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Putting a stop to nomadic lives

[The German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt aims to improve the social conditions of truck drivers.

14. July 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Digital Dynamics

[8 Trends that change ALL industries.

12. July 2016 / Reading time: ~ 3 Min.
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Only polluters pay more

[Austria introducing new toll fee regulation for trucks in 2017. The additional costs for the transport industry will remain manageable.

7. July 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Straight through the middle

[The Gotthard base tunnel is driving intermodal transport. 30 days after its official opening, one thing is certain: The Swiss have kept to their schedule and will send the first scheduled freight trains through the tunnel by the end of 2016.

5. July 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
Business

The World Is Not Enough

[DHL supports Astrobotic to develop lunar delivery service.

30. June 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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The pain of parting

[It was close. Very close. But the decision has been made. 51.9 per cent of Britons voted in favour of an exit from the EU. For logistics in Europe, this step will have a significant impact – although, not necessarily only a negative one.

24. June 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Across all borders

[The reorganization of the European customs code involves quite some effort for logistics companies to adapt their processes.

23. June 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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People still make the difference!

[E-Commerce is changing the landscape of logistics. But it is the “human” sales representatives who will continue to remain the key brand ambassadors, as illustrated by Rainer Schmid, Director Marketing & Sales DHL Freight.

21. June 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Intelligent algorithms

[The DHL Carbon Calculator enables emissions calculation for almost all shipment sizes and modes of transport – for local, national and international deliveries.

16. June 2016 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.

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