Horstmar, September 2012 - Jens Zeller (49) has been appointed as the new Head of Sales for Central Europe at Schmitz Cargobull AG.
Horstmar, October 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull, the European market leader in trailer manufacture, has taken orders for more than 4,000 units at this year’s leading commercial vehicle exhibition
Horstmar, September 2012 – Owing to their different lengths, and the fact that
during transportation the load has to be distributed in accordance with the law, containers represent a challenge to hauliers.
Horstmar, September 2012 – Despite an especially volatile market, Schmitz Cargobull AG has increased its vehicle production by more than 19 percent to 43,169 vehicles.
Horstmar, September 2012 – Schmitz Cargobull is expanding its portfolio to
include the marketing of industry-specific bodies on the chassis of all major truck manufacturers.
Stuttgart/Hanover – To further reduce fuel consumption in truck/semitrailer combinations, Daimler launched its "Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer" initiative.
With temperature-controlled freight, proof of an unbroken refrigeration chain is essential. Schmitz Cargobull Telematics has developed a new product to do just that, the TrailerConnect Interface.
Horstmar, September 2012 – Schmitz Cargobull has become the largest supplier of semi-trailer tippers in Europe within a few years.
Horstmar, September 2012 – It’s difficult to include theft protection, lateral loading, and a cooling unit in a double deck configuration trailer.
Nowhere are the requirements placed on transport as high as those for temperature-controlled cargo. Shipping agents, carriers and customers demand uncompromising safety and proof that the requirements are being complied with exactly.
The SPEED CURTAIN tarpaulin system can now be used for curtainsider semi-trailers in the MEGA version.
With rising fuel prices, the expected increase in tolls, as well as the demand by many shipping agents for green logistics, combined road-rail transport is becoming increasingly important.
Horstmar, September 2012 – For years the S.KO COOL produced by Schmitz Cargobull has been the best-selling refrigerated semi-trailer and therefore the uncontested number one in Europe.
"µ" [mu] or the coefficient of sliding friction. It sounds complicated but it is actually quite simple; it’s also the daily bread and butter of load security experts.
Horstmar, September 2012 – For over ten years Schmitz Cargobull has been combining its skills and experience with the expertise of leading component manufacturers, offering the customer ROTOS Drive Technology and a proven, well-engineered and durable chassis.
Horstmar, September 2012 – Fleet4You has been presented with the Trailer Innovation Award 2013 by an international jury consisting of ten renowned
Horstmar, August 2012 - "120 years of innovation" - that is Schmitz Cargobull's motto at this year's IAA. The market leader presents its comprehensive range of semitrailers, trailers and truck box bodies at Stand F22 in Hall 27 and in the adjacent outdoor exhibition area.
Horstmar, 4th July 2012 - The Schmitz Cargobull AG Supervisory Board has appointed Roland Klement (53) as new Board Member for its Research and Development Division.
The automotive technology engineer, originally from Munich, commenced his career with brake systems specialist, Knorr-Bremse following the completion of his university studies in 1986.
Schmitz Cargobull placed directly behind the winner, BMW, in the award for
Hortsmar, May 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull’s Vreden plant has been recognised in the German rounds of business magazine WirtschaftsWoche’s 2012 award scheme, along with praise from representatives of prestigious business schools including WHU (Germany), Insead (France), IESE (Spain), Judge (England), and RSM Reasmus (Netherlands). Teamtechnik was also placed joint second in the award scheme.
Altenberge/Hortsmar, May 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull's Altenberge manufacturing plant - home to the production of the company’s curtainside trailers – has finished as a "finalist" for the Supply Chain Management Award 2012 thanks to its fully integrated supply chain management concept.
Horstmar, March 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull is opening a new Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Center in Krasny Bor, approximately 25 km away from St Petersburg. It is the first in the Russian Federation.
Horstmar, February 2012 - If the Formula One world champion drove trucks instead of racing cars, it is highly likely he would choose the S.CS ‘Speed Curtain’ semitrailer from Schmitz Cargobull. Independent tests confirm that this new ‘speedy’ tarpaulin system can be opened or closed in less than 35 seconds.