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Krone Telematics Portal
06. December 2022Krone Telematics Portal

Just in time for the IAA Transportation, Krone Telematics introduced new standards and services, making it even easier for customers to access their telematics data ...

Krone Ice Protect Air
29. November 2022Krone Ice Protect Air

Frosty temperatures quickly lead to snow and ice on the tarpaulin roof - every driver knows this problem. This is because the removal of all ice and snow residues from ...

Transport of building materials
22. November 2022Transport of building materials

With the two-axle trailer "Load Carrier Baustofftransport" and the semi-trailer "Profi Liner Baustofftransport", Krone offers vehicle concepts that are specially ...

Krone 360° Trailer Service
15. November 2022Krone 360° Trailer Service

The services of Krone 360° Trailer Service are increasingly shaped by digitalization.

The Krone Dry Liner STG
08. November 2022The Krone Dry Liner STG

From the wide-ranging programme that Krone presented at the IAA Transportation, the Dry Liner STG with all available safety options also attracted great interest. The ...

Overall concept from Krone wins Telematics Award 2022
27. October 2022Krone wins Telematics Award 2022

Trailer manufacturer Krone has won the "Telematik Award 2022" in the trailer telematics category. This coveted industry award is presented by the media group ...

Green innovation in surface transport
25. October 2022Green innovation in surface transport

DB Schenker is continuing to drive the green transformation in land transport and is consistently focusing on sustainable innovations. This week, the logistics service ...

Dr Bernard Krone has passed away
14. October 2022Dr. Bernard Krone has passed away

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of long-time owner of the Krone Group, Dr.-Ing. E.h. Bernard Krone, after a short serious illness in Spelle, ...

11. October 2022KLVrent has relied on Krone trailers for over 25 years

KLVrent, the largest brand- and group-independent rental company for heavy commercial vehicles in the German-speaking region, has now added another 90 Krone trailers to ...

KRONE AT THE IAA 2022
06. October 2022Krone at the IAA 2022

At the IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover (20.09.-25.09.2022), Krone recorded strong visitor numbers on all days of the show. At a total of eleven exhibits in and in ...

Astrid Janke new on the management board
27. September 2022Astrid Janke new on the management board

Astrid Janke (51) has taken over as Managing Director in the design and development division of the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group with effect from April 1, 2022. In ...

DB Schenker: Launch of conversion of trailer fleet to megatrailers
22. September 2022DB Schenker: conversion of trailer fleet to mega trailers

During the IAA exhibition in Hanover, DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics service providers and the leader in European land transport, and Krone completed ...

Strategic partnership for automated logistics
19. September 2022Strategic partnership for automated logistics

In order to significantly advance the automation of logistics and transport solutions, especially in the area of trailers, the commercial vehicle specialist Krone, which ...

Krone Box Liner Automatic: 1st place in the
07. September 2022Krone wins Trailer Innovation Award 2023

Krone has been awarded the Trailer Innovation Award in the "Chassis" category for the Box Liner eLTU 50 Traction Automatic. The international jury of 15 European trade ...

Sustainability, digitalization, automation, electrification
16. August 2022Krone: “Mission Beyond Zero”

At the IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover (20/0922–25/09/2022), Krone will be presenting a total of eleven exhibits. Innovative prototypes connected to the megatrends of ...

Krone and Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service report positive results
14. June 2022Service network continuously expanded

The trailer manufacturer Krone and the cross-brand full-service workshop concept of Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service can look back on a very satisfactory development in ...

Krone participates in the 'value chAIn' research project
07. June 2022With artificial intelligence against trailer breakdowns

Under the project title "value chAIn", Krone is currently using artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse optimisation possibilities with regard to product and process ...

Profi Liner and Box Liner for the Dutch market
17. May 2022Krone at Transport Compleet 2022 in Hardenberg

At the 'Transport Compleet' trade fair in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, from 14 to 16 June, Krone will be exhibiting two genuine all-round vehicles that are particularly ...

Riza Akgün hands over to Kartal Erköy and Semih Pala
10. May 2022Krone plant in Tire, Turkey under new management

The long-standing CEO of the Krone plant in Turkey, Riza Akgün, will retire from the Krone Commercial Vehicles Group on 31 July 2022 and gradually hand over the ...

VR-Award 2022 in the category “Education and Training/Manufacturer“
09. May 2022VR-Award 2022 in the category “Education and Training"

Krone achieved first place in the "Education and Training in the Manufacturer Sector" category of the 2022 VR Awards. The trade magazine "VerkehrsRundschau" thus honors ...

Rolling event stage for the BGL from Krone
02. May 2022Rolling event stage for the BGL from Krone

At the end of April, the German Road Haulage, Logistics and Waste Disposal Association (in German: BGL) was provided with a flexible swap system from Krone. The ...

Spedition Ludwig Pall relies on trailers from Krone
12. April 2022Spedition Ludwig Pall relies on trailers from Krone

Ludwig Pall Speditions – und Transport GmbH from Oberwart, Austria, has added two new Krone Profi Liners to its fleet. The first-class equipped trailers have, among ...

Krone as project partner for the study of capacity constraints in logistics
05. April 2022Krone as partner for study of capacity constraints

The consortium study “Meeting capacity bottlenecks in logistics: situation – solutions – potentials – packages of measures – roadmaps”, launched on February 17, 2022, ...

