TIP Trailer Services UK has acquired the entire share capital of Bell Trailers (Rental), adding a fleet of 1,400 trailers to its 13,000 strong trailer portfolio. The Bell stock is predominantly curtainsiders, although there are also refrigerated, box van and skeletal trailers within the existing fleet. The deal concluded on 21 August and Michael Bell, MD of Bell Trailers said: “The timing was right for us to complete this deal and we firmly believe that further growth will be achieved […]
Topps Tiles has introduced a new livery onto its fleet, at the same time as signing a sole trailer supplier dealer with Ryder.
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 […]