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“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

“Raise the curtain!” on transport logistics

A big entrance in perfect weather: With the T-Pod, from the Swedish manufacturer Einride, DB Schenker ensured quite a bit of excitement at this year’s trade fair for logistics and transport. The logistics experts opened the show in Germany with the introduction of the fully electric and autonomous truck. There to witness the event were Bundesverkehrsminister (Federal Minister of Transportation) Andreas …

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

Logistics and Infrastructure of the Future – DB Schenker at “transport logistic”

The future of the logistics industry becomes apparent in Munich: DB Schenker will be presenting itself at the leading trade fair "transport logistic" in Munich from 4 to 7 June. Under the motto "#logisticsconnected - shaping the future", the logistics service provider and Deutsche Bahn will be showing innovations and logistics solutions for their customers. In the discourse with customers and …

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Trade fair logisticians rise to peak form at transport logistic

Transport logistic in Munich is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management. Every two years, representatives of the industry from all over the world meet at the trade show. Not only was this quite a stressful time for the more than 2000 exhibitors from 62 countries last year, but for the logisticians as well, who coordinated and implemented the arrival and …

Relocation Management: “The first friend in a foreign land”

Relocation Management: “The first friend in a foreign land”

What’s the best way to arrive in Germany as a new employee from abroad? For relocation managers like Bettina Stamm-Müller, that's a crucial question. And she knows the perfect answer: "It's best to smile and say: 'Hello, I'm new here.'" She learnt this from an Indian who participated in one of her workshops. His experience: When you mumble this sentence in a somewhat understandable German, you …

Navigating without GPS

Navigating without GPS

Satellite navigation has become an integral part of our everyday lives. When driving a car or when making deliveries, we now rely blindly on determining the position from space. Currently available are the systems GPS (USA) and GLONASS (Russia), while Galileo (Europe) and Beidou (China) are still under construction. However, there are environments in which the satellite signal cannot be received …

Platooning pilot project: first successful steps

Platooning pilot project: first successful steps

Innovative procedures in land transport: DB Schenker and its partners have successfully completed the first comprehensive pilot project on truck platooning. For nearly a year, the logistics specialist tested platooning in everyday operations with MAN Truck & Bus SE and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. Platoon is the name given to a vehicle system in which trucks on the highway drive …

Follow the path of the customer. Automotive logistics at the Eching location

Follow the path of the customer. Automotive logistics at the Eching location

From Warehouse Eching in the north of Munich, DB Schenker supplies the production for the BMW Group in Munich. In almost 35 years, a trusting, finely tuned and efficient cooperation has developed. A stable partnership that is nevertheless characterized by high dynamics, continuous innovations and ever new steps in development. Dedicated or shared warehousing? What matters is customer benefit The DB …

Diversity and depth – evaluation of our 2019 reader survey

Diversity and depth – evaluation of our 2019 reader survey

We interviewed you, the readers of logistik aktuell, about your interests and reading habits. How do you like our blog? Which topics are particularly relevant to you? When and where do you read the articles in logistik aktuell? Today we present the results of this survey. At this point, thank you again for your participation. We will use the survey results to further optimize our content for …

Logipics: Pictures explain logistical processes

Logipics: Pictures explain logistical processes

A picture is worth a thousand words? Images or representations often explain complicated issues better than extensive text and instructions. Researchers at the University of Augsburg have taken advantage of this fact. With a project funded by the German government, they have developed icons that can help logisticians to train new employees. For a long time there has been a lack of manpower in …

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