“With the presentation of Goldhofer’s latest world first in the form of the »FT-SERIES« at bauma Munich 2022, we have definitely hit the bull’s eye and introduced a vehicle that will change the transportation market for years to come. Universal combinability with existing Goldhofer modules and accessories means lower acquisition costs and opens up new business models in the field of cooperation with partners and cross-rental activities with regard to quality transport solutions and value-driven services,” said Robert Steinhauser, Vice President Sales & Service Transport Technology at Goldhofer.

FT-SERIESA crowd puller: the PST/SL-E SPLIT in combination with the FTV850 blade carrier

Major sources of interest were the international premiere of Goldhofer’s new »STEPSTAR« Z and the »CARGOPLUS®« low-profile tire. Industry representatives and numerous interested parties were also keen to see the demonstrations of the PST/SL-E split combination with the FTV850 blade transporter.

Other small and medium-sized enterprises showed great interest in Goldhofer’s low payload segment such as the »TRAILSTAR« and »STEPSTAR« Z as new members of the »STARLINE« family. An optimized center of gravity, low deadweight and intelligent lashing system result in high payloads, short set-up times, and fast transportation cycles.

FT-SERIESThe 4-axle »TRAILSTAR« for small and medium-sized construction companies

As an additional attraction, the exhibited vehicles came with TRAFFIDECK GO lightweight flooring, which combines low wear with a high coefficient of friction. Great interest was also shown in the »CARGOPLUS« low-profile tires fitted to various vehicles, with their twin advantages of higher payloads and lower loading heights. More specifically, »CARGOPLUS®«60 offers an axle load of 10 tons compared with 8 tons with 205 tires, and »CARGOPLUS®«80 a 75 mm reduction in loading height for the same axle load with 245 tires. This translates into the ability to move taller and heavier construction machinery with the new Goldhofer tires. This in turn means greater versatility, more flexibility, and fewer detours due to height restrictions on the route.

Other solutions presented included »ARCUS« P6, the MPA 5 and the »ADDRIVE« 2.0. A keen interest was shown for the self-tracking trailing dolly combination for transporting concrete beams and other long items which can also be converted into a wind turbine blade carrier in conjunction with »BLADES«. This again results in a much wider range of applications and a faster return on investment.

FT-SERIES»FT-SERIES«: demonstration of the three single tires available for different loading heights

The biggest crowd puller of all, however, was the PST/SL-E split combination demonstrated in combination with the new FTV 850. This solution gave an impressive demonstration of the fact that the decisive factor for blade transportation is not metric tons but lateral stability – with a vehicle width of up to 4,010 mm for maximum stability and safety, even when the going is tough.
National Logistics Policy - A Guide and Driving Force for India’s New Phase of Growth
In a visionary move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the National Logistics Policy to improve the competitiveness of Indian goods, enhance economic growth and development of infrastructure, and increase

Read more ...

Favourable demand sentiments support growth momentum for road logistics sector; outlook remains stable: ICRA
The domestic road logistics sector is expected to continue its growth momentum in FY2023 supported by the accelerated pace of business activities, following a healthy growth in FY2022. Ratings agency, ICRA maintains

Read more ...

Strong demand drives industrial and warehousing leasing by 9% YoY: Colliers
During Jan-Sep 2022, Industrial & Warehousing demand witnessed a 9% rise on a YoY basis with a total gross absorption of 17.5 mn sqft across the top 5 cities in India. Demand remained resilient during the third

Read more ...

Faymonville Group showcases three product brands: MAX Trailer, Faymonville, and Cometto at bauma Munich
The new BladeMAX1000 from Cometto made its world premiere at bauma Munich. With a lifting capacity of 1000 mT, this blade lifter is by far the strongest of its kind on the market. Such a special vehicle is used to safely transport the latest

Read more ...

Innovative, economical, and practical transport solutions from TII
Transport and manoeuvring solutions from TII offer unlimited application possibilities. At bauma 2022, TII brands, TII SCHEUERLE and TII KAMAG expanded their range of transport solutions and value-added services for the construction and energy

Read more ...

