“This is pure efficiency”

“This is pure efficiency”

Save 30 percent on fuel and costs, protect the environment, as well as the road surface – and, above all, load 50 percent more than with a standard semitrailer: Rüdinger Spedition has long recognized the potential of the long truck for itself and puts it on the road as often as possible.

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The lightweight universal genius

The lightweight universal genius

Mit Airlight II hat BPW seine universelle Luftfederung für den Einsatz im Bereich von neun bis zwölf Tonnen weiterentwickelt. Der runde Achskörper, innovative Materialien und eine lasergestützte Produktion machen es zum leichtesten Fahrwerk auf dem Markt. Denis Wierwille, BPW Produktmanager Trailer Solutions & Mobility Services, erklärt die Technologie und das Know-how dahinter.

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“Rethinking City Logistics”

“Rethinking City Logistics”

Until now, freight transport has often been a poor relation in urban planning. But how can city logistics function when the demand for transport is increasing and at the same time there is less and less space available? Stuttgart now wants to learn from past mistakes. Götz Bopp from the Stuttgart Region Chamber of Industry and Commerce explains what a new development quarter of the future could look like.

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Smart and networked up to the last mile

Smart and networked up to the last mile

The mobility of tomorrow is smart, networked, electrified and automated – and the implementation is already much further along than some would expect: This is how the findings of the 13th Mobility Science Forum at the University of Duisburg-Essen can be summarized.

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Study: E-trucks lead the way in terms of cost efficiency

Study: E-trucks lead the way in terms of cost efficiency

Which technology is winning the race when it comes to zero emissions in the commercial vehicle sector? According to a recent study by the non-governmental organisation Transport & Environment, battery-electric long-haul trucks and trolley trucks come out on top in a comparison of total cost of ownership.

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“Rethinking City Logistics”

“Rethinking City Logistics”

Until now, freight transport has often been a poor relation in urban planning. But how can city logistics function when the demand for transport is increasing and at the same time there is less and less space available? Stuttgart now wants to learn from past mistakes. Götz Bopp from the Stuttgart Region Chamber of Industry and Commerce explains what a new development quarter of the future could look like.

Smart and networked up to the last mile

Smart and networked up to the last mile

The mobility of tomorrow is smart, networked, electrified and automated – and the implementation is already much further along than some would expect: This is how the findings of the 13th Mobility Science Forum at the University of Duisburg-Essen can be summarized.

Frozen pizza delivered by cargo bike

Frozen pizza delivered by cargo bike

Cargo bikes for the last mile are now considered the ultimate in sustainable city logistics. In Cologne, the Rewe delivery service, together with Ecocarrier, relies on the use of vans and cargo bikes. What actually constitutes bicycle logistics? Which bikes are the first choice? And is the bike ultimately faster than a vehicle with a combustion engine?

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Study: E-trucks lead the way in terms of cost efficiency

Study: E-trucks lead the way in terms of cost efficiency

Which technology is winning the race when it comes to zero emissions in the commercial vehicle sector? According to a recent study by the non-governmental organisation Transport & Environment, battery-electric long-haul trucks and trolley trucks come out on top in a comparison of total cost of ownership.

“The industry has a Herculean task to tackle”

“The industry has a Herculean task to tackle”

In order for logistics to make its contribution to climate protection, it needs new drive concepts in road freight transport. The demand on politicians: they should ensure clarity in the funding landscape! Representatives from politics and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) discussed this at the online conference “Politics meets Logistics”.

Electrified reading

Electrified reading

Electric drives such as eTransport from BPW can revolutionise the commercial vehicle industry. But how exactly does the technology work and how can it be optimally applied? Bernd Rhein, Application Engineering Manager at BPW, has written a compact technical book on this subject, which conveys in-depth knowledge in an easily understandable way.

“The industry has a Herculean task to tackle”

“The industry has a Herculean task to tackle”

In order for logistics to make its contribution to climate protection, it needs new drive concepts in road freight transport. The demand on politicians: they should ensure clarity in the funding landscape! Representatives from politics and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) discussed this at the online conference “Politics meets Logistics”.

Electrified reading

Electrified reading

Electric drives such as eTransport from BPW can revolutionise the commercial vehicle industry. But how exactly does the technology work and how can it be optimally applied? Bernd Rhein, Application Engineering Manager at BPW, has written a compact technical book on this subject, which conveys in-depth knowledge in an easily understandable way.

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“This is pure efficiency”

“This is pure efficiency”

Save 30 percent on fuel and costs, protect the environment, as well as the road surface – and, above all, load 50 percent more than with a standard semitrailer: Rüdinger Spedition has long recognized the potential of the long truck for itself and puts it on the road as often as possible.

Ice-cold pleasure – served climate neutrally

Ice-cold pleasure – served climate neutrally

Sommer, Sonne und dazu ein süßes, cremiges Speiseeis: Das ist ein unwiderstehlicher Dreiklang. Eine Berliner Eismanufaktur macht das Vergnügen noch größer, denn sie strebt Klimaneutralität an – von der Produktion bis zur Logistik.

Family business: Kubenz makes a career

Family business: Kubenz makes a career

Konstantin Kubenz ist ein Vollblut-Logistiker, der bereits mit zwölf Jahren sein erstes Transportunternehmen aufgebaut hat. Damals war das zwar nur eine Wirtschaftssimulation am Computer – aber die Erfahrung war ohne Zweifel nachhaltig. Heute ist der 32-Jährige Chef des europäischen Gefahrgutlogistikers Kube & Kubenz. Für motionist.com zieht er Bilanz und gibt einen Ausblick, wohin die Reise künftig geht.

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“This is pure efficiency”

“This is pure efficiency”

Save 30 percent on fuel and costs, protect the environment, as well as the road surface – and, above all, load 50 percent more than with a standard semitrailer: Rüdinger Spedition has long recognized the potential of the long truck for itself and puts it on the road as often as possible.

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Ice-cold pleasure – served climate neutrally

Ice-cold pleasure – served climate neutrally

Sommer, Sonne und dazu ein süßes, cremiges Speiseeis: Das ist ein unwiderstehlicher Dreiklang. Eine Berliner Eismanufaktur macht das Vergnügen noch größer, denn sie strebt Klimaneutralität an – von der Produktion bis zur Logistik.

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Family business: Kubenz makes a career

Family business: Kubenz makes a career

Konstantin Kubenz ist ein Vollblut-Logistiker, der bereits mit zwölf Jahren sein erstes Transportunternehmen aufgebaut hat. Damals war das zwar nur eine Wirtschaftssimulation am Computer – aber die Erfahrung war ohne Zweifel nachhaltig. Heute ist der 32-Jährige Chef des europäischen Gefahrgutlogistikers Kube & Kubenz. Für motionist.com zieht er Bilanz und gibt einen Ausblick, wohin die Reise künftig geht.

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Award for top graduates

Award for top graduates

Every year, the best graduates of the training programme for freight forwarding and logistics services can apply for the title “Young Freight Forwarder Germany”. To do so, they present a creative solution for a logistics task to the expert jury.

Smart solutions for the parking problem

Smart solutions for the parking problem

Es ist vergleichbar mit der „Reise nach Jerusalem“ – allerdings ohne den Spaßfaktor des Spiels. Tausende Lkw-Fahrer suchen jeden Tag vergebens nach einem Stellplatz, um ihre Ruhezeiten einhalten zu können. Das Start-up-Unternehmen „Park Your Truck“ will das altbekannte Problem lösen, indem es Flächenbesitzer und Berufskraftfahrer auf smarte Weise zusammenbringt.

“My drivers have a big share in the company’s success”

“My drivers have a big share in the company’s success”

Unternehmerin Ramona Sabelus engagiert sich mit einem eigenen Verein für Berufskraftfahrer, die unverschuldet in eine schwierige Situation geraten sind: Bei „Trucker in Not“ können sie unbürokratisch finanzielle Hilfe beantragen. Sabelus will den Fahrern damit die Wertschätzung geben, die sie mit ihrer wichtigen und anspruchsvollen Tätigkeit verdienen.

Award for top graduates

Award for top graduates

Every year, the best graduates of the training programme for freight forwarding and logistics services can apply for the title “Young Freight Forwarder Germany”. To do so, they present a creative solution for a logistics task to the expert jury.

Smart solutions for the parking problem

Smart solutions for the parking problem

Es ist vergleichbar mit der „Reise nach Jerusalem“ – allerdings ohne den Spaßfaktor des Spiels. Tausende Lkw-Fahrer suchen jeden Tag vergebens nach einem Stellplatz, um ihre Ruhezeiten einhalten zu können. Das Start-up-Unternehmen „Park Your Truck“ will das altbekannte Problem lösen, indem es Flächenbesitzer und Berufskraftfahrer auf smarte Weise zusammenbringt.

“My drivers have a big share in the company’s success”

“My drivers have a big share in the company’s success”

Unternehmerin Ramona Sabelus engagiert sich mit einem eigenen Verein für Berufskraftfahrer, die unverschuldet in eine schwierige Situation geraten sind: Bei „Trucker in Not“ können sie unbürokratisch finanzielle Hilfe beantragen. Sabelus will den Fahrern damit die Wertschätzung geben, die sie mit ihrer wichtigen und anspruchsvollen Tätigkeit verdienen.

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The lightweight universal genius

The lightweight universal genius

Mit Airlight II hat BPW seine universelle Luftfederung für den Einsatz im Bereich von neun bis zwölf Tonnen weiterentwickelt. Der runde Achskörper, innovative Materialien und eine lasergestützte Produktion machen es zum leichtesten Fahrwerk auf dem Markt. Denis Wierwille, BPW Produktmanager Trailer Solutions & Mobility Services, erklärt die Technologie und das Know-how dahinter.

When every kilo counts

When every kilo counts

With silo vehicles, every kilogram of empty weight that can be saved is important: The supposedly small advantage adds up to tangible economic and ecological effects with numerous tours per day, for example in construction site logistics. Among other things, the silo vehicle manufacturer Feldbinder relies on lightweight components from BPW to successfully slim down its trailers.

When every kilo counts

When every kilo counts

With silo vehicles, every kilogram of empty weight that can be saved is important: The supposedly small advantage adds up to tangible economic and ecological effects with numerous tours per day, for example in construction site logistics. Among other things, the silo vehicle manufacturer Feldbinder relies on lightweight components from BPW to successfully slim down its trailers.

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On 96 wheels to the destination

12 axles of the company BPW Bergische Achsen KG and 96 wheels of a self-propelled heavy-duty module were directed by the employee of Hofmann Kran-Vermietung GmbH & Co. KG used his control panel for this transport.

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Erst zweigeteilt, dann neues Leben

Nach vielen Jahren als Ausflugsdampfer auf dem Zwischenahner Meer in Niedersachsen bekommt die „MS Oldenburg“ eine neue Aufgabe: Sie soll gut 20 Kilometer entfernt als Restaurant im Oldenburger Hafen genutzt werden.

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A strong partner at your back

When the rape fields blossom bright yellow now in summer, the harvest time of the oil crop is approaching. And that means hard work for men like these, who lean against the tyres of the harvesting vehicle during a break for a snack.

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Powerhouse for tree trunks

Founded more than 100 years ago as a craftsman’s business, the family-owned company Schwaiger Holzindustrie is now an internationally active industrial company that processes more than 1.2 million solid cubic metres of timber annually.

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Ships on wheels

A whole 200 heavy-duty axle lines with 1,600 wheels were used by the specialist Hareket to move two passenger ships from dry dock to floating dock at the Turkish Tersan shipyard.

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Quite slanting

Wenn Ladungen wie Stahlbleche oder Kesselböden zu breit für die Straße sind, dürfen Spediteure auch mal schräg denken.

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An oversized water tap

A standard tap for a hand basin weighs only a few hundred grams – this relative, on the other hand, weighs in at a hefty 105 tonnes!

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14 tanks in 3 nights

For more than 111 years Beer has been brewed at the Früh Brewery in Cologne. For this purpose in the summer of 2020, COLONIA Spezialfahrzeuge brought 14 new tanks to the company.

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Where the truck wears Lederhosen

This splendid guy drives in a pair of Bavarian Lederhosen and classic blue and white chequered beer on the streets of Southern Germany.

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High up: A new record at Hämmerle!

A proud ten metres high was the last element for the upper deck of the new Lake Constance ferry, which Hämmerle Spezialtransporte brought to Fußach in Austria.

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On 96 wheels to the destination

On 96 wheels to the destination

12 axles of the company BPW Bergische Achsen KG and 96 wheels of a self-propelled heavy-duty module were directed by the employee of Hofmann Kran-Vermietung GmbH & Co. KG used his control panel for this transport.

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