SDC Trailers

14th February 2023

Kersey Freight Ltd expand fleet with 60 new SDC Freespan Curtainsiders

Suffolk and Yorkshire-based haulier, Kersey Freight Limited, also known as ‘KFL’, has placed an order with Nottingham-based manufacturer SDC Trailers, for 60 new Freespan Curtainsiders. The first 10 trailers are already in service and will continue to be delivered over the coming weeks, allowing Kersey Freight to expand operations across the UK and into Europe.

The 4.5m Freespan Curtainsiders, known for their innovative design and superior performance, will provide Kersey Freight with increased capacity, improved efficiency, and enhanced safety features. The trailers feature an aerodynamic design providing better fuel economy, BPW Drum brakes, a Wisatrans floor with steel dump plates, painted sideguard infills, flush back doors, and additional toolbox storage.

Matt Kerrison, SDC’s UK Sales Manager said: “SDC has a built an excellent working relationship with Kersey Freight over the last 13 years which highlights our level of commitment, quality service, and ability to adapt to our customers’ needs. Our trailers are manufactured using high-quality materials and are rigorously tested to ensure that they meet and exceed industry standards, in addition to this, our technicians strive to maintain the highest standards of quality finish.”

David Crawford, Director at Kersey Freight said: “We are thrilled to take delivery of our latest batch of SDC Freespan trailers, they are a great addition to our fleet as we continue to grow our business and better serve our customers.

While we have a solid understanding of our customer’s requirements, we recognise that transport demands are continually changing, and we work closely with our customers to provide modern, dependable and reliable solutions. SDC’s aerodynamic design and detailed specification will allow us to further enhance our operational and environmental efficiencies as we continue to meet the growing demand from our customer base.”

Established over 40 years, Kersey Freight is a privately owned haulier with over 210 SDC Trailers in their fleet including standard and sliding-roof Curtainsiders, Boxvans, Flat and Skeletal trailers. Kersey Freight also provides transport of dangerous and hazardous goods including fertiliser and other specialist cargo. This latest order is a testament to the trust and partnership that exists between Kersey Freight and SDC.