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10.05.2019
Schmitz Cargobull at the transport logistic 2019
Product premiere: the S.CS UNIVERSAL X-LIGHT curtainsider semi-trailer with an unladen weight beginning at 4,975 kilograms in proven quality and robustness

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. 


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08.04.2019
Michael Grund named Member of the Board for Schmitz Cargobull’s Operations division

The Supervisory Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG has appointed Michael Grund as the new Member of the Board for Operations.


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05.04.2019
MINISTER OF STATE WELCOMES SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S INVESTMENT IN IRELAND

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.


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02.04.2019
Schmitz Cargobull expands its production capacity for insulated trailers and semi-trailers
New foaming press commissioned at the Lithuanian plant

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?Ĺľys. With the new equipment
the company expands its production capacity from the previous number of 10 insulated trailers to 30 trailers per day.


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From l to r: Alois Schmid - Managing Director Hennecke, Dietrich Zaps – Supervisory Board Member of Schmitz Cargobull AG, Raimundas Petrauskas – Managing Director Schmitz Cargobull Baltic UAB, Roland Klement – Chief Technical Officer Schmitz Cargobull AG
21.03.2019
Schmitz Cargobull celebrates two highlights at the TRANSPORT trade fair in Herning (Denmark)
30 years of Schmitz Cargobull in Denmark and presentation of the S.CS curtainsiders especially for the Scandinavian market.

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. 


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07.03.2019
Schmitz Cargobull at the bauma 2019
Tipper semi-trailers are becoming lighter, more efficient and also more digital

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. 


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08.02.2019
Image Award 2019 - The award goes to Schmitz Cargobull
First place in the category “Commercial vehicle bodies” for the brand with the blue elephant

February 2019 – With its award in the category “Commercial vehicle bodies”, Schmitz Cargobull once again demonstrates its leading position in the segment.


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04.02.2019
Schmitz Cargobull closes facility in Berlin
Production of V.KO Van Bodies is discontinued

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.


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01.02.2019
Pharma customers benefit from GDP certificate
Schmitz Cargobull Telematics passes GDP audit by the TĂśV

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. 


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28.01.2019
25% more efficiency! Long S.KO version delivered to the X5 Retail Group
Schmitz Cargobull offers full-length 16.80 metre side walls for the long version of the refrigerated box body

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. 


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From l to r: Andrius Eiva - Head of Product Management Truck Bodies Schmitz Cargobull Baltic UAB, Boris Billich - Chief Sales Officer Schmitz Cargobull AG, Mile Mishevski – General Director Schmitz Cargobull Russland, Kirill Kuzmenko - General Director «Agro – Avto» (X5 RETAIL GROUP), Raimundas Petrauskas - Managing Director Schmitz Cargobull Baltic UAB
25.01.2019
New approaches in intermodal transport
Schmitz Cargobull brings container chassis back into its range

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. 


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24.01.2019
Focusing on the essentials increases efficiency in intermodal transport
S.CF semi-trailer container chassis from Schmitz Cargobull

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:


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06.11.2018
A clean solution: The first Schmitz Cargobull swap box with an electric refrigeration unit on a Mercedes-Benz eActros goes to EDEKA
For the commercial vehicle industry, electric mobility is highly relevant especially in distribution transport. Schmitz Cargobull is pressing ahead with the development of electrically driven refrigeration units and has developed a purely electrically driven unit for use in distribution transport.

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.


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19.04.2018
Schmitz Cargobull supports Experiencing Europe
The European market leader in the trailer sector is one of eight German companies currently taking part in the pro-European initiative in 2018.

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.


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28.03.2018
New Managing Director for Schmitz Cargobull Romania

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.


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Roland W. Schacht
09.03.2018
Board member Andreas Klein to leave Schmitz Cargobull

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.


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29.09.2017
Schmitz Cargobull awards its suppliers

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.


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27.07.2017
More service and comfort for workshop partners and customers with the Schmitz Cargobull Repair System
The 100,000th order placed in the Schmitz Cargobull Repair System / Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services GmbH celebrates this special event

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. 


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27.07.2017
Contracts for the Management Board members Andreas Busacker and Andreas Klein extended by five years

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.”


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28.06.2017
Added comfort and transparency for freight companies thanks to service agreements for trailers
Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services and DEKRA are helping to make sure that data from legal inspections is integrated into the Schmitz Cargobull Repair System (CRS).

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. 


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Collaboration for added comfort and transparency, from left: Matthias Stenau, Global Account Manager at DEKRA, and Benjamin Hellbusch, Head of Service Agreements at Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services
10.02.2017
Double victory for Schmitz Cargobull
First and third place for the brands with the blue elephant

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. 


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Proud to take first place: (from left) Andreas Schmitz, Chairman of the Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG with Gerhard GrĂĽnig, Editor-in-chief VerkehrsRundschau