What is the problem in logistics? I have the answer — and the solution!

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How do I bring goods from A to B in the desired time? The answers I get when I talk about problems in supply chains and logistics are always different and, in my opinion, seldom the right one. In most cases the respondents refer to their specific field of expertise. I then learn that the …

Logistics is the New Marketing

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I recently visited the world’s biggest logistics and transportation fair, transport logistic in Munich. Despite a constant discussion about digitisation and how important it is for the industry, I was surprised, shocked and puzzled at how few companies are already in the execution phase. It’s not only dramatic that logistics managers are still at the …

E-commerce or logistics — Which is the real driver?

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I was recently asked if e-commerce is driving logistics or if logistics is driving e-commerce. At first glance the answer seems clear. As e-commerce has been steadily growing und pushing the limits of logistics providers, you might say that it’s clearly e-commerce. However, this is not completely true — at least not any longer. Yes, e-commerce continues …

Urban logistics: Change or die.

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In one of my previous articles, I declared the consumer to be the winner of the logistics battle. My team and I believe that the company with the greatest flexibility within the processes will be able to satisfy the consumer the most. However, I also see some major challenges for urban logistics that haven’t been fully …