Making logistics processes efficient through controlled data management

Making logistics processes efficient through controlled data management

Creating added value for freight forwarders with partnerships: Transporeon is one of the first providers to connect its real-time visibility solution to the TrailerConnect® Data Management Center

July 2022 - The availability of transport data in real-time and across system boundaries is a prerequisite for the digitalization of supply chains and logistics processes. Using the new TrailerConnect® Data Management Center, freight forwarders can provide their customers with order-relevant data in a controlled and secure manner. To enable freight forwarders to use existing real-time data even more effectively, Schmitz Cargobull is creating strategic partnerships with established technology providers for real-time visibility (RTV) solutions. 

Its newest partnership is with Transporeon and its Visibility Hub – a leading real-time visibility solution in Europe for freight forwarders and their clients. Through the TrailerConnect® Data Management Center, freight forwarders using Transporeon Visibility Hub now have the option of transmitting selected telematics and transport data of their own fleet and that of their partners to real-time visibility platforms via a one-click solution. The same freight forwarders retain full control over their data and can easily select which   data to share with third parties in real-time. 

Full control over order-relevant data

Since 2018, Schmitz Cargobull has been equipping all semi-trailers and curtainsiders with telematics as standard under the motto 100% SMART. With the availability of trailer telematics data, Schmitz Cargobull is continuing to drive forward the digital transformation of the industry and creating a broad basis for the optimal control of a networked and integrated logistics chain for greater efficiency and low total cost of ownership (TCO). 

“We see our partnership with Transporeon as another step forward in controlled transparency in logistics,” says Marnix Lannoije, Head of Product Line Digital Services at Schmitz Cargobull. “With the Data Management Center, freight forwarders have full ownership over their data and can pass on selected data to third parties in a targeted and deliberate manner.” By intelligently linking information on the vehicle, journey and commission more than just position and temperature data can be selected, processed and transferred to third-party systems at the push of a button in the future. Lannoije adds: “The TrailerConnect® Data Management Center stands for connectivity and transparency. This benefits everyone involved along the supply chain.”

Another benefit for customers is that partnerships with technology providers such as Transporeon reduce administrative efforts and costs. “Logistics service providers in particular, who lack resources in the area of IT, benefit from the simplicity of the Data Management Center,” adds Lannoije. 

The connection of real-time visibility systems to the TrailerConnect® Data Management Center is an important step. Schmitz Cargobull is planning further strategic partnerships to provide new digital services. 


Via Schmitz Cargobull:
Med en årsproduktion på ca. 63 500 trailrar och ca. 6 500 medarbetare är Schmitz Cargobull AG Europas ledande tillverkare av släpvagnar, trailrar och lastbilspåbyggnader för tempererad frakt, allmänt gods samt bulkgods. Under affärsåret 2018/2019 uppnådde vi en omsättning på ca. 2,29 miljarder Euro. Som föregångare inom branschen utvecklade företaget från Münsterland tidigt en omfattande märkesstrategi och satte konsekvent stränga kvalitetsstandarder på alla nivåer: Från forskning och utveckling till produktion och serviceavtal, trailertelematik, finansiering, försörjningen av reservdelar samt handel med begagnade fordon.


Schmitz Cargobulls pressavdelning:

Anna Stuhlmeier:+49 2558 81-1340 I anna.stuhlmeier@cargobull.com
Andrea Beckonert:+49 2558 81-1321 I andrea.beckonert@cargobull.com
Silke Hesener:+49 2558 81-1501 I silke.hesener@cargobull.com