Topics: Trucks, Transport vehicles
Tyre pressure: monitoring is good, automatic control is better!
Tyre pressure monitoring or automatic tyre pressure control? BPW Product Manager Caren Freudenberg explains the differences between the various systems, and their advantages.
Thermo King AxlePower with BPW ePower axle Wins European Transport Award for Sustainability 2024
Enabling electric refrigeration, the AxlePower energy recovery system developed in partnership with BPW awarded in the Components and Aggregates category.
The intelligent iC Plus running gear generation from BPW also monitors tyre pressures – and actively reduces costs and risks
Experience has shown that new regulations in the transport industry often mean more bureaucracy and increased costs. BPW is now turning the tables, using the new UN ECE R 141 regulation to provide vehicle operators with significantly more value and efficiency. The secret lies in the intelligent iC Plus running gear generation.
German Telematics Award 2024 confirms market and innovation leadership of idem telematics
idem telematics has broken its own record at the German Telematics Award: the combination of well thought-out practical benefits and sustainable innovative capacity has put the European market leader on the podium five times, including two first-place finishes. A valuable decision-making aid for vehicle operators who want to get involved in vehicle networking with a view to upcoming EU regulations
Not too heavy – and not too empty: this is how transport companies now optimise trailer utilisation
Empty runs and under-utilised trailers are considered the number one efficiency killer in the transport industry. However, overloaded trailers can result in lengthy inspections, fines or even accidents. BPW offers a remedy with the intelligent axle load display of the new iC Plus running gear generation.
TACHOfresh and idem telematics successfully launch the Smart Tacho 2 tachograph
Logistics company Ludwig Meyer relies on the expertise of idem telematics and TACHOfresh for the conversion to Smart Tacho 2.
Formula 1-style brake service: BPW also introduces ECO Plus 3 technology for axles with an axle load of 10 to 12 t
BPW has revolutionised the operation and maintenance of trailer axles with the invention of the ECO Plus bearing. The third generation of the bearing has already proven its worth on countless occasions since its introduction in the 9 t axle segment. Now also axles with 10 t to 12 t axle load enjoy the benefits of innovative ECO Plus 3 bearing technology.
CO3 and idem telematics collaborate to provide enhanced connectivity and data integration for road freight
CO3, a leading marketplace for advanced data solutions, and idem telematics, a renowned provider of telematics technology and comprehensive fleet management solutions, are pleased to announce their collaboration to offer a new tailored connection that enables fast and easy integration and onboarding.
A family business since 1898: BPW has been setting the transport sector in motion for 125 years
125 years ago today, on 15th July 1898, Bergische Patentachsenfabrik GmbH was founded in Wiehl (BPW). From its beginnings as a blacksmith's forge for carriage axles with 12 employees, the family-owned company is now one of the innovators in the commercial vehicle industry, successfully developing solutions for the efficient, safe and sustainable transport of goods by road.
From digital DNA to the thinking trailer: how BPW is revolutionising vehicle and fleet management
With its holistic approach to digitalisation, BPW has fundamentally changed the way trailer running gears are developed, built and maintained. Now the innovation leader is advancing the digital DNA of its running gears to artificial consciousness: the trailer of the future thinks and manages itself. BPW reveals the first details of the new generation iC Plus running gear at transport logistic.
transport logistic 2023: market leader idem telematics paves the way for AI-controlled vehicle and fleet management
The triumphant advance of telematics is unstoppable: idem telematics has tripled its sales of telematics devices in just two years. The company perfectly captures the theme of the trade fair transport logistic - and is driving the revolution in transport through artificial intelligence: the intelligent maintenance calendar is a first step towards AI-driven predictive and preventive maintenance.
transport logistic: BPW Group shows broad portfolio for more efficiency, safety and sustainability in transport
At the international trade fair for logistics and mobility "transport logistic" in Munich (9 - 12 May), the BPW Group will be focusing its trade fair presentation in Hall A6, Stand 310 on efficiency, safety and sustainability. Under the motto "Solutions for driving value in transport", the group of companies is providing answers to the most urgent questions in the transport industry.
Free online check: These BPW solutions generate thousands of euros in additional revenue for transport companies
BPW is now offering a free online check that calculates the additional revenue from using advanced trailer technologies and the BAX e-truck. The tool proves how easy it is to generate thousands of euros in additional revenue per year.
Spectacular special vehicles, now also online
Anyone with even a rudimentary interest in technology is bound to be interested in the special vehicles of the commercial vehicle industry. As a leading partner to special vehicle manufacturers, BPW wants to capture this interest, enthusiasm and variety within the industry and present it online on its own website, to appeal both to laypeople and professionals.
idem telematics makes transport cold chain verification easier, safer and more flexible than ever
Whether vaccines, yogurt or frozen pizza: many transported goods are temperature-sensitive and must be kept cool on the road. The seamless checking and documentation of the cold chain are legally prescribed - however, recipients sometimes prefer a paper printout and at other times data in different formats as proof. Market leader idem telematics has now significantly simplified the verification.
EU requires climate-friendly trailers from 2024 onwards: BPW products fulfil the requirements for VECTO certification of trailers
The trailer has a significant impact on how economical and climate-friendly the transport is. The EU has also recognised this; from 2024 on the EU will be certifying trailers according to their CO2 emissions. BPW products already fulfil the requirements of the EU simulation tool VECTO, which makes it easier to compare trailers and rewards climate-friendly technologies with a CO2 bonus.
Telematics Award 2022: idem telematics is consistently expanding its leadership in the high-level field of "refrigerated transport"
The VDA as a partner, a governor as patron, an illustrious jury of experts and a strict evaluation process: the Telematics Award, which is presented every two years, pulls out all the stops to reinforce its authority. The fact that industry leader idem telematics is chosen as the winner in the most demanding field of refrigerated transport is the only constant in a changing market.
Vive la liberté: idem telematics and Fraikin cooperate to provide digital independence and security for commercial vehicle rental customers
The French commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin is also successful in Germany with a cross-brand selection of vehicles and innovative fleet management. Rental customers should also enjoy freedom and independence on the data superhighway, which is why Fraikin Germany is cooperating with the European market leader idem telematics on vehicle networking.
How special vehicles drive safer and more economically – with the proper tyre pressure
Tyre pressure has a major impact on the transport safety as well as the fuel consumption of the trailer. The increasing popularity of automatic tyre pressure control systems is no surprise, as they quickly pay for themselves and meet new EU regulations. BPW also offers its award-winning AirSave system for low loader trailers and special vehicles with special axle and running gear designs.
Partnership agreement between BPW and service network Alltrucks
The full-service workshop concept 'Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service' and BPW Bergische Achsen KG came to an international cooperation agreement ahead of the IAA Transportation: through this cooperation, BPW will enhance its service networks with Alltrucks workshops in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland.