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Where does crowdshipping fit into logistics?

A series of frustrating experiences in e-commerce shipping got me thinking: despite the online commerce revolution, what has changed about shipping and local delivery? A massive opportunity exists to reinvent delivery services, especially around what is often referred to as the “last mile” of online retail, to meet the needs of customers who want everything […]

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German chancellor’s visit puts DB Schenker-NICTA product in spotlight

Australian-German transport and logistics research links gained a rare airing during chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to these shores. Merkel took time after the G20 conference to gain a first-hand understanding of a new free mobile app, Pickup and Delivery Assistant (PanDA), being developed jointly by German logistics provider DB Schenker and National ICT Australia (NICTA). […]

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Meeting logistics challenges head-on, DBS is developing a transport and logistics solution that delivers real-time data while saving fuel.

Facing a host of logistic challenges: fierce competition, cost pressures, unstable energy costs, stringent emissions legislation and the requirement for accurately-measured carbon footprints. DB Schenker along with T-Systems and GAF AG are looking for solutions that deliver real-time data based on satellite navigation, earth observation and satellite communication technologies. Cutting CO2 Emissions /Saving Fuel The […]

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Dassault Systèmes to acquire Quintiq = leader in logistics planning software

Dassault Systèmes , the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, announced the signing of a definitive share purchase agreement for Dassault Systèmes to acquire Quintiq, a leading provider of on-premise and on-cloud supply chain and Operations Planning & Optimization software, for approximately €250 million. With 800 employees, Quintiq, whose offerings include production, logistics […]

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Go Big or Go Home in Austrailia – DB Going Big

DB Schenker has officially opened its largest Australian supply chain and warehouse facility at the Redbank Motorway Estate at Ipswich. The Redbank site, on the south-western outskirts of Brisbane, will handle more than 5,200 container movements a year transporting brown and white goods as well as consumer products to wholesale and retail locations across Australia. […]

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