New addition to Krone Executive Board
04. April 2022New addition to Krone Executive Board

A strong growth in all business segments has led the Krone group to expand its executive board as of 1 April 2022. The decision was taken by the supervisory board and ...

Vehicle handover: Type 3 long HGV
22. March 2022KARL JÜRGENSEN has been using Krone for 40 years

The Karl Jürgensen company recently took delivery of two long HGVs from Krone. The type 3 combinations - three-axle motor vehicle, actively steered Krone dolly and Dry ...

ECR and Krone with strategic partnership
15. March 2022ECR and Krone with strategic partnership

The Krone Commercial Vehicle Group and the service provider ECR Solutions have agreed on a strategic partnership: The aim of the cooperation is the joint further ...

CELSINEO order intake 2022 above expectations
08. March 2022CELSINEO order intake 2022 above expectations

The modular trailer refrigeration units of the CELSINEO brand, a cooperation between the companies Krone and Liebherr, have already been successfully used by numerous ...

One year of Krone Trusted: Spare parts brand on the upswing
22. February 2022One year Krone Trusted: Spare parts brand on the upswing

Krone Trusted has been very well received by the market: The new spare parts brand started with a stock of around one million euros, which was already turned over in the ...

Krone receives European research contract
01. February 2022Krone receives European research contract

As part of the GAIA-X research project, the German Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) has given the commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone the task of developing a ...

DONAULAGER LOGISTICS adds Cool Liner with CELSINEO
25. January 2022DONAULAGER LOGISTICS adds Cool Liner with CELSINEO

DONAULAGER LOGISTICS adds more modern vehicles to its fleet: All new Krone Cool Liners are equipped with the modular CELSINEO cooling unit, a joint development by ...

Cooperation between Trailer Dynamics and Krone awarded
18. January 2022eTrailer wins ZENIT Innovation Award

The Aachen-based company Trailer Dynamics, founded in 2018, and Krone want to make a significant contribution to "green logistics". The basis is the eTrailer, a powerful ...

Krone sales revenues grow to €2.2 billion
11. January 2022Krone sales revenues grow to €2.2 billion

In consistently challenging markets, the Krone Group generated sales of about 2.2 billion euros in the financial year 2020/2021 (01/08/2020 – 31/07/2021), surpassing the ...

WIN Capital Group: Cool Liners for Aldi in Hungary
07. January 2022Electrically powered trucks in food distribution

In the greater Budapest area, the WIN Capital Group has recently put five electrically powered articulated trucks into operation, which are intended for deliveries to ...

The year 2021: Anniversaries, innovations and challenges
14. December 2021The year 2021: Anniversaries, innovations and challenges

50 years of trailer production in Werlte, 25 years of Cool Liner, 1 millionth chassis number: In 2021, Krone celebrated three special anniversaries. In addition, the ...

First Celsineo refrigeration units in the Netherlands for Amex and Baas Warehousing
07. December 2021First Celsineo units in the Netherlands for Amex and Baas

Krone is playing an increasingly important role in the transport of conditioned goods, where there is a wide variety. The company has now delivered the first ...

Krone celebrates 50 years of partnership with TIP
23. November 20211,000,000th Krone chassis goes to TIP

The vehicle with the millionth chassis number WKESD000001000000 has now rolled off the Krone production line: a Cool Liner from the Lübtheen plant for the Norwegian ...

Dr. Frank Albers new member of the board of the association
19. November 2021Commitment to the Logistics Alliance Germany

The Logistics Alliance Germany has elected Dr Frank Albers, Managing Director Marketing and Sales at Krone, as the new Deputy Chairman of the Board. The elections took ...

Krone at Solutrans 2021
12. November 2021Krone at Solutrans 2021

In keeping with the motto of Solutrans 2021, "International show for road and urban transport solutions", Krone will be showing two vehicles and its comprehensive "Krone ...

Cool Liner with Celsineo aggregate for KTN Grossmann
09. November 2021Cool Liner with Celsineo aggregate for KTN Grossmann

Tobias Grossmann, Managing Director of KTN Grossmann, has now taken delivery of his first Krone Cool Liner with double-deck equipment and a CELSINEO refrigeration unit. ...

STERAC relies on Krone trailers
02. November 2021STERAC relies on Krone trailers

In October, Managing Director Gerald Rackebrandt and Purchasing/Fleet Manager Frank Knuhr came to the Krone vehicle plant in Werlte to officially take delivery of 40 new ...

Trailer Dynamics and Krone announce strategic partnership
04. October 2021Trailer Dynamics and Krone announce strategic partnership

Trailer Dynamics GmbH and trailer manufacturer Krone have announced a strategic partnership. The common goal is to develop an electrified trailer ready for series ...

Executive Logistics Summit at the Krone Future Lab
27. September 2021Executive Logistics Summit at the Krone Future Lab

On 23 and 24 September 2021, the "Executive Logistics Summit" took place at the Krone Future Lab in Lingen, a new exclusive event format by KRONE in cooperation with the ...

Future Lab in Lingen
21. September 2021Future Lab in Lingen

Today, Krone officially inaugurated the Future Lab validation centre at its Lingen site. Bernard Krone, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Krone Group, welcomed ...

Krone Box Liner eLTU 40 Light Traction
14. September 2021Krone Box Liner eLTU 40 Light Traction

Due to the current economic upswing, worldwide container transports are experiencing an unprecedented boom phase. Innovative and universal container chassis are a must ...

