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idem telematics goes online with cargofleet 3 – its all-in-one platform for trucks, trailer, vans and more

idem telematics goes online with cargofleet 3 – its all-in-one platform for trucks, trailer, vans and more

Press releases   •   May 08, 2017 16:03 CEST

Digital connectivity is radically changing the significance of the trailer in the supply chain. No longer a mere appendage of the tractor unit, the trailer has advanced to become an integrated and intelligent contributor to goods flow management. The BPW subsidiary idem telematics has therefore extensively refined its online portal cargofleet.

eTransport recognised as Green Truck Innovation 2017

eTransport recognised as Green Truck Innovation 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 12:08 CEST

The panel of experts were clearly impressed by the zero-emission electric axle drive eTransport presented by BPW Bergische Achsen. Following their appraisal, the trade journal VerkehrsRundschau awarded BPW its Green Truck Innovation 2017 prize for this intelligent electric solution to inner city traffic problems.

FOCUS Award: BPW ranks among the top employers in 2017

FOCUS Award: BPW ranks among the top employers in 2017

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2017 11:42 CET

The news magazine FOCUS has again determined the best employers in Germany. A grand total of more than 100,000 employer assessments were received in response to a survey by Hamburg statistics company Statista, a survey of Xing members and based on kununu employer assessments.

BPW and Cojali establish Joint Venture

Press releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 17:16 CEST

BPW Bergische Achsen KG of Germany and Cojali S.L of Spain have announced the foundation of a joint venture. The new company - Cojali Systems S.L. - is headquartered in Campo de Criptana (Spain).

About BPW Bergische Achsen KG

BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With more than 1,600 employees, including around 120 trainees, the family-run 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 provides vehicle manufacturers and vehicle operators with the opportunity to increase economic efficiency in their production and transport processes.

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 7,350 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.52 billion euros in 2018.


  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany