September 2020 – Expanding its product portfolio, Schmitz Cargobull is reintroducing the A.WF and Z.WF swap chassis for transporting short swap containers, as well as a new W.BO swap box. These trailers for swap body operation are adaptable and feature optimum equipment. With a large range of ground clearances and everything that can ease rough swap operations, the Schmitz Cargobull swap body chassis enable economical handling of swap containers. They are distinguished by their simple and robust design. Optionally, they are also available as galvanised versions.
With the robust two-axle steel chassis and container locks for 1 x 20’, the A.WF trailer swap chassis offers the optimum equipment for securing and supporting the trailer. To flexibly transport interchangeable modules and containers, it has been optimally adapted to the demands of multimodal transport. The Z.WF central axle swap chassis is also designed to flexibly transport interchangeable modules and containers Designed and tested for every type of transport task with a payload of approximately 14.5 tonnes, both of the trailers are suitable for transporting containers and swap bodies with standardised ISO container mountings (20ft).
The W.BO swap box is a completely new addition to the Schmitz Cargobull product range and serves as a multimodal transport solution. Instead of losing time during loading and unloading, swap containers can be set down and immediately replaced by another swap container ready for further transport. This helps to save time and use the transport trailer more efficiently. In addition, the driving times per driver are reduced and empty runs are avoided.
The Schmitz Cargobull W.BO swap box for dry freight transport is a smooth-walled box with a steel construction featuring a wide range of equipment options such as a double-decker system, roller door or standard keyhole system.
Schmitz Cargobull offers three different interchangeable box models, which are designed to handle a wide range of transport tasks. They are available as steel versions with 7.45 m and smooth walls or beaded walls, as well as a 7.82 m smooth wall version.
About Schmitz Cargobull:
With an annual production of around 46,100* trailers and with around 5,700* employees, Schmitz Cargobull AG is Europe’s leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, trailers, and truck bodies for temperature-controlled freight, general cargo and bulk goods. The company achieved sales of approximately €1.87* billion in the 2019/2020 financial year. As a pioneer in the industry, the North German company developed a comprehensive brand strategy early on and consistently established quality standards spanning every level: from research and development, through production and service contracts, to trailer telematics, financing, spare parts, and used semi-trailers.
*preliminary figures for the 2019/20 financial year (01.04. to 31.03.)
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