Fowler Welch has become one of the first UK operators to put a Schmitz Cargobull own-brand fridge unit into service. Giant German trailer builder Schmitz announced plans in 2012 to develop its own fridge unit to challenge Carrier Transicold and Thermoking. At present, it is only available as a 9,000kW mono-temperature unit on Schmitz’s top of the range S.KO Cool Executive reefer trailer, but a multi-temperature version is under development. To minimise running costs, Schmitz’s fridge uses a four-cylinder, 2.2-litre […]
Carrier Transicold UK has modified Arla Foods’ tri-axle combination trailer so it can power the motors used when loading and discharging raw milk, instead of using a tractor unit with power take-off (PTO).
Fowler Welch has revealed to MT that it is running an extensive Euro-6 trial, ahead of its planned fleet replacement purchasing next year.
Fowler Welch has a ‘bright, interesting and profitable’ future ahead, according to its parent company.