17th August 2021
Nidd Transport completes trailer investment with SDC following Xpediator acquisition
North Yorkshire based haulier Nidd Transport, has taken delivery of ten new triaxle Curtainsiders from trailer manufacturer SDC, as part of an ongoing fleet renewal and growth strategy. The investment aims to enhance the company’s haulage operations together with parent group Xpediator, who acquired the business in 2020, as they build on their long-standing UK and European services.
The new trailers were built at SDC’s Mansfield production base in Nottinghamshire and have joined Nidd’s UK operations, while they also service, Spain, France and Portugal.
Certified to EN 12642-XL standard, the trailers are engineered with a highly durable, robotically welded chassis, bolt-on body, BPW Eco-plus axles, Haldex Generation 3 braking, ISO regulation and LED lighting, an integrated load securing system and safety components.
Xpediator Plc, COO of Freight Forwarding, Shaun Godfrey said: “As a group, Xpediator is committed to delivering dynamic supply chain solutions. With a vision to becoming the leading international freight management and logistics provider, we depend on modern and reliable equipment, and I am pleased that our new SDC Curtainsider trailers will help us to continue our world-class transport services.”
Nidd Transport Ltd, General Manager, Heather Glegg added that the investment in our trailer fleet is a testament to how Nidd transport views its customers, offering a premium service using premium equipment.
Setting the standard for trailer performance, SDC Trailers offers a customer-centred engineering approach that allows operators to maximise efficiency and savings over the life of the trailer. Sales Manager, Matthew Duxbury said: “I am delighted to work with the team at Nidd to deliver these top-of-the-range Curtainsiders, our semi-trailer range has been trusted by the leading transport companies for over 43 years, and our loyal customers reflect the quality build and longevity of our products. I wish Nidd Transport every success with their new fleet.”