BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport und logistics

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 14:00 CET

Between 2017 and 2018, BPW Bergische Achsen KG reduced its CO2 emissions by 60 percent to 7,855 tonnes. This dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions at the main production plant was made possible by shifting to green electricity and e-mobility. However, the family business sees the highest potential for more climate protection in its innovations for transport and logistics.

idem telematics and Nagel-Group: Uncompromisingly reliable telematics for complex requirements

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 11:05 CET

The Nagel-Group has over 7,000 vehicles in operation across Europe in order to deliver foodstuffs such as dairy products and fruit fresh, safe and on time to customers. "Our telematics requirements are accordingly high and very complex," explains Arthur Ebel, Fleet in Corporate Procurement & Fleet Management Supervisor of the Nagel-Group. "Idem telematics completely won us over here."

BPW is becoming increasingly involved in the digital platform economy

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 12:00 CET

The BPW Group has already successfully established digital platforms and business models with the European market leader for trailer telematics, idem telematics, and webshop specialist and spare parts data aggregator PE Data. In future, the company intends to be even more adaptable when it comes to developing and implementing new digital ideas.

Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 08:50 CET

All truck drawbar trailers look the same to the average consumer. But now even the layman can identify which trailer is safe, climate-friendly and cost-saving, as with just a glance at the wheel hubs you can immediately recognise whether the BPW AirSave system has been installed. It has now been awarded the highest European sustainability award in the transport industry.

Summit with a lasting impact: BPW takes issues and demands from transport and logistics sector from Wiehl to German parliament

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 14:00 CET

Some 100 top decision makers from the transport and logistics sectors met at the Wiehler Forum to discuss the issues that will shape the future of the industry. This year, the summit will also have a lasting impact outside the industry – for the first time ever, the participants set the agenda for a political dialogue with members of the German parliament in Berlin.

Digital independence for forwarders: idem telematics wins German Telematics Award

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 11:00 CET

Europe's leading trailer telematics system is also the best. This is the verdict given by the German Telematics Award panel of experts, one which is bestowed once every two years: idem telematics successfully relies on the principle of system openness in order to network practically everything in transport – including competing third-party systems. That's why forwarders also give top marks.

Always saving fuel, tyres, time and CO2: BPW now delivers the intelligent AirSave tyre pressure control system

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2019 11:00 CET

Greater safety and economy is hard to come by in the transport industry. Or is it? BPW is now delivering the AirSave tyre pressure control system that pays for itself in the first year: The system achieves enormous savings in terms of fuel, tyres and time. This is confirmed by the forwarders involved in the practical tests.

BPW gets its grips on the brake force of unsprung agricultural machinery

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 12:00 CET

Unsprung agricultural and forestry vehicles are feared obstacles on the road, and not only at harvest time: their brakes can only be adjusted by hand – a rather fiddly and risky guesswork. The EU has therefore tightened regulations. The answer from BPW is as simple as it is ingenious: with a patent-pending fully mechanical system, drivers now have the brakes quite literally in their hands.

Unbreakable – and pretty cool: the new generation of the indestructible Ermax tail lights, now even better with an LED chase

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2019 14:48 CEST

A tail light with a cool design and dynamic flashing – on an agricultural commercial vehicle of all things! The BPW Group will show that the attractive form of the next generation trailer tail lights is a continuation of its function at the Agritechnia trade fair (10-16 November in Hanover; Hall 15, Stand E05) – and why they're worthwhile for the vehicle operator and the environment.

Pistor AG uses idem telematics in demanding distribution transport

Press releases   •   Sep 24, 2019 15:02 CEST

Pistor AG supplies bakeries, gastronomic establishments, nursing homes and hospitals in Switzerland with food, beverages, packaging or care items such as towels. As an independent partner, Pistor AG offers its customers an extensive range of more than 18,000 items and modular, customised solutions. They are closely supported by idem telematics, the telematics specialists from the BPW Group.

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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. www.bpw.de/en

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. www.bpw.de/en


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  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany