Logistics Industry

Functional concept for two Rhine ports
Two neighbouring Rhine ports are to be upgraded into logistics hubs in the coming years. For this purpose, further areas are to be developed in the port...

Logistical site expertise at the lower Rhine
For the Lower Rhine region consisting of the Rhine district Neuss, Viersen district, Wesel district, Kleve district as well as the cities of Krefeld and...

Cooperative planning and assessment of downstream motorway-related infrastructure equipment – preliminary study
The aim of the project is the derivation of a regionally tailored planning and assessment of downstream infrastructure equipment for existing and new...

Reorganisation of logistical and administrative processes at storage facilities
An important German commercial company gradually bundled its storage structures (five locations) into one central company unit. Within the course of the...

Model development bonus for drivers
[in metres] and concrete-catenary poles [in units] in Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands and Sweden by 2020 as a foundation for a reliable strategic...

Cooperative development of logistics in the metropolitan area of Hamburg (KOPLAS)
On behalf of the lower-saxon counties in the Hamburg metropolitan area, SCI Verkehr and Planquadrat Dortmund developes recommendations for the development of...

Compact study: Logistics sites in Germany 2010
SCI compact study "Logistics Sites in Germany 2010" analyses service offerings, demand and general conditions of the market for logistics properties in...

Market study port infrastructure
The importance of ports is undiminished with increasing world trade. SCI Verkehr picks up on their importance and strengthens its knowledge in the field of...

Prospects of coastal ships at the port location of Luebeck
Investigation for the BBL and the LHG Luebeck...

Optimization of the Land-Sea Interface as part of a maritime network group
Investigation on behalf of the SH Technology Foundation...

City-compatible location- and area conception for transport- and distribution trade in the region of Hamburg
Idea and concept study on behalf of the Hamburg city development authority. The working group was composed of: Institute for Local and Regional Transportation...

Expert support for planned logistical changes
A midsized brewery planned to make comprehensive changes to its logistical structures based upon the expertise of an external advisor. This mainly concerned...

Supporting the joint works council in site changes
Against the background of changing markets, production volumes and internal logistical flows, a short-term need for a reaction and restructuring arose for a...

Implementation and monitoring of structures and processes in a workshop
Following an analysis carried out by SCI Verkehr of existing structures and processes in one of the client’s workshops, the first changes to the structures at...

Cooperative logistics planning in the southern metropolitan area of Hamburg
In the administrative districts of the southern metropolitan area of Hamburg, there is significant potential for the settlement of logistics-related businesses...

Support in strategic repositioning in Germany
On behalf of an internationally active logistics company, SCI Verkehr surveyed various distribution locations with a view to the strategic repositioning of the...

Supporting a work group on changes to the production and logistics infrastructure
Changes in the client’s product and packaging mix led to an open discussion about the site structure in both production and logistics. Not only the future...

Implementation of operational excellence project in logistics
In autumn 2008, a client from the food industry carried out a wide-reaching operational excellence project at one of its sites. In this project, the production...

Logistical site expertise for an administrative district
For the purpose of establishing expertise as a basis for site marketing in the logistics sector, data and facts on the site were collected and processed and...

Restructuring logistical processes at a production site
Our client took over a site previously operated by a service provider and at the beginning of 2008 integrated it into its network of sites across Germany. This...

Supporting a terminal operator in its appeal against the rejection of an application for funding
An application for funding by a midsized intermodal terminal operator was rejected by the authorisation authority responsible. SCI Verkehr advised the client...

Process optimisation at a logistics site
A central production and logistics site of our client showed ongoing logistical deficits: long waiting and processing times for lorries and out-of stock...

Investigation of site closures
With the objective of realising rationalisation potential in distribution and warehousing, our client planned to consolidate three logistics sites into one...

Restructuring of workshop flows
When centralising three workshops into one new site, our client had not implemented an active change management strategy. The processes and areas of work taken...

Process improvements in production
A midsized company in the food industry had to generate significant savings in the production processes in order to remain competitive in the market. SCI...

Future workshop logistics
The works committee and logistics management of a global player in the food industry intended to initiate an open dialogue about the future optimisation of...

Cluster management NRW “logistics state” (LogistikLand NRW)
In March 2007 the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia decided upon a new “cluster strategy” within the scope of its economic policy. Within this...

Economic barometer for logistics in Hamburg
SCI Verkehr surveyed the members of “Logistikinitiative Hamburg” on its business development over the past year (2007) and their expectations for the coming...

