The power of the network: German SMEs to become innovation drivers of electric transport

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 15:00 CEST

Who will lead the breakthrough for emission-free logistics in cities? What contribution can politics make? Is Germany in danger of losing the technological edge – or will all players now be able to make electrical transport a success story together? Top decision-makers from industry, research, politics and associations discussed these questions at BPW's first "Electric Networking Night" in Munich.

All data on one interface: idem telematics and Daimler Fleetboard join forces

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2019 15:30 CEST

Combining truck and trailer data on a single interface displaying information on both systems in real time – industry-leading telematics specialists Daimler Fleetboard and idem telematics are offering their customers the chance to do exactly that through an innovative partnership.

idem telematics is radically simplifying telematics for trailers: new Gateway PRO integrates functions, interfaces and wireless standards

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 15:00 CEST

idem telematics is radically simplifying the installation and maintenance of telematics hardware in trailers: TC Trailer Gateway PRO is the first solution to integrate central functions and can also communicate via five different wireless standards. This simplifies the installation of original equipment and greatly speeds up retrofitting and service work.

BPW receives German Innovation Awards for digital cargo securing and freight tracking – two key technologies for autonomous transport

Press releases   •   May 29, 2019 11:00 CEST

BPW is giving cargo a voice using sensors and digital connectivity – the iGurt indicates whether it is correctly secured in the drawbar trailer during the journey, while the CargoTracer connects it directly with senders' and recipients' merchandise management systems. And these solutions already contain key technologies required for autonomous transport.

BPW makes transport logistic trade fair doubly attractive with exclusive offers for maintenance, telematics and intelligent brakes

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 15:00 CEST

This year, a visit to the transport logistic trade fair will be especially worthwhile – BPW and idem telematics (Hall A6, Booth 310) are offering special deals that are sure to be a big hit. Customers will benefit from attractive discounts on customised maintenance and telematics packages or a combination of telematics and the new BrakePadMonitor brake lining wear sensor system.

New study: BPW ranks among the top one per cent of German employers

Press releases   •   May 15, 2019 15:00 CEST

BPW Bergische Achsen KG has been ranked by respected institutes and media firms as one of Germany’s top employers and training providers for years. A further study has now confirmed that the family-owned company is among the top one per cent for quality as an employer, following an analysis of around 70,000 companies for the title of ‘Leading Employer 2019’.

AirSave: BPW automatically controls tyre and cost pressure

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 15:00 CEST

The shreds of blown truck tyres are a typical sight along the edge of the motorway. Yet blown truck tyres are anything but harmless – tyre blowouts are highly dangerous and even minimal pressure losses can be extremely costly for hauliers. This is why BPW will soon be offering a tyre pressure control system ex works that pays for itself during the very first year.

Open.Together: the BPW Group is showcasing itself as a partner for digitisation and networking at ‘transport logistic’ trade show

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 15:20 CEST

BPW is one of the global market leaders for trailer axles and running gear systems – but anyone looking for heavy metal at transport logistic in Munich is in for a surprise: the BPW Group stand at the trade fair (Hall A6, Booth 310) is all about digitisation, networking and electromobility. However, the company group wants to inspire its customers with more than just high-tech solutions...

UES Chassis GmbH: greater service and efficiency for container chassis hirers with IoT and CargoTracer

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2019 15:00 CEST

An unloaded container chassis is up to ten metres long and weighs up to 5,500 kilos. And yet despite their size, these chassis still frequently disappear without a trace. The Hamburg-based chassis leasing company UES is now using the ‘Internet of Transport’ to track them down and to assist hirers and drivers more effectively in the event of a breakdown.

BPW supports a joint initiative from German family-owned companies focusing on tolerance and cosmopolitanism

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 14:02 CET

There are not only employees with German passports behind the global success of German medium-sized companies. Over 1,600 employees from 26 countries work at BPW – a hidden champion of the commercial vehicle industry; the BPW Group is represented by around 7,200 employees in over 50 countries. On this basis, BPW has been committed to cosmopolitanism for years.

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About BPW Bergische Achsen KG

About BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft
BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft is the parent company of the BPW Group. With over 1,600 employees, including around 120 trainees, the family-owned company has been developing and producing complete running gear systems for truck trailers and semi-trailers at its headquarters in Wiehl since 1898. BPW’s technologies include axle systems, brake technology, suspension and bearings. BPW’s trailer axles and running gear systems are in use in millions of vehicles around the world. An extensive range of services also offers vehicle manufacturers and operators the ability to increase the efficiency of their production and transport processes.

About the BPW Group
The BPW Group researches, develops and manufactures everything needed to ensure that transport keeps moving and is safe, illuminated, intelligent and digitally connected. With its brands BPW, Ermax, HBN, HESTAL and idem telematics, the company group is a preferred system partner of the commercial vehicle industry around the globe for running gear, brakes, lighting, fasteners and superstructure technology, telematics and other key components for trucks, trailers and buses. The BPW Group offers comprehensive mobility services for transport businesses, ranging from a global service network to spare parts supply and intelligent networking of vehicles, drivers and freight. The owner-operated company group currently employs 7,200 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.48 billion euros in 2017.


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  • Germany