Service drivers between the company and the customer
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Service drivers between the company and the customer

The Transport and logistics industry is booming like never! Every day, millions of goods must be delivered from one place to another, and the services provided. In recent years, the rapid development of the online trade has strongly contributed to this growth. Thereby goods are usually delivered by package carriers. A special type of delivery is...

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Same Day Delivery – What is the customer really expecting?

Same Day Delivery (short: SDD) – everybody is talking about it. Leading e-commerce companies such as Amazon, Zalando and Notebooksbilliger.de are driving this trend, however, is it also accepted by the consumer? sennder asked, in collaboration with Vision Critical, more than 250 regular online shoppers in order to identify the most important needs of customers...

The challenges of the truck driving ban for the transportation industry
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The challenges of the truck driving ban for the transportation industry

A typical characteristic of the holiday season are overfull motorways, traffic jams and long waiting times. To limit these problems, driving bans apply for trucks in many places. This may be pleasant for holidaymakers at first glance, however driving bans require complex logistical adjustments and strict timing. Customers and consumers don’t want to give up,...

Transport of goods in a networked world
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Transport of goods in a networked world

Already since the 17th century goods were transported from the German Hinterland-Manufactories with carriages and hand-carts to ports and from there shipped to other continents. These transports were by no means a trend, but a witness to the first steps of the ever-advancing globalisation. Since then, other transport options have evolved: in addition to the...

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Telematics in logistics – fleet management made easy

Spurred by digitisation and technology, the logistics market has grown to a market value of 258 billion Euros in 2016 alone, a continuous increase of almost 4% since 2004. An important technological trend to the prevailing of the manual organisation in the freight forwarding sector is telematics. In the meantime, every major forwarding company has recognized...

Cost optimization in the booking of express trips
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Cost optimization in the booking of express trips

In many companies, of all industries, it is part of everyday life: A replacement part has to arrive still today at a construction site, the brochures need to be at the trade fair as fast as possible, or the customer would like to receive his goods yesterday rather than tomorrow. Cost item express trips These...

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Pallet handling – the unloved exchange deal

The pallet exchange between freight operators and shippers is often a fundamental part of transport orders. Nevertheless, this concept is increasingly unpopular, because the exchange process of the wooden loading aids can result in massive costs on the part of the forwarder and logistics service provider. sennder deals extensively with this issue and puts together...

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Beverage transports – done the right way. Chaos avoided

Not only during major events, like the Oktoberfest in Munich or in one of the numerous music festivals, the beverage logistics play a major role. The daily supply of beverage and supermarkets alone carries with it a lot of challenges, due to the heavy weight, as well as the different box dimensions, both long-distance as...

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Calculate import costs into Switzerland, correctly

Switzerland, as a non-member of the EU, represents an unfamiliar terrain for many companies. The time required to familiarize oneself with the Swiss customs regulations and the large question mark in the calculation of the toll can be daunting, especially for young companies. As a one-stop solution for the logistics industry, sennder has taken on...

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The truck toll in Germany and Europe – an overview

Germany as a transit state charges since 1. January 2005, the road tax for heavy commercial vehicles in road traffic – the toll charge. For transport service providers on German roads, time and again the question is raised about what the exact parameters are on which basis the fee is calculated, or where the individual...

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