Clugston Distribution Services has spent half-a-million pounds on 20 new flatbed trailers. Fifteen of the trailers, all additions to the fleet, are extendable as well as five standard flatbed trailers, all of which are currently in service. Clugston’s new trailers are individually designed for the transportation of various products up to 22 metres in length and are also built to British Steel specification requirements. The investment comes after a six-figure upgrade to its truck and trailer maintenance facility in Scunthorpe. […]
The new owner of Clugston Distribution Services is linked to Malta-based HLD Group which bought AM Widdowson and Sons in 2015 and Crewe-based Davis Haulage in 2016.
Contract hire and rental firm DMC Trailers has added 20 new Schmitz Cargobull trailers to its fleet.
SDC Trailers is working “flat out” to fulfil new orders created by demand from the internet retail sector, as online shopping during the pandemic continues to grow, and by the recent demise of rival trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group.