Citations with the tag: SCHMITZ Cargobull AG

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  • Schmitz Cargobull to build reefer bodies on rigid chassis.
     // Motor Transport; 12/3/2009, p7 

    The article reports that Durham, England-based Schmitz Cargobull AG has announced that it will start building trailer bodies onto rigid chassis so as to maximize its range.

  • Battle for fridge plant market hots up.
     // Commercial Motor; 9/27/2012, Vol. 218 Issue 5503, p18 

    The article reports that German trailer-maker Schmitz Cargobull AG is planning to integrate the design of the its trailer and fridge plant in order to optimize thermal performance.

  • Schmitz shows decking system, reefer unit.
     // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight; 9/21/2012, p7 

    The article previews the S.KOCOOL refrigerated trailers launched by Schmitz Cargobull at the 2012 IAA Commercial Vehicles trade show.

  • Higher, lower -- Varios can do both easily.
     // Motor Transport; 3/8/2007, p10 

    The article features the Varios curtainsider trailer from Schmitz Cargobull.

  • Schmitz Cargobull UK may face MBO.
     // Commercial Motor; 6/24/2010, Vol. 212 Issue 5387, p9 

    The article reports that at trailer firm Schmitz Cargobull AG's plant in Great Britain may undergo a management buyout (MBO) as the firm's German parent company is doubtful about the plant's future.

  • Specialist kit from Schmitz.
     // Commercial Motor; 4/12/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5224, p19 

    The article reports on the launch of a range of sliding-floor and tipping semi-trailers from Schmitz Cargobull.

  • Management buyout mooted for Schmitz UK.
    Swallow, Kevin // Motor Transport; 6/28/2010, p12 

    The article reports decrease in the sales of trailer firm Schmitz Cargobull AG that raises a possibility of a management buyout by the firm.

  • Spread betting.
    Weatherley, Brian // Commercial Motor; 12/4/2008, Vol. 208 Issue 5309, p42 

    The article evaluates the Load Spread Program (LSP) solution from German trailer-maker Schmitz Cargobull.

  • Macallan gets top Schmitz job.
    Weatherley, Brian // Motor Transport; 2/7/2008, p10 

    The article announces that Schmitz Cargobull has appointed Tom Macallan managing director.

  • SCANIA SNARES SCHMITZ CARGOBULL SERVICING.
    Weatherley, Brian // Diesel; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p18 

    The article announces Scania AB as the exclusive national service, warranty and repair agent for Schmitz Cargobull AG products in Australia.

  • Schmitz increases UK capacity.
    Weatherley, Brian // Commercial Motor; 8/23/2007, Vol. 206 Issue 5243, p50 

    The article reports on the reorganization of Schmitz Cargobull's operation in Great Britain. Schmitz Cargobull Curtainsiders has been absorbed into the main company, Schmitz Cargobull, which continues under that name. These changes are designed to bring British productivity levels more in line...

  • Universal approach to trailers at Norfolkline.
    Weatherley, Brian // Commercial Motor; 5/24/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5230, p12 

    This article reports on the plan of Norfolkline to replace the majority of its fleet with universal Huckepack Euroliners designed to piggyback on train bogies. Norfolkline, which currently runs 4,500 trailers, uses two main trailer makers, Schmitz Cargobull and Krone, with the ratio 4:1 in...

  • Schmitz Cargobull to sell 223 ex-Irlam trailers.
    Weatherley, Brian // Commercial Motor; 2/10/2011, Vol. 214 Issue 5419, p12 

    The article reports that Great Britain-based trailer company Schmitz Cargobull AG is planning to sell James Irlam trailers.

  • IAA proves lucrative to Schmitz Cargobull.
    Weatherley, Brian // Trailer / Body Builders; Nov2004, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p14 

    Reports on the outcome of the 2004 International Motor Show (IAA) in Hanover, Germany to Schmitz Cargobull. Number of vehicles sold by the company during the IAA; Percentage of the IAA guests who visited the exhibit stand of the company; Vehicle systems featured in the IAA.

  • Schmitz invests in manufacturing.
    Weatherley, Brian // Motor Transport; 3/12/2009, p10 

    The article reports that Schmitz Cargobull is investing a seven-figure sum to unite production and ancillaries under one roof, with an extension to its second factory in Harelaw, County Durham, England. Tom Macallan, Schmitz's managing director, says that volume sectors like supermarkets and...

