Even lighter, even more variable for on- and off-road: BPW renews Airlight II trailer running gears
Weight savings of up to 60 kilograms are a sensation in the trailer industry. The engineers at BPW Bergische Achsen KG have achieved this with the new generation of the Airlight II running gear kit. Thanks to digital DNA, laser technology and intelligent modules, the kit now covers an even wider range of applications – both on the motorway and off the beaten track.
Telematics for all: idem telematics makes transport networking easier for forwarders with new hardware concept
The networking of drivers, freight and vehicle is indispensable for more and more transport and logistics companies today – but at the same time, many hauliers are in danger of being left behind when it comes to digitalisation. Therefore, idem telematics is now simplifying entry into and expansion of fleet networking: with new types of hardware, expandable functions and a simplified installation.
New YouTube format for commercial vehicle garages and professionals: BPW launches ‘TrailerBuddies’
Whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube, BPW has been reaching out to users of commercial vehicle and transport technology directly through social media for years. Now, BPW is launching ‘TrailerBuddies’, a special YouTube format for professionals in garages and service stations.
Schwarzmüller delivers all trailers ex works with telematics from idem telematics: data services free of charge for three months for all fleet operators
The networked trailer is becoming the "new normal" in the commercial vehicle industry: customers of Wilhelm Schwarzmüller GmbH can now experience the benefits of data-supported real time functionalities for three months without obligation. Remote diagnosis capability, tracking, fleet management and many other services are now on board as standard in all new and rental vehicles.
Telematics ex works: Wielton trailers will now be supplied with telematics from idem telematics
Telematics is becoming an increasingly important part of the basic equipment of modern trailers: Wielton is now offering Europe's leading trailer telematics from idem telematics ex works – including a major innovation: the gateway measures brake performance. This not only increases safety, but also saves a lot of money.
Christian Loidolt takes over the management and chairmanship of the Executive Board at PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG
Christian Loidolt will succeed Ralf Maurer as Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Board at PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG. Loidolt took up the position on 1 February 2021 and will drive forward business activities at PE together with Markus Seitz, long-standing Managing Director at the company.
Collaboration for safety in transport: Dolezych and BPW are now supplying the iGurt
BPW and Dolezych are now acting in concert: The leading global specialist for load securing technology and BPW are now marketing the iGurt developed by BPW: a more handy, intelligent sensor, which monitors the tension of the lashing strap while driving and thus protects against load damage and accidents. The multiple award-winning innovation is uncomplicated, affordable and eligible.
Digital summit on environmentally friendly transport: BPW welcomes new investment security for hauliers
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is welcoming the concept from the German Federal Ministry of Transport to fund environmentally friendly transport. The commitment to cover up to 80% of the additional vehicle costs for any tonnage creates investment and planning certainty for the vehicle industry. It will enable BPW and its partners to bring a 7.5-tonne electric vehicle to the market in 2021.
BPW releases sustainability report: keeping corporate responsibility alive and developing it further
The world of transport is developing at great speed and is coming face to face with current challenges from digitisation to new climate regulations to the coronavirus pandemic. BPW is facing this transition with the consistency of a family-owned company that is more than 120 years old, anticipating global and social megatrends and successfully shaping the things to come.
G. Leclerc Transport AG relies on idem telematics in all trucks and trailers in its fleet
Truck and trailer together make a strong team. In particular, there is enormous power in the intelligent cooperation of a tractor unit and semitrailer. The Swiss forwarder G. Leclerc Transport AG is making targeted use of this: the company's entire fleet (200 tractor units and 160 semi-trailers) is equipped with telematics from idem telematics.
BPW now links AirSave tyre pressure control system with telematics
The BPW "AirSave" tyre control system has become a bestseller because it saves tyres, fuel and nerves - and already returns a profit within its first year. BPW now supplies a telematics kit that automatically warns drivers, dispatchers and other recipients via an app, an online portal, email or SMS as soon as a tyre weakens.
Change in the BPW Management: Michael Pfeiffer withdraws from the company
Michael Pfeiffer, Managing Partner of BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft, will resign from the Management Board and withdraw from the company at his own request effective December 31st, 2020. He looks back on more than 30 years of successful activity, 22 of which as Managing Partner of the family owned company.