Howard Tenens has replaced eight 12-year-old trailers with new Schmitz Cargobull S.KO Cool tri-axle deep freeze trailers. The manufacturer said that the double-deck trailers’ quiet refrigeration units, combined with Piek-certified floors, reduces noise emissions to less than 60dB, meaning they are ideal for loading and unloading in noise-controlled areas. The vehicles will run from its Andover depot to various distribution centres in London. Paul Gowland, group fleet manager at Howard Tenens, said: “Schmitz Cargobull manufactures a very good trailer. The […]
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
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.
Cambridgeshire transport and storage provider Knowles Transport managed to generate an 11.4% pre-tax profit margin in the year to the end of December 2013 despite a sharp drop in turnover, figures logged recently at Companies House have shown.