CM Downton has bought 10 new Cartwright trailers to support growth on its long-running Saica Paper contract. The operator has been working with the Spanish paper manufacturer since 2012. The deal is worth an estimated £3m a year. The 10 new trailers have reinforced curtains with a wrap-around design, five of which are in a new Saica livery. Designed to stop any water getting into the trailers to damage paper reels, the new vehicles are built with watertight non-slip floors, […]
Paper manufacturer Saica has extended CM Downton’s contract for another year without reverting to a tender or benchmarking process.
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]
Boots UK has received the first of 60 double decker trailers from Transdek and The Cartwright Group, which are intended to reduce its trunking mileage.