North of England-based supermarket chain Booths has specified a pair of Vector 1950 multi-temperature units for two trailers joining its fleet. Mounted to tri-axle, double-deck Cartwright trailers, both units are equipped with Carrier’s E-Drive all-electric technology, which removes the mechanical transmissions in conventional belt-driven refrigeration systems and transforms engine power into electricity through a generator. Booths runs a fleet of more than 25 CVs and has a network of 29 stores. It plans to keep the new trailers on the […]
CM Downton has bought 10 new Cartwright trailers to support growth on its long-running Saica Paper contract.
Cartwright Group subsidiary Cartwright Rentals has opened a new site near Leeds as part of plans to increase its national network.
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]