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Local Company Wins Top Industry Award. J Richardson Transport lifted the Scottish Fleet of the Year title at the annual Transport News Scottish Rewards presentation ceremony held in Glasgow on Friday 10 November.

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Cargofleet 3 is the next generation telematics portal developed in house by BPW. Designed by BPW Group member, idem telematics, this new online platform gives transport operators access to a far greater level of data to monitor, and therefore the...

BPW joined over 100 leading suppliers from the frozen and chilled logistics industry at the TCS&D show. Held from 13-14 September at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, visitors were able to view the largest display of refrigerated vehicles in the UK and...

Congratulations to David Newell from the NI Trucks depot in Portadown who has been named Technician of the Year at the annual Export & Freight Transport & Logistics Awards. A delighted David was presented with the award, sponsored by BPW...

Thank you to everyone within the industry for their kindness to the family and donations on behalf of Pete.

Following the sale by BPW of the Group’s light trailer running gear business, BPW Fahrzeugtechnik to AL-KO Vehicle Technology, BPW Limited will no longer be responsible for the sale and support of light trailer and caravan running gears throughout...

TCSD is the UK's only dedicated event for frozen and chilled logistics professionals and an important event in the industry calendar. Being held at their new venue for 2017, the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, visitors can view the largest display of...

Leading trailer component and running gear supplier, BPW, has appointed Richard Brodie as Sales Engineer for Scotland. On his appointment Richard said, “It’s exciting to be a part of the organisation, a leader within the transport industry, and I...

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Peter Ray who passed away on Thursday, 15 June 2017, following a long battle with cancer. Pete was a much loved and respected friend and colleague to us all, who will be greatly missed by...

Following the 2017 CV Show, BPW's striking stand design was featured in the July 2017 issue of Transport News. Described as a "centrepiece in Hall 3" "this veritable beacon of light cleverly combined modern lines" with "art deco" inspired corner...

In 2016, Jamie Vardy and Leicester City became global sensations when, against all odds, they won the Premier League. Today, through his V9 Academy, Jamie offers talented young footballers the opportunity to fulfill their own dreams of playing in...

Most piston type or double-diaphragm type brake actuators are supplied with drain bungs in the front and rear low pressure housings. When these actuators are fitted correctly to the axle the lower bung in each housing should be removed to allow...

The BPW ECO-Disc brake caliper is built around low maintenance technology. The guide-pins and tappet boots need to be inspected annually. Remove the road wheel and pads. Grasp the caliper body with both hands ensure that it will move freely from...

ABS sensors play an important role in ensuring that the ABS (anti-lock braking system) and the roll stability functions of the trailer brake ECU (electronic control unit) function correctly.

When you remove a hub for maintenance take a moment...

The BPW automatic slack adjuster is a precision component that ensures correct adjustment of the drum brakes. This component requires greasing at every statutory inspection.

Annually the brake should be de-adjusted and the slack adjuster...

BPW camshaft bushes have a reputation for being the most reliable in the industry.

The correct greasing is essential to ensure that the maximum life is obtained from the camshaft and bushes and that brake performance is maintained between...

All BPW hubs are built around standard DIN taper roller bearings. This not only ensures long and trouble free life when used with our ECO Li+ grease but it also means that bearing wear is adjustable.

When a hub is removed for brake...

Within our standard range of air suspensions and axles for trailers, we have around 950 permutations.

Most of these are covered in our standard drawing programs which can be downloaded from our website www.bpw.co.uk/technical

As part of...

BPW running gear systems are built to the highest standards but if a problem should arise then it is comforting to know that most axles and suspensions from the standard range are supplied with a 5 year warranty.

There are some components such...

Globally renowned for their intelligent running gear systems, BPW will highlight their drum and disc brake axles featuring ECO Plus 3 hubs with ECO Air COMPACT suspension. These hubs apply the Formula 1 principle allowing simple removal of the...

Tractor/trailer braking imbalance (compatibility) is as much a nuisance today as it was in the days prior to EBS being standard on towing and towed vehicles.

This can cause problems ranging from under-utilisation on the trailer brakes, which...

If you operate vehicles fitted with BPW Self Steering axles then the maintenance period is 6 weeks. It is essential to observe this as it an essential requirement in ensuring the longevity of the king-pins and bushes. It is a good idea to jack...

In order to get the best out of your axles and suspensions it is essential to use genuine BPW spare parts; this will also ensure that your warranty is not compromised. Friction surfaces are matched so the brake pads or linings fitted to your axles...

BPW are world renowned for their quality axle and suspension systems. This reputation for quality also extends to the technical support and training provided by our Customer Services Department.

For 2017, our Engineering Manager, Roger Thorpe,...

Every so often a footballer comes along whose story of success captures your imagination. Jamie Vardy's rise to fame did just that. After playing in non-league teams, Jamie signed for his first Premier League club, Leicester City FC, relatively late...

Grant Construction Services (Fife) Ltd won a top industry award at the annual Transport News Scottish Rewards. The BPW sponsored title was lifted at a presentation ceremony held in Glasgow on Friday 4 November 2017.

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Buying a caravan can be the biggest investment customers will make and one they will wisely protect against theft.

BPW's iWD wheel lock can offer that much needed protection. Specifically designed for the UK market, the iWD wheel lock offers...

idem telematics has scooped an award in the trailer telematics category for its modular Cargofleet Trailer Gateway solution at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 fair in Hanover.

Jury praised modular telematics solution

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BPW win Trailer Innovation Prize 2017 at the IAA for their Tyre pressure control system, AirSave.

The ground-breaking tyre pressure control system scooped the components category award at a ceremony held at the IAA Commercial Vehicles fair in...

Darren Wylde, from Mercedes Benz Truck & Van NI Ltd, has been named Technician of the Year 2016 at the annual Export & Freight Transport and Logistics Awards.

Peter Ray, OE Sales Manager for BPW Limited is pictured presenting Darren Wylde...

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