Supply Chain – Transparency Leads to Success

14.02.2021

Flexible supply chains are a decisive competitive advantage. To be better able to react to unforeseen developments, companies need transparency and are digitizing their supply chains.

Smartify the Industry 4.0 Way

06.12.2020

As smart manufacturing gains momentum, data-driven business models based on the Internet of Things are adding smart services to complement products – and improve the customer experience. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG shows how to go about it.

IoT Takes Customer Relations to New Level

15.11.2020

Examples from different industries demonstrate how companies enhance customer satisfaction with the Internet of Things and strengthen customer ties in the process.

Boers forestry company: Coordinating the vehicle fleet efficiently

04.11.2020

Don't lose sight of the big picture! Foresters Andreas and Leo Boers have to coordinate vehicles, machines, and employees at various worksites every day. Doing this digitally can make it faster and more accurate – with an IoT solution.

Logistics: The Digitization Success Story

22.09.2020

Is there a success formula for digital transformation? The Smarter Logistics trendbook recommends to companies the McKinsey three horizons model for long-term sustainable growth.

AVANT facility management: Direct routing, lower costs

15.09.2020

50 vehicles, 350 employees and 500 objects: The AVANT Gebäudedienst GmbH team is on the road every day. Recently, an IoT-based solution took over fleet management. The result of the digitalization is clear.

The Internet of Transported Things

19.08.2020

Real-time data from mobile goods is hard to come by. The Internet of Things (IoT) provides a solution: with digital, networked asset tracking solutions and new technologies.

Green Logistics by IoT

11.08.2020

Logistics has to operate economically, efficiently and sustainably, and to do so it networks entire supply chains to deliver green logistics by the IoT, which is a major benefit for the environment and a good selling point for customers.

Barcode Scanner as a Service

28.07.2020

Barcode scanners are used in nearly all lines of business. Many firms find buying them and dealing with the finance, choosing a wireless carrier, device management and maintenance very complex. Telekom’s service bundle makes it so much simpler.

Logistics: Crisis-proof Thanks to Digitization

22.07.2020

German logistics enterprises have a reputation for being global leaders. But tech company outsiders like Flexport or Convoy are intensifying the competition. So how are logistics specialists to hold their own?

In Ten Steps to a Successful IoT Project

13.07.2020

Sixty percent of IoT projects come to grief at the Proof of Concept stage. These ten steps will get you off to a successful start on the Internet of Things.

Tracking One-Time Shipments is Worth It!

06.07.2020

Where are my goods or machines and what condition are they in? For many companies this is information worth its weight in gold. With the Low Cost Tracker it is worth it even for one-time shipments.

Restarting the supply chain with IoT

02.06.2020

Transparency is crucial when getting a supply chain going again after a production stop. Fortunately, networked trackers and the Internet of Things can help.

Room to improve: Digitalization of logistics

26.04.2020

Many logistics firms are already using digital solutions such as the Internet of Things. But when it comes to things like blockchain or AI, there is still room for improvement. So what exactly are the real advantages of smart supply chains?

Boosting industrial productivity via remote maintenance

31.03.2020

Petko GmbH, a German manufacturer of compressed air systems, uses the Internet of Things to provide remote servicing and predictive maintenance. The digitalization has advantages for both the company and its customers.

SAP and Deutsche Telekom get Logistics 4.0 moving

21.01.2020

The Internet of Things offers huge opportunities to logistics companies – provided they know how to make the most of the flood of data. An integrated solution from SAP and Deutsche Telekom can help.

Artificial intelligence: The future of logistics

12.01.2020

Artificial intelligence will fundamentally change industry in the future. Michael ten Hompel, head of the Fraunhofer Institute, explains why logistics leads the field.

A crystal-clear view of the supply chain

05.01.2020

GlasGo colors up to 200,000 pieces of glass each day. But if these are not delivered on time and in perfect condition, the production line comes to a standstill. Discover how Hirsch Glas is tackling this challenge with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Smart factory? Not without a digital twin

04.12.2019

Digital twins for machines and production equipment are an important part of the Industrial Internet of Things, or Industry 4.0 for short. Digital Twins use IoT data to optimize both production and products.

Predictive maintenance for high-speed doors with IoT

28.11.2019

Icing, warehouse congestion and late deliveries: When a high-speed door is defective, every second counts. But thanks to smart IoT technology, Hörmann uses SmartControl to repair and monitor its industrial doors remotely.

Study: Digitization helps fight driver shortages

15.11.2019

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.

Calling for collection: Smart data protection bins

30.10.2019

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.

Logistics like clockwork

22.10.2019

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.

Track me if you can: The digital link to the new car

10.09.2019

When new cars are delivered to dealers, carmakers often lack important information about the location and condition of the vehicles. Now a digital monitoring solution creates transparency.

More Transparency with Digital Freight Papers

08.08.2019

The logistics industry seeks to completely digitize but still labels their transport boxes with paper labels. The e-label now makes this process more efficient and transparent.

One-touch business processes

26.05.2019

The IoT Service Button allows workers on the assembly line at BMW’s factory in Leipzig to easily order new supplies. The foundation for this Industry 4.0 technology is the wireless standard Narrowband-IoT.

Always on the right track

24.03.2019

The transport and logistics industry drives far ahead of other industries and large parts of production when it comes to digitization. The Internet of Things offers companies many opportunities to digitize and improve their machines, goods or processes. This way, they can win new customers and open up new markets.

Smart trackers in the international transport sector

04.02.2019

Every year the volume of cocaine smuggled in containers increases by 20 Percent. An intelligent tracker on the inside of containers sends a warning when unauthorized persons open the doors. Telekom's sensor network plays a major role here. 

Where is it, then?

23.01.2019

We've got used to lost suitcases, but untraceable freight cars? Unfortunately, it happens again and again that wagons get lost. Thanks to a simple solution on the Internet of Things, rail vehicles will no longer be lost in the future.

How the IoT is revolutionizing logistics

04.09.2018

Boosting productivity, reducing risk and better integrating customers into business processes: The Internet of Things (IoT) is radically changing the storage and transport of goods.

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