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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 →

Superheroes on the road – freight forwarders are looking for new recruits

Crowded service stations, no breaks, overtired and in the end too late at the customer’s. Highways are the new logistics warehouses. Just-in-time production is one of many reasons why the demand for means of transport is intensifying motorway traffic. Many… Continue Reading →

Christmas shopping – influence of the bullwhip effect

Baking, cooking, decorating and buying presents in overcrowded department stores – who doesn’t know it? In times of e-commerce, it is now easy to avoid the stress of Christmas in shopping malls. Doesn’t everyone prefer to relax at the most… Continue Reading →

Reduction of CO² emissions from trucks – unrealistic or necessary?

Carbon dioxide emissions are responsible for the drastically increasing greenhouse effect. More and more resources are needed to slow the climate change appropriately. According to the latest findings of the World Weather Organization (WTO), the peak level of greenhouse gas… Continue Reading →

Toll increase: who will be the “toll victim”?

From 1 January 2019, the toll increase in Germany, which has been announced for some time, will come into force. Our federal government hopes that this will generate an additional annual revenue of 7.2 billion euros. This is based on… Continue Reading →

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