Building a double-deck trailer for Culina Group that could squeeze through the Dublin Tunnel with two levels of roll cages on board required some award-winning vision from Cartwright. One day last summer, Lionel Curtis, technical director at Cartwright, took a phone call from one of his best customers, Culina Group. “Lionel,” said Mark Matkin, group fleet manager at Culina. “Can I get two six foots inside a 4.65m trailer?” Curtis replied: “Yeah, I’m sure you can.” “Right, build me one,” […]
Armadale, West Lothian vehicle operator Drummond Distribution has brought into service three new trailers in Hankook livery. The family-run transport business, which has worked with the premium tyre manufacturer for over 12 years so, provides it with a next-day delivery service, collecting product from Hankook’s Daventry warehouse and delivering to customers right across Scotland. Hankook Tyre UK MD Tony Lee said the distribution firm had “always provided an excellent service” and added that the new curtainsided vehicles looked “fantastic”.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.