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The Luther goblet: traveling back in time with DB Schenker

The Luther goblet: traveling back in time with DB Schenker

There is no way to know whether Martin Luther's lips ever touched the drinking glass. But what is known, however, is that he gave the ornate goblet to his friend Wilhelm Nesen. Nesen was a humanist and pedagogue, who met the reformer in Frankfurt am Main in 1521 and later visited him in Wittenberg. There, Luther presented him with the crystal goblet – goblets like these came from liquidated monastery …

Urban planning: the city as a venue

Urban planning: the city as a venue

The trend in recent years has been to move major sporting events from outside the city limits into the city proper. Away from stadiums, forests and beaches and towards urban centers. But the trend goes well beyond temporary city events. Urban developers are beginning to see entire urban spaces as athletic venues and are incorporating modern leisure trends into urban planning. Right on trend: sporting …

First heated battle, then cool down

Summer break for Formula 1 Teams

The Grand Prix von Ungarn Hungarian Grand Prix is notorious for its extreme temperatures. This year, meteorologists again predict a hot race day. Race drivers and teams will once again show maximum performance followed by the reward of a well-earned holiday. Sorry, we're closed After the Hungarian Grand Prix, all facilities in the British motor sports valley (Link: Brackley) will be closed. …

Taking the leap from the North Sea to the future

Taking the leap from the North Sea to the future

The port of Rotterdam is Europe's largest port and is also among the world's top ten. In 2016 alone, it handled 461.2 million metric tons – 321.2 million tons of which arriving at the Dutch North Sea coast and 140 million tons leaving the port on their journey across the globe. To accommodate this, almost 28,000 seagoing vessels and around 100,000 inland waterway vessels docked in Rotterdam. The …

Same-day delivery: every minute counts

Same-day delivery: every minute counts

Tiramizoo is one of the pioneers in same-day delivery of products in Germany. We interviewed Michael Löhr, founder and Managing Director, and Philipp Walz, co-founder and Head of Sales & Marketing, who explained what matters in this business. How do you know what exactly consumers are looking for in same-day delivery solutions? Michael Löhr: Well, of course we don't know all of our clients' …

Counterfeiting: logistics specialists create secure supply chains for drugs

Counterfeiting: logistics specialists create secure supply chains for drugs

Counterfeit medications are a life-threatening problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one million people die each year from drugs that do not contain the active ingredients they are supposed to. Up to 10% of medications do not come from the manufacturer indicated on the label. The problem is even worse in Africa, where four out of every five medications are counterfeit. "We know …

5G on the Elbe – Hamburg’s port fights for the future

5G on the Elbe – Hamburg’s port fights for the future

A double triumph for Hamburg: at around 9 pm on May 15, 2017, the MOL Triumph set sail from the Port of Hamburg on its maiden voyage. The flagship of Japanese shipping company MOL Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is not just the world's first container ship that can hold more than 20,000 TEU standard containers – it is also proof that the Hanseatic city-state is fit for the future when it comes to logistics. …

Formula 1 in Silverstone: A home race for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

It is coming home … to Silverstone

Formula 1 in Silverstone: A home race for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

Only 7 days before the lights go out in Silverstone Valtteri Bottas was victorious in the Austrian Grand Prix following a perfect start. |The back-to-back race weekend marks a challenge for the DB Schenker logistics pros, but one they deliver on time. The race cars made it in time to Silverstone, the Motorhome is coming home: Brackley, 70 miles northwest of London, has been the home of the modern …

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