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 […]
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a scheme to help save jobs across the UK automotive industry and its supply chain, as firms in the sector battle the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
NFT Distribution has bought 40 Schmitz Cargobull trailers as part of an ongoing fleet replacement programme.
UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing decreased by 1.9% in November, with 8,605 units rolling off production lines, according to figures published this week by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).