OWNER-OPERATOR ADDS SCHMITZ CARGOBULL DRAWBAR REEFER TO INCREASE PAYLOAD CAPACITY

P&S Logistics, a temperature-controlled transport business run by owner-operator Phillip Hudson, has taken delivery of a custom-built Schmitz Cargobull drawbar trailer designed to operate with his existing 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz Actros. The 2016-plate rigid already features Schmitz Cargobull bodywork, and the new combination will allow him to increase payload capacity from approximately 13 to 24 tonnes,…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS PLAY STARRING ROLE IN CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DISPLAY

This year’s Regent Street Christmas lights were transported in Schmitz Cargobull trailers after a new order from Southern Van Lines, a company also responsible for festive displays in the City of London and towns across the Home Counties. The two new box trailers are now in service delivering lighting, sound and set equipment for theatre,…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL APPOINTS NEW IRELAND SALES MANAGER

Schmitz Cargobull has appointed Paul Ó Ceallaigh as its new dedicated Sales Manager for Ireland, who brings nearly two decades of experience in the Irish transport industry to the business. Ó Ceallaigh will provide a dedicated point of contact for operators in Ireland looking to expand or replace their trailer fleets. He will also work…


SIX OF THE BEST – SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TELEMATICS SEALS DEAL FOR LANCASHIRE LOGISTICS REEFER ORDER

Lancashire Logistics is looking at switching its entire fleet to Schmitz Cargobull’s trailer telematics after being impressed by the system’s capabilities following the acquisition of six new reefers. The refrigerated transport specialist has taken on six of Schmitz Cargobull’s EXECUTIVE refrigerated trailers pre-equipped with the manufacturer’s telematics system and its own in-house developed refrigeration unit.…


NEW SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS BEAR FRUIT FOR STAPLEHURST TRANSITS

Fruit and vegetable distributor Staplehurst Transits has replaced a third of its fleet with Schmitz Cargobull reefers because of the equipment’s strength and durability, and so the haulier can minimise downtime. The Kent-based company routinely collects from rural locations, so its trailers are susceptible to damage from overhanging tree branches. Because Schmitz Cargobull’s FERROPLAST® panels…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL BRINGS TELEMATICS TO EVERY TRAILER WITH NEW RETROFIT SERVICE

Schmitz Cargobull UK and Ireland has launched a telematics retrofit programme that can turn any reefer into a ‘smart’ trailer. Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect system – which offers real-time monitoring of temperature, tyre condition, trailer location and security – can now be easily retrofitted to any reefer from any manufacturer, after previously only being available on…


SEALANE FREIGHT SELECTS SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S ROBUST CURTAINSIDERS FOR ITS EUROPEAN NETWORK

A winning combination of quality, durability and comprehensive aftersales support has led European logistics provider Sealane Freight to buy 18 new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsider trailers. Ten of the new trailers have been fitted with fixed aluminium roofs and steel corner posts. A further eight are fitted with Schmitz Cargobull’s Safety Roof system, which can be…


FRESHLINC TAKES ON 60 SCHMITZ CARGOBULL REEFERS THANKS TO TOUGHNESS AND CARRIER TRANSICOLD TECHNOLOGY

Temperature-controlled transport provider Freshlinc has taken another 60 Schmitz Cargobull multi-temperature refrigerated trailers powered by Carrier Transicold refrigeration units, thanks to the assets’ perfect blend of technology and rugged performance. The trailers come equipped with a host of features that enable them to handle every element of Freshlinc’s operations, transporting fresh, chilled and horticultural products…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS ‘PERFECT’ FOR SOUTHBAR TRANSPORT’S SPANISH MARKET RUN

Southbar Transport has extended its fleet with a pair of Schmitz Cargobull trailers to transport fragile foodstuffs and beverages 1,500 miles between Spain and the UK every week. The new assets, which will be used as part of a 24/7 operation by the Scottish haulier, are fitted with Schmitz Cargobull’s FERROPLAST® panels which are thinner…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL APPOINTS TELEMATICS EXPERT FOR UK AND IRELAND

