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…


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,…