It's now official: on Thursday, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, was inducted into the world´s logistics pantheon. 170 international guests of honour from politics, science, industry and the media accepted the invitation of the Logistics Hall of Fame to celebrate the successful Internet pioneer in the historic Erich Klausener Hall of the German Transport Ministry in Berlin.
The Logistics Hall of Fame will soon have a new member. Amazon founder and internet pioneer Jeff Bezos has been elevated to the ranks of the world's most famous logisticians. He has been honoured as a “revolutioniser of e-commerce and logistics”. Bezos will be officially inducted in a ceremony at the annual Logistics Hall of Fame Gala in the Erich Klausener Hall of the German Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Berlin on November 9.
he finalists for election to the official Logistics Hall of Fame 2017 have now been decided. At a meeting of the nomination committee last Tuesday at the 7th Federal Conference Transport and Logistics, staged by the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) in Munich, the committee nominated eight individuals for induction into the international pantheon of logistics.
The founders of the postal system paved the way for a new era of communication, the inventors of barcode and conveyor belt revolutionised industry, and the pioneers of parcel and express logistics laid the foundation for globalisation and eCommerce. The motto for the 2016 voting period for the Logistics Hall of Fame was "Historic Milestones of Logistics" and in total, 13 big names from the field of transport, intralogistics, IT and insurance will be welcomed to the pantheon of the world's most famous logisticians this year.
(Nov 25, 2015) The Austrian "grande dame" of logistics receives the membership certificate at the Federal Transport Ministry to the applause of the 150 guests of honour.
Logistics Hall of Fame nomination committee meets at the Federal Ministry of Transport.
Journey in time through the great moments of logistics history: 13 new members inducted into the Hall of Fame to resounding applause at a ceremony in the Federal Transport Ministry.
Who achieved great things in logistics and has earned a place in the Logistics Hall of Fame? Logisticians around the world are called upon to propose suitable candidates up to May 8.
The finalists for election to the Logistics Hall of Fame have now been decided. At a meeting of the historic milestones committee last Tuesday at the Federal Transport Ministry, the committee nominated 22 individuals from Argentina, Denmark, Germany, Japan and United States out of a total of 32 valid proposals from all over the world.
(Sept 21, 2015) Heidi Senger-Weiss the first woman to be inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame.
31 proposals for the Logistics Hall of Fame.
The countdown has begun: Up to April 30 individuals or groups of people can be proposed for the Logistics Hall of Fame.
(Jan 7, 2016) Who achieved great things in logistics before the year 2000 and has earned a place in the Logistics Hall of Fame?
Proposal phase 2015 has begun.
Gottlieb Daimler inducted into Logistics Hall of Fame at ceremony in Federal Transport Ministry.
Decision 2014: Gottlieb Daimler to be inducted posthumously into the Logistics Hall of Fame.