Success stories: #Success

The Digital Hub Logistics quickly started writing success stories. We are presenting a selection on our website for you to read and share. Learn more about our start-ins on their way into a digital future. Get to know new cooperation formats. What happened to the finalists of the Digital Logistics Award? What do new and successful business models look like?

New paths in humanitarian logistics

The mission of the non-profit start-up Boxtribute is to improve the delivery of humanitarian aids through their open-source web-app system. We talked to the Executive Director Roanna Kong about major milestones and upcoming challenges.

Innovation via express

"Progress by the hour" has always been the maxim of the cold strip company Risse + Wilke from the Sauerland region. Innovation management plays an increasingly important role in this - the Digital Hub Logistics supports the company in this change process.

Hub member sovity takes secure dataspaces on the road

Most startups can only dream of such support: barely founded, sovity is already backed by a strong network of experts and partners from industry and research. Automobile manufacturers such as Volkswagen and BMW, ICT service providers such as T-Systems, and organizations such as the International Data Spaces Association (IDSA) or Gaia-X are behind the idea of the young Dortmund-based company and endorse it.

Agile or not: When which method is the right one

With rapid technological progress, innovation projects in companies have become increasingly complex. That's why, in many cases, the path to the goal today can no longer be achieved with classic working methods, but rather through agile project management. What matters here is how to make the right decision.

Mission completed: BG.evolution smart glasses in use worldwide

The example of BG.evolution shows how a Start-in can successfully hand over innovative solutions to the parent company: The BEUMER Smart Glasses, which were tested and developed with the support of the Digital Hub Logistics, are now even being used by customer support and customers of the machine and plant manufacturer BEUMER Group during the commissioning of new machines.

What Start-ins can learn from Start-ups

When it comes to digital technologies, start-ups are often one step ahead of established companies today. This is a sufficient reason for small and medium-sized businesses to work with start-ups and take advantage of their developments.

“How could I be sure that you’ll still exist in 2 years?”

The Hamburg-based start-up NautilusLog won the Digital Logistics Award in 2018. The award opened many doors for the young company at the domestic and international level. Founder Otto Klemke talks about an exciting year, about trust and prejudices - and a new research project that takes him back to Dortmund.

5 „Lessons learned“: What makes Start-ins successful

There are many different formats and concepts for digital transformation. More and more medium-sized companies are relying on start-ins. Compared to traditional innovation departments, flexible, independent digital teams, such as those represented in the Digital.Hub Logistics, have significant advantages.