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Current and Potential Opportunities for Road Freight in Southeast Asia

Air freight might offer convenience and speed for transportation in logistics, but road freight is continuously gaining prominence in Southeast Asia due its relatively low cost. With improved features and functionality, more companies are relying on road freight as a more convenient and cheaper method. The anticipated digitalization in the trucking industry also gives a

4 Key Factors for Successful Future in Digitised Logistics

Third Wave defined digitisation in logistics as “an automation of processes based on digital information formats. It is replication of real (physical) world in a digital format.” Digitisation is essential cornerstone capability that enables logistics to deliver its true potential. With rapid development of automation, digitisation in supply chain and logistics industry has become much

Does the Future Belong to E-truck?

After the diesel scandal, more and more truck manufacture are focusing on E-Drives. It is a pure electric vehicle for manufacturing company that also serves one of strategy for environmental protection. CEO DHL Freight, Uwe Brinks said, “The use of alternative drivers, such as all-electric FUSO eCenter plays an important role in achieving our Group-wide

DHL Study on Logistics Strategies in the Race to the Urban Consumer

Recent DHL study titled “Shortening the Last Mile: Winning Logistics Strategies in the Race to the Urban Consumer” revealed that since 2008, urban populations significantly increase to over half of today’s population, from 3.4 billion to 4.2 billion. In terms of technology usage, there is significant development as well. Back then, only 1 in 100

Future of Delivery: DHL Parcelcopter

Commonly used in military service as well as recreational use, nowadays drone technology is being developed for wider usage in other sectors of industry. Drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle that is controlled by a remote pilot from the ground. According to Business Insider, by 2021, there will be more companies using this technology. However,

The Next Generation of Logistics: Robotics

The future of logistics is now! Robots are no longer found only in sci-fi movies. As robotics industry continues to grow, more and more companies are bringing the machines on the workplace, including in manufacturing and logistics. Robotic logistics is on the rise as it secures giant investment in the industry. In June 2018, Google

Altruism: The Heart of Logistics

Interview with Bill Meahl, Chief Commercial Officer, DHL DHL has plenty going for the company. It has one of the strongest global networks that spans over 220 countries and territories worldwide, four solid core divisions that have been steadily developing over the years, and a relatively strong corporate image. Despite its current successes however, the

Before Uber, There Was DHL

Interview with Yasmin Aladad Khan, , Executive Vice President, Commercial, Asia Pacific, and Managing Director, Emerging Markets, DHL Express The rise of Uber has led to several talking points in recent years, so much so that the term “uberisation” has been coined to refer to “sharing economy” services. It is an increasingly popular trade that