Schmitz Cargobull is ramping up assembly of its rigid truck bodies in the UK through its service partner network as part of a strategy to cut costs and shorten lead times. The move will see bodybuilders who are already authorised maintenance providers assemble M.KO rigids, using panels shipped in from Schmitz Cargobull’s factory in Panevéžys, Lithuania. Geoff Ward, sales engineer for Schmitz Cargobull Truck Bodies, said: “Last-mile delivery is increasingly important, driving up demand for high-quality rigid truck bodies. By […]
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