  • Smartphone app keeps trailer stable.
    Weatherley, Brian // Commercial Motor; 5/9/2013, Vol. 219 Issue 5534, p12 

    The article reports that the latest S.KI Light tipping semitrailer by Schmitz Cargobull has a range of technological advances including smartphone applications to warn stability problems and it can monitor the vehicle's tilt angle, triggering an alarm if predefined limits are outperformed.

  • Schmitz Cargobull upgrades UK factory.
    Weatherley, Brian // Trailer / Body Builders; Apr2009, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p11 

    The article reports on the announcement from trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull that it has upgraded its factory in Great Britain and launched several products in the British market. It cites that the changes in the factory will increase both the capacity and range of models built in Great...

  • Schmitz touts new foam technology.
    Weatherley, Brian // Trailer / Body Builders; Feb2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p47 

    The article describes the Ferroplast ThermoTechnology, a new foam technology developed for Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers.

  • Buy now to beat the rush!
    Tindall, Chris // Commercial Motor; 5/17/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5229, p32 

    The article reports that manufacturers are urging operators in Great Britain which plan to buy new vehicles to get their orders in early to cope with ever increasing lead times. Rocketing demand has led to a shortage of components for trucks and trailers with waiting times that were unforeseen...

  • Schmitz aims for UK top-spot.
    Swallow, Kevin // Motor Transport; 9/25/2008, p14 

    The article offers information on the move undertaken by Schmitz Cargobull to become competitive in Great Britain. The company has been building itself up to become the country's leading trailer builder, thus it has developed a minimal, Nissan-style automotive manufacturing techniques to improve...

  • Schmitz Cargobull falls foul of trailer market downturn.
    Harris, David // Commercial Motor; 4/16/2009, Vol. 209 Issue 5327, p8 

    The article reports that Schmitz Cargobull AG, the Anglo German trailer-maker has announced that the collapse of the market will force it to cut jobs, reduce capacity and cut working hours across Europe. The company, which has until now refused to confirm or deny rumours of redundancies says...

  • Cutting cost to increase share.
    Swallow, Kevin // Commercial Motor; 7/10/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5036, p16 

    Discusses the plan of trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull to increase its market share in Great Britain. Details on the production capacity of the company; Factors affecting the production operations of the company; Decision of Schmitz Cargobull to open a manufacturing facility in Hungary.

  • Bevan Partners With Schmitz Cargobull on Rigid Reefers for UK.
    Swallow, Kevin // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight; 1/15/2013, p2 

    The article focuses on a partnership between dry-freight bodybuilder Bevan Group and Schmitz Cargobull to manufacture rigid reefers for the British market in 2013. It says Schmitz Cargobull is famous in Great Britain for its line of refrigerated semi-trailer products, while Bevan is skilled in...

  • Curtainsider, reefer sales up in United Kingdom.
    Swallow, Kevin // Trailer / Body Builders; May2008, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p14 

    The article reports on the increase in the sales of Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers by 40% in Great Britain in the first three quarter of the 2007-2008 financial year. The sales of the company's curtainsiders have also doubled during the same period. Schmitz Cargobull says that it...

  • Aiming for number one.
    Salter, Andy // Commercial Motor; 6/22/2006, Vol. 203 Issue 5183, p20 

    The article focuses on the efforts of Schmitz Cargobull to accomplish its plan to produce 65,000 trailers a year by 2010 according to its chairman Bernd Hoffman. Two factories will be opened in Europe as part of the company's growth plan. Hoffmann also cited that the firm is committed to organic...

  • Fleet news who's running what.
    Salter, Andy // Commercial Motor; 11/22/2012, Vol. 218 Issue 5511, p16 

    The article offers news briefs related to commercial vehicle industry including the inclusion of Schmitz Cargobull AG's speed curtain trailer in the multidrop operations of Armistead European Transport, the use of a central tyre inflation system (CTIS) at Karl Jones and Son Haulage, and the more...

