Logistics - Sector Structure

WE SET BUSINESS IN MOTION

Saxony’s logistics branch exhibits dynamic growth. Nearly all top 20 European logistics enterprises have set up business in Saxony for customers from the automobile industry, machine and plant construction as well as from the ICT and life sciences sectors.

Contract Logistics

Value-added logistics along the industrial value creation chain – that’s Saxony’s specific strong point. The region is “Autoland Saxony,” “Silicon Saxony,” and the cradle of German machine construction. In Saxony, logistics experts find discerning customers – and industrial enterprises, superb logistics experts.

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Cargo Transportation / Freight Forwarding

Thanks to its excellent geographic location right in the heart of Europe, Saxony is the perfect logistics venue for the distribution of goods throughout Europe. Europe's most modern air cargo hub, one of the densest railway networks in Europe, an intersection of two European Routes an the navigable waterway Elbe River perfectly help to distribe goods around the globe. Efficient companies provide the requisite assistance.

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IT and Other Services

Saxony’s companies are strong partners – in the IT-supported vehicle fleet management, in the planning of logistic processes / process chains, in factory planning. Other focal points include the development and production of RFID systems, packaging solutions for industrial goods, and logistics systems.

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Mail Order and Internet Trade

Amazon operates one of Germany’s largest logistics centers in Leipzig. Future Electronics, one of its three global distribution centers. Other mail order and internet companies have also set up their businesses in Saxony.

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We support Saxony.

Dr. Michael Süß

Vice President Engineering, TomTom Telematics

»The Leipzig site, which emerged from the acquisition of the datafactory AG corporation in 2005, is the technological center of TomTom Telematics. The primary reason why we selected this location as our corporate site was the favorable environment for business setups in Leipzig.«

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Success Stories

Germany’s first innovation lab for logistics - "Logistics Living Lab" Leipzig

The interaction of IT systems for complex logistics services is tested in the Logistics Living Lab. Germany’s first innovation lab for logistics is funded as an integral part of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)’s Innovation Initiative “Entrepreneurial Regions.” The lab is being developed and implemented at Leipzig University’s Information Systems Institute (IWI).

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Dr. André Günther
Strategy, Industry Sectors, Marketing
Phone: +49 (351) 2138-242 Fax: +49 (351) 2138-109

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