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20th November 2015 Somerset-based heavy haul specialist Ross Garrett Transport has expanded its fleet with a new tri-axle sloped deck step frame trailer from Andover Trailers, with the company director affirming that “we wouldn’t really want to buy new trailers from anyone else”. The new trailer, which will primarily move heavy plant weighing up to 36 tonnes around… Read More
17th September 2015 H.E. SERVICES, one of the UK’s largest specialist plant hire companies, has taken delivery of 12 new Andover Trailers step frames and five DAF CF 8x2 rear steer plant bodies as part of its commitment to provide the highest quality service to customers. The company, which boasts a fleet of more than 3,500 items of… Read More
22nd July 2015 Cosham Plant Hire has added a new Andover Trailers plant body to its fleet, mounted to a 32 tonne Volvo FM420 8x2 rear-steer rigid truck. The vehicle features a bespoke plant body with beavertail, incorporating Andover Trailers’ pioneering hydraulic fold forward power toe ramps which improve the vehicle’s aerodynamics and fuel consumption. Cosham Plant Hire… Read More
5th May 2015 Somerset-based construction equipment specialist Shaun Burton Transport has taken delivery of its fourth tri-axle semi-sloping step frame from Andover Trailers, for transporting rollers, pavers and other items of heavy plant. Shaun Burton Transport, which maintains a fleet of 12 trucks and six heavy plant trailers, has been purchasing bespoke-built trailers from Andover since 2012. The… Read More
22nd April 2015 A Falkirk-based plant hire specialist has seen its fuel costs significantly reduce after specifying a new tri-axle step frame from Andover Trailers, fitted with the company’s innovative fold forward ramps – proven to improve fuel efficiency by approximately 1mpg. The order marks the first Andover-built trailer to enter the fleet, with the Lomond Plant Group… Read More
30th March 2015 Allelys Heavy Haulage put a pair of bespoke-built Andover Trailers five-axle power-steered low loaders into operation, delivering the first of a new generation of high-tech passenger trains to arrive in the country. The two low loaders were joined by a third Goldhofer trailer to collect the Hitachi Class 800 train as it was unloaded from… Read More
24th March 2015 Chartered Mechanical Engineer Bob Gowans has joined Andover Trailers to take on a new role as Commercial Manager, bringing with him over a decade of experience within the heavy truck sector. Bob, 33, joins the Hampshire-based plant body and heavy haulage trailer manufacturer after four years at Mercedes-Benz, where he held the role of Heavy… Read More
20th March 2015 A timber harvesting company has replaced an eight-year-old Andover Trailers step frame with a new bespoke-built trailer from the company, after being impressed with Andover’s attention to detail and the proven build quality of its trailers. David Wilmer, Director of Ayrshire-based Jim Wilmer & Sons Timber Harvesting Ltd, specified the new four axle step frame… Read More