Ballyvesey Holdings, which confirmed the demise of its Birds Transport and Logistics business in May, saw both turnover and profit growth in the year to 30 September 2016. Newly published accounts for the group, which owns Montgomery Transport, Montracon trailers, and a number of truck and heavy plant dealerships, saw turnover climb 1.4% in the period to £621.4m (2015: £613m). Pre-tax profit climbed from £4.6m in the previous year to £6.9m. The directors said they were pleased with the results […]
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 DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has revealed that it has become the sole distributor of trailer-mounted container lift Swinglift in the UK.