Electric Trucks: Disrupting Industries

Electric Trucks: Disrupting Industries

In our ever-warming world, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly gaining prominence, and disrupting decade old markets. While the driving force behind innovation in the electronic vehicle market has been the much needed environmental protection, there are significant logistical incentives as well. Industrial leaders are reacting to these advances in surprising...

Elektrofahrzeuge: früher, heute und morgen

Elektrofahrzeuge: früher, heute und morgen

Alle Welt spricht über Elektromobilität: Klimawandel und Immissionen machen das Thema aktueller denn je. Elektromobilität wird als relativ neues Phänomen wahrgenommen. Dabei zeigt ein kurzer Blick in die Geschichte, dass elektrische Fahrzeuge schon lange existieren. Von den ersten elektrischen Antrieben ausgehend erörtern wir kurz, warum es immer noch Fahrzeuge mit...

Using Machine Learning for Tracking in Logistics

Using Machine Learning for Tracking in Logistics

The latest trends of researchers of our generation, data mining and machine learning, have finally gotten the attention of logistics companies and fleet owners. Machine learning algorithms such as neural networks, computer systems configurated around functions of the human brain and nervous system, and support vector machines are generally used...

Amazon Reinventing the Delivery Value Chain

Amazon Reinventing the Delivery Value Chain

There are many ways how logistics companies can ship products to their customers. An exceptional example is Amazon: It builds its own distribution network by breaking down the traditional delivery value chain just to recompose it piece-by-piece to build a tailored distribution network. Parcel delivery companies such as DHL have...

Servicefahrer zwischen Unternehmen und Kunden

Servicefahrer zwischen Unternehmen und Kunden

Die Transport- und Logistikbranche boomt wie noch nie! Täglich müssen Millionen Waren und Güter von einem Ort zum anderen geliefert und Serviceleistungen erbracht werden. In den letzten Jahren hat vor allem die rasante Entwicklung des Online-Handels stark zu diesem Wachstum beigetragen. Dabei werden Waren in der Regel von Paketzustellern ausgeliefert. Eine besondere...

Why Autonomous Trucks Will Become a Mass Phenomenon

Why Autonomous Trucks Will Become a Mass Phenomenon

When will autonomous cars actually appear on the roads? The answer depends on your perspective. Companies like Alphabet’s Waymo are already running hundreds of autonomous cars on American roads. These cars can navigate city streets just as well as highways and long-winding country roads. However, they must always have an alert safety...