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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.

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.

Roland W. Schacht
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.

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.

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. 

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.”

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. 

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
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. 

Proud to take first place: (from left) Andreas Schmitz, Chairman of the Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG with Gerhard GrĂ¼nig, Editor-in-chief VerkehrsRundschau