MT Awards 2019 winner: Technical Excellence Award – sponsored by Hankook

Brett Emerson, UK sales director (third left) of sponsor Hankook Tyre UK, presents the trophy to Cartwright Group MD Mark Cartwright (holding trophy), group chairman Peter Cartwright (centre) and group director Lisa Cartwright, accompanied by comedian Omid Djalili (second left) and MT editor Steve Hobson (far right)

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,” […]