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Programmed Advancement

JAPAN. Japan is known for being a pioneer. To keep it that way, the country not only finalised a series of directives and trade agreements, but is also placing greater focus on digitisation and new technology.

Always keeping a door open

JAPAN. Japan is considered the Prussia of Asia. Despite some similarities, there is no industrialised nation that is as different from Germany as Japan.

Passion for tea logistics

JAPAN. Vollers imports tea from growing countries like China, India, Sri Lanka and Japan for its customers, before a portion of this is exported back out into the world. The logistics specialists from Bremen have become an integral part of the German tea market. Paul Schrader, a Bremen-based mail order company specialising in tea, sends the product to the end customer.

Passion for tea logistics

Passion for tea logistics

JAPAN. Vollers imports tea from growing countries like China, India, Sri Lanka and Japan for its customers, before a portion of this is exported back out into the world. The logistics specialists from Bremen have become an integral part of the German tea market. Paul Schrader, a Bremen-based mail order company specialising in tea, sends the product to the end customer.

News & People

Container Port Wilhelmshaven: First train at the NORDFROST seaport terminal

Container Port Wilhelmshaven: First train at the NORDFROST seaport terminal

Wilhelmshaven. In the middle of the week, the new NORDFROST railway system, which connects the company’s seaport terminal with the public rail network, was inaugurated for the first time within a small circle. Combined transports are now available for all types of goods, which further increases the attractiveness of the Wilhelmshaven container port.

Change in the management

Change in the management

BREMEN. Since May 1, Oliver Meng has been appointed as an additional managing director of Addicks & Kreye Container Logistik GmbH & Co. KG and Wilhelm Müller GmbH & Co. KG have been appointed. Both companies belong to the Addicks & Kreye group of companies, which combines several service companies in the fields of container loading and unloading, service & depot, logistics and cargo control.

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Programmed  Advancement

Programmed Advancement

JAPAN. Japan is known for being a pioneer. To keep it that way, the country not only finalised a series of directives and trade agreements, but is also placing greater focus on digitisation and new technology.

Partner in the hinterland

Partner in the hinterland

AUSTRIA. Despite all the competition between Austrians and Germans, one thing is clear: one can’t do without the other in many areas. In the following, experts shed light on the economic and logistical interrelationships between the two countries – and present successful projects and construction sites.

Partner on equal footing

Partner on equal footing

Partner on equal footingThis is a special year for Japan and Germany. On 24 January 1861, exactly 160 years ago, Prussia and Japan signed an agreement about friendship, trade and shipping. This was the beginning of German-Japanese diplomatic relations, thereby laying...

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Logistics Story

Passion for tea logistics

Passion for tea logistics

JAPAN. Vollers imports tea from growing countries like China, India, Sri Lanka and Japan for its customers, before a portion of this is exported back out into the world. The logistics specialists from Bremen have become an integral part of the German tea market. Paul Schrader, a Bremen-based mail order company specialising in tea, sends the product to the end customer.

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A strong  trio

A strong trio

AUSTRIA. Three terminals with three concepts in three federal states: Enns, Vienna and Graz are important gateways for the ports of Bremen and Wilhelmshaven.

Cheesy Story? Not at all!

Cheesy Story? Not at all!

BALTIC STATES. Last year, Heuer Logistics started distributing goods for cheese manufacturer Hochland around the globe. Not only does the medium-sized logistics company specialise in transporting cheese, it also handles maritime logistics for totally different commodities.

A strong  trio

A strong trio

AUSTRIA. Three terminals with three concepts in three federal states: Enns, Vienna and Graz are important gateways for the ports of Bremen and Wilhelmshaven.

Cheesy Story? Not at all!

Cheesy Story? Not at all!

BALTIC STATES. Last year, Heuer Logistics started distributing goods for cheese manufacturer Hochland around the globe. Not only does the medium-sized logistics company specialise in transporting cheese, it also handles maritime logistics for totally different commodities.

