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Harrison Solway expand Logistics services with new SDC trailer fleet

Posted onPosted on 9th Nov

East Yorkshire logistics provider Harrison Solway have taken delivery of six new curtainsider trailers from SDC, the first in a promising new relationship with the firm. The investment is part of a wider growth strategy from the logistics firm, which specialise in the transport of food, grocery, and general products across the UK.

Established over 20 years ago, Harrison Solway operates an extensive fleet of modern, state of the art vehicles to provide haulage, distribution and logistics services ranging from individual pallet consignments up to full trailer loads, along with a 10,000 pallet warehousing operation which is accredited to BRCGS, The Soil Association and is also a HMRC Bonded facility.

The company is in the process of purchasing additional land to increase their warehousing capacity to 20,000 pallets due to growth and ongoing demand from current and new clients alike.

The logistics provider worked with SDC to develop a detailed specification in line with their diverse client requirements. The 4.4m tri-axle trailers were built to EN 12642-XL quality standard at SDC’s Mansfield factory and fitted with Haldex braking and roll stability system, ISO Regulation and LED lighting, GRP toolbox, protection buffers, sliding coupling box and low maintenance JOST landing legs. Custom printed curtains provide a striking and long-lasting finish featuring ‘Divine Chocolate’, ‘CPD Direct’, ‘Cartwright & Butler’ and ‘Finlays’ liveries.

Lee Solway, director of Harrison Solway Logistics, said: “At Harrison Solway Logistics we pride ourselves on our efficient, prompt, and professional logistics services and expanding our modern trailer fleet will allow us to build on our unparalleled level of customer service.

“SDC deliver an extremely robust build and high-quality finish which is evident across our existing SDC trailer fleet, our clients are extremely pleased with the equipment and the efficient service and product backup offered by SDC. The bespoke liveries offer a professional finish, and we are pleased to support our long-standing clients in this way, further strengthening our partnerships with fantastic brands.”

A member of the Pallet Track network, Harrison Solway Logistics offer specialist consolidation services to the UK’s major multiple retailers in the grocery, high street, discount and office and stationary retailers, and are also a FORS recognised operator; demonstrating all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, economical operations, and vehicle emissions meet legislative requirements.

Matthew Duxbury, SDC Trailers sales manager said: “Customer satisfaction is one of SDC’s core values alongside our commitment to developing high quality semi-trailer solutions that will add value to our customers operations. We are delighted to support Lee, Kerry and their team with trailers that meet the needs of their client base as they continue to expand their haulage, distribution, and logistics services.”