Micheldever Orders 25 More Trailers
Having already taken delivery of 16 new trailers this year – 15 sliding bogie skelletals and one box van – trailer supplier Montracon reports that Micheldever Tyre Services has ordered a further 25 more stepframe curtainsiders. Prior to last year the firm only bought used trailers. According to Montracon, that policy changed a year ago and now the company uses a mix of replacements and additions. The curtainsiders are progressively going to work, distributing tyres to the firm’s 12 wholesale warehouses and 49 Protyre retail sites across the UK and will move over six million tyres a year.
The skelletals reportedly handle the collection of imported tyres from the docks to the company’s Direct Import Distribution Centre in Kettering and their main distribution hubs at Halifax and Winchester. The news comes just over a year after acquired its first new trailers in April 2009.