Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

Logistics is becoming Germany's super industry. It is the heart of the producing and consuming society. And yet around 57,000 jobs are currently vacant. Guest author Yeliz Kavak-Küstner looks for causes and shows practical solutions. [...]

The digital tachograph gets smarter

The digital tachograph gets smarter

At the Nutzfahrzeugkongress (commercial vehicle congress) in Berlin, Continental provided insights into the world of the new digital tachograph. One thing is clear: everything will be easier for inspectors. [...]

Use of cell phones and electronic devices: increased fines

Use of cell phones and electronic devices: increased fines

Cell phone ban: Guest author Christoph Becker explains the fines for the use of mobile phones and electronic devices behind the steering wheel. [...]

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

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

Rescue path – increased fines!

Rescue path – increased fines!

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

Have a seat, men! Women in the logistics industry

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

De-Minimis 2018: BAG promotes secure parking

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. [...]

Come to visit the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 in Berlin

Come to visit the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 in Berlin

Under the motto “ Commercial vehicles - networked and efficient in the future”, commercial vehicle professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and future technologies at the DEKRA-organized Zukunftskongress für kommerzielle Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 (Future Congress for Commercial Vehicles) on November 7 and 8, 2017. [...]