Manoeuvring trailers faster

Manoeuvring trailers faster

The traditional Bavarian vehicle manufacturer Martin Reisch GmbH produces high-quality drawbar trailers for the agricultural and commercial vehicle industry. With a new auxiliary steering system, customers can now manoeuvre backwards faster and more easily.

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Millions in the making

Millions in the making

Heavy haulage specialist Daniel Bower shared his vision with The Drake Group to create a low-height, semi-modular, steerable low loader – the first interchangeable Drake platform to run entirely on BPW axles.

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Locomotive builder sees success in new areas

Locomotive builder sees success in new areas

Von der Schiene auf die Straße: Beim Bau von Speziallokomotiven, etwa für den Tunnelbau, zählt die Schöma Maschinenfabrik aus Diepholz zu den weltweit führenden Anbietern. Vor zwei Jahren begann das Unternehmen, auch Agrarauflieger für den Gülletransport zu fertigen. Der Erfolg ließ nicht lange auf sich warten.

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Wine logistics: fruits of the vine in the best of hands

Wine logistics: fruits of the vine in the best of hands

Reading time: approx. 5 minutes Text: Michi Jo Standl Photos: Jennifer ZumbuschIn Germany, around 20.5 litres of wine were consumed per person in 2018. Regional wines are growing in popularity. According to the latest GfK wine market analysis, food retailers sold 6.1...

A quick route to Asia: the new Silk Road

A quick route to Asia: the new Silk Road

The new Silk Road is bringing the idea of ancient trade routes into the modern age – the gargantuan infrastructure project is set to fundamentally change logistics in Asia. But what realistic potential does the megaproject actually offer? Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has used the rail link for several years, including for Porsche. An intercultural project at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences is looking at what the Silk Road means for the neighbouring countries and the people who live there, with students following the trading route over land from Hamburg to Shanghai.

Tools for digitalisation and successful transformation

Tools for digitalisation and successful transformation

The Ulm-based logistics provider C. E. Noerpel GmbH is really getting to grips with digital transformation. The solutions that the company has implemented with carefully selected digitalisation tools are set to bring rapid benefits to employees and customers. The focus is therefore on controlling warehouse processes with control centres, replacing existing freight-forwarding software with a company-wide solution and establishing a modern data management system.

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Green logistics in practice

Green logistics in practice

Meyer Logistik is very interested in new technologies that make transport more sustainable for people and the environment. The family-owned company is particularly keen on alternative drives that enable green logistics. The company, which specialises in temperature-sensitive goods, also works closely with suppliers, customers and universities.

State-of-the-art German engineering

State-of-the-art German engineering

Millions of tonnes of goods are moved each day. Innovative transport systems are vital for this. The mechanical engineering firm Kirow Ardelt from Leipzig is known around the world for building railway cranes and heavy-duty transporters.

The trailer city

The trailer city

In China, a thriving hotspot for semi-trailer production has grown up in the city of Liangshan. One in six of the country’s trailer manufacturers is based there. BPW has established itself as a key supplier.

Reliability is a must

Reliability is a must

Haulier Peter Peisker of Waldbröl has been using BPW running gears for many years after being won over by their quality. He put together his two latest trailers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles trade show and equipped them with further products from BPW Group companies.

Aircargo Transport: Quality, well received

Aircargo Transport: Quality, well received

For three decades, Aircargo Transport GmbH in North Rhine-Westphalia has been providing road feeder and other services. The company uses the Cargofleet platform of idem telematics to exchange data and information about the fleet.

Taking 1,000 tonnes over seven bridges

Taking 1,000 tonnes over seven bridges

While industry is producing ever heavier engines, turbines and transformers, infrastructure is unable to keep pace. The transport of such goods calls for intelligent logistics solutions. The KAHL Group counts on heavy-duty modules that use axle suspension units from BPW.

Working together for greater success

Working together for greater success

Good and trusting working relationships with your partners enable you to deliver high quality and also to continually follow new avenues. As the largest alliance in the German retail sector, Edeka stands for an active partnership between retail and wholesale.