Peak season threatened by trailer “drought”, warn manufacturers and dealers


 

Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels. Industry experts say the shortage is driven by the recent demise of trailer manufacturer The Cartwright Group, the ongoing uncertainty caused by Brexit, the boom in internet shopping as a result of the pandemic and the temporary closure of trailer manufacturing facilities during the first pandemic lockdown earlier this year. […]