The shortage of drivers in the logistics sector has a major impact on operative business. A study by the German logistics association and T-Systems shows how digitalizing logistics can help in the fight against driver shortages.
The Internet of Things is revolutionizing transport and intralogistics. In the BVL.digital podcast, Rami Avidan, head of IoT at Deutsche Telekom, explains what really matters when it comes to the Supply Chain 4.0.
Logistics service provider Rhenus and Telekom have developed a smart IoT level measurement system to enable them to collect their data tons at the optimum time. The task: to store confidential paper documents securely.
To stay competitive, automotive suppliers rely on digital solutions. How the supply chain can be optimized with intelligent solutions is demonstrated by the journey of an automatic transmission from production to the customer.
IoT is establishing itself among Germany’s small and medium-sized businesses. However, companies are no longer limited to monitoring and controlling machines and processes. It enable much more exciting applications.
While online retail is booming, bricks-and-mortar retail is stagnating. Karstadt is therefore attaching digital price tags to garments in its department store in Düsseldorf – thus linking online and offline shopping.
Order a taxi by phone or app? It's even easier: Just press the button the "taxiklingel" and the driver is on his way. The IoT solution helps save passengers, service staff and taxi centres a lot of time.
These examples of use cases, divided into four scenarios, show that with 4G, 5G, LTE-M and NB-IoT, four future-proof mobile communication technologies exist that enable a large number of use cases in the Internet of Things.
5G and edge computing offer a high degree of innovation potential and completely new development opportunities for tech start-ups. We present future-orientated solutions. Part 4 of our practice series.
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