• Rolf Schnellecke

    Rolf Schnellecke

    Outsourcing trendsetter and innovator of automotive logistics

  • Jeff Bezos

    Jeff Bezos

    Revolutioniser of ecommerce and logistics. Founder of Amazon

  • Franz von Taxis and Johann Baptista von Taxis (Tasso)

    Franz von Taxis and Johann Baptista von Taxis (Tasso)

    Founder of the international postal services

  • Henry Ford and Ransom Eli Olds

    Henry Ford and Ransom Eli Olds

    Inventors of assembly line production

  • James E. Casey

    James E. Casey

    Launcher of parcels services and founder of UPS

  • Norman Joseph Woodland, George Laurer, Bernard Silver

    Norman Joseph Woodland, George Laurer, Bernard Silver

    Inventors of the barcode

  • Lothar Raucamp

    Lothar Raucamp

    Fighter for the cooperative idea in logistics and founder of dedicated industry insurer KRAVAG

  • Gerhard Schäfer

    Gerhard Schäfer

    Initiator of the system concept and pioneer of storage logistics

  • Horst Mosolf

    Horst Mosolf

    Pioneer of vehicle logistics

  • Frederick W. Smith

    Frederick W. Smith

    Inventor of express logistics and founder of FedEx

  • Peer Witten

    Peer Witten

    Paved the way for Internet commerce and modern logistics

  • Heidi Senger-Weiss

    Heidi Senger-Weiss

    Successful entrepreneur and source of stimuli for logistics

  • Helmut Baumgarten

    Helmut Baumgarten

    Founder of holistic and process-oriented logistics

  • Detthold Aden

    Detthold Aden

    Leading managerial figure and a key source of stimuli for modern logistics

  • Eugene Bradley Clark

    Eugene Bradley Clark

    Inventor of the forklift truck

  • Gottlieb Daimler

    Gottlieb Daimler

    Inventor of the truck and pioneer of modern freight transport

  • Heinz und Hugo Fiege

    Heinz und Hugo Fiege

    Pioneers of contract logistics

  • Hermann Grewer

    Hermann Grewer

    Mover of European road freight transport

  • Michael ten Hompel

    Michael ten Hompel

    Logistics research guru

  • Reinhardt Jünemann

    Reinhardt Jünemann

    Leading material flow expert and co-founder of industrial logistics

  • Peter Klaus

    Peter Klaus

    Statistician of logistics

  • Klaus-Michael Kühne

    Klaus-Michael Kühne

    Leading entrepreneurial figure and logistics benefactor

  • Malcom McLean

    Malcom McLean

    The father of containerisation

  • Taiichi Ohno

    Taiichi Ohno

    Inventor of kanban

  • Hans-Christian Pfohl

    Hans-Christian Pfohl

    Founder of scientific logistics research

  • Gottfried Schenker

    Gottfried Schenker

    Inventor of groupage transport by rail

  • Hanspeter Stabenau

    Hanspeter Stabenau

    Founder of the German logistics movement

  • William H. Tunner

    William H. Tunner

    The man who organised the Berlin Airlift

  • Horst Wildemann

    Horst Wildemann

    German automotive logistics guru

TRATON joins the Logistics Hall of Fame

TRATON AG joined the Logistics Hall of Fame supporter circle. By doing so, one of the world´s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers fosters the documentation of logistical milestones and wants to contribute to the networking and further development of transport and logistics. TRATON comprises the brands MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus and RIO.

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Rolf Schnellecke to Join the Logistics Hall of Fame

The Logistics Hall of Fame will have another prominent member. Rolf Schnellecke, chairman of the Ssupervisory board of Schnellecke Group AG & Co. KG, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame of Logistics as an "outsourcing trendsetter and innovator of automotive logistics". He is the 34th member among the most deserving logisticians in the world. Official admission will take place on December 5 on the occasion of the annual Logistics Hall of Fame gala reception in the Erich-Klausener-Hall of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Berlin.

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CHEP to support Logistics Hall of Fame

The circle of supporters of the Logistics Hall of Fame is growing further. CHEP Deutschland GmbH joined the group in June.

"Without the inventions of logistics, our world would be chaos. The Logistics Hall of Fame impressively demonstrates to all of us what logistics does for humanity every day. CHEP is more than willing to support this," says Kai Derda, Managing Director of CHEP Deutschland GmbH, explaining the company's commitment. 

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Logistics Hall of Fame Council nominates Finalists

The finalists for the World´s Logistics Hall of Fame selection have now been selected. Last Wednesday, Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer invited the Logistics Hall of Fame Council to the ministry, where in a first ballot the committee nominated a total of seven personalities. Prior to this, 25 valid entries from Australia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Great Britain, Serbia, Switzerland and the USA reached the hall. 

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