While numerous citizens in Germany and other countries are currently mandated to stay at home, some professions are right at the frontline right now. Thanks to courageous and committed people, we can continue our civilian life despite restrictions even in this difficult time and we wish everyone who is currently working so hard that they stay strong and healthy!
The Federal Office for Security and Information Technology (BSI) strongly warns against targeted ransomware attacks on companies. More recently, the Federal Office has noted increased attacks on networks, resulting in the manual or targeted execution of an encryption Trojan. Affected by these attacks are primarily companies and IT service providers.
On 1 July, the network of toll roads will be extended. Toll operator Toll Collect states that the electronic devices in the vehicle can then no longer have the road network on board. The effort is too big. But then the route statement disappears from the display.
The Federal Administrative Court (BVerG) has decided that diesel driving bans in cities can be a tried and tested means of meeting the required limits. Whether this can lead to supply shortages, remains to be seen, because even here, the court points to a proportionate action.
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.
Currently the CEP provider DHL and Smart are launching a joint pilot project in selected German cities that allows Smart-owners to use their cars as a mobile delivery address for their parcels.
On June 18th, 40 soccer teams from freight forwarding and logistics companies fought for the European football crown of the CargoLine Cup. In the final, John forwarding defeated Leopold Schäfer GmbH 5:0.
At the IAA Nutzfahrzeuge, the trade show for commercial vehicles, visitors were amazed, as this year the first delivery bicycles were exhibited at the fair. Robustly built – and even mobile with a good 200 pound load weight thanks to an electric motor – the cargo bikes are the climate-neutral trucks of the bicycle industry. Especially for the CEP industry the delivery bikes could be a real alternative for city traffic.