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Behind the Scenes

Watch out, similarity trap!

Watch out, similarity trap!

AUSTRIA. They are our direct neighbours and they speak almost the same language as we do. But anyone who thinks that they can transfer German ways of thinking and behaving onto business visits to Austria on a one-to-one basis may be in for a nasty surprise.

Watch out, similarity trap!

Watch out, similarity trap!

AUSTRIA. They are our direct neighbours and they speak almost the same language as we do. But anyone who thinks that they can transfer German ways of thinking and behaving onto business visits to Austria on a one-to-one basis may be in for a nasty surprise.

Digitisation

Support from the digital harbour master

Support from the digital harbour master

IT companies have not necessarily focused on smaller seaports and inland ports in the past. Some processes can be optimised here through digitisation. The “Hafenmeister” (harbour master) cloud solution developed by IT specialists dbh and Akquinet shows how this works.

New paths for bills of lading

New paths for bills of lading

BALTIC STATES. The digitisation of bills of lading has been in the works for years. Thus far, however, the solutions have always had a catch. Two research projects, “eCONBiL” at the Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences and “HAPTIK” at the University of Oldenburg may change all that now.

Africa goes mobile

Africa goes mobile

SOUTHERN AFRICA. Digitisation offers great potential for development in Southern Africa. The German Federal Government has also recognised this and intends to make IT solutions an integral part of development cooperation with the “Digital Africa” initiative. In addition, cooperation with the German and European economy is to be strengthened.

Support from the digital harbour master

Support from the digital harbour master

IT companies have not necessarily focused on smaller seaports and inland ports in the past. Some processes can be optimised here through digitisation. The “Hafenmeister” (harbour master) cloud solution developed by IT specialists dbh and Akquinet shows how this works.

New paths for bills of lading

New paths for bills of lading

BALTIC STATES. The digitisation of bills of lading has been in the works for years. Thus far, however, the solutions have always had a catch. Two research projects, “eCONBiL” at the Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences and “HAPTIK” at the University of Oldenburg may change all that now.

Africa goes mobile

Africa goes mobile

SOUTHERN AFRICA. Digitisation offers great potential for development in Southern Africa. The German Federal Government has also recognised this and intends to make IT solutions an integral part of development cooperation with the “Digital Africa” initiative. In addition, cooperation with the German and European economy is to be strengthened.

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Anniversary for a port logistics specialist

Anniversary for a port logistics specialist

J. Müller is closely linked with Lower Saxony’s second largest port in Brake. But Bremen is another important location for the family-run company. The fact that the port and logistics service provider has a large, diversified portfolio may be one of the reasons it can now look back on 200 years of traditional service.

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Under the orange flag

Under the orange flag

With the acquisition of Ipsen Logistics, the international freight forwarding and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has repositioned itself in Germany. The locations in Bremen and Bremerhaven will continue to be of particular importance to the maritime freight business.

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Change as a constant

Change as a constant

Since it was founded in 1990, Samskip has continuously expanded its service portfolio. The company, which started by providing logistics services around the island of Iceland, now offers transport and related services on water, land and air –all around the globe. In...

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Anniversary for a port logistics specialist

Anniversary for a port logistics specialist

J. Müller is closely linked with Lower Saxony’s second largest port in Brake. But Bremen is another important location for the family-run company. The fact that the port and logistics service provider has a large, diversified portfolio may be one of the reasons it can now look back on 200 years of traditional service.

read more
Under the orange flag

Under the orange flag

With the acquisition of Ipsen Logistics, the international freight forwarding and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has repositioned itself in Germany. The locations in Bremen and Bremerhaven will continue to be of particular importance to the maritime freight business.

read more
Change as a constant

Change as a constant

Since it was founded in 1990, Samskip has continuously expanded its service portfolio. The company, which started by providing logistics services around the island of Iceland, now offers transport and related services on water, land and air –all around the globe. In...

read more
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