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News 20.07.2022
4 min.

TIMOCOM customer stories: growing a business, developing trust: as a team

The Hungarian freight forwarding and logistics company Trans-Sped Kft have been using the TIMOCOM freight exchange for 24 years, making them one of TIMOCOM’s very first customers. In this anniversary interview, read all about how the ... Read more

Sebastian Lehnen and Tim Thiermann, Managing Directors of FreightTech company TIMOCOM
Logistics expertise 18.07.2022
6 min.
Sebastian Lehnen and Tim Thiermann, Managing Directors of FreightTech company TIMOCOM

TIMOCOM’s 25th anniversary:

What began as a small start-up project can now be found at use in the offices of over 50,000 European companies – this year, TIMOCOM looks back at 25 years of company development and trailblazing digitalisation work. The company has always ... Read more

A man stands in a warehouse with a tablet in his hand
Logistics expertise 18.07.2022
4 min.
A man stands in a warehouse with a tablet in his hand

Warehouse shortage: why you need a new strategy

Profits made from selling storage space have more than tripled over the past 20 years, and space at the most important hubs is already at a premium. Experts predict that Germany alone will require around 4 million extra square metres of warehouse ... Read more

The image shows Tobias Häßler, Managing Director at BigMile, a TIMOCOM partner.
Logistics expertise 10.06.2022
6 min.
The image shows Tobias Häßler, Managing Director at BigMile, a TIMOCOM partner.

Interview with an expert Reducing CO2 provides a competitive advantage to transport companies

In mid-April, 2022, TIMOCOM and their value added partner BigMile began helping their customers become carbon neutral. The SaaS standard platform helps to calculate, analyse and optimise carbon footprints along the transport chain. Managing ... Read more

A man sits behind the wheel of a truck, smiling and giving thumbs up.
Logistics expertise 08.06.2022
9 min.
A man sits behind the wheel of a truck, smiling and giving thumbs up.

7 tips for hiring drivers amidst the shortage

Long lines at petrol stations, empty supermarket shelves, factories temporarily shuttered – the lorry driver shortage in the UK made headlines last year. But Germany also has a driver shortage, with a need for around 45,000 to 60,000 ... Read more

The image shows three black trucks that belong to TIMOCOM customer TSL Justrans s.c., parked next to one another. The words “TIMOCOM Start-Up Blog” appear in front of them.
News 19.05.2022
6 min.
The image shows three black trucks that belong to TIMOCOM customer TSL Justrans s.c., parked next to one another. The words “TIMOCOM Start-Up Blog” appear in front of them.

TIMOCOM Start-Up Blog: Have you started a transport business?

For new companies, safeguarding liquidity and maintaining an acceptable debt to equity ratio can be difficult. Factoring can be a valuable resource. For TIMOCOM customer TSL Justrans s.c., a Polish company, receiving payment within 24 hours is the ... Read more

Wilhelm Dallmann, CEO at Dallmaco Speditionsgesellschaft mbH, sits in his warehouse surrounded by racks and palettes.
Logistics expertise 05.04.2022
7 min.
Wilhelm Dallmann, CEO at Dallmaco Speditionsgesellschaft mbH, sits in his warehouse surrounded by racks and palettes.

Saving Time for 25 Years

TIMOCOM is celebrating its silver jubilee in 2022. For 25 years, we have used the Smart Logistics System to improve the logistics industry and help it on its way to Logistics 4.0. And Dallmaco Speditionsgesellschaft mbH has been a loyal customer ... Read more

Map of new silk road, China, Asia, Europe, Africa
News 21.03.2022
4 min.
Map of new silk road, China, Asia, Europe, Africa

The new silk road - logistics infrastructure Made in China

The People’s Republic of China will turn 100 in 2049. President Xi Jinping plans to transform the country into the world’s largest economy by then. As part of this plan, he wants to revive the ancient route known as the silk road. For ... Read more

The image shows several trucks on the left lane of a highway. They are shown blurred, highlighting their high speed.
Logistics expertise 16.03.2022
3 min.
The image shows several trucks on the left lane of a highway. They are shown blurred, highlighting their high speed.