Krone at Nufam 2021
07. September 2021Krone at Nufam 2021

"NUFAM 2021 is the first major industry meeting point this year. We are very much looking forward to meeting our customers in person - it's finally getting restarted," ...

 Krone at Comtrans 2021 in Moscow
31. August 2021Krone at Comtrans 2021 in Moscow

Krone, together with its general importer RKS Nutzfahrzeuge LTD, will present the latest transport solutions for the demanding Russian market at Comtrans 2021 in Moscow ...

Simon Richenhagen appointed Head of Marketing of the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group
24. August 2021Simon Richenhagen appointed Head of Marketing

Simon Richenhagen (31) has been appointed Head of Marketing of the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group with effect from 1st August 2021. Richenhagen, who has worked in the ...

 Krone supports KRAVAG Truck Parking
17. August 2021Krone supports KRAVAG Truck Parking

To help alleviate the shortage of parking spaces for truck drivers, KRAVAG Insurance has launched KRAVAG Truck Parking for its customers - a kind of parking space ...

Industry initiative #Logistikhilft
19. July 2021Industry initiative #Logistikhilft

Krone is once again supporting DocStop and will cover the rental costs of a sanitary container with toilet and shower on the premises of Paul Schockemöhle Logistics for ...

Krone Trusted: Trust pays off
13. July 2021Krone Trusted: Trust pays off

The launch of the Krone Trusted brand at the beginning of 2021 has exceeded all expectations and has been very well received by transport companies and workshops. „We ...

Krone Telematics: the all-in-one solution
06. July 2021Krone Telematics: the 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. Here, the ...

The 3,333rd Krone Trailer for Hegelmann
22. June 2021The 3,333rd Krone Trailer for Hegelmann

The internationally active Hegelmann Group has now taken delivery of its 3,333rd trailer from Krone. Chairman of the Supervisory Board Bernard Krone, Managing Director ...

German „Road Safety Day“ 19 June 2021
19. June 2021German „Road Safety Day“ 19 June 2021

An essential aspect for a high level of safety in road traffic is seeing and being seen. Good visibility is also enormously important for truck combinations with ...

The new generation of Krone Dry Liners
15. June 2021The new generation of Krone Dry Liners

Krone has further strengthened the Dry Liner product portfolio in terms of quality and configuration variety through an extensive investment in industrial production ...

„Green Truck Innovation Award 2021“
10. June 2021„Green Truck Innovation Award 2021“

The German trade magazines "Verkehrs-Rundschau" and "Trucker" have awarded Krone and its Dutch partner THT the "Green Truck Innovation 2021" award for the Cool Liner ...

Krone Dry Liner
01. June 2021Krone Dry Liner

Krone has doubled capacities with the new Dry Liner production at the Herzlake site. Thanks to the use of two new lines, the wide range with numerous equipment variants ...

Fresh fish logistics in Norway
17. May 2021Fresh fish logistics in Norway

Norwegian food logistics company Nor-log Thermo AS is putting 55 new Cool Liners into operation. The first batch of Krone refrigerated trailers, specially designed to ...

The new Mega Liner Generation
11. May 2021The new Mega Liner Generation

Evolution instead of revolution: Krone has gradually revamped its Mega Liner program over the past few years. The result is an innovative volume vehicle that offers ...

SAP update leads to disruptions
03. May 2021SAP update leads to disruptions

Due to an SAP update, there will be disruptions and outages from Thursday, 13 May to Sunday, 16 May 2021. This means that the SAP-based KRONE customer portals will not ...

Visitors from all over the world test Scania trucks with Krone trailers
27. April 2021Visitors test Scania trucks with Krone trailers

Scania's test and demo centre is located near Södertälje, where the Swedish truck manufacturer's headquarters and factory are located. Four new Krone trailers have a ...

25 years Krone Cool-Liner
19. April 202125 years Krone Cool-Liner

The year 2021 is a very special year for Krone: because the refrigerated semi-trailer celebrates its 25th birthday this year. This is, of course, reason enough to look ...

CELSINEO – Successful test marathon for modular trailer cooling system
13. April 2021CELSINEO – Successful test marathon for modular trailer c

KRONE Cool Liners were equipped with CELSINEO refrigeration units for single-temp applications and used intensively by 20 freight forwarders in temperature-controlled ...

AXIMILIAN BIRLE NEW IN THE KRONE TEAM
06. April 2021Maximilian Birle new in the Krone team

On 1 April, Maximilian Birle took over the management of the "Sales & Service Telematics and Digital Services" department at Fahrzeugwerk Krone. The 36-year-old has ...

Krone 360° Trailer Service
23. March 2021Krone 360° Trailer Service

With the Europe-wide service initiative "Krone 360° Trailer Service" for trailers and semi-trailers, Krone is starting into spring 2021.More and more transport ...

Krone new cooperation partner of Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service
16. March 2021Krone new cooperation partner of Alltrucks

Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service and Krone - one of the world's leading trailer manufacturers - are entering into a future-oriented cooperation. The more than 700 ...

15 Dry Liner for PPTL
09. March 202115 Dry Liner for PPTL

Mesut Kaya, authorised signatory of Pro Performance Transport & Logistik GmbH (PPTL) and Isa Alakir, IT Management at PPTL, used the collection of 15 new Dry Liners to ...