Schmitz Cargobull has appointed telematics expert Simon Mols to provide specialist consultancy to fleets in the UK and Ireland, to ensure cost savings and efficiencies can be maximised. Mols, who has worked for the renowned trailer manufacturer in Germany since 2013, is a specialist in Schmitz Cargobull’s innovative technology which provides complete transport chain transparency,…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL SPREADS SERVICE PARTNER NETWORK INTO NEW HAULAGE HOTBEDS

Schmitz Cargobull has expanded its Service Partner Network into four new areas in the north of England, significantly boosting its expert trailer support coverage. Evans Halshaw DAF in Leeds, Sheffield, Birtley and Stockton-on-Tees will now provide operators with support for their Schmitz Cargobull trailers along the busy A1 and M1 corridors. Customers can now access…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL SERVICE PARTNER KEEPS CUSTOMERS ON THE ROAD WITH NEW COURTESY TRAILER

Commercial Contract Engineers (CCE) has become one of the first Schmitz Cargobull Service Partners to offer a courtesy trailer to customers to minimise downtime. The Rochdale-based car and commercial vehicle repair company has made a significant investment in purchasing and refurbishing the reefer, which has been wrapped in an eye-catching customised design, as part of…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S TOUGH TRAILERS ARE JUST THE JOB FOR FOWLER WELCH

Fowler Welch has bought 56 Schmitz Cargobull reefers to act as reliable workhorses on its intensive food delivery operations. The new assets replace older trailers in an impressive 780-strong fleet and will be in operation seven days a week, spread across the company’s nine depots. The food logistics provider has used Schmitz Cargobull equipment since…


NEW SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS PROVIDE RED HOT PERFORMANCE FOR TRUCKINGBY BRIAN YEARDLEY

Brian Yeardley Continental’s live event division TRUCKINGBY has taken delivery of seven additional Schmitz Cargobull MEGA box & curtainsider low-ride trailers, to transport light, staging and video equipment across Europe for world renowned bands including Coldplay, J Hus, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer. The trailers, which join the company’s fleet of more than 60…

PROVEN SCHMITZ CARGOBULL QUALITY SEES ARMISTEAD EUROPEAN TRANSPORT MAKE REPEAT TRAILER ORDER

UK haulier Armistead European Transport has added three new curtainsiders from Schmitz Cargobull to its trailer fleet, after being impressed with the longevity and robustness of assets it first bought from the manufacturer five years ago. Armistead’s original Schmitz Cargobull trailers have required minimal maintenance, despite half a decade of weekly multi-drops from north Lancashire…


VERSATILE SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS HELP ALCALINE REACH NEW HEIGHTS

Pan-European haulier Alcaline has taken on 10 new mega-coiler curtainsiders and five new mega Euroliners from Schmitz Cargobull with VARIOS Top Technology, giving the operator the flexibility to alter roof heights to comply with varying regulations across Europe. The fleet of new trailers will transport automotive parts from Belgium, France, Italy and the Netherlands to…


NEW SCHMITZ CARGOBULL REEFERS BRING THE LATEST DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO DALE BROTHERS UK

Temperature-controlled logistics experts Dale Brothers UK can give its customers complete cold chain confidence after buying six new reefers from Schmitz Cargobull, equipped with the manufacturer’s tailor-made trailer telematics system. The new arrivals use a single, unified system to monitor each refrigeration unit and trailer, giving greater transparency and control when transporting chilled and frozen…


NEW SCHMITZ CARGOBULL TRAILERS STRENGTHEN R JAMESON’S EUROPEAN FLEET

Logistics specialist R Jameson Event Transport has strengthened its European operation by buying two new Schmitz Cargobull MEGA trailers, citing quality and longevity as the reasons for the investment. The new arrivals have been built using the German manufacturer’s FERROPLAST® panels, which are tougher than conventional bodywork and yet also thinner, so offer additional internal…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL HELPS HALVE COSTS FOR FCL EVENTS LOGISTICS ACROSS EUROPE

FCL Events Logistics has halved the cost of its pan-European operations thanks to additional volume provided by four new MEGA box trailers from Schmitz Cargobull, being used to transport equipment to world renowned Formula One circuits and European festivals and exhibitions. Cargo space is maximised in the MEGA box trailers because of proprietary FERROPLAST® panels,…


