Christof Ehrhart is Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group. Ehrhart looks back on more than 20 years of experience as professional in international communications for major global players such as Bertelsmann, Schering and EADS.
Ehrhart studied Political Science, Economic History and German Literature at the University of Saarland (Saarbrücken) and at the University of Wales (College of Cardiff). He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science for a study on the transformation of political systems. Since 2013 he is Adjunct Professor for International Corporate Communications at the Institute Communications and Media Science of the University of Leipzig.
The logistics industry faces a number of particular challenges when it comes to sustainability. For many years now, providers of logistics services have been closely integrated into their customers’ production processes. Businesses and governments also carefully weigh logistics in their investment decisions.
“Your task is not to foresee the future, but to enable it.” This is how the French writer and aviation pioneer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry defined the successful way to view the future. Today, we are working to enable it. Not by perpetuating today’s practices. But by thinking about alternatives.