Amazon’s Plans to be the Number One Innovator in Logistics
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Amazon’s Plans to be the Number One Innovator in Logistics

Amazon, one of the biggest online sellers that has started out as an online bookstore in 1994, has reached numerous target markets, one of them being logistics and its modernization. All the success is brought by the ‘Person of the Year 1999’, Jeff Bezos, the founder, and his team. In 2017, despite the rising expenses, decreased...

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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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Test track A9 – A public experimental laboratory for autonomous driving

Autonomous Driving is considered by politics and industry as the future of driving. Chancellor Angela Merkel said in June of this year, before students in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, that “we […] will only be allowed to drive independently with a special permit in 20 years.” To achieve this milestone, there are still...

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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,...

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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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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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Professional driver – a man’s job?

Truck driving  – a man’s job? The 28-year-old Tanja sees it differently. For the professional driver, her job means variety and excitement. She sees proving herself among the men rather as a challenge rather than an insurmountable hurdle. She is one of the few women in this male-dominated career field. Recruitment problems in the transport...

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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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The e-CMR as a solution for an industry with a pent-up demand

The transport logistics industry is in part still stuck in the 20th Century. At the same time, it experiences a wide variety of digital progress, whose implementation will take time and willingness to adapt. Nevertheless, these digital solutions help the sector to develop timely. An example portrays the pilot project of the electronic waybill, the...

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Revolutionizing the spare parts logistics by 3D-printers

The logistics industry is facing a transformation – the digitization now affects every area of the industry. For many of our customers that are operating in the manufacturing industries, the spare parts logistics, for instance, is an important and in part cost-intensive aspect of the Supply Chain. So far it is fallen back on the...

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