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  • How Waitrose set its own standard

    By using aerodynamically improved trailing equipment, one of Britain’s largest retail organisations is proving that even in a highly competitive marketplace, there is a business case for sustainability. Read More...

  • The Internet of Transport

    German component specialist BPW used the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, as a platform to showcase the company’s sprawling innovation drive and push the Tesla-fication of the transport equipment industry at large. Read More...

  • The new Silk Road

    Aiming to restore the country’s old maritime and overland trade routes, China’s One Belt initiative has the potential to create the largest platform for regional collaboration in the world. Read More...

  • GRW: A New Narrative

    With business confidence on the decline and stubborn reductionist stereotypes holding back international trade, there would be every reason for South African manufacturing businesses to abandon the field. But some only become more determined to succeed. Read More...

  • P&O Ferrymasters: data driven

    P&O Ferrymasters is not a transport business in the classic sense. Sporting a unique blend of pan-European capability and local on-the-ground knowledge, the company’s competitive advantage lies in smart data handling and a reliable support network. Read More...

  • Knorr-Bremse: Full steam ahead

    With Germany’s Knorr-Bremse having been in full acquisition mode for the best part of 2016, Dr Peter Laier’s introduction as the company’s new Commercial Vehicle division head literally had to happen on the run. Read More...

  • How Gorica is keeping it cool

    Celebrating 25 years in business in 2016, Dubai’s Gorica Group has matured into a globally competitive OEM that is dominating much of the Middle Eastern transport equipment market. Where to from here? Read More...

  • The man behind Kögel’s resurgence

    Taking over the ailing Kögel brand in 2009 sparked manufacturing magnate Ulrich Humbaur’s rapid rise to become one of the most influential people in the European trailer building scene today. Read More...

  • 30 editions and counting

    Coinciding with the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany, the world’s only business publication dedicated to the trailer and ancillary equipment industry, Global Trailer, just turned five. Time to celebrate. Read More...

  • The world’s first carbon fibre tanker

    In a rare Australian-German co-production, Sydney OEM Omni Tanker and Bavarian OEM, Kurt Willig, are about to bring the world’s first ADR-certified carbon fibre tank to market. Read More...


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