• Jeff Bezos

    Jeff Bezos

    Revolutioniser of E-Commerce and Logistics. Founder of Amazon

  • Franz von Taxis and Johann Baptista von Taxis (Tasso)

    Franz von Taxis and Johann Baptista von Taxis (Tasso)

    Founder of the international postal services

  • Henry Ford and Ransom Eli Olds

    Henry Ford and Ransom Eli Olds

    Inventors of assembly line production

  • James E. Casey

    James E. Casey

    Launcher of parcels services and founder of UPS

  • Norman Joseph Woodland, George Laurer, Bernard Silver

    Norman Joseph Woodland, George Laurer, Bernard Silver

    Inventors of the barcode

  • Lothar Raucamp

    Lothar Raucamp

    Fighter for the cooperative idea in logistics and founder of dedicated industry insurer KRAVAG

  • Gerhard Schäfer

    Gerhard Schäfer

    Initiator of the system concept and pioneer of storage logistics

  • Horst Mosolf

    Horst Mosolf

    Pioneer of vehicle logistics

  • Frederick W. Smith

    Frederick W. Smith

    Inventor of express logistics and founder of FedEx

  • Peer Witten

    Peer Witten

    Paved the way for Internet commerce and modern logistics

  • Heidi Senger-Weiss

    Heidi Senger-Weiss

    Successful entrepreneur and source of stimuli for logistics

  • Detthold Aden

    Detthold Aden

    Leading managerial figure and a key source of stimuli for modern logistics

  • Helmut Baumgarten

    Helmut Baumgarten

    Founder of holistic and process-oriented logistics

  • Eugene Bradley Clark

    Eugene Bradley Clark

    Inventor of the forklift truck

  • Gottlieb Daimler

    Gottlieb Daimler

    Inventor of the Truck and Pioneer of modern Freight Transport

  • Heinz und Hugo Fiege

    Heinz und Hugo Fiege

    Pioneers of contract logistics

  • Hermann Grewer

    Hermann Grewer

    Mover of European road freight transport

  • Michael ten Hompel

    Michael ten Hompel

    Logistics research guru

  • Reinhardt Jünemann

    Reinhardt Jünemann

    Leading material flow expert and co-founder of industrial logistics

  • Peter Klaus

    Peter Klaus

    Statistician of logistics

  • Klaus-Michael Kühne

    Klaus-Michael Kühne

    Leading entrepreneurial figure and logistics benefactor

  • Malcom McLean

    Malcom McLean

    The father of containerisation

  • Taiichi Ohno

    Taiichi Ohno

    Inventor of kanban

  • Hans-Christian Pfohl

    Hans-Christian Pfohl

    Founder of scientific logistics research

  • Gottfried Schenker

    Gottfried Schenker

    Inventor of groupage transport by rail

  • Hanspeter Stabenau

    Hanspeter Stabenau

    Founder of the German logistics movement

  • William H. Tunner

    William H. Tunner

    The man who organised the Berlin Airlift

  • Horst Wildemann

    Horst Wildemann

    German automotive logistics guru

Members of the Logistics Hall of Fame

The Logistics Hall of Fame members have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. Future generations of logisticians shall not forget the efforts and commitment of those who went before them.

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Jeff Bezos inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame

It's now official: on Thursday, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, was inducted into the world´s logistics pantheon. 170 guests of honour from politics, science, industry and the media accepted the invitation of the Logistics Hall of Fame to celebrate the successful Internet pioneer in the historic Erich Klausener Hall of the German Transport Ministry in Berlin.

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