Krone: new rear underrun guard as of March
02. March 2021Krone: new rear underrun guard as of March

Starting in March, Krone will gradually equip its vehicles with the newly designed rear underrun guard, which significantly increases passive safety in traffic.

Arcese innovates by investing in sustainable logistics
26. February 2021Arcese innovates by investing in sustainable logistics

The development of intermodal transportation, and the focus on sustainability are two of the Arcese Group’s priorities. Over the years, the Arcese Group has continued to ...

Krone telematics unit now also with solar power
23. February 2021Krone telematics unit now also with solar power

Krone has developed a new version of the Krone Smart Collect telematics unit for its popular swap systems. The highlight: thanks to the integrated solar panel, the ...

More than 10,000 users in the spare parts shop
19. February 2021More than 10,000 users in the spare parts shop

Since February 2021, the number of users of the Krone Spare Parts Shop has reached five figures: Krone registered the 10,000th user of the online shop at the beginning ...

There is always something to transport
08. February 2021There is always something to transport

New year, new transport equipment - according to this motto, Andreas Back, Head of Quality Management/Environment at Hornbach Baumarkt AG, took delivery of the eleventh ...

New service partner
01. February 2021New service partner

Every haulier knows the situation: a driver reports a breakdown, the vehicle is stuck. Now fast, competent help is needed. Krone Mobility offers this service through its ...

New from Krone: Krone Trusted
25. January 2021New from Krone: Krone Trusted

Every freight forwarder is familiar with the following situation: When a part needs to be replaced on a trailer that is already a little older, they often consider ...

Ready to take on new challenges
14. January 2021Ready to take on new challenges

After a relatively good start to the 2019/2020 financial year (1 August 2019 to 31 July 2020), all business activities have been impacted by Covid-19 since the beginning ...

Walter Krone deceased
05. January 2021Walter Krone deceased

Walter Krone passed away on 3 January 2021 after a long serious illness at the age of 79. From 1977 to 2011, Walter Krone was the Managing Director of the Krone ...

LTN remains loyal to BVB and Krone
15. December 2020LTN remains loyal to BVB and Krone

The transport company LTN has now picked up two Coil Liners and four Mega Liners in Werlte. Two Mega Liners with BVB-09 look were particularly eye-catching. Managing ...

Nagel-Group and Herta test e-trailers
10. December 2020Nagel-Group and Herta test e-trailers

Bochum, 9 December 2020. The food logistics company Nagel-Group and the ham and sausage maker Herta are working towards more sustainable logistics. The companies are ...

The type 1 long HGV in the fast lane
08. December 2020The type 1 long HGV in the fast lane

Krone is paving the way with its new Swap Liner, demonstrating how a type 1 long HGV (extended semitrailer) can easily transport two swap bridges each 7.45 metres long. ...

40 Krone trailers for STERAC
24. November 202040 Krone trailers for STERAC

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 ...

On an innovative mission
17. November 2020On an innovative mission

Driving innovations with practice-oriented equipment - this is how the latest activity of the Swiss transport company Salzmann can be described. The latest addition to ...

For professional flower transport
12. November 2020For professional flower transport

The Spanish transport company ESP Solutions has once again opted for Krone and ordered 250 refrigerated trailers from the Cool Liner series. This means that ESP ...

Perfect for the 75th birthday
10. November 2020Perfect for the 75th birthday

During the official handover of 20 new semi-trailers of the Profi Liner series, Dr. Frank Albers, Krone Managing Director Sales & Marketing and Krone Regional Sales ...

RYTLE and Krone supporting new delivery concepts
06. November 2020RYTLE and Krone supporting new delivery concepts

From the beginning of November 2020, four swap bodies that can hydraulically lowered to the ground – so called HUBs – will support the transport of goods between the ...

4 new Cool Liners for Miniekspress
03. November 20204 new Cool Liners for Miniekspress

Four new Cool Liners from Krone are now in use at the Norwegian transport company Miniekspress Thermo Transport AS. The cooling trailers were specified according to ...

Focus on customer benefit
27. October 2020Focus on customer benefit

Transport companies using telematics systems from the two leading trailer manufacturers Schmitz Cargobull and Krone can now access the data provided for all their ...

Official handover at Nuremberg harbour
13. October 2020Official handover at Nuremberg harbour

Amm Spedition has ordered more than 150 Krone units in the years 2019 and 2020. The symbolic handover of the 150th vehicle has now taken place on the premises of the ...

Lightweight, but super safe
06. October 2020Lightweight, but super safe

For the new Light Safety Sandwich Floor, Krone has now received the Trailer Innovation 2021 award (category safety). The announcement was made during the virtual ...

Krone with own subsidiary in Sweden
05. March 2020Krone with own subsidiary in Sweden

Close to the customer - Krone consistently lives this philosophy and has now integrated Krone Center Sverige AB into its own subsidiary in Sweden. The new subsidiary is ...

Krone strengthens management team in Spain
11. February 2020Krone strengthens management team in Spain

François Riveiro hired as the new managing director of Krone in Spain. With effect from February 6th, Riveiro took over the management of Krone Trailer España SLU (KTE) ...

Strategic move at Krone
21. January 2020Strategic move at Krone

Bernard Krone, Managing Partner of the KRONE Holding SE & Co. KG, and Alfons Veer, chairman of the Krone Holding Executive Board, were elected members of the Krone ...

