DMC TRAILERS VALUES SCHMITZ CARGOBULL QUALITY

Contract hire and rental business DMC Trailers has added 20 new Schmitz Cargobull trailers to its fleet because of the equipment’s build strength and consistently high residual values. The new units, fitted with Carrier Transicold fridges, are supporting the Ballyvesey-owned firm’s existing customers who have specified quality and robust trailers for their operations. DMC Trailers…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL EXPANDS UK RIGID TRUCK BODY ASSEMBLY

Schmitz Cargobull is extending assembly of its rigid truck bodies in the UK through its national Service Partner network. The move will see bodybuilders who are already authorised maintenance providers assembling M.KO rigids, using panels shipped in from Schmitz Cargobull’s factory in Panevéžys, Lithuania. Geoff Ward, Sales Engineer for Schmitz Cargobull Truck Bodies, says: “Last-mile…


VERSATILITY OF CUSTOM-BUILT FLOWER TRAILERS HELP GROW FRESHLINC’S CHILLED FOOD DISTRIBUTION CAPACITY

Ten Schmitz Cargobull reefers originally specified by FreshLinc to transport air freight flowers have been redeployed to support peak demand for chilled food distribution. The custom-built assets, co-designed by the manufacturer and FreshLinc, incorporate a Hydraroll Trailerloda rollerbed system – ideal for ensuring the quick and safe loading of air cargo containers containing fresh flowers…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S TRUCK BODY IS THE PLATINUM CHOICE FOR NH CASE’S NEW RIGID REEFER

NH Case has marked 20 years of using Schmitz Cargobull truck bodies by acquiring a new rigid reefer for its chilled and frozen food transport operations across London. The refrigerated truck body, mounted on a 15-tonne MAN TGM 4×2 chassis cab, will predominately operate in the capital’s new Ultra-Low Emission Zone, delivering fresh fish and…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S NEW COOLING UNIT MAKES ITS UK DEBUT WITH DWP & SONS

International transport firm DWP & Sons has become the first operator in the UK to incorporate Schmitz Cargobull’s latest technology to its fleet, adding 17 new tri-axle reefers fitted with the manufacturer’s most efficient cooling unit. The new S.CU refrigeration unit is 50kg lighter than its predecessor and 10 per cent more fuel efficient, without…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL HELPS CHARLES RUSSELL INTERNATIONAL CAPITALISE ON CAPACITY

Heavy transport specialist Charles Russell International has maximised its opportunities in Europe by introducing Schmitz Cargobull’s versatile MEGA curtainsiders into its fleet for the first time. The Cheltenham-based operator’s nine new assets are fitted with VARIOS Technology, meaning each has an adjustable height roof which can be altered to meet varying restrictions on the continent,…


TELEMATICS SPECIALIST JOINS SCHMITZ CARGOBULL

Schmitz Cargobull UK and Ireland has appointed telematics expert Christine Cullen to help operators reduce running costs by using the manufacturer’s sophisticated trailer technology. As Sales Manager for Value Added Services, Cullen will provide guidance on how to effectively use Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect, which helps maximise fleet uptime by providing real-time monitoring of tyre condition,…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S RAPID DELIVERY TIME SECURES ADDITIONAL REEFER ORDER WITH DALE BROTHERS

Cold chain expert Dale Brothers has taken on 10 new Schmitz Cargobull reefers, including three specified with meat hanging systems which were built and delivered by the trailer manufacturer in just 12 weeks. The Telford-based operator had initially ordered four multi-temp and three mono-temp trailers, each one equipped with Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect telematics to provide…


LINEAGE CHAMPIONS SCHMITZ CARGOBULL WITH ORDER OF 41 NEW REEFERS FOR ITS COLD CHAIN FLEET

Lineage, the world’s largest temperature-controlled logistics provider, has expanded its UK fleet with a further 41 refrigerated trailers from Schmitz Cargobull, for use on its wholesaler and major supermarket contracts. Expected to get at least a decade of intensive use, the trailers join a 500-strong fleet, approximately 70 per cent of which are from Schmitz…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S TRAILER TELEMATICS FIT THE BILL FOR GIST

Schmitz Cargobull Service Partners have retrofitted 120 reefers with TrailerConnect telematics for cold chain logistics supplier Gist, turning each one into a ‘smart’ trailer so the operator can proactively monitor its performance while on the road. Gist was already operating 54 Schmitz Cargobull units factory-fitted with the system, and decided to upgrade the rest of…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S SMART CURTAINSIDERS HELP ALCALINE’S NEW DELIVERY SERVICE TAKE OFF

Kent-based international haulage firm Alcaline has invested in 10 new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders fitted with the manufacturer’s TrailerConnect telematics, to proactively increase uptime and improve running costs. The intelligent system gives Alcaline increased visibility by recording the details of every journey, including monitoring key trailer components in real-time and alerting the driver to take action…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S SMART TRAILER TELEMATICS SECURES NEW CURTAINSIDER ORDER WITH KELLY INTERNATIONAL

Kent-based haulier Kelly International has bought six new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, fitted with the manufacturer’s trailer telematics system to help increase trailer uptime and traceability. The latest arrivals incorporate TrailerConnect, which provides real-time location and component condition monitoring via an online portal or mobile app. The system proactively alerts operators when maintenance may be required,…


NEW AFTERMARKET EXPERT BOOSTS SCHMITZ CARGOBULL’S SERVICE PARTNER NETWORK

Schmitz Cargobull has appointed Chris Gisca as its new Aftermarket Development Manager (South), enabling the company’s Service Partner Network to expand its range of smart value-added services. Gisca’s focus will be on further developing approved workshops south of Schmitz Cargobull’s UK head office in Warrington, covering half of the company’s 60-strong national network. In particular,…


NEW SCHMITZ CARGOBULL EXECUTIVE TRAILERS ARE THE LOGICAL CHOICE FOR MANFREIGHT

European logistics firm Manfreight has invested in 100 additional Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers, equipped with the manufacturer’s EXECUTIVE PLUS package to give complete cold chain visibility. The latest order adds to 70 Schmitz Cargobull reefers the company bought in 2018, with the new arrivals transporting chilled and frozen food produce to retail distribution centres (RDCs)…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL CURTAINSIDERS ‘THE ONLY CHOICE’ FOR WEBBER TRANSPORT’S FLEET EXPANSION

Devon-based haulier Webber Transport has expanded its fleet with three new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, citing the equipment’s reliability and build quality. The new fleet additions join two sliding-roof Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders which are used to transport machinery, fertiliser and palletised goods across the UK. Owner of Webber Transport, Julian Webber, says: “Our experience of Schmitz…


SCHMITZ CARGOBULL HELPS NFT DISTRIBUTION CUT EMISSIONS WITH 40 NEW REEFER TRAILERS

Schmitz Cargobull has upgraded NFT Distribution’s fleet with 40 new tri-axle reefer trailers, which will help reduce fuel use and emissions for the national chilled food and drinks logistics company, part of UK logistics giant EV Cargo. The new units replace assets from a different manufacturer and feature a light and robust semi chassis, which…


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…