Tyrone, our MORE Early Stage Researcher 1, moved to KAMAG Transporttechnik GmbH & Co.KG located in Ulm, Germany for his secondment. Together with the SCHEUERLE Fahrzeugfabrik, NICOLAS Industrie and TIIGER, KAMAG Transporttechnik forms the TII Group – Transporter Industry International. The TII Group is the world’s market leader in the development and production of heavy-duty vehicles equipped with hydraulically-supported pendulum axles. KAMAG is active in the production of industrial vehicles, modular transporters and vehicles for terminal logistics.
Tyrone will work at KAMAG from 01.02.2022 until 31.05.2022. During this time, he will investigate new potential business cases and business models for automated and/or autonomous ‘Swap Body Transporters’ and ‘Terminal Tractors’ offered by KAMAG. The secondment will provide Tyrone with practical exposure and an avenue to test business and management related research concepts in the field of terminal/yard logistics, while KAMAG will benefit from the research insights that may help their future business and research collaborations.