Competency atlas for logistics in Baden-Württemberg
SCI Verkehr developed the contents of a competency atlas for the logistics sector in Baden-Württemberg. This competency atlas presents a compendium of the...

In-depth analysis of suitability of a site with regard to industry structure
SCI Verkehr investigated a former industrial site’s suitability as a logistics site. In order to support the political and planning discussion concerning this...

Analysis of logistics sites focusing particularly on rail connections
Sidings and direct railway connections have played virtually no role at all when marketing sites over the past years. With the rising problems for road freight...

Consultancy services and assistance in updating a concept for waterway transport and ports
In cooperation with project partners, SCI Verkehr revised an already existing waterway and port concept. We concretised and adjusted the transport targets and...

Strength/weakness analysis of logistics in Baden-Württemberg
The logistics sector is one of the leading sectors in Germany. For a state like Baden-Württemberg, the strengths of which lie in a number of technological and...

End of Runway Logistics – market targeting by suppliers
In the future, air freight services will be provided more and more as complex logistical solutions within the scope of contracted logistics projects. For sites...

Improvement of logistics processes at a site in Baden-Württemberg
A global player in the beverage industry is looking to optimise its logistics processes at a combined production and logistics site in Baden-Württemberg. SCI...

Workshops NEW.S: “Optimisation in logistics”
Since 2004, the social partner project Nordrhein-Westfälische ErnährungsWirtschaft e.V. (NEW.S) has been leading a continuous discussion of important...

Korean event logistics market
Within the scope of the Dortmund project, the Dortmund Economic Development Corporation has identified the logistics sector as one of the most important...

Conception and implementation of two workshops “Optimisation in Logistics”
In 2004, SCI Verkehr developed a “logistics report for the food industry in NRW” for the social partner project Nordrhein-Westfälische ErnährungsWirtschaft...

Restructuring of port concept in North Rhine-Westphalia
The Ministry of Transport in North Rhine-Westphalia is planning to restructure the state’s port concept, the data base of which derives from the year 2002. To...

Assessment of planned location changes
A leading company in the food industry is planning to close individual, independently operating logistics locations with storages and commissioning in Germany...

Technical support of the LogMit project appeal
In January 2005, the Ministry for Economics, Mid-sized Companies and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia started the project appeal “logistics of...

Advice on a logistics initiative
With the intention of implementation, at the beginning of 2006 joint cluster management for innovation transfer, location marketing and an economic, scientific...

Supporting outsourcing planning
A leading company in the luxury foods industry is planning to reorganise its distribution process, which it has performed itself with its own sites and...

Regional business development
Within the scope of marketing fields of expertise for a leading German business region, the aim is to link together various fields of expertise (logistics and...

Examining the shutdown of a logistics location
A major company in the food industry is intending to close a location in Germany and replace it with a pure cross dock to slim down stocks and save costs....

Multi Client Study: Location Atlas for Logistics
In the MC Study "Location Atlas for Logistics in Germany" logistics centres in Germany are analysed with regards to their functional orientation, technical...

Extension of an intermodal transport transhipment terminal in a German domestic port
The operator of a transhipment facility for intermodal transport in a German domestic port has seen considerable volume increases in its transport relationship...

Warehouse and customer profile analysis
On instruction from an international logistics service provider, SCI Verkehr is preparing a competitor's analysis of selected logistics service providers in...

Development of employment statistics in the logistics sector 2001-2003
Study of the development of logistics employment statistics in the network region of last-mile-logistik in comparison with the surrounding area, the Ruhr area,...

Development of a business model for a port train terminal
The project’s objective was to achieve a sustained increase in the turnover of a rail terminal in a German domestic port. To this end, SCI Verkehr (in...

eLogistics Study
Compilation of a study regarding current developments and characteristics of eLogistics in Germany and Europe. ...

Situational report “Inland waterway crafts in Poland 2002”
The situation for inland waterway crafts in Poland was researched and analysed for the BMVBW, which was examining the situation of inland waterway crafts in...

KV funding application
Over the past several years, a mid-sized trans-shipping company has experienced substantial growth at its KV trans-shipping terminal. SCI Verkehr drafted an...

Preliminary evaluation of a KV trans-shipping terminal
A municipality in Northern Germany has decided to develop a trans-shipping facility for combined transport. Funding is needed to build the facility. SCI...

