Fleet Additions For UK Motor Industry Logistics Supplier

17th May 2017

Logistics BusinessFleet Additions For UK Motor Industry Logistics Supplier

UK 3PL Barnes Logistics has has added 15 trailers to its fleet. The new trailers were purchased to help service the continuing demand the company is experiencing for its logistics and distribution operations.

The new EN 12642-XL rated trailers were built by Lawrence David Ltd with a unique pillarless construction. The company says the XL style is also manufactured to a higher standard than normal trailers providing a higher level of security. The trailers feature aerodynamic front deflector and rear roof air diffuser to reduce carbon footprint and increase fuel efficiency as well as digitally printed Amoursheet ’plus’ tapered load bearing curtains.

Barnes Logistics serves the UK’s motor manufacturing industry which over the last year has seen a 10 year high in production, up 3.9% on previous years, and a 2.7% increase in exports. This industry growth has helped create the demand for Barnes Logistics’ who specialize in the delivery of ‘Just in time’ contracts that are so critical to the automotive industry.

Barnes Logistics specialises in providing logistical support and warehousing to customers across the UK. The company operates a fleet of more than 60 vehicles and has seven depots across the UK as well as warehousing in Rochdale and Coventry.