Inefficiencies
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Inefficiencies

Shipping products via road freight is the number one solution in Europe. The industry is known for much higher transport demands than there is actual available capacity. It must be clear that no truck on the road should travel empty. However, there are still large inefficiencies, even in optimization focused countries like Germany. In western...

Truck Platooning
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Truck Platooning

Ever rising emission standards and the diesel being in discredit, makes it even more important to develop alternative fuel options for the road freight trucking industry and to discover further fuel saving possibilities. One of these technologies that are being tested and refined is «truck platooning». It is a technology that allows trucks to safely...

The sennder Academy: Our formula to boost employees to maximum potential
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The sennder Academy: Our formula to boost employees to maximum potential

Boosting employees to their maximum potential and creating a mutual way to success is essential for any company, though oftentimes not a focus in daily business. At sennder, we decided to challenge this status quo. We consider employee development as a key factor for our success across all departments as well as the entire industry....

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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 ways. Market Leaders Under its Go...

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Quick and efficient transports throughout Europe thanks to the Channel Tunnel

In a world dominated by globalisation and online trading, transport companies are facing the demand to move freight faster, further and more effeciently than ever. There are many infrastructure initiatives to connect economic areas and facilitate an even and swift freight flow. One of those exapmles is the Channel Tunnel connecting Great Britain and France...

Using Machine Learning for Tracking in Logistics
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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 to predict an unknown value...

Amazon Reinventing the Delivery Value Chain
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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 been the backbone of Amazon’s success for...

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...

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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The importance of autonomous vehicles for the transport industry

Autonomous driving promises not only safety on the road but also greater efficiency and cost savings in logistical processes. The often very media-effective topic of self-driving cars and trucks had again shown an upswing in the last week. The Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has agreed, in cooperation with his French counterpart Alain Vidalies to...