- Five first place awards for Daimler commercial vehicle brands at the Image Awards 2017 of the ‘VerkehrsRundschau’ (‘Transport Review’)
- Mercedes-Benz is the most successful brand when it comes to trucks and vans
- FleetBoard, CharterWay and MercedesServiceCard come out on top once again
MUNICH–Daimler commercial vehicle brands once again secured first place in the five categories Trucks, Vans, Telematics, Rental/Leasing and Fuel Cards at the Image Awards 2017. On Thursday, 9 February 2017, the freight forwarding, transport and logistics magazine ‘VerkehrsRundschau’ conferred the coveted awards in Munich. It was the fourth time in a row that the Mercedes-Benz brand was honoured with the Image Awards for Trucks and Vans.
Daimler’s services are also top class according to the 500 logistics decision-makers surveyed from German industrial and commercial enterprises: the Image Award 2017 once again goes to the service brands FleetBoard, CharterWay and MercedesServiceCard.
These awards honour the activities of the company to offer the best commercial vehicles and services with regard to efficiency, safety and networking. For instance, the flagship truck, the Mercedes-Benz Actros, achieves up to six percent fuel savings with the latest efficiency package.
When it comes to safety, Mercedes-Benz is the first provider to offer the Sideguard Assist and the new Active Brake Assist 4 with pedestrian detection. From the city delivery van Citan and the professional multi-talent Vito to the versatile classic Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz Vans has an entire range of vans that can be individually configured as required and that are known for their high standard of quality and their economic efficiency.
Furthermore, with telematics-based internet services, Daimler FleetBoard supports fleet operators of commercial vehicles to manage their vehicles more economically. In practice, this translates into fuel savings of up to 15 percent and optimised vehicle and trip utilisation.