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Transport of goods

“I can’t imagine a world without pallets”

Three cheers for the pallet! This standardized load-carrying device enables a safe transport of goods around the globe, and ensures truck space is used even more efficiently. Thomas Thiele is responsible for the management of central loading equipment at DHL Freight Germany. Here, he explains the importance of effective pallet management.

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“More mobility with less emissions”

Steffen Bilger, Federal Government Coordinator for Freight Transport and Logistics: Road freight transport of the future will become sustainable, digital, and intermodal.

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Top 10

Germany defends top position

The World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index scores the world’s leading logistics locations.

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Loading times

A snag at the ramp

Waiting times and unclear responsibilities: Germany’s loading ramps do not always run smoothly. This is currently reported by the Federal Office for Freight Traffic.

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Lists of the best

Quality of roads

Freshly paved motorway or bumpy dirt track? Which countries are ranked on top with regards to the best road infrastructure (extent and condition)? See our top-lists.

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Trend Report

Supply chain savvy

Artificial Intelligence in Logistics: With their new report on artificial intelligence, DHL and IBM demonstrate how the industry can leverage the opportunities and benefits of the future technology.

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