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.
Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, has assumed patronage of the Logistics Hall of Fame. In addition, as a member of the jury, he will future determine who will be inducted to the world´s pantheon of logistics.
According to the Hall of Fame for Logistics, Scheuer emphasized in his reply: "I am delighted to accept my new role as patron of the Logistics Hall of Fame and as juror. The Logistics Hall of Fame impressively documents what advanced logistics can achieve for business and society. Its international appeal makes a major contribution to Germany's reputation as a logistics location in the world."
The Logistics Hall of Fame proposal portal has opened. Anyone can now either apply or be nominated from around the world for induction into the international logistics pantheon. Proposals and applications are free of charge and can be submitted in English or German language and only on the Internet at www.logisticshalloffame.net. The public proposal phase ends on May 14, 2018. The newly elected member will be inducted at the annual Logistics Hall of Fame reception at the Federal Ministry of Transport in Berlin, Germany.
The Logistics Hall of Fame announced the appointment of six new jurors shortly before the beginning of this year's proposal phase.
Frank Dreeke, Chairman of the Management Board of BLG Logistics Group, Gunnar Herrmann, Chairman of the Management Board of Ford-Werke GmbH, Bernd-Michael Melcher, Member of the Management Board of KRAVAG-SACH Versicherung, Dr. Jörg Mosolf, CEO of the Mosolf Group, Dr. Hansjörg Rodi, Chairman of the Executive Board Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, and Frank Schäfer, President of the German Association of Furniture Forwarding Agencies and Logistics (AMÖ) e. V., will determine who deserves to be part of the world´s pantheon of logistics.
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 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.
Heidi Senger-Weiss inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
(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.
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.
The Logistics Hall of Fame has appointed Werner Bicker as head of the electoral commission. The committee accompanies the selection of new members into the Logistics Hall of Fame and supervises the orderly process.
The countdown has begun: Up to April 30 individuals or groups of people can be proposed for the Logistics Hall of Fame.
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.
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.