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Key Account Management department reinforces leading role with

Horstmar, March 2017 – Schmitz Cargobull has had its International Key Account Management (IKAM) department audited for a third time. The company aims to continuously develop this sales channel in order to be able to react to the needs of its international customers professionally, flexibly and individually. The European Foundation for Key Account Management e.V. (EFKAM) recently awarded the leading trailer manufacturer's IKAM department its third successive "KAM Professional" certificate. 

Market leader expects sales of more than €2 billion.
Schmitz Cargobull joins the van class with ‘VAN BODIES’

Horstmar, 8 March 2017 – At the presentation unveiling bodies for light commercial vehicles (VAN BODIES), CEO Andreas Schmitz provided a brief overview of Schmitz Cargobull's upcoming annual financial statements. According to his summary, the demand for commercial vehicles in Central and Western Europe continues to grow strongly. In the current business year 2016/2017 (from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017) Schmitz Cargobull AG, as Europe's largest trailer and body manufacturer, expects an increase in production to around 56,000 trailers (2015/2016 business year: 49,948 units). 

From 3.5 to 6 tonnes – VAN BODIES for the final stretch of the road!
Schmitz Cargobull plugs the gap in its product portfolio - As of now, van bodies for the 3.5 to 6 tonne light commercial vehicle sector complete the range of services from medium-distance distribution transport to the long-distance transport trailer.

Horstmar, 8 March 2017 - With the aim of offering new, future-oriented logistics solutions for the European transport market, Schmitz Cargobull will also deliver VAN BODIES, that is, bodies for trailers used in inner-city distribution, as from April 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. 

Proud to take first place: (from left) Andreas Schmitz, Chairman of the Board of Schmitz Cargobull AG with Gerhard GrĂ¼nig, Editor-in-chief VerkehrsRundschau
Schmitz Cargobull secures another major order for trailers from DSV
Framework agreement with global transport and logistics company DSV from Denmark has been renewed and covers additional 3,000 rail-transportable curtainsiders

Horstmar, February 2017 – The first of the next 3,000 new Schmitz Cargobull S.CS curtainsider semi-trailers was handed over to Søren Lund (Director of Equipment) and Flemming Steiness (Deputy Equipment Manager) from DSV Road Holding NV on Monday, 6 February 2017. On their visit to the production plant in Altenberge with Boris Billich (Member of the Board at Schmitz Cargobull AG), Josef Warmeling (Head of International Key Account Management at Schmitz Cargobull AG) and Gregor Rein (Managing Director of Schmitz Cargobull Denmark A/S), they were impressed by the constant improvement of the products and production processes. 

Schmitz Cargobull and Profile Tyrecenter working together in Benelux
Schmitz Cargobull tyres are now also available for the spare parts market in Benelux

Horstmar, January 2017 –– From January onwards, Schmitz Cargobull tyres, developed in conjunction with the manufacturer Hankook, are available for the spare parts market in Benelux. More than 150 outlets of the Profile Tyrecenter corporation (PTC) now expand Schmitz Cargobull’s European tyre partner network.