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Double victory for Schmitz Cargobull in the Image Awards ‚ÄėBest Brand‚Äô category
Europe‚Äôs leading trailer manufacturer takes the title for the seventh time ‚Äď with a top-ranking for our cooling system and tipper trailers

June 2018 – Readers once again had a clear favourite this year: Schmitz Cargobull wins the 'Best Brand' in the Trailer category. For the second time in its history, Schmitz Cargobull managed to take the top spot in both the CURTAINSIDER and REFRIGERATED SEMI-TRAILER categories. Europe’s leading trailer manufacturer thus cemented its top ranking in terms of customer recognition for the seventh time. 

New products and services from Schmitz Cargobull for the IAA
Products and services

June 2018 – Schmitz Cargobull will once again be showcasing a wide array of innovations at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show 2018. Schmitz Cargobull’s product and service experts have been working hard for the past two years. Countless new trailer developments and service innovations have been created for the benefit of the customer with the aim of reducing the total cost of ownership. All of the innovations have been developed according to the strictest standards of quality and tested in a practical setting.

Efficient practical training for pro drivers
Mercedes-Benz drivers’ training now uses five additional S.CS Universal semi-trailers

May 2018 – The commercial vehicle manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is now using five additional S.CS Universal semi-trailers for its truck training for professional drivers.

Major milestone ‚Äď 20,000th and 20,001st semi-trailers handed over to TIP Trailer Service
TIP Trailer Service and Schmitz Cargobull reinforce their long-standing partnership.

April 2018 - Orders from a major customer tend to be both large and regular. Jörg Irsfeld, Head of International Key Account Management at Schmitz Cargobull and Alwin Lürwer, International Key Account Manager at Schmitz Cargobull, handed over the 20,000th and 20,001st semi-trailers to TIP Trailer Service. 

From left above:  Klaus-Peter Marquardt, Operations Leader Central Region TIP Trailer Service, Daniello Cohen, Senior Sourcing Manager Europe TIP Trailer Service, Morten Hakmann, Sales Manager Denmark & Sweden TIP Trailer Service,  Katrin Herda, Schmitz Cargobull Telematics GmbH,  below:  J√∂rg Irsfeld, Head of International Key Account Schmitz Cargobull AG, Oliver Bange, Managing Director Central Region TIP Trailer Service, Christian Petersen, Managing Director Nordics TIP Trailer Service, Alwin L√ľrwer, International Key Account Manager Schmitz Cargobull AG
Schmitz Cargobull wins ‚ÄúGreen Truck Innovation Award 2018‚ÄĚ
The SmartTrailer concept makes a strong impression on the expert jury

Horstmar 16 April 2018 – The VerkehrsRundschau trade magazine has once again presented its prestigious Green Truck Future Innovation, Green Truck, Green Van, Green Light Truck and Green Truck Innovation environmental awards.

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.

Tipper days 2018 at Schmitz Cargobull

The Schmitz Cargobull Tipper Days were held for the sixth time at the Competence Plant in Gotha.
On four days of the event, customers and trade press from Germany and the Benelux countries informed themselves about the latest product and service innovations. 

Schmitz Cargobull presents the energy-efficient Transformers Trailer

January 2018 – The energy-efficient Transformers Trailer has been proven to reduce CO2 emissions by 15% in comparison with a conventional trailer. The complete project including all corresponding measures on the trailer can even bring about a reduction in CO2 emissions of up to around 25%.