  • Run cool with Rotos.
    Phillips, John // Motor Transport; 6/29/2006, p12 

    The article offers information on the new Rotos disc brake manufactured by German trailer maker Schmitz Cargobull. The Rotos running gear reduces braking temperatures by up to 60° Celsius reducing pad and disc wear by up to 30 percent. Schmitz chairman Bernd Hoffman says that the market...

  • Schmitz picks up the pace in the UK.
    Phillips, John // Commercial Motor; 6/24/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5085, p13 

    Reports that Schmitz Cargobull, a trailer manufacturer, has launched a range of products in Great Britain. Features and capabilities of the Mega Trailer; Developments of the SKI 24 SL 7.2 AK tipper trailer; Components of the Rotos running gear.

  • Synthetic solutions for weather proofing curtain-sider.
    Phillips, John // Motor Equipment News; Mar2009, p29 

    The article focuses on the improvement in the performance of the weather-resistant sealing on curtain-siders of the trailers manufactured by Schmitz Cargobull in Germany. The company is reportedly a leading trailer manufacturer in Europe with annual production exceeding 60,000 vehicles. Supplier...

  • TECHNICAL NEWS.
    Phillips, John // Motor Transport; 4/15/2004, p7 

    Presents updates on the motor transport sector in Europe as of April 15, 2004. Plan of Scania to enhance the power of its V8 engine range; Number of Mercedes-Benz Sprinters purchased by Tesco.com; Impact of the steel and oil price increases on Schmitz Cargobull.

  • Retailer Londis unveils new multi-million-pound fleet.
    Phillips, John // Motor Transport; 10/15/2009, p7 

    The article reports that food retailer Londis has completed a multi-million pound fleet replacement programme that sees it take a mix of lightweight artics and rigids, part of a scheme to enable it to become more environmentally friendly. Manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull AG is supplying the reefer...

  • Braking news.
    Clancy, Sharon // Motor Transport; 10/15/2009, p14 

    The article offers information on electronic control systems which have transformed braking performance on heavy-duty trucks and enhanced safety. Although trailer-maker Schmitz Cargobull AG has standardised its own Rotos discs with Electronic Braking System (EBS) and roll-stability, the majority...

  • NEW FOR OLD.
    Clancy, Sharon // Motor Transport; 11/12/2009, p9 

    The article reports that the Knights of Old Ltd. has added 27 new trailers of the Schmitz Cargobull AG. The company has opted for the latest Freepost and Euroliner models of Schmitz Cargobull AG. It informs that the Freepost trailer is the latest product of Schmitz and the entire length of the...

  • Schmitz unveils Speed Curtain.
    Clancy, Sharon // Commercial Motor; 11/17/2011, Vol. 216 Issue 5459, p8 

    The article offers brief information on the S. KO reefer trailer and the Speed Curtain system from Schmitz Cargobull AG.

  • ALL BETZARE ON.
    Clancy, Sharon // Motor Transport; 9/18/2008, p12 

    The article announces the move by Willi Betz, one known German haulier, to add another 50 new Schmitz Cargobull freepost curtainsiders to its operations in Great Britain. Accordingly, these curtainsiders handle movement of automotive product into Toyota's Burnaston factory. They allegedly come...

  • "Lighter trailers... rather than aerodynamics".
    Clancy, Sharon // Motor Transport; 9/25/2008, p14 

    An interview with Derek Skinner, technical director of Schmitz Cargobull, is presented. When asked about the company's plan to develop an aerodynamically improved trailer to compete with the likes of Don-Bur, he replied that it has no plans yet because of financial constraint and it favours...

  • Time for a change.
    Banner, Steve // Commercial Motor; 1/12/2012, Vol. 217 Issue 5466, p50 

    The article offers the insights of Brian Parkinson, the sales manager of Schmitz Cargobull regarding the used trailer market stocks' shortage. He says that he is not afraid to sell part-exchange trailers that have been made by other manufacturers. Moreover, he also adds that they only take older...

  • Schmitz Cargobull promises five-day trailer lead times.
    Banner, Steve // Commercial Motor; 10/2/2008, Vol. 208 Issue 5300, p12 

    The article focuses on the Schmitz Cargobull AG's plan to construct and deliver a range of standard curtainsider and refrigerated trailers in Great Britain. The company offers the shortest lead times available from any trailer manufacturer in the country. It applies to standard-specification...

