The DHL Innovation Center in Bonn, Germany has been redesigned with a new concept and extended services. The new facilities offer customers as well as business and industry partners opportunities to meet, connect and exchange ideas with Deutsche Post DHL Group teams and trend experts. Additionally, with the launch of the DHL Asia Pacific Innovation Center (APIC) in December 2015 in Singapore, DHL provides a second customer-centric innovation platform to serve the needs of the Asian market.
In both facilities, visitors can enjoy guided visits to take a deep dive into specific logistics solutions or trend topics – all tailor-made to their needs. Customers can customize their visit with a selection from our service offerings:
- Guided Innovation Center visits
- Innovation and business workshops
- Trend and innovation events
- Event hosting services
The completely renewed exhibition area´s heart features a state-of-the-art center piece: a Formula E car showcasing DHL’s sustainable logistics solutions, smart mobility and automotive innovations. It also functions as a link to the other exhibits, which integrate the logistics of today, tomorrow – and the day after tomorrow.
Today‘s solutions are showcased in the solution box, where visitors can experience the full range of Deutsche Post DHL Group capabilities, while trend cubes highlight the trends of tomorrow and their applications for the logistics industry.
The day after tomorrow is represented by the vision suite, where visitors can discover inspirational scenarios on what the world of logistics might look like in the year 2050.
In addition, the DHL Innovation Center comprises a dedicated design thinking studio to provide customers with the perfect platform for highly customized workshops, as well as a state-of-the-art area for conferences and events.
To visit the DHL Innovation Center and dive into the future of logistics, please contact your Deutsche Post DHL Group sales representative.
The Trend Research team is based at the DHL Innovation Center, which provides an ideal environment to engage on innovation-related matters. The team uses the Innovation Center’s Trend Cubes to showcase its latest developments including the DHL Parcelcopter unmanned aerial vehicle, innovative 3D printing solutions, and smart glasses for augmented reality applications. These provide tangible evidence of upcoming changes in logistics.