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Goldhofer and Trail King Team Up

April 24, 2018 - Goldhofer and Trail King are teaming up to take advantage of each other’s distribution strengths in different parts of the world. 

Under the new agreement, Trail King will distribute Goldhofer’s on-road trailers in North America, and Goldhofer will distribute Trail King trailers in other parts of the world, particularly the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. 

The new arrangement does not affect Goldhofer’s specialized off-road trailers and hydrostatically powered modular transporters, which the company will continue to sell and support itself. 

The new distribution arrangement for on-road trailers lets Goldhofer take advantage of Trail King’s strong dealer network in North America, and also lets Trail King benefit from Goldhofer’s distribution network in 160 countries around the world. 

"Our experience and innovation have earned us an international reputation for time- and cost-effective solutions in the challenging field of multi-modal transportation. We believe Trail King holds that same reputation in the United States and Canada," says Rainer Auerbacher, Goldhofer's general manager of transport technology and head of sales. "We are excited to add Trail King's suite of products to our worldwide customer offering. This alliance puts us in the right position to maintain our standing as quality leaders to meet the various demands of customers in our international markets." 

"We are excited to bring our Trail King brand to international customers by teaming up with Goldhofer," says Trail King president Joe Kolb. "Goldhofer shares the same value system that Trail King has built upon - a reputation for quality, reliability, and performance. We're thrilled to now offer our U.S. and Canadian customers a complete range of products for all of their heavy haul needs from the best manufacturers in the world." 

Together, Goldhofer and Trail King will provide the most comprehensive line of customized hauling solutions and services for every customer.


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