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Logistics 4.0 requires greater technical know-how from future logisticians

The branch manager Johannes Hertle (4th from left) showed the Marklkofen location dedicated to industrial logistics to freight forwarding students from Passau.

Vocational trainees from Passau tour Fiege branch in Marklkofen and discuss future challenges

Marklkofen, 16th January 2017. 25 prospective logistics managers undergoing training at the State Vocational College in Passau visited the Fiege location in Marklkofen on Thursday, 12th January. Fiege Logistik extends a range of services to the filtration specialist Mann + Hummel at its industrial logistics facility in Lower Bavaria. The branch manager, Johannes Hertle showed the students from Passau around the location, pointing out the high-bay warehouse as well as the Driverless Transport System (DTS) which connects Mann + Hummel’s production with Fiege’s warehouses.

“High technology is accessing the field of logistics more and more. Our DTS is just one example of how future logisticians will require ever larger technical know-how”, says Johannes Hertle. Hertle discussed future challenges of the logistical profession and keywords such as Logistics 4.0 during the tour with the students.

About the

The Fiege Group, headquartered in Greven/Germany, is one of Europe’s leading logistics providers. Its competence lies particularly in the development and realisation of integrated supply chain systems, and it is considered a pioneer of contract logistics. In 2019, the Group generated a turnover of Euro 1.7 billion world-wide with a workforce of 19,000. More than 150 locations and co-operations based in 12 countries form a dense supply-chain network. 3.3 million square metres of warehouse and logistics space vouch for the company’s efficiency.