Diesel Price Shock: Effect on European Logistics

Global sanctions and a possible import ban on Russian oil have driven international fuel prices to their highest level in 15 years and the outbreak of war in Ukraine has had catastrophic human and economic consequences. In this blog article, we ... Read more

Hard drive with boxes around the edge, in the middle of the boxes is a chip containing a plane, a truck, a forklift, a map and a stopwatch
Logistics expertise 21.02.2022
8 min.
Hard drive with boxes around the edge, in the middle of the boxes is a chip containing a plane, a truck, a forklift, a map and a stopwatch

EU Licence: the following new rules apply to courier and parcel services

Is it possible to transport goods or offer cabotage services internationally without an EU community licence? Courier and parcel services are facing changes to EU laws that come into effect on 21 May 2022. The EU adopted changes to the regulations ... Read more

Winter is upon us
Logistics expertise 11.02.2022
6 min.
Winter is upon us

Winter is upon us - what drivers need to know

The Christmas season, which can be both hectic and relaxing, is behind us, and the new year is here.  For most of us, winter only really gets started when we see that first snowfall: in the Alps that can be as early as the beginning of ... Read more

The image depicts a statue of Lady Justice. She is carrying a set of scales. There is a tree on the heavier side of the scale, symbolising the important role sustainability has come to play in the world.
Logistics expertise 31.01.2022
13 min.
The image depicts a statue of Lady Justice. She is carrying a set of scales. There is a tree on the heavier side of the scale, symbolising the important role sustainability has come to play in the world.

German Supply Chain Law and UN Sustainable Development Goals

Organic fashion, sustainable gifts, climate neutral travel – consumer behaviour is sending a clear message. But unfortunately, Germany ranks fourth on a list of countries with the largest environmental footprint, and is home to only five of ... Read more

Containers and ships in port
News 03.01.2022
6 min.
Containers and ships in port

Port congestion in the USA causes global delivery chaos

First the Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal, then China closed its harbours, and now there are container ships lining up to get into America’s largest ports. Around 4,000 container ships are currently waiting for harbour access. The two ... Read more

A young man looks into a crystal ball in his hand. It shows a lorry with a British flag and a lorry with a European flag, there is a gaping chasm between them.
Logistics expertise 03.01.2022
13 min.
A young man looks into a crystal ball in his hand. It shows a lorry with a British flag and a lorry with a European flag, there is a gaping chasm between them.

Post Brexit Customs regulations, cabotage, extended work visas. What's next?

"Brexit has not helped us," is the down-to-earth assessment of Chris Hall, European Manager at the British freight forwarding company UKI Express Transport LTD, in an interview with TIMOCOM. The Brexit's faithful companion goes be the name of ... Read more

Truck, swap body and containers
Logistics expertise 23.11.2021
7 min.
Truck, swap body and containers

New technologies that changed the logistics industry forever

The logistics industry is an important and crucial component of world trade, providing significant financial contributions, not to mention that without it, there would be no way to get goods where they need to go. Today on the blog, we are going to ... Read more

Graph showing freight offer developments in Q2
News 23.11.2021
6 min.
Graph showing freight offer developments in Q2

TIMOCOM Transport Barometer:

Road transport is booming. According to the TIMOCOM transport barometer, freight volumes across Europe rose a full 51 percent above the previous year’s volumes during the third quarter of 2021. Even though they dropped slightly as compared to ... Read more

The wooden Euro pallet is the most widely used load carrier for truck transport
Logistics expertise 15.11.2021
6 min.
The wooden Euro pallet is the most widely used load carrier for truck transport

Digital pallet management vs. analogue pallet exchange Expert

Pallets have had a significant supporting role in the logistics industry since the 1960s. The EUR-pallet was developed as a multi-use exchange pallet and quickly became a driver of standardisation within the logistics industry. But the analogue ... Read more

Dr. Stephan Freichel and Pia Rütten from TH Köln describe the importance of supply chain visibility
Logistics expertise 10.11.2021
7 min.
Dr. Stephan Freichel and Pia Rütten from TH Köln describe the importance of supply chain visibility

Guest Post: The importance of Supply Chain Visibility

Dynamic markets and multi-layered logistics networks mean that companies are faced with even more challenges. They have to react quickly to unforeseen changes to the market and deal with supply chains that are becoming more complex, and therefore ... Read more

Stand out as a preferred transport service provider
Logistics expertise 21.09.2021
6 min.
Stand out as a preferred transport service provider

Are you already Carrier of Choice?

Efficiency, service and digitilisation – this combination is the key to success for many service providers. However, it is not always easy for transport companies to keep an eye on all three aspects and to implement them professionally. After ... Read more

Warehouse employee at work
Logistics expertise 17.08.2021
4 min.
Warehouse employee at work

Steel shortages and delivery bottlenecks cause delays

Steel shortages and missing parts are currently causing delivery bottlenecks and delays. Almost every second company in Germany is dealing with the consequences. The raw material shortage is also affecting warehouse equipment manufacture. How can ... Read more

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