Schmitz Cargobull UK has appointed its first national sales manager for truck bodies, in a move the manufacturer said demonstrates its commitment to the growing sales of temperature controlled truck bodies. Simon Lake, 45, has joined the company with 25 years of industry experience, including seven years with the Bevan Group, Schmitz Cargobull’s partner in the domestic rigid body sector. Lake, who will be based at the company’s head office in Warrington, said: “I’ve worked in the truck body market […]
Northern-Ireland rental and leasing firm Hireco has bought 400 new trailers from SDC for £8m, adding the assets to £4.6m of trailers it has purchased from Krone, Schmitz Cargobull and Dennison.
Logistics training firm 2 Start have taken delivery of a new Iveco S-Way tractor unit and two Schmitz Cargobull trailers to boost their fleet of articulated training vehicles.
Alan Hunt, joint MD for sales and service at Schmitz Cargobull UK and Ireland, was on hand at the ITT Hub and happy to talk about the giant German trailer builder’s plans for its new UK factory that will build 2,000 vehicles a year when at full capacity.