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Looking for case studies, field-tested concepts and interesting expert interviews? Here we take a look behind the scenes and provide detailed insights into modern e-commerce.

  • Change of leadership at Hermes International: After more than a decade, Stephan Schiller, former Managing Director of Hermes Europe GmbH and CEO of Hermes International, is taking on a new role at his own request.. In this challenging time for logistics and supply chain management, he is handing over to Henning Udo Goldmann, who has already been with the company as an expert on digitalization topics. We spoke with the previous and the new managing director about the development of the logistics industry, current requirements, shared values and how Hermes International will accompany its customers into a future characterized by transformations.

  • For more than two years, global developments have been continuously defining new requirements for the organization of goods movements. Procurement and logistics are faced with the task of developing new solutions for current and future challenges. Stephan Schiller, CEO at Hermes International, a business unit of Hermes Germany, explains which steps have now become necessary, why collaboration matters and what the supply chain management of the future should look like.

  • On March 1st, 2023, the second implementation phase of the EU Import Control System 2 (ICS2) customs program will begin. Actors involved in the clearance, dispatch and transport of freight, express or mail shipments into or through the EU by air will then be subject to enhanced pre-data reporting obligations. Damaris Lutz, Regional Sales Manager Customs Solutions at Hermes Germany, explains which new obligations are associated with the ICS and which companies are affected by phase 2.

  • Efficient freight management is crucial for seamless logistics processing within the supply chain. It can be supported by a web-based and individually configurable supply chain management platform. So how can companies manage their transports in a targeted manner and thus take advantage of the benefits of such a digital system to optimize their supply chain? Christian Krogmann, International Manager at Hermes International, a division of Hermes Germany, discusses these and related questions.

  • India offers great potential to foreign companies as a production location and growing sales market: The metropolis of Chennai is particularly attractive thanks to well-trained skilled workers, excellent logistical connections and a wide range of funding opportunities. Arne Bockentin, Trade Lane Manager India at Hermes International and Krishnan Viswanathan, Chennai Brand Manager at the Indian freight forwarder Jeena – a long-standing local partner of Hermes Germany – introduce the region as an up-and-coming location.

  • To ensure long-term competitiveness, companies must integrate ecological and social criteria into their target systems and their decisions. So where can companies start? Anna Schuldt, business analyst and sustainability expert at Hermes International, advises those in charge to be anything, but afraid of the task.

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