Brexit – effects on the logistics industry

28 March 2017 Published in Worth Knowing

The United Kingdom is an important trade partner for Bremen as a port and logistics location. In this article, Günther Hörbst, Managing Director of Via Bremen Foundation, explains the consequences that the logistics business has to worry about as a result of Brexit.

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One Belt, One Road – regular freight trains from Bremen to Beijing

One Belt, One Road – regular freight trains from Bremen to Beijing

Logistics always looks for the best routes – and if there is high demand for a destination, regular transports soon become established. That is exactly what the new Silk Road is intended to achieve. Why this is also interesting for the transport of high-end products such as Mercedes-Maybach cars was the subject of a presentation given by Chen Si Hellmann, Head of Rail Solutions International at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, at BHV-Hafenclub.

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transport logistic Munich 2017 – international logistics get-together with record attendance

transport logistic Munich 2017 – international logistics get-together with record attendance

This year’s transport logistic, the world’s leading logistics trade fair and exhibition, was larger and more international than ever when it took place in Munich from 9 to 12 May 2017.

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Digital services are the focal point at Logistics Day 2017 in Bremen

Digital services are the focal point at Logistics Day 2017 in Bremen

“Digital services in the logistics business” was the topic of a lecture at this year’s Logistics Day at BIBA. “Digital services are in the interests of both the economy and science,” said Professor Klaus-Dieter Thoben, Director of the Institute and BIBA spokesperson. Various lectures on this subject highlighted the impact of digitalisation on companies’ business models.

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The VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors

The VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors

We offer interested logistics students from an international background, for instance at Jacobs University Bremen, the opportunity to serve as VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors, thus kick-starting their career in the global logistics industry.

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All our VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors

All our VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors

The VIA BREMEN Logistics Ambassadors are introducing themselves.

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Cybersecurity is essential for successful digitalisation

Cybersecurity is essential for successful digitalisation

Digital transformation entails radical changes with enormous potential for the economy and society. At the same time, however, it also creates weak points where criminals can attack. Tim Kohnen from the auditing company Treuhand Oldenburg recently gave a presentation on cybersecurity at BHV Hafenclub. The event was chaired by Klaus Platz, honorary member of Bremen’s Port Promotion Agency.

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Hansa Meyer Global – a perfect example of digitalisation at a medium-sized enterprise

Hansa Meyer Global – a perfect example of digitalisation at a medium-sized enterprise

Cloud, big data, 3D printing – digitalisation promises to deliver huge improvements in efficiency. But SMEs are often faced with the challenge of finding the optimum digitalisation strategy for their own requirements. Bremen-based project logistics specialist Hansa Meyer Global has found the answer:

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Why extra-large and heavy load transports can now get through Bremen easily

Why extra-large and heavy load transports can now get through Bremen easily

Processing applications for extra-large and heavy-load transports quickly, providing more flexible transport times and better infrastructure along the routes: in recent years, logistics companies in Bremen have come to appreciate just how fundamentally processes can improve if all the different parties are prepared to cooperate. All the actors have joined forces to establish a scheme which has meanwhile made everyone involved more satisfied.

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