38 trends, 22 external studies, about 300 participants, three scientists and 150 pages future report”the system Alliance has in the past twelve months with questions about the future of logistics dealt extensively. At transport logistic”in Munich presented the General cargo cooperation now the results of the so-called future workshop” before. Niederaula/Munich, 23 May 2011 – a year-long system Alliance, a medium-sized strong cooperation for general cargo with ten shareholders and four partners, has gone on a journey into the future of transport and logistics. “These three scientists and a communication specialist, acted as a local tour guide” the concept for the future-workshop “have developed and moderated the entire process, and documented. The so-called W-team”analyzed 22 external future studies, conducted well two dozen interviews with owners, managers and executives and organized ten workshops with approximately 90 participants and participants from the 40 Regional operations of the cooperation.
The scientific data base was complemented by a survey, attended by nearly 300 employees and employees from the system Alliance organization. “Scientific methods mix the result: A 150 pages strong future report” with 38 trend descriptions, divided into six categories, as well as recommendations for action for the next few years. In the drafting of the study Dr. Heiko have had Prof. Dr.
Thomas Krupp, especially the relevance for embossed medium-sized transportation and logistics provider in the views from the Canal and Dr. Bernhard Albert together with the communication expert Uwe Berndt. It was so not to match compelling new trends to days to promote, but existing future theses to identify, and with the perception in practice. While the experts combined various scientific methods with the aim to get a possible realistic picture of assessment of trends within the system Alliance. Highlights were for example the so-called external environments, so areas as society and individual, technology and innovation, economy and companies, policy and law as well as environment and resources.