Categories: running gear
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.
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.
BPW: Top engineering for low loader trailers
Low loader trailers are used on the road and off-road, because no other vehicle type transports large, heavy and complex goods from A to B more efficiently. Thanks to innovative running gear technologies, low loader trailers are becoming increasingly versatile and even more manoeuvrable. At bauma (outdoor area north, stand 827/9), market leader BPW will be showing what is technically possible.
IAA Transportation: BPW set to become the go-to place of the transport industry
The BPW Group develops its solutions for the transport and logistics industry in close cooperation with hauliers, drivers, dispatchers, fleet managers and innovative industry partners. BPW is focusing on this special bond at the IAA Transportation in Hanover: the BPW exhibition stand in Hall 26 is set to become the meeting point for the transport industry.
BAUMA 22: Market leader BPW wants to continue growth with running gears for special vehicles
Ever larger, heavier loads are being transported by road: trailers that move 80-metre-long wind turbine blades, entire drilling rigs or concrete bridge sections weighing up to 1,000 tons attract all kinds of people to bauma in Munich, not just experts. And the common denominator on the most impressive vehicles? The BPW logo on the hub cap. The market leader expects a sustained trend of growth.
System configuration by smartphone: BPW ARC App for electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control
BPW's electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control (ARC) for Self-steering axles has already made it easier to reverse with truck drawbar trailers and semitrailers in tight manoeuvring spaces. Now BPW is also making initial commissioning, function checks and diagnostics of this systems easier with the BPW ARC App, available to download for free for Android and IOS devices.
European Commission makes tyre pressure monitoring for trailers compulsory from mid 2022
There are many good reasons to opt for a tyre pressure control system like AirSave from BPW: it saves tyres, fuel and nerves – and already pays off within its first year. Now there’s another good reason to order all your trailer running gears with a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) or AirSave from BPW: the European Commission is making tyre pressure monitoring compulsory from mid 2022.
Solutrans à Lyon : BPW réaffirme son leadership sur les essieux, les trains roulants et la connectivité du transport
À l'occasion du salon Solutrans à Lyon, le groupe BPW réaffirme sa position de leader technologique européen pour les essieux, les systèmes de trains roulants et la connectivité du conducteur, des marchandises et du véhicule. Pour la première fois, BPW et Thermo King présentent conjointement un système de refroidissement efficace sur le plan environnemental pour les remorques.
Solutrans Lyon: BPW confirms leadership claim for axles, running gear and digital transport connectivity
At the Solutrans trade fair in Lyon, the BPW Group confirmed their claim to being European technology leader for axls, running gear systems and the digital networking of driver, freight and vehicle. For the first time, BPW and Thermo King are presenting a climate-efficient cooling system for trailers together that recovers energy through an innovative, intelligent running gear.
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.
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.
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.
More usable load, less fuel consumption: BPW offers the lightest trailer running gear of all times for extremely efficient transport
The new world champion in featherweight is called BPW: With novel lightweight components, BPW pushes the module weight of the 9t Airlight II trailer running gear to under 370 kilograms. This brings not only unprecedented lightness to heavy goods traffic, but also allows transport companies to benefit from more usable load and digital services throughout the vehicle's life.
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.
Agriculture 4.0: Total transparency in driving, loading, spreading, feeding and weighing with the BPW AGRO Hub weighing system
Contractors and cultivators can now continuously digitally monitor the total weight and the usable load of their drawbar trailers – even during use: the running gear computer AGRO Hub, which BPW will present at Agritechnica 2019, controls and measures the use of spreaders and loading and feed mixers. Even transport drawbar trailers are saved the detour via weighbridges and yard scales.
Best brands: how BPW gets its customers and employees excited about the high-tech revolution in the transport and commercial vehicle industry
The BPW Group is driving innovation in transport and logistics with Industry 4.0, digitisation, e-mobility and networking. At the same time, the family-owned company is managing to gain customers, partners and employees for the transformation – and the brand strategy plays an important role, too.