Intelligent transport solutions

At this year’s IAA Transportation in Hanover, Germany, Krone Telematics set new benchmarks, underscoring its strategy of making telematics data available wherever the customer needs it. For some time now, Krone has been employing a standard push interface that is open and backwards compatible for all partners. More than 250 outgoing interfaces are currently running, and the volume of requests is significantly increasing. Read More

The first decade

Since the founding of Global Trailer in 2011, the magazine has consistently focused on supporting the international trailer manufacturing scene through the provision of timely reports and in-depth analysis of the sector’s most influential and emerging voices. It is the imperative of the editorial team to meet the needs of the global road transport industry and the diversity of its information requirements via expertly filtered data in both print and online formats in the interests of providing a trusted business resource. Read More

Above expectations

The responsible Managing Directors at Krone and Liebherr draw a positive first balance with a thoroughly confident outlook. Read More

An all-in-one solution

In order to be able to easily manage different telematics systems via a single portal solution, Krone Telematics relies on a manufacturer-independent platform. Read More

Excellence on demand

At the official handover of 40 new Krone curtainsider semi-trailers for the transport company STERAC, Managing Director Gerald Rackebrandt and Frank Knuhr (Head of Purchasing/Fleet) visited Krone in Werlte. During a detailed tour of the factory, the guests from Braak in Schleswig-Holstein were impressed by the ultra-modern trailer production in the new Krone surface coating centre. Read More

Speaking of success

German axle specialist, gigant, has seen a change in leadership. Global Trailer meets with Thomas Veismann to learn more.
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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.
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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.
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Think beyond the box

Having realised that the tools that make start-ups so nimble and disruptive are not limited to an elusive Silicon Valley elite, long-standing industry incumbents are now proactively ‘re-programming’ internal innovation processes.
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Gearing up for growth

The Gigant Group is an axle specialist in Germany that has serviced the commercial vehicle market for 65 years. Managing Director, Markus Gehle, sits down with Global Trailer to share his insights on a manufacturing niche that is about to diversify to benefit the end user.
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