Four new Krone liners for Schuon
21. January 2020Four new Krone liners for Schuon

Kaizen - this is the motto of the Baden-Württemberg forwarding agency Schuon from Haiterbach. Kaizen comes from Japanese and stands for improvements for everyone, always ...

Less trips, more efficiency
07. January 2020Less trips, more efficiency

Alexander and Toni Hotz from Offenbach an der Queich recently received their second long HGV in Werlte. The forwarding agency Toni Hotz Transporte had already used a ...

Krone generates sales of 2.2 billion euros
16. December 2019Krone generates sales of 2.2 billion euros

Against the backdrop of a sometimes difficult environment in the agricultural machinery and commercial trailer industries, the Krone Group finished the past 2018/2019 ...

Silver Anniversary - 25 years Pozkrone
10. December 2019Silver Anniversary - 25 years Pozkrone

For 25 years now, Pozkrone has been responsible for the general distribution of Krone vehicles in Poland. The Pozkrone success story began in 1994, when the company was ...

45 Krone units for RTS Transport Service GmbH
26. November 201945 Krone units for RTS Transport Service GmbH

RTS Transport Service GmbH from Dassendorf has now invested in 45 new Krone units. For a symbolic handover of 40 turntable box carriers, two swap units and three central ...

Smart Capacity Management Awarded
22. November 2019Smart Capacity Management Awarded

For its innovative Smart Capacity Management, Krone was awarded the European Transport Prize for Sustainability in the Telematics category yesterday evening in Munich. ...

Würfel Logistik relies on Krone
19. November 2019Würfel Logistik relies on Krone

Quality, reliability, flexibility and cooperation based on partnership are the decisive criteria in the selection of swap bodies for the Bremerhaven logistics company ...

Krone with vehicle variety at Solutrans
11. November 2019Krone with vehicle variety at Solutrans

At the Solutrans in Lyon Krone shows its product variety and exhibits a semi-trailer from the Profi Liner series, a Cool Liner, a container chassis Box Liner as well as ...

KRONE Telematics
06. November 2019Cool Liner now standard with Krone Telematics

From now on Krone will equip all Cool Liner refrigerated vehicles as standard with Krone Telematics.

Krone celebrates 10th anniversary in Kazakhstan
21. October 2019Krone celebrates 10th anniversary in Kazakhstan

The team of Krone's subsidiary "Trailer Corporation Central Asia" celebrated the 10th anniversary of Krone's Kazakhstan office at a traditional Oktoberfest.

11. October 2019Better Painting AWARD goes to KRONE

At the "Better Painting" congress, the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group was honoured for its new, innovative coating centre at the Werlte site.

Alfons Veer retires
30. September 2019Alfons Veer retires

After 16 successful years, Alfons Veer (65) will resign from his position as Chairman of the Management Board of Bernard Krone Holding SE & Co KG at the end of the year ...

Krone at the NUFAM 2019 in Karlsruhe
10. September 2019Krone at the NUFAM 2019 in Karlsruhe

At NUFAM 2019 Krone will be present with a show trailer; here interested visitors will be informed comprehensively about Krone vehicles and services.

The Krone Commercial Vehicle Group has appointed Peter Ahlers (54) as Managing Director effective August 1, 2019. Ahlers will take over the management of the Knapen Group based in Deurne, the Netherlands, which has been part of the Krone Commercial Vehicl
29. August 2019Peter Ahlers new Managing Director of the Knapen-Group

The Krone Commercial Vehicle Group has appointed Peter Ahlers (54) as Managing Director effective August 1, 2019. Ahlers will take over the management of the Knapen ...

Krone Business Center in Haselünne officially opened
22. August 2019Krone Business Center in Haselünne officially opened

"We are deliberately bundling synergies in the areas of accounting and IT so that we can continue to operate effectively and competitively with the Krone Group in ...

Krone at Transport Compleet in Gorinchem
19. August 2019Krone at Transport Compleet in Gorinchem

From 3 to 5 September, the Transport Compleet trade fair in Gorinchem, South Holland, will once again be opening its doors from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.. At the fair, Krone ...

Fercam continues with Krone
01. August 2019Fercam continues with Krone

Innovative solutions, quality, intermodality and reliability are the decisive criteria in the selection of semi-trailers for the Italian logistics company Fercam. As ...

Krone at Nürburgring Truck Grand Prix
09. July 2019Krone at Nürburgring Truck Grand Prix

The Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring is the driver's event of the year every year - and of course the Krone Drivers Club will be exhibiting again this year.

10 years partner: Torello and Krone celebrate
02. July 201910 years partner: Torello and Krone celebrate

The Italian logistics service provider Torello and Fahrzeugwerk Krone - together with the Italian Krone importer Real Trailer - recently celebrated 10 years of ...

Best Brand 2019 - Crown wins among curtainsiders
27. June 2019Best Curtainsider! - Best Brand 2019

Krone products placed three times on the podium in the reader survey "Best Brands 2019". Krone took the first place in the "curtainsider" category; in the previous year, ...

Knapen and Krone join forces
26. June 2019Knapen and Krone join forces

Krone Commercial VehicleGroup (incl. its subsidiaries) has signed the takeover of 100% ofthe shares of the Dutch Knapen Group (incl. its subsidiariesKnapen ...

