Contract Logistics

Trends

Cold chain logistics: Health is the most important good in life

Pharma products, such as the COVID-19 vaccine, require a resilient cold chain to maintain product integrity and save lives. How does the logistics industry cope with these challenges?

Birdseye view of employees using social distancing wearables in a warehouse
News

Social distancing wearables to keep employees safe

DB Schenker has implemented social distancing wearables in logistics operations in Neu-Isenburg, Germany. The solution from Kinexon protects against the spread of COVID-19 while allowing business continuity.

Features

Creating the warehouse of the future

Automation has played a key part in warehouse transformation, empowering companies to increase efficiency and boost productivity. What will the warehouse of the future look like?

E-commerce warehouse in Augsburg, Germany
Features

Logistics enablement for the world’s largest shopping events

E-commerce logistics has become increasingly important for the management of peak demand during holiday seasons or shopping events. How are these unique logistical challenges overcome?

Heavy-lift logistics cargo drone with two people
Features,  Videos

Drones in logistics

Drones promise fast, cost-efficient, sustainable deliveries with a wide field of applications within the logistics industry. When will the supply chain of the future take off?

Electric truck in Leipzig, Germany
Features,  Videos

E-mobility – The future of land transport?

Logistic companies are increasingly investing in e-mobility, with clear benefits of sustainability and higher productivity. Is it really possible to replace all diesel trucks with electric trucks?

Driver is sitting in an autonomous truck which is driving on a highway.
Features

Autonomous driving – Science fiction or future reality?

Autonomous driving offers benefits of resource and cost efficiency, particularly within the logistics industry. As a result, logistics service providers are already testing the autonomous transport of goods.

Warehouse employee wearing a mask
Features,  Videos

Logistics matters

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world and the logistics industry, demonstrating how logistics companies are more essential then ever – both for customers and society at large.

Warehouse worker uses ProGlove smart picking glove
Features

Humans and machines

Wearables such as smart glasses, scanning gloves or exoskeletons are being increasingly used by logistics providers to improve efficiency, ease workload and boost productivity in warehouses.