Kühne + Nagel in Hamburg used one of the first LHVs in Germany. Ten years later and the conclusion is: the concept saves costs, supports climate protection and even with driver shortfalls. However, the expansion of the Positivnetz (permitted route network) is slow.
The KELLERHOLZ company processes 140,000 cubic metres of wood in a space of just 1.8 hectares every year. The materials are delivered just in time, thanks to sophisticated logistics. The iGurt from BPW not only helps with load securing, it also saves time.
If plant protection products could be used sparingly, it would reduce costs in agriculture and benefit the environment. Herbert Dammann GmbH has developed a large-volume, high-precision Tridem crop protection sprayer. This means the agricultural vehicle only spreads as much material as necessary – and as little as possible.
The heavy load professionals from August Alborn GmbH & Co. KG carried out an unusual project in Dortmund: they transported the Hoesch-Haus, a steel construction bungalow from the 1960s, to a new location at Westfalenhütte.
Anyone who buys new furniture online or is planning to move relies on experts for transport. Andreas Eichinger, Managing Director of the German Association of Furniture Forwarding and Logistics (AMÖ), and entrepreneur Jürgen Zantis report on the challenges of the business – and how e-trucks can find their way.
In agriculture, too, more and more productivity is required, and the machines used are challenged accordingly. With a four-axle high-speed vehicle with BPW axles that can also travel up to 80 kilometres per hour on the road, ISM FahrzeugService Müller has created a vehicle that a customer in Bavaria uses to efficiently and gently collect grass from meadows and fields for processing into animal feed.
MEWA Textil-Service provides an especially sustainable sharing service for workwear and cleaning cloths. The company will bring the first two BAX models to the streets of Berlin in January: the 7.5 ton vehicles with electric drives will make transport emission-free and will provide all kinds of comfort for drivers.
The HW80, a particularly flexible 2-way tipper trailer, has been used for decades: its simply yet ingenious construction has proven so successful that it has only experienced very few updates since its development in the 1970s – one of which are the BPW axles.
The FIA and ETRA, the organisers of the European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC), have set themselves an ambitious goal: by 2038, the championship should be net emission-free. The team T Spot Bernau has now been awarded for its commitment to climate protection. In an interview with Motionist, Team and Marketing Manager Melanie Derflinger explains which measures T Sport Bernau is already implementing and what is still planned.
Spedition Wackler from Göppingen can look back on 176 years of company history. To secure its success for the future, it is constantly expanding and deepening its service portfolio. Maximilian Schwarz, the son of managing director Oliver Schwarz, is being prepared to take over the company in the fifth generation.
Logisticians not only need good working conditions and fair wages. Above all, they also want more appreciation. Here, actors in the sector reveal how they show this with small gestures – gestures that cost nothing or almost nothing, but with which everyone can gain a lot.
Reading time approx. 4 minutes Text: Juliane Gringer Photos: ECL KontorThe Hamburg logistics company ECL Kontor has ventured into e-commerce and profited greatly from the online boom in the pandemic. However, any challenge comes in handy for managing director Adam...
The pandemic has permanently changed consumers’ shopping behavior: In lockdown times, Germans bought significantly more online – and many want to stick with it. This pushes the classic peak season at the end of the year with Christmas shopping, Black Friday and the like even more strongly. Parcel service providers like UPS are preparing all the more thoroughly for this time.
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.
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.
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.
Lose a good 20 per cent of weight in just three months. The vehicle manufacturer experts at August Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG from Hagen have succeeded in this feat: Their new coil semitrailer meets all the requirements of modern lightweight construction without sacrificing stability. Numerous lightweight components from BPW contribute to the successful diet – from aluminium wheel hubs to lightweight trailing arms.