The mobile worker segment is rapidly expanding and is essential to our economy. German Autolabs founder, Holger Weiss, takes a look at the crucial differences that separate the desked and the deskless.

We recently quoted a piece from Forbes.com by Chris Turlica, CEO of MaintainX, a software platform helping frontline…


The mobile workforce is changing in terms of demographic, but remains essential to our economy. One thing is a constant: people need tools to maintain a competitive edge. Here’s how we augment workflows by building relevant solutions that speak the language of logistics.

Who are the mobile workforce?

If you’re reading this from your desk…


DHL Parcel UK, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and German Autolabs teamed up to build and test a voice assistant for delivery drivers. The result: drivers spend less time looking at their scanner while at the wheel, are more effective in delivery, and are less stressed at work. New drivers and temporary…


Meet Don, our lovely UI-UX Designer. In this chapter of Snapshot, Don explains how he designed an interface that isn’t really supposed to be looked at, and when it occasionally goes wrong, how he finds empathy in ambient music.

Dead Trees and Geocities

I started working with dead trees as a print designer back…


The parcel industry is exploding, but logistics and delivery companies can’t keep up with demand. That’s why German Autolabs is developing AI-powered language tools to help recruit and train new drivers. CEO Holger G. Weiss explains all.

The CEP industry (courier, express, parcel service providers) faces a dilemma that many…


Lockdown II is here like the sequel no one wanted, and once again we’ve lost the dubious privilege of hitting the high streets for our Christmas shopping. Fortunately, heroic Last Mile Delivery providers have got our backs — and for them, business is booming.

I noticed something this morning while…


We wanted our voice assistant to be safer and smarter for professional drivers. This required some new technology to suppress notifications during moments of high concentration. Introducing: Safety Feed.


It’s 2020 — Why are we still relying on this strange, archaic platform?

xkcd: Bluetooth

It started 1000 years ago.

Fact: Bluetooth first appeared in Denmark around 950 AD, helping to spread Christianity to Jutland and Zealand, and cementing the rule of a new dynasty across Denmark and Norway.


This is Snapshot, where members of German Autolabs discuss unique working challenges. This time round, Duygu Altinok, our senior Natural Language Processing engineer, explains how she makes sense out of a noisy in-vehicle environment and why she just can’t get enough of the Portuguese language.

Falling in love with signals.

I really like playing with…


COVID-19 has the world in its grip. Many of us are living in lockdown, borders have been closed, the flow of goods has been interrupted and entire national economies are at a standstill. Yet people continue to shop online for everything from toilet paper to essential medicines. …

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