DB Schenker wants to relieve warehouse staff of physically demanding tasks in the long term

DB Schenker is the world’s leading provider of global logistics services. The Group supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods – through land transport, air and sea freight, contract logistics and supply chain management.

German Bionic Exoskeleton for DB Schenker

„The feedback from the PhD students and DB Schenker employees after the test was very positive and once again confirmed that long-term use, in conjunction with ergonomically optimally designed logistics processes, can improve the health of employees.“

Gerald Müller
Head of Process and Efficiency Management
DB Schenker

In 2019, DB Schenker began intensive and successful trials of the use of exoskeletons at several logistics locations. The aim is to relieve warehouse staff of physically demanding tasks through machine assistance.