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Living Logistics (English Version)

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Living Logistics delves deep into stories that will move and surprise you – and introduce you to people who are doing meaningful work, improving lives and connecting the world.

Living Logistics delves deep into stories that will move and surprise you – and introduce you to people who are doing meaningful work, improving lives and connecting the world.

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Germany

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Living Logistics delves deep into stories that will move and surprise you – and introduce you to people who are doing meaningful work, improving lives and connecting the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Squaring up for the vaccine challenge

9/23/2020
Early in the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of medical products, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), became painfully clear. In many places, disruptions in the supply chain caused major problems in providing frontline workers with the equipment they desperately needed to care for people and save lives. Although supplies of PPE are flowing better now, the work to improve the medical-products supply chain is by no means finished. Vaccines are in development, but their ability to...

Duration:00:14:24

Bees taking off in Brussels

2/20/2020
Meet two people who've been bitten by the beekeeping bug. Jan Beullens keeps hives at his workplace, a warehouse near Brussels Airport. Raluca Witowski-Berthold started beekeeping on the balcony of an apartment building. She gives practical tips for the beginning beekeeper. Join us on a visit to two urban beekeeping enthusiasts: Jan Beullens has placed beehives on the grounds of a DHL warehouse close to the Brussels airport, and other DHL properties besides. Beullens was supported by DHL in...

Duration:00:20:14

Green at heart

2/13/2020
Saving the environment and halting climate change? It's a tall order – so can any one person's actions really make a difference? Meet DHL employees around the world who are proving just how big an impact each one of us can have. Around 550,000 people work for Deutsche Post DHL Group. Taken together, this huge family of employees can make a significant contribution to protecting the environment and keeping climate change in check. Realizing this, the company responded with its own...

Duration:00:24:00

Sunshine in your tank

2/6/2020
TRAILAR is a young company using the sun’s energy to make trucks greener. It was a fledgling idea in 2017. Now, three years later, the company’s product is installed on about 1,000 trucks – helping them save on emissions and CO2. TRAILAR is a young company that harnesses solar power to make trucks greener. In 2017, two DHL colleagues had an idea for an innovative product that could help trucks tap into the sun’s energy to save fuel and CO2. The idea became reality, and the startup is now a...

Duration:00:16:37

Rotterdam, green and growing

1/30/2020
A big city with CO2-neutral transportation? That may sound like science fiction, but it’s becoming a reality in Rotterdam. A trip through The Netherlands’ second largest city shows what governments, companies and residents can achieve when they work together to create green, urban logistics. Rotterdam is home to Europe’s largest container port. Some 136,000 ships docked in the busy harbor in 2018. Traffic and congestion are also a part of everyday life, making air pollution a major cause for...

Duration:00:21:12

Forklifts. Typhoons. Lemurs.

1/23/2020
Whether in Madagascar, the Bahamas or Sweden – help is needed in many places. Meet people who get involved and help make the world a better place. How do young people in Madagascar find a foothold in the world of work? How do people in the Bahamas rebuild after disaster strikes? And how do refugees learn to adapt to living in a new land? We traveled to Madagascar and Sweden and also met two DHL employees who offer their help on the ground after natural disasters. This episode is about the...

Duration:00:29:18

Introduction: Sustainable. Responsible.

1/16/2020
Living Logistics delves deep into stories that will move and surprise you – and introduce you to people who are doing meaningful work, stepping up sustainable living and making transport networks greener than you might expect. Host: Deborah Friedman Editor-in-Chief: Markus Wohsmann Production: Deborah Friedman Marketing and digital promotion: Daniel Montua Living Logistics is produced by the Central Editorial Team and the Digital Communications Team within the Communication, Sustainability &...

Duration:00:01:18