MEILLER showcases new TRIGENIUS® range of tippers
MEILLER displayed its new TRIGENIUS® range at bauma Munich. For the first time, MEILLER has given a unique name to the new three-way tipper generation which premiered at the IAA Transportation. A design derived from a single source, the range

Read more ...

Schwarzmüller presents more than 100 vehicle types for the construction and infrastructure sector
Schwarzmüller Group has significantly extended its product range for construction and infrastructure businesses. At bauma Munich 2022, it showcased a new hybrid tipper, new telescopic trailer for the transportation of construction materials

Read more ...

AI Logistix’s new brand promises green deliveries with zero carbon emission
AI Logistix’s new brand highlights its vision, mission, and motto. As a young company its logo in red colour aimed to reflect the dynamism of the young company. But now, having established itself, the company is focussing on being seen

Read more ...

Overcoming the  Deterrents in India’s Logistics System
According to data published by Indian Investment Grid, an initiative of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in 2021 India’s logistics sector was valued at $160 billion and employed over 22 million people directly. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10% to $215 billion

Read more ...

ODD Dimension Cargo (ODC) And Its Handling
Prof. Yogesh Bhandari presents the challenges in ODC handling at airports and suggests necessary precautions and measures. Cargo, also known as freight, refers to goods or produce being transported from one place to another by water, air or land.

Read more ...

Indian businesses transporting more than 76% of goods via railways; expect to increase further
Businesses in the western region are the most optimistic about export freight demand and are already transporting more than 76% of goods via railways. More than 40% of businesses expect cost of transportation to

Read more ...

Bridge Section Installed as per schedule with the help of Innovative Equipment from Mammoet
The Rhine Bridge in Leverkusen is a heavily frequented section of Germany's A1 highway. In order to adapt the bridge to the increasing traffic volumes, it will be replaced with

Read more ...

Goldhofer to offer Next Gen solutions for the construction and heavy-haul industries
How can a wide range of heavy haul operations be handled reliably, sustainably and above all on a cost-effective basis? Practical answers to this key question for the construction and heavy-haul industries will be provided by the impressive exhibits that Goldhofer

Read more ...

Elixia Tech Solutions paving the way for technology integration and automation in logistics
Mumbai-based Elixia Tech Solutions is an ISO 9001: 2010 certified company that aims to use high-end technology for providing comprehensive software solutions for transportation, logistics, and supply chain management across industries

Read more ...

Transportation, Skidding and Launch of India’s Biggest TBM 'Mavala' by Freight Wings
The Coastal Road Project in Mumbai by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) required 3.45 km twin undersea tunnels to be constructed, starting from Priyadarshini Park and ending at Girgaum Chowpatty. BMC awarded the construction of this Coastal Road

Read more ...

ICRA Report - Favourable demand sentiments to fuel growth in road logistics sector; outlook continues to be stable.
Rating agency ICRA has maintained a stable outlook for the Indian Road logistics sector. Accelerated pace of business activities and lower lockdown-linked restrictions from H2 FY2022 aided faster recovery in revenues for FY2022. The growth momentum

Read more ...

What’s Driving Growth of India’s Logistics Industry?
A recent report of ICRA states that the Indian logistics sector is projected to record a growth of 7-9% in the current fiscal; however, the industry players' margins are likely to remain sensitive to risks like the rise in oil and commodity

Read more ...

The Changing Nature of India’s Logistics Industry
Ashok Goyal, MD, BLR Logistiks, discusses the Indian logistics industry’s progress from a manual to an automated industry due to the increasing use of technology to drive efficiencies, reduce delays and accidents by eliminating

Read more ...

Tara Chand Logistic Solutions Offering Value-Added Services
With over 35 years of experience, Tara Chand Logistic Solutions is today positioned amongst the leading infrastructure development service providers in India. Himanshu Aggarwal, Director, Tara Chand Logistic Solutions, discusses the company’s

Read more ...

×
Sign-up for Free Subscription
'India Construction Week'
Weekly e-Newsletter on Construction Industry
Get the latest news, product launches, projects announced / awarded, government policies, investments, and expert views.
Click here to subscribe.