Supply chain / Logistics 4.0

A smart supply chain is one element of a successful digital transformation. This is because digitalization and changing customer expectations with regard to information and mobility are driving Logistics 4.0. Automated processes, telematics, big data, sensor technology and cloud solutions are helping companies to digitalize their supply chains and have led to improvements in many areas of the transport and logistics industry.

For example, mobile solutions help CEP services to optimize last mile logistics. Companies are taking off into the digital future of air cargo handling with the help of products like ELWIS Next, and the Logistics Box is making intelligent routing possible across different modes of transport. Together with companies from the transport and logistics industry, Lufthansa Industry Solutions is developing unique solutions on the way to a smart supply chain.

Logistics as the central coordinator in the supply chain

A smart supply chain is one part of a successful digital transformation. If logistics companies are the ones driving these changes, they become indispensable partners to everybody involved.
On the way to a smart supply chain

Innovative logistics services right out of the Box

Logistics companies will play a key role in the digitization of the supply chain. The Logistics Box assists customers during their search for the best transport route.
Logistics services

The application potential of sensors in refrigerated containers

If shipping companies equip their refrigerated containers with sensors they can offer their customers additional services and increase their revenues.
Two examples of use

Unbundling: new transparency in the transport chain

The smooth flow of goods and the flow of information are both growing more and more important. To this end, logistics companies need to advance the unbundling of information.
Unbundling in logistics

A centralized IT system for the new world of logistics

The development of a new, globally integrated IT system is helping the Hamburg Süd Group standardize its range of products and processes.
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Digital transformation using big data technologies

Lufthansa Cargo is transforming its business processes with the development of an analytics platform based on big data technologies.
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How CEP service providers are winning the last mile

CEP service providers need to offer customers best-in-class service on the last mile to keep them loyal. Mobile solutions are one way of helping them do just this.
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Customer service around the clock and everywhere via app

The mobile application eServices provides Lufthansa Cargo’s customers with information about their consignments and their corresponding consignment histories – anywhere, anytime.
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Logistics 4.0: air cargo handling with ELWIS Next

IT for Logistics 4.0: The comprehensive modular solution ELWIS Next lets air cargo handlers digitalize their processes on a mobile basis and in anticipation of future developments.
Cargo handling with ELWIS

CusLink: toll by toll towards a successful cargo business

Customs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico only accept air cargo information in electronic form. Special software makes it easier to process this information quickly and reliably.
Cargo information for U.S. customs

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