CM Downton has 0rdered 180 Cartwright trailers to service existing business and provide additional capacity for growth. The order consists of double-deck and hydraulic deck trailers, including longer-length and aerodynamic versions. Rob Emery, director at CM Downton, said: “We’re increasingly requiring larger and more flexible fleets to meet customers’ needs, and help them to respond to what remains a fluid and complex marketplace. “We’ve had a good 2013 so far, with some significant wins in the first quarter,” said Emery, […]
Yearsley Logistics has put 35 additional Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers into operation.
Refrigerated distribution specialist FreshLinc has taken delivery of four new longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The four 14.6m long trailers, fitted with Carrier Vector dual-temperature fridges and BPW self-steer axles, can carry 28 pallets each – two more than a standard 13.6m trailer. They will be used for intensive trunking operations between Spalding, Lincs, and Scotland. Group fleet engineer Andy Marchant told MT.co.uk the trailers, which cost around £220,000 in all, had been constructed with extra strengthening components a […]
The boss of CM Downton has said customers need to be realistic about haulage rates as the economic recovery begins to lay bare capacity issues within road transport.