The Cartwright Group has been based in Altrincham, Cheshire, since 1952, and while the core of the business is still designing and manufacturing on average 80 trailers and rigid bodies a week it now has many more strings to its bow. Its Rentals division has almost 6,500 trailers available for rent; Finance Sales can provide a variety of funding options; Used Sales refurbishes and sells around 800 used trailers each year; Parts & Spares sells repair and maintenance parts; Conversions […]
An investment of £7m in 500 new trailers in the past 18 months to take the fleet to over 6,500 vehicles has catapulted Cartwright Rentals to number three in the UK trailer rental market. According to the 2016 CV Informer listing of truck and trailer rental companies, Cartwright has overtaken Ryder and is now on the heels of number 2 Dawsonrentals as the Cheshire-based trailer builder, rental operator and maintenance provider pledges further growth in 2017. Chinese-owned TIP remains the […]
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has launched a full length double-deck reefer trailer following demand from operators for greater carrying capacity within the standard 13.6m trailer length. The 4.7m high straight frame trailer, called Jumbo during its development, has a 3.2m internal height creating 150m3 internal capacity. It can carry up to 52 UK pallets, or 66 Euro-sized pallets, using adjustable decking beams. Sales and marketing director Paul Mead says the trailer fills a gap in its refrigerated range. “It will appeal […]
The logistics sector’s Trailblazer apprentice scheme standards have been completed and sent for approval to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.