Sustainability report from BPW: new benchmarks in electromobility, intelligent trailer technology and modern production processes
Long-term, forward-looking and responsible thinking and acting is the basis of all business activities at BPW Bergische Achsen KG. This is why the company has committed itself to the UN Global Compact principles and has now published its fifth sustainability report.
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.
Thermo King and BPW Announce Collaboration
Two leaders in freight transport solutions reveal cooperation for the development of a zero-emission power source for refrigerated trailers.
BPW works doctor now also treats sick truck drivers
Dr Gunnar Heymer, works doctor for BPW, will now also treat truck drivers who fall ill on the road. BPW is a member of the DocStop initiative, which provides truck drivers with medical treatment while on the road if they call the Europe-wide hotline on 00800 03627867. BPW Managing Director Michael Pfeiffer calls on other companies to do more to ensure the well-being of truck drivers.
BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport and logistics
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.
Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability
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
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.
Always saving fuel, tyres, time and CO2: BPW now delivers the intelligent AirSave tyre pressure control system
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 supports a joint initiative from German family-owned companies focusing on tolerance and cosmopolitanism
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.
BPW accomplishes wholesale switch to green electricity and publishes sustainability report
BPW Bergische Achsen KG of Wiehl in the west of Germany is not only an innovation leader in the transport and logistics sector, but also ranks among the pioneers as regards sustainability. The company switched to procuring all of its electricity from renewables in the summer and has now published its first sustainability report in compliance with the UN Global Compact.
Energy Awards acknowledge eTransport as a highly innovative idea in the quest to shift to renewables
eTransport, the electric axle drive developed by BPW, has grabbed first prize for mobility in the finals of the Energy Awards. The accolade recognises the drive as one of the most innovative ideas in the drive towards renewable energy sources. The Energy Awards serve the purpose of highlighting progress and changes being made in the sector, and acknowledging outstanding projects and ideas.