PostNord bolsters postal fleet with Kögel

Swedish-Danish postal company, PostNord Sverige, will soon use use 51 new Kögel Box dry freight box bodies for transporting letters and parcels.

PostNord has reportedly opted to use the two-axle version with plywood walls and a lightly insulated roof, with a low tare weight starting at 6,100 kilograms in its basic form.

“The dry freight box bodies provides premium transport quality and protection from environmental influences and theft,” Kögel said in a statement.

“With a wide range of equipment options, PostNord has configured the semi-trailers to suit its requirements. PostNord will be procuring the new Kögel box semi-trailers from OF Ekeri, Kögel’s authorised dealer in Sweden.

“The sturdy chassis, which uses the Kögel modular system, can withstand every ramp and any forklift truck with its consistent modules, assemblies and components, and its standard reinforced rear frame with its 720-millimetre-long, rigidly welded steel bridging plate and protective bumpers.

“The box body of the Kögel Box consists of 20-millimetre-thick plywood composite panels with GFRP coating. The smooth GFRP surface makes the sides highly impact-resistant. They are also easy to clean.

“The 40-millimetre-thick insulated roof, produced in-house, comes with a high-quality, advanced and highly insulating special foam that is 100 percent CFC-free. Four interior LED lights integrated in the roof provide adequate lighting inside the dry freight box body, with switches on the control panel.

The 30-millimetre-thick screen-printed floor for is designed for a fork-lift axle load of 7,200 kilograms. In addition, the Kögel Box dry freight box bodies have a load-securing certificate as standard, in accordance with DIN EN 12642 Code XL.”

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