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  • German fleet to add 75 Kögel trailers

    German transport company Heinloth has taken delivery of 75 new Kögel Cargo Light trailers in a move to expand the 350 vehicle strong corporate fleet. One of the trailers features a special curtain design which will be presented at the Transport Logistic trade show in Munich next week. Read More...

  • DHL to boost investment in Southeast Asia

    DHL Supply Chain, the logistics and freight company of Deutsche Post AG, plans to spend €140 million in the next two years building warehouses and adding workers in Southeast Asia as economic growth spurs consumption by the middle class. Read More...

  • Australia to test boat tail device in real-life scenario

    US company ATDynamics mighty be entering the Australian market. After announcing an exclusive deal with US fleet Prime, it is now trialling the TrailerTail device in Australia to see how it will perform on a B-double combination. Read More...

  • Mikko Pelkonen joins Cargotec Executive Board

    Cargotec has appointed Mikko Pelkonen (43) as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of the Executive Board. He will be responsible for corporate human resources strategy and implementation and report directly to President and CEO Mika Vehviläinen. Read More...

  • Trailer industry orders jump in April

    After suffering a weak March, net trailer orders jumped 29 per cent month-over-month in April - stronger than predicted by seasonality. But according to US company ACT Research, net orders still lag by 10 per cent compared to 2012. Read More...

  • Transport ministers call for better transport funding

    Ministers from the 54 member countries of the International Transport Forum (ITF) are calling for more investment in strategic transport infrastructure and services. Read More...

  • Hyundai Translead extends service network

    San Diego-based trailer manufacturer Hyundai Translead has added the 'New Life Transport Parts Centre' chain to its North American aftermarket parts distribution network. Read More...

  • New Alcoa casthouse up and running

    US company Alcoa has finalised a $21 million expansion of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products casthouse in Barberton, Ohio. The plant is supposed to cut in half the total amount of energy used to recycle aluminum for forged wheels, reducing greenhouse gases and increasing the overall efficiency and sustainability of the company’s manufacturing process. Read More...

  • Quattro Group invests in Andover Trailers

    London-based plant hire business Quattro Group has invested in standardising and modernising its fleet of trailers with an order for 10 SFCL 67 four axle step frames from UK company Andover Trailers, worth nearly £700,000 (€827,000). Read More...

  • Krone delivers 30 trailers to Turkish transport company Ekol

    On the occasion of opening a trailer factory in Turkey, Krone handed over 30 Mega Liner Piggyback trailers to Turkish logistics service provider Ekol Logistics. The delivery is part of a 70-trailer deal to be finalised in late 2013. Read More...

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