Embracing the Future

While the hype surrounding Artificial Intelligence is quickly reaching critical mass, many businesses in the transport equipment space hesitate to embrace the new technology. A costly mistake, as research is proving.
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In for the long haul

Despite rising competition in central Europe, 125-year-old German OEM, Kässbohrer, has no intention of changing course. Strong-minded but smart, the behemoth is turning tradition into a competitive advantage.
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Tried and trusted

Complementing Northern European stoicism with a deep understanding of market dynamics and constant drive to innovate, German tanker specialist, FFB, is bridging the gap between traditional craftsmanship and the digital age.
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Urban revolution

Commercial road transport is under fire for clogging city streets, contributing to pollution and driving up the cost of doing business. But change is coming fast – and not just through high technology.
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Ripe for distribution

Often used in conjunction with Silicon Valley’s tech industry, ‘disruption’ is now also spreading into the more conservative transport and logistics space. But industry is already taking action to prepare.
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Wielton’s plan of attack

Polish OEM Wielton is on a mission to fundamentally reshuffle the European trailer manufacturing market. Global Trailer was granted a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s ambitious growth strategy.
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Core strength

Brazilian juggernaut Randon’s stubborn commitment to maintaining a sprawling customer service network in the face of a severe and protracted recession is finally paying off.
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Telematics’ new dimension

Inspired by the prospect of autonomous driving and V2V communication, the telematics industry’s focus has shifted from facilitating data collection to fundamentally reforming the notion of modern fleet management.
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Humble and hungry

With new ownership and a new, home-grown CEO, Northern Ireland’s SDC Trailers is more bullish about the future than ever before.
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United we stand

Although the global trailer market is highly competitive, cooperation and knowledge sharing via dedicated associations could help the industry thrive.
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