essential part of successful logistics – particularly for mega events. There are few events that require a greater effort in this respect than the Olympic Games. There has to be planning for 10,500 athletes and up to 11 million visitors at over 300 medal competitions in more than thirty sports venues. All of this in harmony with the least possible impact on nature, …

Formula 1 report: How the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS motorhome is created

Formula 1 report: How the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS motorhome is created

Logistics in Formula 1 involve more than just transportation. DB SCHENKERsportsevents takes over many value added services – such as building the motorhomes – for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM team. The transportable modular buildings serve as hospitality areas for the Formula 1 teams at the racetracks. Just like the logistics in Formula 1 overall, considerable logistical effort is also …

Platooning on the A9 freeway: Driver assistance systems are becoming increasingly independent in their actions

Platooning on the A9 freeway: Driver assistance systems are becoming increasingly independent in their actions

Thanks to a constant stream of new developments and innovations in car and truck safety systems, the number of road fatalities in western nations has been declining ever since the 1970s. Seat belts are still the most effective passive safety feature for preventing deaths and serious injuries in accidents. Vehicle technology has made huge strides over time as well, and the abilities of active safety …

Last Formula 1 Performance 2017 for DB Schenker

Last Formula 1 Performance 2017 for DB Schenker

For the DB Schenker team, the 2017 Formula 1 season will be finished after the last race on European soil taking place in Monza. For Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, another seven decisive races are scheduled this season. The Formula 1 racing season will end on 26 November 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Until then, things remain exciting. Routine, yes – relaxation, no The result of the cooperation between …

72 hours to Silverstone

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72 hours to Silverstone

Ever wondered how Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport overcomes the logistical challenge of a back-to-back race weekend? Follow the race against time with Tobi, Tanja, Jim, Albi, Henry and the rest of the DB Schenker crew responsible for such a feat from Spielberg to Silverstone and see how DB Schenker manage this challenge at every European Formula One race.   The team is on the road with a …

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