Munich/Horstmar, 10th February 2017 – Schmitz Cargobull continues to strengthen its leading position with a double victory in the important trailer/bodies category! The market leader has won the coveted Image Award presented by the German trade magazine VerkehrsRundschau for the seventh time.
Wuhan/Horstmar, December 2016 – The Board of Directors of the joint venture Schmitz Cargobull (Wuhan) has confirmed the appointment of Aidan Ryan as the new Chief Executive Officer of Schmitz Dong Feng Special Vehicle Company, which is based in Wuhan, China. He began his work for the Schmitz Cargobull plant in China at the beginning of December. Aidan Ryan has extensive experience working for international companies in the areas of technology, sales and business development, as well as in business management in the Asia-Pacific region.
There are now 1,000 active semi-trailers operating across Spain with TrailerConnect, the trailer telematics system developed independently by Schmitz Cargobull.
Horstmar, July 2016 - Globalization and technological change/innovations are generating new customer requirements which necessitate optimization of the entire logistics business process.
Horstmar, June 2016 - Girteka Logistics a major European transport company – is experiencing continued growth in its European business for full truck load transport services.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Construction trailers with express production service: The new S.KI can be delivered within seven working days following receipt of the order.
Horstmar, April 2016 - Load and vehicle monitoring via telematics has long been a standard logistics tool when transporting refrigerated or packaged goods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.