The Logistics Alliance Germany (LAG) aims to make Germany’s high quality logistics services more widely known on an international scale. The LAG represents leading logistics service providers with expertise in sector specific logistics, network logistics, transport logistics, contract logistics, procurement logistics, distributions logistics and more, across all transport modes. The LAG is a public private partnership of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and the German logistics industry.


The DGG (German Freight Village Association) aims to enhance the national and international Freight Village network:

Effects of freight villages – Deutsche GVZ-Gesellschaft mbH (


Green Freight India is a collaborative initiative of various private sector companies to increase transparency in their supply chains and reduce carbon emissions from logistics operations. The initiative is supported by an agency of the German government, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Clean Air Asia and the Asian research partnership GreenTransformation Lab, a research collaboration between DHL and Singapore Management University.

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Fact and Figures

Did you know that in Germany:

  • Logistics can be studied at 27 universities, 93 technical colleges, 5 vocational academies and 3 dual study colleges
  • The German logistics sector employs about 2.7 million people
  • German car manufacturers often require parts from over 1000 different suppliers during the final assembly process
  • About 70 per cent of freight traffic volumes are carried on the road, followed by rail with a share of 17 per cent

The CarGoTram is an urban freight tram in Dresden that supplies Volkswagen’s “Transparent Factory”—located in the central city—with parts for automobile production:


The BentoBox is a new logistics project based in Berlin, serving as an urban hub for courier trans-shipment and consolidation, as well as a parcel pick-up station for customers. It was designed for parallel usage by various couriers, express and parcel (CEP) services. Project results are positive so far: the BentoBox enables bundling of orders, allowing about 85% of car deliveries to be done instead by cargo bike.

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Logistics made in Germany

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