Entries in "News from the Industry"

Have a seat, men! Women in the logistics industry

December 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

Significantly fewer women work in the logistics industry than men. In most companies, the proportion of women is below the 40 percent mark. The female share in management circles is also negligible. The share here is less than ten percent. These are the results of a group survey among selected companies of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik.

De-Minimis 2018: BAG promotes secure parking

December 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Too few parking spaces lead truck drivers to park in dark places. Monitored security parking lots are far too expensive for many. Therefore, the Federal Office for Goods Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr/ BAG) wants to support the use.

Caution on the Internet! Cybersecurity

October 9th, 2017 (No Comments)

Cybersecurity: The latest hacker attack clearly shows that E-Crime is still underestimated.

Free apps controversy

October 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

The digital association Bitkom has expressed skepticism about the current decisions of the EU Council of Ministers on the EU directive on the law of contract for digital content. This is intended to introduce a specific consumer right for digital goods such as apps, music, films or games, as well as online services provided at EU level.

The TIS GmbH is company of the year 2016 in Bocholt

May 22nd, 2017 (No Comments)

On Thursday evening, TIS GmbH was honored as Bocholt’s company of the year 2016 as part of a ceremony.

Platooning: First test in Singapore

February 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

Scania is testing the autonomous column driving – platooning – between two harbor terminals in Singapore. As soon as the vehicles are adapted to the local conditions, four trucks should be driven close together. Other truck manufacturers are also planning their first practice tests.

Automated driving: convincing work must be done

November 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

While the commercial vehicle industry is pushing forward the highly automated driving, the transport and logistics sector remains skeptical. This even starts with the use of software.

Ways of a smooth data exchange? The Industrial Data Space

November 4th, 2016 (No Comments)

Exchanging data securely and anonymously, these are the requirements of an overall standard. In order to realize this, 18 companies from industry, service and trade joined forces at the beginning of the year. They want to establish the Industrial Data Space as an international standard for data exchange.