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November 2019 - Schmitz Cargobull has once again secured one of the coveted sustainability awards from the Huss-Verlag publishing house. This time, the EcoDuo transport concept impressed the expert jury in the Concept and Initiative category. The EcoDuo is two standard semi-trailers, connected by a dolly and towed by a tractor unit.
November 2019 – Schmitz Cargobull high-volume rigid trucks have seen a generational change. The MEGA versions of the M.CS rigid truck curtainsider and Z.CS central axle curtainsider drawbar trailer offer up to 500 kilograms extra payload.
“A glance at the figures of the 2018/19 business year shows that the last business year of 2018/19* was a solid year for Schmitz Cargobull,” reports Andreas Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of Schmitz Cargobull AG on the occasion of the Supervisory Board Meeting on 24 September 2019. Due to the overall economic and political development, no further growth is expected in the current 2019/20 business year.
Vreden, 11/12 September 2019 – All areas of life will undergo massive changes due to the transparency of digitalisation: for food manufacturers, for the retail trade, and for logistics providers as the connecting link, this has serious consequences. Under the slogan of ‘Food goes digital’, more than 120 experts from Germany and the Netherlands spend two days discussing opportunities and solutions at the fifth Schmitz Cargobull Foodstuffs Symposium in Vreden
July 2019 - The European market leader for commercial vehicle trailers, Schmitz Cargobull, will source one of the lightest disc brakes currently available from Meritor, one of the world's leading suppliers of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, from 2021.
June 2019 - Schmitz Cargobull wins the “Best Brand 2019” award in the Trailer box/refrigerated body category. Europe’s leading trailer manufacturer has won the prestigious Image Award from the ETM Verlag, receiving another branch-specific award within the space of only a few weeks.
June 2019 – Schmitz Cargobull has delivered the 1,250th semi-trailer to the pfenning logistics group. For the handover of the two-axle box semi-trailer, representatives from both companies met at the Heddesheim site.
June 2019 – VerkehrsRundschau and TRUCKER have awarded Schmitz Cargobull the “Green Truck Future Innovation” Award 2019 for its EcoDuo long HGV concept. The market leader convinced the expert jury with the vehicle combination which is capable of achieving CO2 savings of 25% for long-distance international freight transport.
June 2019 - Schmitz Cargobull and PEMA GmbH, one of Europe’s largest vehicle leasing companies, enjoy a successful collaboration that has spanned decades.
June 2019 – Schmitz Cargobull’s Smart Trailer World is continuing to evolve.
At the transport logistic 2019 trade fair taking place in Munich between 4 and
7 June, the company will be showcasing new and advanced transport solutions to increase efficiency and transparency in vehicle fleets at Stand 301/402 in Hall A6.
June 2019 – Maximum use of a trailer’s payload plays a key role in the international transport industry. To achieve this, transport companies need trailers with loading areas that can be used efficiently for a wide range of freight.
June 2019 – The experts from Schmitz Cargobull Telematics will be showcasing new features at transport logistic 2019, focussing particularly on cold chain management. Two new functions will help transport companies to monitor and document door opening processes, thus improving trailer security.
June 2019 – With Schmitz Cargobull’s universal solution – consisting of an advanced refrigerated box body, a standard trailer telematics system with a built-in digital temperature recorder, and all temperature data stored for 24 months – transport companies can now enjoy a smart package for refrigerated logistics.
June 2019 – With its new EcoDuo concept, Schmitz Cargobull is launching a new transport concept for the European market. As well as being able to transport more freight, it does not put any extra strain on current infrastructure, is able to reduce CO2 emissions, is in line with current commercial transport standards and is ideal for point-to-point transport outside of urban areas.
May 2019 – The “Smart Trailer World” from Schmitz Cargobull keeps on turning. At the “transport logistic 2019” trade fair from 4th-7th June in Munich in hall A6, booth 301/402, the company presents new and enhanced transport solutions for greater fleet efficiency and transparency.
The Supervisory Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG has appointed Michael Grund as the new Member of the Board for Operations.
Trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull has established a new company, Schmitz Cargobull Ireland, in support of the country’s rapidly expanding haulage market, in a move welcomed by Minister of State Damien English TD.
