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  • Helming generational change

    JOST, according to newly appointed CEO, Joachim Dürr, is a strong brand in the commercial vehicle industry which has gained the trust of many customers worldwide. To be a lead manufacturer of vehicle connection systems, modules and components for trucks and trailers demands continuous innovation and a solid commitment to service. Read More...

  • The fusion generation

    The commercial vehicles market has always been volatile, according to Ulrich Humbaur, and remains so currently. Due to his company’s two mainstays, forwarding and construction, Kögel responds to market conditions with highly flexible production concepts that adapt to industry demand. Read More...

  • Autonomous, connected and electrified

    WABCO is a leading global supplier of technologies that enhance safety, efficiency and connectivity of all commercial vehicles. Vice President Trailer Systems, Christiaan Verschueren, speaks about how WABCO’s new Global Intelligent Braking Platform is a cornerstone of the Trailer Intelligence mobilisation and paves the way to the ACE-ready trailer. Read More...

  • Trading ideas

    Events such as NUFAM facilitate an information exchange where manufacturers of trailing equipment and associated componentry share their work with consumers and other innovators. While key trends continue to be strong talking points, emerging technologies are set to change the conversation. Read More...

  • A force of one

    Frank Sonzala, President and CEO of CIMC Intermodal Equipment, is leading the North American trailer market with an optimistic attitude, backed by quality, innovative developments in skel manufacturing and production infrastructure. Global Trailer gets in touch to learn more about the future of intermodal. Read More...

  • An eye for detail

    Dieter Raab leverages two important roles at JOST. He is the head of the global truck department and serves as a product manager for towing hitches. Global Trailer met him to unpack 33 years of specialised equipment expertise and knowledge. Read More...

  • Economy of scale

    The future of heavy load mobility is shining bright for TII Group. A focus on product quality and innovation to manage complex transportation tasks is key to the manufacturer’s international fame. Read More...

  • DFDS expands in Rotterdam

    Danish logistics service provider, DFDS, is known for its fleet of vessels that connect north-western Europe. In some terminals, like Rotterdam, it operates workshops to maintain trailers and is set to benefit from port-side upgrades. Read More...

  • Tipping the elephant

    Schmitz Cargobull brings to market a suite of tipper innovations that embrace low tare weight builds, optimised liners for improved unloading, and the latest in remote control functionality. Read More...

  • Braking energy is king

    Twan Heetkamp – the Dutch entrepreneur who sold his trailer rental company to TIP Trailer Services in 2016 – saw his second generation of emission-free cooling trailers hit the road earlier this year. In 2020, he has plans to produce 150 New Cool trailers. Read More...


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