KNP refreshes trailer fleet with SDC trailers

George Barrow
February 14, 2022

KNP Logistics Group has added to its fleet of more than 300 trialers with the addition of 35 SDC Freespan trailers

The deal, worth in excess of £1m is part of the group’s on going renewal process with the latest batch of 4.2m tri-axle trailers specified with a BPW safe load strapping systems. Five of the new arrivals will be livered in customer branding while the remaining 30 will take on the KNP branding.

Speaking about the new arrivals, Paul Abbott, Knights of Old Group director, said: "Despite the high demand for new trailers and ongoing labour and materials shortages, with direct control over every stage of their manufacturing process, SDC delivered all KNP Group trailer builds to schedule.”

He added: “During our 17 year relationship they have manufactured over 500 trailers for us, all enhanced with the latest available safety innovations, and all delivered to schedule.’’

Paul Bratton, director at SDC Trailers said: "We continue to work with KOO and endeavour to build trailers to suit the many contracts and operations, we value the loyalty and custom that has been shown to our product(s) over this long standing relationship.’’

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George Barrow

George Barrow has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years, starting off his career in the car industry and ending up in commercial vehicles via a brief detour to cover technology, science and start-ups. Often found behind the wheel of a new product, his real interest lies in the business side of the automotive industry. George is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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