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Corona vaccine
27. November 2020

Corona Vaccine – The Logistical Challenges

Currently, there is great hope for the development of the COVID 19 vaccine to combat the pandemic worldwide. The vaccine from BionTech and Pfizer is close to approval. Other companies such as CureVac and Moderna are also well advanced in the development. Biontech’s vaccine particularly, is likely to be confronted by major logistical challenges, in view of its worldwide distribution.

Supply Chain Transparency - Challenges
19. November 2020

Challenges on the way to a transparent supply chain

The Corona pandemic has given a major boost to digitisation in businesses. Online conferences and working from home have become part of everyday working life. The pandemic has also shown how important it is to be able to react flexibly to changing conditions.

Mode of Transport
11. November 2020

Different Modes of Transport – Advantages and Disadvantages

Sea, air, rail freight or truck – which mode of transport is the right one for my shipment? The choice of the appropriate transport type depends on various factors, e.g. size, time, infrastructure, costs and the type of product to be shipped.

Logistikdienstleister
4. November 2020

1PL-5PL: Logistics Service Providers – Advantages and Disadvantages

1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL or 5PL – There are different ways of outsourcing logistics processes. From inhouse execution of all logistics processes to outsourcing the entire logistics including digital solutions.

Supply Chain
29. October 2020

How Digital Innovations Strengthen the Efficiency and Resilience of the Supply Chain

The global corona pandemic has posed major challenges to the logistics industry this year, disrupted supply chains, closed borders, lack of employees etc. Some companies were able to respond to the crisis better than others.

Control Tower
21. October 2020

Supply Chain Control Tower – An Intelligent Control Center for the Supply Chain

Supply chain control tower - a frequently used term that offers a lot of room for interpretation. In this article we want to highlight what exactly the supply chain control tower is, what typical forms it takes and what the control tower of the future might look like.

Container loads
14. October 2020

FCL vs. LCL – Comparison  of Container Loads in Freight Transport

There are essentially two options in merchant shipping for the transportation of goods - FCL (Full Container Load) and LCL (Less than Container Load). When booking a new container for the shipment of goods, the frequent recurring question arises as to which of the two cargo types is the better choice.

Containerladung
30. September 2020

Demurrage & Detention – Avoid Additional Fees and Save Costs 

High costs due to delays in freight transport are not uncommon. Especially during the corona pandemic, in which container traffic is affected by various disruptions, it is more difficult to avoid charges such as demurrage and detention.

Track & Trace
23. September 2020

TRACK & TRACE – Different Types and Technologies

Track & Trace has become indispensable in the logistics industry. But what exactly is it about GPS, barcodes, RFID and AIS? In this article, we would like to get to the bottom of it all and shed some light on the subject.

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