Krone Profi Liner wins
18. June 2019Krone Profi Liner wins "Top Trailer Slovakia 2019"

The Krone Profi Liner has now been awarded the title "Top Trailer Slovakia 2019". More than 1000 votes from the Slovakian transport industry were cast in the category of ...

Mega Liner with job offer
11. June 2019Mega Liner with job offer

Are you a Peiffer guy? This question is written in huge white letters at the rear of five new Mega Liners, which Axel Peiffer, owner of the forwarding agency of the same ...

Krone wins Green Truck Trailer Innovation Award
04. June 2019Krone wins Green Truck Trailer Innovation Award

Yesterday evening, Krone received the Green Truck Trailer Innovation Award for Smart Capacity Management. The jury thus praised the sustainable increase in transport ...

Transport Logistic 2019 Special
04. June 2019Transport Logistic 2019 Special

All highlights at a glance.

Transport Logistic
20. May 2019KRONE at transport logistic Munich

Krone is exhibiting a range of vehicles at transport logistic: The Cool Liner, which is equipped with the new Celsineo cooling system, a joint development by Liebherr ...

CELSINEO - new technology for refrigerated transport
15. March 2019CELSINEO - new technology for refrigerated transport

Krone and Liebherr have entered into a partnership for the development, sales and servicing of refrigeration units. Both companies have signed the relevant cooperation ...

Krone Group builds new Future Lab Validation Centre
28. February 2019Krone Group builds new Future Lab Validation Centre

The first sod for the new Krone Validation Centre was cut yesterday at the Lingen industrial park near the company’s headquarters. In his speech Bernard Krone, Managing ...

Box Liner and Profi Liner at the Transport Compleet
22. February 2019Box Liner and Profi Liner at the Transport Compleet

From 26 to 28 March 2019, the Transport Compleet trade fair will open its doors from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. In Hardenberg, the Netherlands, Krone presents two all-round ...

Krone wins Image Award
11. February 2019Krone wins Image Award

1st place in the trailer category - this great result for Krone was announced during the official presentation of the Image Award 2019 in Munich. Bernard Krone received ...

10.000 Euro for the Uwe Seeler Foundation
07. February 201910.000 Euro for the Uwe Seeler Foundation

Dr. Bernard Krone and Bernard Krone yesterday presented Uwe Seeler with a cheque for 10,000 euros for the Uwe Seeler Foundation. The former captain and honorary captain ...

Ansgar Jansen: New sales manager at Krone
01. February 2019Ansgar Jansen: New sales manager at Krone

On January 1, Ansgar Jansen (45) took over the sales management of the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The graduate engineer has ...

Krone doubles its production capacity in Herzlake
30. January 2019Krone doubles its production capacity in Herzlake

Due to the very positive market demand for interchangeable systems and Dry Liners, Krone will significantly increase production capacity at its Herzlake site.

Krone finishes again with record sales
17. December 2018Krone finishes again with record sales

Against the backdrop of a sometimes difficult environment in the agricultural machinery and commercial trailer industries, the Krone Group finished the past 2017/2018 ...

30. October 2018LTG buys first truck trailer at auction

The Langenlonsheimer Transport GmbH (LTG) auctioned off a KRONE Profi Liner in the new Brummi Edition with the highest bid of 26,500 euros. The proceeds from the auction ...

28. August 2018IAA 2018 Special

Clever Connections - KRONE presents practical vehicles and customised 360° services

31. August 2018Krone vehicles for improved city and port logistics

The German commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone is exhibiting at the Transport Compleet trade fair. This international trade fair will take place from September 4 to 6 ...

27. August 2018KRONE officially inaugurates new coating centre

As part of the "Krone Future Lab", Bernard Krone and Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer officially opened the new Krone Coating Centre (OFZ) at the Werlte ...

Clever Connections
17. August 2018Clever Connections - IAA 2018

Cleverly connecting the transport world and creating first-class added value - that is what this year's Krone motto "Clever Connections" for the IAA Commercial Vehicles ...

Alfons B. Veer switches to Commercial Vehicles
07. August 2018Alfons B. Veer switches to Commercial Vehicles

As of 1 August 2018, Alfons B. Veer, CEO of Trenkamp & Gehle GmbH, will also be appointed Executive Director at the Krone Commercial Vehicles Group.

17. July 20181,000 trailers delivered to N&K Spedition in Esbjerg

N&K Spedition is one of Krone's largest refrigeration customers and has just received its 1,000th refrigerated semitrailer from Krone Fleet Denmark since 2010. N&K’s ...

Changes to the senior management at Krone Commercial Vehicle Group / Dr. Frank Albers
04. July 2018Changes to the senior management at Krone CV Group

Dr Frank Albers takes over as Managing Director of National/Internationals Sales and Marketing at the Krone Commercial Vehicle Group

26. June 2018Krone joins ADAC Truck Grand Prix at Nürburgring

Once again this year, Krone is an official sponsor of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship (FIA ETRC) and is participating as an exhibitor at the Truck Grand Prix, ...

15. June 2018Easy, quick, safe: Spring steel instead of plug-in lathes

The load securing curtain - Krone Safe Curtain - The name says it all: With Krone's load securing curtain Safe Curtain, high-strength spring steel strips are integrated ...

30. May 2018KRONE presents unique load-securing systems

KRONE is exhibiting a Profi Liner curtainsider trailer at the Brussels commercial transport show, ‘We are Transport’, which features the market-proven Multi-Lock and ...

