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Forterra gets 40 new brick-spec platform trailers from SDC

Forterra, a manufacturer of building products in the UK, has recently expanded its fleet through a collaboration with semi-trailer manufacturer SDC.

Forterra worked closely with the manufacturer to develop a cutting-edge Twin Tridec Rear Steer design for the order of 40 new Platform trailers.

Its new fleet of Twin Tridec Rear Steer Platform Trailers boast an impressive array of features designed to enhance performance and safety.

Some of the standout features include roll stability braking, steel flooring, strobe LED lighting, safety beacons, auto-greaser, GRP toolbox and cone storage, auto-reset raise and lower valve suspension, as well as the provision for a roll-along crane.

The detailed specification makes the new trailers ideally suited to Forterra’s requirements for transporting building products safely and efficiently.

Ian Wiles, fleet engineering manager at Forterra, said: “The cutting-edge Platform trailers from SDC have significantly improved our operational capabilities.

“Their advanced features and rear steer system allow us to navigate even the most challenging delivery sites with ease.

“We are confident that this investment will further support Forterra’s commitment to delivering quality building products efficiently.”

Matthew Duxbury, SDC Trailers regional sales manager, added: “We’re thrilled to have partnered with Forterra for this significant order, the new Twin Rear Steer Trailers are designed to meet and exceed their requirements, underscoring our commitment to supporting their operational excellence.

“We look forward to a successful partnership that will contribute to Forterra’s continued success in the future.”