- Gudrun Winner-Athens is voted into the Hall of Fame of logistics as a pioneer of intermodal transport.
- Gala reception on December 3, 2020 in the Wintergarten of the KaDeWe in Berlin.
- The TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year Award 2020 goes to the CEO of Hermes Germany, Olaf Schabirosky.
Ismaning near Munich, November 4, 2020. The Logistics Hall of Fame is awarding an honorary award for the first time in its existence: During the official gala reception in Berlin, the international Hall of Fame will be honouring the #LogistikHilft initiative. The around 70-member international jury of the Logistics Hall of Fame, which includes journalists, scientists and personalities from the logistics industry, politics and associations, will honour the unique honorary commitment of the initiative with this award. During the Corona crisis, the initiative demonstrated that fast and unbureaucratic help is always possible. In the eyes of the jury, the decisive factor for the honorary award was the fact that all financial resources collected by the initiative do not go indirectly to the logistics industry, but directly to those who need them. "#LogistikHilft has set an example of solidarity with logistics – far beyond the economic success of individual companies," the jury justified its decision.
The initiators of #LogistikHilft are the Federal Ministry of Transport, the Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL), the DocStop and SaniStop initiatives, the Fraunhofer IML, the Logistics Alliance Germany and a large number of partners and supporters from transport logistics, the commercial vehicle industry, the media and associations. Among other things, the initiative helped to ensure that truck drivers have hygienic and clean toilets and shower facilities even during the corona crisis. In April, a first sanitary container was installed on the A8 motorway at the Höllberg-Nord rest stop between Stuttgart and Pforzheim, followed by a second one near Berlin. By the end of 2020, around 150 of these facilities are to be erected on freeways, but also in large logistics centers.
But not only the truck drivers have an important support by #LogistikHilft. The Fraunhofer IML launched a service platform for transport capacities at the beginning of April, which brings together companies, which need capacities like employees or storage space, with all those, who can offer an adequate service as specialists or with resources, free of charge and easy. Furthermore, #LogistikHilft also includes a web store where logistics companies can purchase protective equipment such as mouth-nose covers, FFP-2 masks and disinfectants at special conditions. Four cents per mask and product benefit the initiative. Among other things, the donations will be used to finance the purchase of further shower and toilet containers.
At the gala reception in Berlin, Gudrun Winner-Athens, managing partner of the Winner freight forwarding company, will be inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame as a pioneer of intermodal transport. Olaf Schabirosky, CEO of Hermes Germany, receives the award "TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year". The Logistics Hall of Fame honours internationally personalities who have made an extraordinary contribution to the further development of logistics and supply chain management.
The TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year is awarded to entrepreneurs and managers from the transport and logistics industry who have currently been particularly successful in promoting their companies or who have set a trend-setting impulse.
Logistics Hall of Fame:
The Logistics Hall of Fame was founded in 2003 and honours leading figures who have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. This eternal pantheon is also designed to remind future generations of the achievements of these individuals in the service of logistics. The aim of the Logistics Hall of Fame is to act as a worldwide platform to publicise the performance capability of logistics and its importance for society. The Logistics Hall of Fame is a non-profit initiative supported by the world of politics, associations, the logistics industry and logistics science. The patron is Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) in Germany.
Circle of supporters of the Logistics Hall of Fame:
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Logistik-Initiativen Deutschlands
BLG Logistics Group
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI)
Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL)
Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik (BME)
Bundesverband Paket und Expresslogistik (BIEK)
Bundesverband Spedition und Logistik (DSLV)
Bundesverband Wirtschaft Verkehr und Logistik (BWVL)
Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)
Deutsches Verkehrsforum (DVF)
Duisburger Hafen (duisport)
Förderverein Logistics Alliance Germany
GARBE Industrial Real Estate
impact media projects
International Federation of Freight Forwarders
Logistics Alliance Germany (LAG)
LTG – Landauer Transportgesellschaft Doll
TGW Logistics Group
Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA)
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