• Erich Staake

    Erich Staake

    Moderniser of Inland port logistics

  • Rolf Schnellecke

    Rolf Schnellecke

    Outsourcing trendsetter and innovator of automotive logistics

  • Jeff Bezos

    Jeff Bezos

    Revolutioniser of ecommerce 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

  • Helmut Baumgarten

    Helmut Baumgarten

    Founder of holistic and process-oriented logistics

  • Detthold Aden

    Detthold Aden

    Leading managerial figure and a key source of stimuli for modern 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

Logistics Hall of Fame Council nominates Finalists

The finalists for the World´s Logistics Hall of Fame selection have now been selected. Last Wednesday, Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer invited the Logistics Hall of Fame Council to the ministry, where in a first ballot the committee nominated a total of seven personalities. Prior to this, 25 valid entries from Australia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Great Britain, Serbia, Switzerland and the USA reached the hall. 

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