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Behind the scenes: Tender Management at InstaFreight

Tender Management is an important part of our business which we take a lot of pride in. In this interview our Senior Tender Manager Paul gives an inside scoop of his department and tells us more about Tender Management at… Continue Reading →

Logistics-Basics: Reverse logistics – The counterpart of freight forwarding

The traditional supply process of a product ends with the purchase and receipt of it by an end customer. However, in the e-commerce era of companies like Amazon or Zalando, this is not the final part: Zalando delivers 208 orders… Continue Reading →

Logistics Trends 2020 – current developments in the industry that can be expected

We asked our employees what they think will be the Top 5 Logistics Trends for the upcoming year 2020. Here is what they said: Logistics Trend #1: Digitization Currently digital business models and digital platforms are not only more present… Continue Reading →

Urban Logistics – Traffic concepts in urban areas need improvements

Slow-moving traffic, long traffic jams and congested city centres: The inner-city traffic volume in major cities continues to grow. This not only leads to challenges for the logistics industry, for example in terms of delivery delays, but also causes more… Continue Reading →

End-to-end transparency in logistics

Despite technological progress, there is still a serious lack of transparency in the logistics sector. A digital supply chain is the basic requirement for transparency on the market and for the establishment of logistics 4.0. Tracking technologies have made their… Continue Reading →

Digitalization – The change of the logistics trade

“The latest time to enter digitization is now.” This is the conclusion of a study by Prof. Wolfgang Kersten on the digitization of logistics.   Innovations are essential for every industry. In order to remain competitive, companies need to utilize… Continue Reading →

The importance of free trade for logistics

In a referendum on 23 June 2016, the British voted in favour of Brexit with a narrow majority of 51.9 percent. If the UK wants to benefit from the EU’s internal market in the future, various free trade agreements need… Continue Reading →

E-Commerce in B2B – The logistics industry needs to keep up with the pace

B2B and B2C transactions between supplier and customer play an important role in e-commerce. Both processes are characterized by different requirements, not only in the analogue world, but also in the digital world. Different e-commerce strategies are therefore essential for… Continue Reading →

Post-Brexit – How does the withdrawal affect the logistics market?

What does the Brexit mean for the European and British logistics markets? The Britons voted for the exit from the European Union by a narrow majority of 51.9 percent in a referendum on 23 June 2016. Scotland and Northern Ireland… Continue Reading →

Logistics-basics: models of logistics service providers from 1PL to 5PL

The abbreviation “PL” means “Party Logistics Provider” and is a supply chain model for logistics specialists. There are different ways in which companies manage logistics. Some have their own fleet of vehicles and drive the transports themselves. Others hand over… Continue Reading →

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