Subjects: Trucks, Transport vehicles
BPW remains the first choice for transport professionals
Barely any other trailer component has as much impact on the added value per kilometre as the running gear, which is why BPW Bergische Achsen KG has now won the ETM Award for the 15th year in a row. The award is one of the most sought after in the industry and gives transport professionals the chance to have their say. Claiming the top spot has become an annual tradition for the company.
Double Award: German Innovation Award celebrates super-efficient transport technologies from BPW
Innovative commercial vehicle technologies improve not only environmental efficiency, but also the image of the transport and logistics industry. BPW Bergische Achsen KG has now received two renowned German Innovation Awards - one of which with the highest grade possible from the jury. The deciding factor: focus on the user.
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.
BPW leading government-funded research project on autonomous transport of the future
An autonomous trailer will be an integral part of the autonomous transport systems of the future – after all, this is where goods are actually transported. This is also why Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is funding a three-year research project to investigate the conditions necessary for a trailer that can be used autonomously. BPW is leading the consortium.
idem telematics once again emerges as class leader in the industry
The precision and unconditional reliability of truck and trailer telematics is essential for the transport of food and pharmaceuticals and idem telematics impressed the expert jury of the Telematics Awards with its innovative, tried and tested solutions. In 2020, the company has received an award in the category "Telematics for refrigerated transport".
Coronavirus assistance programme for transport companies: Spare parts packages from BPW and PE Automotive with discounts of up to 40%
Corona hits the transport industry hard. This means that many transport companies are doing without the purchase of new trailers, with some even saving on maintenance. BPW and PE Automotive are therefore launching a support programme together to have fleets of trailers reconditioned, keeping them on the road for longer.
BPW convinces vehicle manufacturers and freight forwarders with ease
Digitalisation, lack of drivers, climate regulations, corona crisis: in the transport world, nothing remains as it was. Only one thing seems to have been immovably fixed for 14 years: BPW wins the ETM Award as strongest brand for trailer axles and running gear systems.
T Sport Bernau: BPW Group extends partnership with Truck Racing Team
The Truck Racing Team T Sport Bernau with driver and runner-up European champion Antonio Albacete can look forward to the support of the BPW Group this year. PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG and BPW Bergische Achsen KG have extended their partnership with the team for 2020. The BPW Aftermarket Group Deutschland as well as the brands Monark and Ermax are also getting involved.
BPW wins Automotive Brand Contest for motionist.com
A successful start for motionist.com: just one year after its launch, BPW's online transport and logistics portal has been awarded with the Automotive Brand Contest. The German Design Council's renowned international brand and design competition has honoured motionist.com as winner in the Digital category.
Digitalisation: BPW takes the lead in automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers - Transport industry ahead of transformation
The transport and logistics industry is on the brink of a radical transformation. The surprise: It is not the towing vehicle but the trailer that is driving the digital transformation – from vehicle construction to transport management to maintenance. BPW, a family enterprise from North-Rhine Westphalia, which is strengthening its lead as "Digital Champion" is providing the key technologies.