  • MAUT-free insulated delivery truck avoids Autobahn toll.
    Banner, Steve // Trailer / Body Builders; Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p29 

    Features the insulated delivery truck manufactured by Horstmar, Germany-based Scmitz Cargobull AG. Gross weight of the truck; Specifications; Description of the truck body.

  • Hard-side security for Schmitz Express trailer.
    Banner, Steve // Trailer / Body Builders; Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p32 

    Features the Schmitz SKO freight trailer manufactured by Horstmar, Germany-based Schmitz Cargobull AG. Description of the truck body; Specifications; Truck tires incorporated in the vehicle.

  • Sales up 17% at Europe's largest truck trailer manufacturer.
    Banner, Steve // Trailer / Body Builders; Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p32 

    Reports on the sales earned by Schmitz Cargobull AG, a Horstmar, Germany-based truck trailer manufacturer in the 2003-2004 operating year. Consolidated net income before tax; Increase in the market share for Schmitz vehicles in Europe; Increment in the output of the company.

  • Schmitz sells 3,156 vehicles at IAA.
    Banner, Steve // Trailer / Body Builders; Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p34 

    Reports on the performance of truck trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull at the September 2004 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany. Total vehicles sold by the company at the show; Buyers of the products of the company; Estimated number of trade show visitors who visited the...

  • Traileraid for Africa from Schmitz.
    Banner, Steve // Commercial Motor; 4/26/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5226, p8 

    The article focuses on a specially commissioned refrigerated Schmitz Cargobull trailer presented to charity Transaid to raise funds for sub-saharan Africa. Wincanton was selected to operate the multi-temperature reefer and donate the rental value, expected to exceed �10,000 in a year, to...

  • Schmitz gets moving.
    Banner, Steve // Commercial Motor; 4/26/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5226, p14 

    The article reports on the decision of Schmitz Cargobull to expand its portfolio by moving into the sliding-floor market in Great Britain. It states the benefits of the decision. It cites the features of the trailer launched by Schmitz Cargobull at the Commercial Vehicle Show. The company plans...

  • Briefs.
    Banner, Steve // European Rubber Journal; Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 188 Issue 6, p56 

    This section offers news briefs in the tire industry in Europe. Fenner PLC has recorded record profits for the year ended August 31, 2006. Bridgestone Corp. subsidiary Firestone Industrial Products Poland will start shipping its air spring products to original equipment manufacturer Weweler and...

  • Shrinking lead times.
    Banner, Steve // Works Management; Apr2007, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p6 

    The article reports on the initiative of manufacturing firm Schmitz Cargobull to introduce new processes that enable it to cut lead times at its production facility in County Durham, England. The firm's industrial productivity has been revitalized due to the improved manufacturing processes...

  • RDS's axle-overload system will raise the alarm.
    Banner, Steve // Motor Transport; 3/19/2009, p8 

    The article focuses on the launch of an axle-overload warning system by RDS Technology, and offers information on the delivery of eleven new Schmitz Cargobull dual-temperature trailers to poultry firm Bernard Matthews Farms. RDS' Axlog Alpha warning system includes an in-cab display unit that...

  • Schmitz bullish on sales.
    Banner, Steve // Motor Transport; 7/3/2008, p10 

    The article outlines the growing demand of Schmitz CargoBull's trailer in Great Britain. Due to the continued strong demand from Russia and Eastern Europe, it propelled sales wherein it sold more than 66,500 vehicles during 2007 to 2008. According to the company, these high sales are attributed...

  • Trailer blazers.
    Young, Tim de // Commercial Motor; 10/21/2010, Vol. 213 Issue 5404, p36 

    The article evaluates several trailer trucks including TrailerConnect from Schmitz Cargobull AG, Two-One from Pacton, and refrigerated trailer from Krone Inc.

  • On the trail of new challenges.
    Cole, Louise // Commercial Motor; 5/11/2006, Vol. 203 Issue 5177, p24 

    The article presents an interview with retiring Schmitz Cargobull sales and marketing director Ron Camfield and his successor Andrew Morley. Camfield has decided to retire for health reasons. Morley started as a trainee salesman for BT Rolatruc. The successor discusses the approaches that he...

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