Asda has ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright. It comes after an order of 147 double deck curtainsiders delivered to the supermarket group via Cartwright in time for Christmas 2016. The new trailers feature a hydraulic moving deck system and can accommodate a contribution of pallets and cages carrying ambient produce. Jon Wilcock, regional sales director at Cartwright, said: “Both engineering teams have worked very closely to further develop and improve the tailored […]
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]
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