Europe’s leading trailer maker Schmitz Cargobull is to open a new factory in Manchester to serve the UK and Irish markets. The new factory joins four Schmitz maunfacturing sites in Germany plus plants in Lithuania, Russia, Spain, Turkey and Australia. Andreas Schmitz, CEO of Schmitz Cargobull, said: “The UK is a key transport and logistics market and an important semi-trailer and rigid truck market for us. With the new plant we are moving closer to our customers and ensuring that […]
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.
Canute Haulage has invested more than £1.2m in 11 bespoke forklift trailers for its contract with materials equipment provider Barloworld Handling. The order includes nine 13.6m and two 10.9m trailers, with the latter designed for making deliveries within London and the south east. The tri-axle step frame trailers have curtainside bodywork with sliding roofs and were built by Andover Trailers. “The full height and full width power-toe ramps ensure a shallow loading angle, meaning we can accommodate even the lowest […]
Transdek UK will be exhibiting its latest Urban Double-Deck Trailer at Freight in the City Expo in London next month.