Will artificial intelligence replace the dispatcher?

Will artificial intelligence replace the dispatcher?

Indem selbstlernende Algorithmen Echtzeit-Tracking ermöglichen, können sie Transport und Logistik radikal verändern. Das ist keine Theorie mehr, sondern gelebte Realität für Unternehmer der Branche: Die Online-Spedition Cargonexx hat ihr Geschäftsmodell auf künstlicher Intelligenz aufgebaut, und Spediteur Hubertus Kobernuß vernetzt sich mit dem Start-up Evertracker. Warum ist es wichtig, jetzt aktiv zu werden?

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Why digital transformation starts with your own employees

Why digital transformation starts with your own employees

Digitisation, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things demand a great deal from those involved in the logistics industry. These challenges are inescapable: change has become a must. How can companies tackle digital transformation and secure their futures? Find out here why you will fall behind without outside input and how decision makers can now take the wheel.

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Who will win the clash of economic systems?

Who will win the clash of economic systems?

Digital transformation is much more than just technology hype. It is putting nearly everything to the test – business models that have been successful for decades as well how we interact with one another in society. To what extent can a social market economy thrive in the face of digitised logistics? What opportunities does Europe have in the clash of economic systems between the USA and China? And how can logistics companies handle these upheavals?

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KA-RaceIng: full speed ahead with electric racing cars

KA-RaceIng: full speed ahead with electric racing cars

Constructing your own racing car and putting it to the test in an international competition? Now that’s exciting stuff. In Karlsruhe, this dream is being lived by students who have joined KA-RaceIng, an association affiliated with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

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„Digital Hubs“ for Germany

„Digital Hubs“ for Germany

Digital Hubs Germany is an initiative launched by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the industry association Bitkom. Its ambition is to trigger international awareness and appeal. It is a framework within which companies can interact and work together with business start-ups.

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FUTURE LAB

Who will win the clash of economic systems?

Digital transformation is much more than just technology hype. It is putting nearly everything to the test – business models that have been successful for decades as well how we interact with one another in society. To what extent can a social market economy thrive in the face of digitised logistics? What opportunities does Europe have in the clash of economic systems between the USA and China? And how can logistics companies handle these upheavals?

Will artificial intelligence replace the dispatcher?

Indem selbstlernende Algorithmen Echtzeit-Tracking ermöglichen, können sie Transport und Logistik radikal verändern. Das ist keine Theorie mehr, sondern gelebte Realität für Unternehmer der Branche: Die Online-Spedition Cargonexx hat ihr Geschäftsmodell auf künstlicher Intelligenz aufgebaut, und Spediteur Hubertus Kobernuß vernetzt sich mit dem Start-up Evertracker. Warum ist es wichtig, jetzt aktiv zu werden?

Why digital transformation starts with your own employees

Digitisation, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things demand a great deal from those involved in the logistics industry. These challenges are inescapable: change has become a must. How can companies tackle digital transformation and secure their futures? Find out here why you will fall behind without outside input and how decision makers can now take the wheel.

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KA-RaceIng: full speed ahead with electric racing cars

Constructing your own racing car and putting it to the test in an international competition? Now that’s exciting stuff. In Karlsruhe, this dream is being lived by students who have joined KA-RaceIng, an association affiliated with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Modular electric trucks for city logistics

Modular electric trucks for city logistics

Diesel out, electric drive in – a truck with a diesel engine can become a sparkling clean electric truck for city logistics. In order for this transformation to succeed, researchers at RWTH Aachen University are developing a modular system with all the necessary components. The heart of the system is the eTransport electric drive axle from BPW.

Zero emissions in just two weeks

Zero emissions in just two weeks

A combination of BPW’s electric axle drive eTransport and the expertise of the special-purpose vehicle maker Paul Nutzfahrzeuge is transforming the Mercedes-Benz Vario into an electric van.

SUCCESS STORY

Tools for digitalisation and successful transformation

The Ulm-based logistics provider C. E. Noerpel GmbH is really getting to grips with digital transformation. The solutions that the company has implemented with carefully selected digitalisation tools are set to bring rapid benefits to employees and customers. The focus is therefore on controlling warehouse processes with control centres, replacing existing freight-forwarding software with a company-wide solution and establishing a modern data management system.

Green logistics in practice

Green logistics in practice

Meyer Logistik is very interested in new technologies that make transport more sustainable for people and the environment. The family-owned company is particularly keen on alternative drives that enable green logistics. The company, which specialises in temperature-sensitive goods, also works closely with suppliers, customers and universities.

A meteoric partnership

A meteoric partnership

With the sonorous sound from an engine with a capacity of over twelve litres and a tremendous torque fed by more than 1,000 horsepower converging in wheel-to-wheel battles, there are few who can resist the fascination of truck racing. The motorsports enthusiasts involved will even sacrifice a night’s sleep in the fight for tenths of a second and trophies.