03. May 2018Schmid Transport celebrates 70th anniversary with Krone

The Regensburg-based transport and freight-forwarder, Schmid Transport and Spedition GmbH & Co, has taken delivery of 33 new Box Liner container carriers from Krone for ...

26. April 2018Krone Parts get there faster with Unique QR Code

16. March 2018Krone honours stem cell donors

621 Krone employees signed up as potential stem cell donors during the blood typing campaigns in Werlte (2007) and Spelle (2014). No fewer than 23 Krone employees have ...

09. March 2018Krone at Transport Compleet in Hardenberg

The German commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone is exhibiting at the Transport Compleet trade fair. This international trade fair takes place from March 13 to 15 2018 ...

21. February 2018Central spare parts centre for improved customer service

In response to current and future demand for parts requirements in the commercial vehicle sector, Krone Commercial Vehicle Group has started operations at its new ...

09. February 2018Two Hundred and Fifty Vehicles Roll with Heavy Goods

As Regional Sales Manager in his area, Markus Gemmel supervises the federal states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. His customer, L.T.G., is a Langenlonsheim-based ...

22. January 2018Krone-Holding expands senior management team

Bernard Krone Holding SE & Co. KG is expanding its senior management team. Dr David Frink (45) will join chairman of the board Alfons Veer (63) and managing partner ...

18. December 2017Krone maintains its strong market position

Bucking the trend – this is an appropriate way to describe the growth of the Krone Group over the past few financial years. While many agricultural machinery ...

06. December 2017Cargo bike concept wins European Transport Prize

The newly founded joint venture RYTLE of the Krone Group and Orbitak AG was awarded the European Transport Prize for Sustainability 2018 by an expert jury for its ...

05. December 2017Well-attended Solutrans trade fair in Lyon

17. November 2017KRONE at the French Solutrans 2017 Trade Fair in Lyon

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone is participating in the Solutrans trade fair (Salon International des Solutions de Transport Routier et Urbain) in Lyon from ...

08. November 2017KRONE Winner of the German Telematics Award 2018

Krone wins the “German Telematics Award 2018” for its innovative trailer telematics that meet the wide ranging demands of the logistic specialists of today and tomorrow. ...

16. October 2017Opening of the Krone France SAS Center

Together with approximately 250 guests from the French logistics industry, the Krone France Team opened the new Krone Center in Lyon, near the Saint Exupéry Airport (a 5 ...

11. September 2017High demand for professional transport solutions

At the COMTRANS 2017 commercial vehicle trade fair in Moscow, KRONE presented trailers and services "Made in Germany" to the Russian transport and logistics market.

KRONE at Moscow's Comtrans 2017 Trade Fair
31. August 2017KRONE at Moscow's Comtrans 2017 Trade Fair

From the 4th to the 9th of September 2017, Krone will be presenting its practical transport solutions in hall 13, stand 13-360 at Comtrans 2017 in Moscow.

Krone makes strategic appointment
15. August 2017Krone makes strategic appointment

As part of the realignment of sales activities in Key Account Management, Ingo Geerdes has been appointed Managing Director of Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG. ...

PEMA expands fleet with commercial vehicles from Krone
18. July 2017PEMA expands fleet with commercial vehicles from Krone

At the transport logistic fair in Munich, Krone Commercial Vehicle Group and PEMA GmbH agreed on the delivery of a mixture of trailer units.

2.300 Krone swap bodies sold to Seaco Global
07. July 20172.300 Krone swap bodies sold to Seaco Global

Hermes Germany modernizes infrastructure with high-strength Krone swap bodies

Transway Parts keep Krone trailers on the move in Ireland
06. July 2017Transway Parts keep Krone trailers on the move in Ireland

Transway Parts, the aftermarket and support service division of Fleet Solutions is now providing same-day delivery of all fast-moving Krone parts to Dublin and overnight ...

Customer focus pays off: Commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone twice awarded “Best Brand”
22. June 2017Krone twice awarded “Best Brand 2017”

Krone has been named a winner in the category “curtainsided and refrigerated semitrailers” and ranks second best in the category “trailer axles” of the “Best Brands ...

Krone and Trailer Partner win readers’ award TOP SLOVAKIA 2017
20. June 2017Krone and Trailer Partner win readers’ award TOP SLOVAKIA

The journal “Transport a Logistika” awarded the Slovakian KRONE retailer Trailer Partner. Trailer Partner is winner of the renowned prize TOP SLOVAKIA 2017.

Krone offers compliant Box Liners with maximized payload
15. June 2017Krone offers compliant Box Liners with maximized payload

Compact rear end improves payload for 20 ft. containers - Universal box container eLTU70 adapts to most forms of transport transports

500th KRONE trailer handed over to Blue Water Group
02. May 2017500th KRONE trailer handed over to Blue Water Group

KRONE Fleet Danmark A/S has recently delivered 134 Profi Liners to Blue Water Shipping. With this latest delivery, the trailer fleet of the Danish transport and ...

Krone wins BVL-Award “Best Logistic Brand 2017“
27. April 2017Krone wins BVL-Award “Best Logistic Brand 2017“

As a manufacturer of trailers and superstructures, Krone wins the prize “Best Logistic Brand 2017“ awarded by the Federal Association of Logistics (Bundesvereinigung ...

