Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics

#08: Matthias Heutger Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing and Innovation at DHL

October 10, 2017 Radu Palamariu Season 1 Episode 8
Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics
#08: Matthias Heutger Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing and Innovation at DHL
Show Notes

Matthias Heutger is Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing, and Innovation at DHL's global account management and innovation unit, Customer Solutions & Innovation (DHL CSI). Matthias is coordinating closely the activity of the two DHL Innovation Centers, in Germany and Singapore. Whose aim is to bring new innovations to the DHL group - which does mean they get to experiment with the latest technologies available.

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Some of the highlights of the episode:

  • The warehouse of the future – working with collaborative robots.
  • 3D printing – Matthias: “Everybody thought this will completely disrupt the logistics – I don’t believe it will.”
  • Good data in logistics is a big challenge because it is still traditionally a very paper-based business.
  • The potential for sharing platforms (Uber, Airbnb) in a way to be used in logistics.
  • Talking about the extensive internal Certified Training Program 

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