April 2019 – On 22 March, the new foaming press for the manufacture of the FERROPLAST insulation system was commissioned in an official ceremony at the Lithuanian Schmitz Cargobull plant in Panev?Å¾ys. With the new equipment
the company expands its production capacity from the previous number of 10 insulated trailers to 30 trailers per day.
Anniversary: Schmitz Cargobull successful in Denmark for 30 years and provides robust curtainsider semitrailer solution for up to 50 tonnes total weight especially for the Scandinavian market.
March 2019 – Constructing Value – this is the banner under which Schmitz Cargobull AG will be taking part in the bauma 2019 (8th to 14th April 2019 – Hall B4/Stand no. 313) with an S.KI tipper semi-trailer with thermal insulation, an S.KI tipper semi-trailer with new plastic cladding, and an M.KI truck tipper with an electric sliding tarpaulin.
February 2019 – With its award in the category “Commercial vehicle bodies”, Schmitz Cargobull once again demonstrates its leading position in the segment.
January 2019 – Schmitz Cargobull AG has decided to shut down V.KO Van Bodies
production in Berlin, to close the Berlin site and to enter into negotiations on a
reconciliation of interests.
January 2019 – Pharma customers, who are required to demonstrate the safety of their processes in GDP audits every year now have a strong partner at their side in the transport sector.
January 2019 – Schmitz Cargobull is the first trailer manufacturer in Europe to produce single-piece FERROPLAST side walls for refrigerated box bodies with a total length of 16.80 metres. The full-length side walls are produced at Schmitz Cargobull’s Lithuanian plant in Panevezys.
January 2019 – Container transport is regarded as the backbone of global supply chains. Almost all packaged goods arrive by container into European sea ports. Flexibility and speed, above all, are what matter with commercial transport.
January 2019 – From today, the S.CF semi-trailer container chassis will complete Schmitz Cargobull’s product portfolio. For customers who specialise in intermodal transport, three variants of the chassis with the GOOSENECK design are available for the optimal and safe transport of containers ranging from 40´ to 45´ in length:
October 2018 – Schmitz Cargobull has extended its portfolio of self-developed refrigeration units by a new electrically driven unit that is manufactured for swap boxes on a user and project-related basis. This operates completely emission-free and is specially designed for use in distribution transport.
April 2018 – Through its support for the Experiencing Europe initiative, Schmitz Cargobull is also promoting international internships in EU countries and aims to inspire young job-seeking adults toward a united Europe.
Schmitz Cargobull AG’s Romanian subsidiary has appointed Roland W. Schacht to the Board of Management. As the new Managing Director, the experienced automotive manager is now in charge of Schmitz Cargobull operations and sales in Romania, Greece, Cyprus and the Republic of Moldova.
March 2018 - Andreas Klein, Chief Operations Officer since January 2015, is set to leave Schmitz Cargobull AG. The mechanical engineering graduate’s seat on the company's Supervisory Board was terminated by mutual agreement in March 2018.
Horstmar, September 2017 – The first Schmitz Cargobull Suppliers’ Day was held as part of the celebrations for Schmitz Cargobull's 125th anniversary, at which the trailer manufacturer presented awards to its suppliers in five different categories.
Horstmar, July 2017 – Many of Schmitz Cargobull’s more than 1,300 service partners throughout Europe utilise this powerful tool to process repair orders at their workshops. The long-standing service partner Hinners & Richter has now placed the 100,000th order in the Schmitz Cargobull Repair System. Benjamin Hellbusch and Anne Grawe from Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services congratulated the partner on this special occasion.
Horstmar, July 2017 – The Supervisory Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG has extended the board member contracts for Andreas Busacker (Finances) and Andreas Klein (Operations) ahead of time by a further five years. Both have served on the company’s Management Board since 2015. “Andreas Busacker and Andreas Klein have both proven themselves to be absolute professionals in their respective fields,” says Prof. Jürgen Kluge, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG. “That is why we are pleased to extend both of the contracts ahead of time and safeguard the long-term continuity within the management.”
The browser-based Schmitz Cargobull Repair System (CRS), developed by the company in-house, acts as a central fleet management portal for customers, workshops and the back office. Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services already has more than 15,000 service agreements for a wide range of customers across Europe and this number is on the up.
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.