Krone supplies Benway Marine & Logistics
31. March 2017Krone supplies Benway Marine & Logistics

The Krone Commercial Vehicles Group has delivered ten semitrailers from the Dry Liner dry case model series to Benway Marine & Logistics GmbH & Co. KG. The purchase of ...

Gábor Somogyi is Krone's new managing director in Hungary
07. February 2017Future-oriented generation change

Gábor Somogyi, 38, is the new managing director of Hungarian Krone Trailer SE Kft. Somogyi follows directly in the footsteps of Hannes Nachtelberger, who retired ...

Hannes Nachtelberger retires
06. February 2017Hannes Nachtelberger retires

Hannes Nachtelberger, 63, managing director of Krone Trailer SE Kft. in Budapest and Sales Director for Krone Austria, commenced his well-earned retirement at the end of ...

Krone builds new spare parts warehouse
23. January 2017Krone builds new spare parts warehouse

The Krone Commercial Vehicle Group is building a 8,500 square metre warehouse near European Route 233 in Herzlake to store replacement parts for all vehicles distributed ...

12. January 201780 semitrailers for CTJ Janssen

80 new Krone semitrailers from the Profi Liner model series are now being deployed at CTJ Janssen GmbH. The trailers were officially handed over to Ernst-August Bührke ...

30. December 2016Commercial vehicle industry under economic pressure

Due to massive increases in raw material and energy prices, moderate price adjustments are unavoidable.

21. December 2016Krone Group plans a new validation centre

For the construction of a validation centre, the Krone Group wants to invest 15 million Euros in an area of about 13 hectares in the IndustriePark Lingen.

21. December 2016Krone Group stays on good course

Although markets remained difficult, the Krone Group generated sales of around 1.8 billion euros in the fiscal year 2015/2016, a result that once again exceeds the ...

29. November 2016Krone invests in Werlte site

The Krone Commercial Vehicle Group plans to construct an ultra-modern coating plant in Werlte. Krone intends to construct the factory, with a footprint of around 16,000 ...

21. November 2016DFDS 'Pink Trailer' campaign to 'drive out breast cancer'

International freight forwarder and multi-modal specialist DFDS has selected a Krone trailer from its European fleet to play centre stage in a new initiative supporting ...

17. November 2016GBA Services returns to Krone for ‘trouble-free’ service

Lancashire - based operator GBA Services has added a further 22 Krone trailers to its fleet as demand for the company’s services in the pharmaceutical and high-value, ...

28. October 2016Krone Center opens in Rotterdam

Together with some 150 guests, the Krone Trailer BV team celebrated the opening of the new Krone Center in Rotterdam. In his welcome speech, Dr Bernard Krone highlighted ...

22. September 2016IAA 2016 Special

Get connected - Krone demonstrates intelligent networked transport solutions at the IAA

22. September 2016Efficiency Run 2016

Up to 20 percent less fuel and CO2: Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Krone present highly efficient semitrailer-tractor combination

15. August 2016500th Krone box trailer for Dachser France

The overall 500th Krone box trailer was recently officially handed over by Ingo Geerdes, Krone Director Key Account Management, to Frédéric Jurado and Philippe Ricard ...

15. August 2016Warrens take first consignment of Code XL Dry Liners from Krone

Warrens Warehousing Group has taken delivery of its first consignment of Dry Liner box trailers from Krone which, says the company, will join its 200-strong European ...

20. May 2016The new Krone Center in Gebze has opened

Strategic development of Turkish activities - The new Krone Center in Gebze (near Istanbul) has now been officially opened.

21. May 2016Krone at Comvex in Istanbul

The specialist trade fair, Comvex, is taking place from 21st to 24th May in Istanbul. Krone has a 1,200 sqm stand at the exhibition and will exhibit vehicles which are ...

02. May 2016Gustke Food Logistik relies on Krone

Two, visually striking Krone Cool Liner trailers have recently been received by Stephan Gustke, Managing Director of Spedition Heinrich Gustke GmbH, who are based in ...

29. April 2016Krone Trailers for Tarrant International

Tarrant International Transport, one of Ireland’s leading logistics and distribution operators has added four new Krone Profi Liners to its fleet and says that the ...

27. April 2016Lower Saxony Foreign Trade Prize has been awarded

Krone honoured for successful development in Turkey - For the successful development of Fahrzeugwerk Krone and in relation to the Turkish production site, Krone TİCARİ ...

09. February 2016Robust and functional - Krone's new building materials trailer

With its newly designed building material trailer – Load Carrier – Krone offers a robust and practically-oriented vehicle which has been specially tailored to meet the ...

03. February 2016400th Krone Trailer for freight forwarding company Peiffer

Freight forwarding company Peiffer and Fahrzeugwerk Krone are celebrating two significant anniversaries: For 40 years Peiffer has been a customer of Krone and recently ...

11. January 2016Bring concludes framework agreement with Krone for curtainsider ...

An agreement between Krone and the Norwegian logistics operator Bring has recently been signed by Equipment Director Jan Anderson for the supply of curtainsider trailers ...

18. December 2015Trailer marriage in Emsland: Krone and Brüggen merge to become KRONE ...

Krone repositions itself in the utility vehicle business - The long-standing collaboration between Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH and Brüggen Fahrzeugwerk & Service ...

07. December 2015The future in focus

Krone maintains sales revenue at 1.6 billion euros - Despite difficult market conditions, including the impact of the Russian crisis and the expiration of EU milk ...