Analyse of the timber economy
SCI Verkehr analysed the potential target market of the timber economy on behalf of a German port company. In addition, a source-drain view between the...

Logistics employees in the Ulm and Westschwaben regions
Examining the development of employment in logistics in the Ulm and Westschwaben region with a comparison over five years. SCI Verkehr is examining both the...

Extension of a port terminal
A terminal for combined transport in a German domestic port was to be rehabilitated and extended. SCI Verkehr prepared the application for public funding. The...

Conception and realisation of a series of workshops “Optimisation in Logistics”
The social partner project Nordrhein-Westfälische ErnährungsWirtschaft e.V. (NEW.S) commissioned SCI Verkehr to develop a "logistics report for the food...

eDex – the e-logistics index of the LOG-IT Club e.V.
The eDex is an indicator calculated at regular intervals, which is compiled and maintained by SCI Verkehr on behalf of the LOG-IT-Club e.V. The eDex indicates...

NRW Logistics Initiative
Main task in the fifth year of the initiative was the improvement, primarily of the corporate services (such as participation in fairs and exhibitions,...

Market analysis of specialist logistics for track construction measures
Price and market analysis for new bids in specialist logistics for track construction measures in Europe....

Logistics Report NEW.S
Compilation of a logistics report for the food industry in North Rhine-Westphalia. Analysis and weaknesses assessment of the logistics chains in the food...

Verkehrsverband Westfalen-Mitte (Transport Association of Central Westphalia)
Implementation of a market and strategy analysis for developing decisions concerning locations for logistical objects in selected industry sectors Relevant...

Logistics service provider’s location selection
Consultation of a mid-sized logistics service provider on the selection of a new location in the Ruhr district. Evaluation of property and transport...

New conception and continuation of the "Logistics State Initiative of North Rhine Westphalia"
Based on the work of the state's initiative in logistics during the first 3 years, the task now is to press ahead with the work started and provide new...

LogNet Ruhr II
Conceptioning, implementation and follow-up of the LogNet Ruhr initiative. Professional consultation of pilot projects. Continuation of the Logistics Industry...

Logistics Park Spich/Troisdorf
The aim of the consulting activities is the development of a multi-industry target client analysis for a planned logistics park in North Rhine-Westphalia. The...

Mobility Cluster Northern Hesse
Supporting management in implementing a mobility cluster in Northern Hesse. Expert consultation for the cluster manager and concept preparation of company...

Consultation of a navigation company
In summer 2000, SCI Verkehr was asked to examine the performance capacity of a navigation company, to which it provided strategic advice. The goal was to...

Reorganisation of system transport business processes
Analysis of the daily operational processes in trans-shipping facilities and in administrative areas. Direct support in the implementation of suggestions for...

Customs procedures for the container traffic Denmark – German North Sea harbours – Overseas newly to be installed
The European liberalisation of railway traffic allows the utilisation of the infrastructure by private railway transportation enterprises also across national...

IRIS – Innovative Rail Intermodal Services
Based on the theoretical concept of the OSIRIS Project a couple of vital players have agreed to perform the follow up Project IRIS. IRIS composes of three...

Feasibility study for the creation of a logistics competence center (InLog) in the eastern Ruhr district
In the context of the eastern Ruhr district’s “Initiatve Logistik,” the Hamm, Unna and Dortmund Societies for the Promotion of Economic Development are...

Optimization of logistical and transport costs
In the context of European production location integration into the worldwide logistics concept, storage and transport processes are adapted; benchmarking of...

Conceptional Revision of a Logistics Trade Fair
SCI Verkehr was commissioned to assess the concept of a logistics trade fair in Hamburg, which has already taken place several times. Market and target group...

Logistics Center Cologne/Bonn - location profile and competitive position
The goal of the consulting activities is the development of a location profile for the logistics region of Cologne/Bonn. The investigation focuses on the...

Market Entry and support of a network of nine regional railways and a logistics service provider
The first step is based on a master plan developed by SCI Verkehr. The plan outlines how single vehicle transport could be developed in North Rhine-Westphalia...

LOG-IT Club e.V.
LOG-IT Club e.V. is a platform of companies for companies in the logistics, IT/software, trade and industry sectors which are active in IT-supported logistics....

Updating Logistics Competence Atlas for the Ruhr District
The Logistics Competence Atlas for the Ruhr district clearly presents all logistics competences in the field of logistics for the Ruhr district. The atlas...

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