Entries under "Transport and Logistics Industry"

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

December 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

The winter tire requirement has been re-regulated. Guest author Christoph Becker informs.

Rescue path – increased fines!

December 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Rescue lanes can save lives. Therefore, the fines were drastically increased if ignored. Guest author Christoph Becker informs.

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.

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.

Parking-App: Drivers asked for assistance

January 10th, 2017 (No Comments)

Truck parking spaces on the motorways are still crowded. The Federal Government is not able to keep up with the construction of new parking spaces. Parking apps are designed to help find a free space. The manufacturers rely on the help of the drivers.

Private relocation with the company truck

November 23rd, 2016 (No Comments)

If you want to lend the company truck to your employees for private use, you should follow a few rules.

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.