By combining the areas of system engineering, telematics and Full Service, Schmitz Cargobull is deliberately drawing technical and corporate synergies into a single source to enable it to respond to market requirements and customers’ needs even more quickly and more efficiently during this disruptive period. This move will also allow the company to advance its data business, while also pushing forward the development of practice-based trailer functions.
After completing his degree (Masters in electro-mechanics/mechatronics), the now 44-year-old worked on development projects for firms including Tyco Electronics, Audi and Bombadier Transportation. Marnix Lannoije joined Schmitz Cargobull AG in January 2019 as the Head of Electric & Electronic System Engineering. As part of this role, he worked in the field of digitalisation and electric mobility, helping to advance the development of the S.CUe electric cooling unit, the battery packs and an electric axle with a generator. “After all his hard work in the field of electric drives and mobility, we are delighted that Marnix Lannoije is now also taking charge of Cargobull Telematics and continuing to expand our digital services in this area,” says CEO Andreas Schmitz. In his role at Schmitz Cargobull AG, he had already established a close relationship with the product managers and development department at the telematics subsidiary. As the father of four children, Marnix Lannoije spends most of his free time with his family and renovating an old farmhouse.