NEW HEAD OF AFTERMARKET TO BOOST SERVICE PARTNER NETWORK FOR SCHMITZ CARGOBULL

Schmitz Cargobull UK and Ireland has appointed Steve Vincent as its Head of Aftermarket, who will develop the trailer manufacturer’s skilled Service Partner Network. In his new role, Vincent will expand the UK and Irish section of Schmitz Cargobull’s pan-European network of more than 1,300 Service Partners, ensuring operators have easy access to repair and…


DEMAND FOR SCHMITZ CARGOBULL QUALITY PROMPTS DEANS TRANSPORT TO TAKE ON MORE TRAILERS

Customer requests for Schmitz Cargobull equipment have prompted rental business Deans Transport to take on another two of the manufacturer’s trailers. Schmitz Cargobull trailers already make up more than half of Deans Transport’s 130-strong fleet, and the new additions are likely to be in operation for around seven years. Mark Dean, Owner of Deans Transport,…


MIDAS TRANSPORT SAYS ‘RISK-FREE’ SCHMITZ CARGOBULL REEFER WAS THE NATURAL CHOICE

Horticultural specialist Midas Transport is expanding its business into multi-temp transport for the first time with a Schmitz Cargobull multi-temp reefer, chosen for its quality, longevity and residual value. The Spalding-based business, which has a 25-strong fleet largely made up of Schmitz Cargobull units, will use the new asset to deliver plants to Wyevale garden…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL MAKES ENHANCED SAFETY A STANDARD OPTION

Schmitz Cargobull has introduced flashing side markers as a standard factory-fitted option as part of its ongoing commitment to safety and in an effort to help protect vulnerable road users. Although flashing side markers are currently not mandatory on UK roads, Schmitz Cargobull is allowing operators to exemplify best practice by selecting the option when…


NOESIS GOES XL WITH 20 NEW CURTAINSIDERS FROM SCHMITZ CARGOBULL

Logistics business Noesis has purchased 20 EN 12642-XL rated curtainsiders from Schmitz Cargobull as it grows and consolidates its operations. The previous purchases of the fixed-roof curtainsiders by the family-run business have shown to be operatively valuable due to the outstanding build quality and low total cost of ownership. Now the company, specialising in dedicated…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL EXPANDS INTO LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES WITH V.KO DRY VAN BOX BODIES

Europe’s biggest trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull is expanding its product offer to include bodies for light commercial vehicles for the first time as part of a new focus on ‘last-mile’ logistics. The new V.KO DRY van bodies have been specifically designed to meet the challenges faced by suppliers and service providers from the booming online…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S FUEL-EFFICIENT REEFERS BEAR FRUIT FOR TRANSPAK DIRECT

Transpak Direct can look forward to reduced fuel bills thanks to seven new Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers, as a result of the units being lighter and lower – reducing drag and improving overall fuel consumption. The new reefers, built on a semi-chassis design, replace older assets in the fruit distributor’s 11-strong fleet and are used…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL INVESTS IN RIGID BODY SECTOR GROWTH WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

Schmitz Cargobull has invested in its future growth in the rigid market, with the appointment of a new National Sales Representative – Truck Bodies, to further develop the company’s presence in the rapidly growing sector. Tom Stott, 23, brings more than six years of experience from Cartwright, with a strong emphasis on customer service. In…


NORTHWARDS RENEWS ROBUST REEFERS FROM SCHMITZ CARGOBULL

Logistics provider Northwards has readied its robust reefer fleet for business on the Shetland Islands by taking on four new trailers from Schmitz Cargobull. The Lerwick-based firm has been buying Schmitz Cargobull trailers since it was founded in 2002 and based on the proven performance of its existing assets, the German manufacturer was the obvious…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL SUPPLIES TRAILER IN TWO DAYS FOR H WHITTAKER

Macclesfield-based haulier H Whittaker and Sons has taken on a new curtainsider in rapid time, thanks to Schmitz Cargobull. The firm regularly carries out a route to Germany every week that transports everything from paper to chemicals, and when the company needed a trailer at short notice, Schmitz Cargobull was able to provide the perfect…