Maritime strengthens fleet with Lawrence David trailer order

George Barrow
July 21, 2020

Maritime Transport has added 150 Lawrence David trailers to its distribution fleet as it continues to grow its domestic distribution customer base.

The curtainsider trailers are single-deck 13.6m units fitted with EN12642XL compliant curtains with clearspan pillarless roof designs, soft dock features, a load restraint system and heavy-duty flooring.

So far, 50 units have hit the road, with 100 more due to be added between September and October.

Stuart Wardlaw, fleet director at Maritime Transport, said: “We have always been really pleased with the quality of Lawrence David’s products and their personal approach throughout our six-year relationship with them.’

He added: ‘The new trailers will further enable us to continue servicing our customers during these challenging times so that Britain can continue to function. We are extremely proud of our curtainsider fleet and the drivers and staff who operate them, and look forward to their integration across our depot network.”

Andy Dodge, Lawrence David MD added: “It is a real pleasure to once again be working alongside Maritime, a company that like us is incredibly passionate about providing the best possible service to their customers utilising the best equipment. We are delighted the new trailers will strengthen Maritime’s intensive operation and capacity to provide vital logistics during the pandemic, and thank them for their loyalty.”

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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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