UK trailer manufacturer Lawrence David has become part of the Wielton Group. Wielton is the third largest manufacturer of trailers in Europe with a primary listing on the Polish stock exchange. They have taken a 75% stake in Lawrence David after a deal was signed on 17 September. The group has a network of trailer businesses including Fruehauf in France and Langendorf in Germany alongside its core Polish manufacturing business. Lawrence Marshall senior is retiring as chairman of Lawrence David […]
Clugston Distribution Services has spent half-a-million pounds on 20 new flatbed trailers.
Northamptonshire-based Knights of Old has taken delivery of two new Palletforce-branded longer semi-trailers. Both are already in action – one based at its Kettering headquarters and the other at its Hitchin site. The 15.65m long double-deck trailers are part of an order for nine longer semi-trailers in total, all being supplied by SDC Trailers. The remaining seven, at least five of which will also be double-deckers, will be used in general operations in Knights of Old livery. Two of the […]
Canute Haulage has invested more than £1.2m in 11 bespoke forklift trailers for its contract with materials equipment provider Barloworld Handling. The order includes nine 13.6m and two 10.9m trailers, with the latter designed for making deliveries within London and the south east. The tri-axle step frame trailers have curtainside bodywork with sliding roofs and were built by Andover Trailers. “The full height and full width power-toe ramps ensure a shallow loading angle, meaning we can accommodate even the lowest […]