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SUCCESS STORY

Tools for digitalisation and successful transformation

Tools for digitalisation and successful transformation

The Ulm-based logistics provider C. E. Noerpel GmbH is really getting to grips with digital transformation. The solutions that the company has implemented with carefully selected digitalisation tools are set to bring rapid benefits to employees and customers. The focus is therefore on controlling warehouse processes with control centres, replacing existing freight-forwarding software with a company-wide solution and establishing a modern data management system.

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Green logistics in practice

Green logistics in practice

Meyer Logistik is very interested in new technologies that make transport more sustainable for people and the environment. The family-owned company is particularly keen on alternative drives that enable green logistics. The company, which specialises in temperature-sensitive goods, also works closely with suppliers, customers and universities.

read more
A meteoric partnership

A meteoric partnership

With the sonorous sound from an engine with a capacity of over twelve litres and a tremendous torque fed by more than 1,000 horsepower converging in wheel-to-wheel battles, there are few who can resist the fascination of truck racing. The motorsports enthusiasts involved will even sacrifice a night’s sleep in the fight for tenths of a second and trophies.

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SMART CITY

Smart solutions for city logistics

Life in the city is becoming more and more convenient, thanks in part to new logistics services.
To ensure that these are organised in the most resource-friendly way possible, logistics providers, customers and cities need to collaborate on innovative solutions for the last mile.

Solar roads for more sustainability in transport

Solar roads for more sustainability in transport

The Berlin-based start-up Solmove builds solar modules that can be installed on roads – thus transforming asphalt into new spaces for alternative energy usage and green energy provision.

Artificial intelligence in city logistics

Artificial intelligence in city logistics

The founders of Urbismart are all over 50, so they refer to their business as an “old men’s start-up”. It is specifically their experience in transport and logistics, digitisation and warehouse automation that led them to the idea of using artificial intelligence to optimise city logistics.

LOGISTICS HERO

DocStop: Medical help for truck drivers

Professional truck drivers who need medical assistance during a journey often do not know how to find a doctor near them who can treat them at short notice. And where can they park their 40-tonne truck during the visit? The DocStop initiative has created a network that provides truck drivers with quick and straightforward help in such situations.

Campaigning on behalf of drivers

Campaigning on behalf of drivers

The association “Allianz im deutschen Transportwesen e.V.” gives truck drivers a voice and advocates fair wages and accident prevention.

Search for the alternative drive of the future

Search for the alternative drive of the future

What kind of drive will the commercial vehicle of the future have? Logistics entrepreneur Jochen Köppen from Duisburg in Germany is looking for answers and has therefore decided to retrofit one-tenth of its fleet starting spring 2019.

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The smart spare parts store

The smart spare parts store

Finnish commercial spares dealer Trailcon – a BPW Group subsidiary – has developed a container that functions as a mobile spares store, giving workshops round-the-clock access to parts.

Revolution at a click: digitisation of semi-trailer running gear

Revolution at a click: digitisation of semi-trailer running gear

Thanks to the unique ‘digital DNA’ of all components, BPW is revolutionising how semi-trailer running gear is configured, ordered, produced, assembled and maintained. The digitalisation of all components and processes is making it much easier to find spare parts.

The smart spare parts store

Finnish commercial spares dealer Trailcon – a BPW Group subsidiary – has developed a container that functions as a mobile spares store, giving workshops round-the-clock access to parts.

BIG PICTURE

Giant pressure cooker on the motorway

Attention: the A26 motorway is completely closed – a 165-ton pressure cooker is on the road! This research autoclave, which works in a manner similar to the kitchen appliance, cures aircraft parts under high pressure and at a high temperature.

Heavy haulage in the scorching desert sun

The ultimate in heavy haulage: heavy transport specialist Mammoet has moved 1,048 tons of heavy freight to a desert region using a special vehicle – the SCHEUERLE KAMAG K25.

On the road in South Africa

Four trailers with a total of 15 BPW axles and suspensions are coupled in series on a traction unit from Unitrans – one of South Africa’s most important vehicle operators.

Hyperloop goes piggybacking

An electromagnetic levitation system that transports passengers and goods at breakneck speed in transport capsules through vacuum tubes – this vision appeared like science fiction just a few years ago.

Joining forces

Weighing 60 tonnes and a considerable 5.30 metres high and also wide, this dumper truck was transported to its new operating site in Rohrdorf in the Bavarian Pre-Alps.

Giant pressure cooker on the motorway

Giant pressure cooker on the motorway

Attention: the A26 motorway is completely closed – a 165-ton pressure cooker is on the road! This research autoclave, which works in a manner similar to the kitchen appliance, cures aircraft parts under high pressure and at a high temperature.

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