Subjects: Data, Telecom, IT
Marketplace for mobility data: BPW Group invests in UZE Mobility - Round target of € 7.2 million achieved in 1st quarter 2020
The BPW Group has acquired a stake in UZE Mobility GmbH. The Bremen-based start-up is setting up a worldwide Big Data marketplace on an AI basis to collect and market environment and mobility data. Previous developers of the company include Prof. Dr. Ing. Achim Kampker and the MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston.
Digital independence for forwarders: idem telematics wins German Telematics Award
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.
Pistor AG uses idem telematics in demanding distribution transport
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.
DHL is networking transport fleets across Europe with idem telematics
The global logistics leader Deutsche Post DHL is equipping its fleet of trailers across Europe with telematics systems from idem telematics. Based in Munich and Ulm, idem telematics is part of the BPW Group and specialises in digital networking of transport vehicles.
All data on one interface: idem telematics and Daimler Fleetboard join forces
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
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.
UES Chassis GmbH: greater service and efficiency for container chassis hirers with IoT and CargoTracer
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.
Safer loading, more flexible manoeuvres: BPW receives two ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ awards
BPW can once again celebrate its win of an important innovation prize – twice over. A jury of 16 international trade journalists and experts from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) selected two innovations from BPW for the ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ award. Both innovations combine a significant gain in safety with substantial cost savings for vehicle operators.
‘Digital seal’ from idem telematics wins Telematik Award 2018 in the ‘Best innovation’ category
The ‘digital seal’ from idem telematics has been awarded the Telematik Award 2018 at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018: the expert jury selected the Munich-based company as the winner of the special prize for the ‘Best innovation’ of all 278 solutions that were entered.
Schmitz Cargobull and idem telematics: common interface for efficient data management
Schmitz Cargobull and the BPW Group announce a strategic cooperation in the field of telematics at the IAA Commercial Vehicles: In future, data can be exchanged between the "cargofleet3" telematics system of BPW subsidiary idem telematics and the new Schmitz Cargobull TrailerConnect® portal via a common interface.
The BPW Innovation Lab launches the CargoTracer freight tracking system with a tempting trial offer
The BPW Innovation Lab is launching the innovative CargoTracer freight tracking system at the IAA with an attractive trial offer: shippers will be able to test BPW CargoTracer prototypes for three months at a special introductory price. But it is not only freight that can now be digitally networked.
Track and trace made remarkably easy and affordable, too – BPW paves the way towards digitisation for hauliers with mini telematics
Is digitisation leaving small and medium-sized hauliers behind? The fact is that around 85% of trailers on the market have no telematics and are missing a digital connection – faxes, paper trails and constant calls to drivers and dispatchers are still part and parcel of day-to-day work, even in 2018. The BPW Group now wants to change that.
iGurt: BPW makes cargo restraints intelligent
Transport damages caused by poorly-secured freight are routine in the transport business; serious accidents and damages to the load frequently occur due to rolling and tipping truck trailers. BPW is now tackling one of the main causes with intelligent cargo restraints: the iGurt checks and documents the tension of the lashing strap and promises massive savings.
BPW revolutionises the running gear for trailers with modular architecture and "digital DNA"
BPW, a leading supplier of axles and running gear technology for commercial vehicles worldwide, will be presenting a new platform for trailer running gears at the IAA: completely redesigned and digitalised, the configuration, construction and manufacturing of trailers has been considerably slimmed down and sped up. To do this, BPW uses newly developed laser techniques.
The BPW Aftermarket Group is making it a piece of cake for commercial vehicle workshops to identify spare parts: with upLink
With upLink a smartphone or tablet is all that is needed to find out the spare parts data for the truck and even the trailer: the BPW Aftermarket Group is now offering commercial vehicle workshops a mobile web app that enables them to identify and order spare parts in seconds, without being restricted to a specific manufacturer.
Born digital: BPW is revolutionising the configuration, ordering and production of running gears
No other type of vehicle is as highly individual as the trailer – every transport task requires a specific running gear. BPW, one of the market leaders for complete running gear systems for truck-trailers and semi-trailers, has now considerably simplified the configuration of running gears: by utilising a "digital DNA" for all components, running gears can be configured and ordered online.
Digital shopping: BPW Aftermarket Group offers upBox, an intelligent spare parts warehouses for garage premises
The process of ordering spare parts online may be quick in the spare parts business, but simply picking them off the shelf is even quicker: the BPW Aftermarket Group is offering commercial vehicle garages a mobile spare parts warehouse with up to 2,000 parts directly on site. The required parts are simply taken out and the billing and reordering processes are completely automatic.
BPW axles with new "digital DNA" QR type plate: from configuration to production through to spare parts service
With a new type plate, BPW has now simplified the process for workshops and vehicle operators to identify and order spare parts: As of now they are provided with a QR code, which makes the associated product information directly accessible on a smartphone or tablet. Spare parts lists, service handbooks and service documents are now available in a matter of seconds.
Germany’s best ideas hubs: BPW Innovation Lab in the top ten
Innovation labs are a major trend among large corporations: with playful methods, an unconventional working culture and freedom from corporate structures, they are designed to develop new digital business ideas. But an element of scepticism has grown alongside these: which ideas hubs actually work?
BPW scoops Digital Champion prize
BPW belongs to an elite group of enterprises in Germany that are spearheading the digital transformation of products, applications and processes. The business magazine Focus Money and its research institute Deutschland Test have now recognised BPW as one of the leading Digital Champions: The Hamburg Institute of International Economics assessed around 10,000 companies for the ranking exercise.