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HGV toll: Climate protection – motivator and cost driver?

The heavy goods vehicle toll, imposed as a means to accelerate the transition to climate-neutral drive systems, has been linked to CO2 emission levels since 1 December 2023. Jürgen Resch, Federal Managing Director of Environmental Action Germany (DUH), and Simeon Breuer, Managing Director of L.I.T Speditions GmbH, assess this plan from different perspectives.

“Ports are at the heart of the energy transition”

“Ports are at the heart of the energy transition”

Different federal states, similar priorities – Kristina Vogt, Bremen’s Senator for Economic Affairs, Ports and Transformation, and Olaf Lies, Lower Saxony’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Transport, Construction and Digitalisation, outline important aspects of the future energy supply as seen by their own states.

Problem source to solution?

Problem source to solution?

The logistics real estate market is currently experiencing a downturn. LOGISTICS PILOT spoke to Professor Alexander Nehm from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University and Francisco J. Bähr, Managing Partner at Four Parx, about the reasons for this and its impact.

Not the holy grail

Not the holy grail

More and more workers find a four-day week appealing. However, scepticism among employers exists in many areas. Andreas Hohnke, Managing Director of Cargo Truck Direct, and Volker Tschirch, CEO of AGA Unternehmensverband, a leading employers’ association in northern Germany, explain their points of view, including the accompanying issues of lack of skilled workers and quality of life.

“Many lack the courage to change”

“Many lack the courage to change”

In an interview with LOGISTICS PILOT, dbh director Marco Molitor discusses the differences in digitalisation in large and small companies, the acceleration of digital change due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the requirement to make the general public more aware of digitalisation.

Our world is in upheaval

Our world is in upheaval

Where are globalisation and trade relations heading? And how does this fit with our efforts to protect the environment? Prof. Lisandra Flach and Dr Guido Baldi shed light on the current situation.

HGV toll: Climate protection – motivator and cost driver?

HGV toll: Climate protection – motivator and cost driver?

The heavy goods vehicle toll, imposed as a means to accelerate the transition to climate-neutral drive systems, has been linked to CO2 emission levels since 1 December 2023. Jürgen Resch, Federal Managing Director of Environmental Action Germany (DUH), and Simeon Breuer, Managing Director of L.I.T Speditions GmbH, assess this plan from different perspectives.

“Ports are at the heart of the energy transition”

“Ports are at the heart of the energy transition”

Different federal states, similar priorities – Kristina Vogt, Bremen’s Senator for Economic Affairs, Ports and Transformation, and Olaf Lies, Lower Saxony’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Transport, Construction and Digitalisation, outline important aspects of the future energy supply as seen by their own states.

Problem source to solution?

Problem source to solution?

The logistics real estate market is currently experiencing a downturn. LOGISTICS PILOT spoke to Professor Alexander Nehm from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University and Francisco J. Bähr, Managing Partner at Four Parx, about the reasons for this and its impact.

Not the holy grail

Not the holy grail

More and more workers find a four-day week appealing. However, scepticism among employers exists in many areas. Andreas Hohnke, Managing Director of Cargo Truck Direct, and Volker Tschirch, CEO of AGA Unternehmensverband, a leading employers’ association in northern Germany, explain their points of view, including the accompanying issues of lack of skilled workers and quality of life.

“Many lack the courage to change”

“Many lack the courage to change”

In an interview with LOGISTICS PILOT, dbh director Marco Molitor discusses the differences in digitalisation in large and small companies, the acceleration of digital change due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the requirement to make the general public more aware of digitalisation.

Our world is in upheaval

Our world is in upheaval

Where are globalisation and trade relations heading? And how does this fit with our efforts to protect the environment? Prof. Lisandra Flach and Dr Guido Baldi shed light on the current situation.