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01.08.2016
There are now 1,000 semi-trailers fitted with the TrailerConnect telematics system in Spain

There are now 1,000 active semi-trailers operating across Spain with TrailerConnect, the trailer telematics system developed independently by Schmitz Cargobull. 


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Jesús Jiménez, managing director of Blascotrans (centre), receives the 1000th unit fitted with telematics in Spain from Juan Usón, Schmitz Cargobull Telematics manager in Spain (right) and Jordi Romero, managing director of Schmitz Cargobull Ibérica (left).
01.08.2016
Pioneering new strategies and offering real added value:
Startup TruckIN is supporting Schmitz Cargobull with a new range of services

Horstmar, July 2016 - Globalization and technological change/innovations are generating new customer requirements which necessitate optimization of the entire logistics business process.


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07.06.2016
Vehicle fleet continues to grow!
Girteka Logistics orders 540 trailers from Schmitz Cargobull

Horstmar, June 2016 - Girteka Logistics a major European transport company – is experiencing continued growth in its European business for full truck load transport services. 


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Girteka Logistics and Schmitz Cargobull AG – a strong partnership: v.l. Mindaugas Raila, Chairman of Girteka Logistics and Andreas Schmitz, Chairman of the Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG
25.05.2016
Schmitz Cargobull remains on the road to success in Spain!
New Managing Director for the Spanish market leader for curtainsiders

Zaragoza/Horstmar, May 2016 - On 1 June 2016, the new Managing Director Jordi Romero will assume management of the Schmitz Cargobull trailer plant in Spain. He succeeds the long-standing plant manager, Ramón Muñoz, who commences his well-earned retirement at the end of May.


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Jordi Romero, the new Managing Director of the Schmitz Cargobull plant in Zaragoza, Spain
12.05.2016
Schmitz Cargobull draws positive conclusion from Bauma 2016

Horstmar, May 2016 - Schmitz Cargobull once again showcased the latest innovations for construction trailers at bauma 2016, the world's leading trade fair for the construction industry.


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11.04.2016
Market position further expanded
Schmitz Cargobull experiences further growth in Europe

Horstmar, April 2016 – Commercial vehicle sales in Spain, France and the United Kingdom continue to grow strongly. In contrast, demand in Russia remains restrained. During the past business year 2015/2016 (from 1st April to 31st March), Europe's largest trailer and body manufacturer, Schmitz Cargobull AG, expects an increase in sales to approximately 53,000 vehicles (previous business year 2014/2015 approximately 45,000 units).  


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11.04.2016
Andreas Schmitz takes over as Chairman of the Management Board

Horstmar, March 2016 – The Supervisory Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG has appointed Andreas Schmitz (47) as the new Chairman of the Management Board, effective from 01 April 2016. He will take on the role at the turn of the fiscal year, within the framework of the planned age-related succession for Ulrich Schümer. 


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11.04.2016
Thermo.Tipper.
Thermal insulation for the Schmitz Cargobull S.KI tipper semi-trailer

Horstmar/Gotha, April 2016 – Transport companies working in highway construction have been subject to stricter requirements since the beginning of 2015. The aim of these laws is to improve road surfaces over the long-term, making sure roads become even more durable. 


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11.04.2016
Greater comfort and safety for drivers and trailers

Horstmar/Gotha, April 2016 – Schmitz Cargobull focuses on S.KI tipper semi-trailer operating safety. Serious accidents involving personal injury or expensive property damage repeatedly occur through the use of tipper trailers and rear tipper semi-trailers in particular. 


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11.04.2016
The tipper semi-trailer for every transport task

Horstmar, April 2016 – Within the space of just a few years, Schmitz Cargobull has developed into Europe's largest tipper semi-trailer manufacturer. Innovative development and design, and industrial production techniques, combined with the company's own in-house tipping test rig and validation centre with hydro-pulsers, ensure high quality standards.


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11.04.2016
M.KI truck tipper body
The right tipping assembly for every truck
  • M.KI tipper bodies for rigid trucks from all leading manufacturers
  • Hydraulic hinged tailgate with pendulum function
  • Available for three- and four-axle chassis
  • The highest quality series production for your customised specifications
  • Rounded steel and steel box body designs available

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11.04.2016
The golden mean

Horstmar, April 2016 - Schmitz Cargobull has added another variant to its range of rounded steel bodies, with a side wall height of 1,560 mm. 


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11.04.2016
When speed is of the essence

Construction trailers with express production service: The new S.KI can be delivered within seven working days following receipt of the order.


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11.04.2016
Complete customer benefits – telematics in tipper trailers

Horstmar, April 2016 - Load and vehicle monitoring via telematics has long been a standard logistics tool when transporting refrigerated or packaged goods. 


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11.04.2016
Tailored financing from Schmitz Cargobull Finance

Horstmar, April 2016 - Over the course of the last 16 years, Schmitz Cargobull Finance has continuously refined its services and offers its customers individually tailored solutions. 


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11.04.2016
Optimised and tailored service elements

Horstmar, April 2016 – Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services (CPS), a subsidiary of Schmitz Cargobull AG, presents optimised service elements, in particular for bulk goods transport customers, at bauma 2016.


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11.04.2016
Versatile heavy-duty transport

Horstmar, April 2016 - This year Schmitz Cargobull AG presents the new S.HD general cargo trailer generation for non-European markets for the first time at bauma 2016. 


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11.04.2016
Flexibility for construction site traffic

Horstmar, April 2016 – With the S.PR Bau platform semi-trailer, Schmitz Cargobull offers a trailer especially developed for transporting freight unaffected by weather, and goods with high point loads.


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04.01.2016
Supervisory Board appoints Sales Director Boris Billich

Horstmar, January 2016 – The Schmitz Cargobull AG Supervisory Board has appointed Boris Billich to the company’s board of directors. He assumed his new role on 1 January 2016. Following an introductory settling-in period, he will assume overall management responsibility for sales as part of the Schmitz Cargobull AG succession programme.


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