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  • East European trailer market proving a mixed bag in 2012

    A forecast report issued by UK consulting firm Clear shows that heavy trailer demand in Eastern Europe will fall by 11 per cent in 2012 in contrast to last year’s growth of 58 per cent. However, the picture is far from uniform with some countries outperforming expectations whereas others are stuck in the doldrums. Read More...

  • Hendrickson launches multi-lingual websites

    US company Hendrickson is aiming to expand its global foot print by launching of a number of global, multi-lingual websites in conjunction with its upcoming 100 year anniversary. Read More...

  • Global freight volumes suggest continuous uncertainty

    The latest global freight data collected by the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD through June 2012 highlights continuous economic uncertainty as both as EU and US trade continue to stagnate below the pre-GFC peak, which was reached in June 2008. Read More...

  • Chinese heavy vehicle market down

    China’s GDP decelerated more than expected in the second quarter of 2012, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published quarterly by ACT and SIC, China’s State Information Center. Read More...

  • Sweden signs up to Australia’s Intelligent Access Program

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Transport Certification Australia (TCA) and Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket to trial Australia’s Intelligent Access Program (IAP) in Sweden. Read More...

  • Meritor expands Canadian distribution centre

    US suspension specialist Meritor recently completed the expansion of its aftermarket distribution centre in Edmonton, Canada. The 3,250 sqm centre now stocks a full line of Meritor and Euclid drivetrain and undercarriage products. Read More...

  • Schmitz Cargobull continues to grow

    Despite a volatile economy, German brand Schmitz Cargobull has increased its vehicle production by more than 19 per cent to 43,169 vehicles in the 2011/12 business year (1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012). Turnover increased by 29 per cent to €1.638 billion. Read More...

  • Cargotec plans to adjust operations

    To strengthen its three business areas' leading position, Cargotec announced in September that it will develop its governance model towards an organisation driven by three business areas Marine, Terminals and Load Handling. Read More...

  • Goldhofer unveils ‘Faktor 5’ project

    German low loader specialist Goldhofer recently unveiled the new 'Faktor 5' model at the company's head office in Memmingen, Germany. The high girder bridge can cart five times its own weight. Read More...

  • CargoWise to expand presence in Middle East

    CargoWise, a global company specialised in technology solutions for logistics service providers, has expanded its presence in the Middle East through a distribution partnership with logistics and supply chain technology specialist, ATMS. Read More...

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