Northern Irish firm SDC Truck and Trailer Parts has opened its first branch in England in response to growing demand. The parts firm, which is a subsidiary of SDC Trailers, has chosen Warrington as the location for its first English branch. The launch of the Warrington parts store follows the opening of three new branches in Omagh, Cork and New Ross last year. Gavin Diamond, director of SDC Truck and Trailer Parts, said the company attributed the growth in demand […]
Leicestershire-based Premier Logistics has unveiled a new fleet of trailers to promote its Irish delivery service.
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 […]
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.