A costly divorce

Brexit is presenting particular demands for the logistics industry. DHL Freight is on top of these challenges and is rising to them on several levels. A date has been set for the great divorce, when the United Kingdom will leave the EU: March 30, 2019. Just as the free movement of goods between the island […]

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Properly regulated?

Who pays and who is liable? Incoterms bindingly define these two central issues in international freight forwarding and have been doing so for more than 80 years. Silently, the container slowly hovers over the ship towards the quay wall. It’s something that goes well a thousand times, but this time it happens: The twistlocks slip […]

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Protection all around

Making driving safer is one of the most important goals in the development of driver assistance systems. But they can do even more, from environmental benefits to self-driving cars. Trucks are heavyweights rolling across the highways of the world. Their sheer mass can unleash enormous energies when they are involved in accidents. This is a […]

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A question of timing

That is top rated: Accuracy is written with a capital “A” in these countries! The ability to schedule exactly is in high demand within in logistics industry! Shipments not arriving at their planned destionation on time can topple whole supply chains. For it’s Logistics Performance Index, the World Bank examined how often shipments really caught […]

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Measurement in a flash

MetriX Freight, the new solution for measuring the volume of packages, considerably reduces expenses in exhibition logistics. Exhibition and event logistics is a costly business, not least when it comes to billing. For example, DHL Trade Fairs & Events, the official logistics partner of Messe Frankfurt, has to measure each package by volume and weight. […]

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A clutch area

As one of the EU States that shares a direct land border with Russia, Estonia is a hub for the movement of goods with the former CIS States – even after the imposition of sanctions against Moscow. What’s 20 meters long, nearly twelve meters wide, and around nine meters tall? A Caterpillar HW300 mining machine […]

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