Van, Truck, Trailer, Bus and Coach Aftermarket News in Ireland

Bridgestone renews contract with Derry Refrigerated Transport

Bridgestone Ireland has renewed its tyre supply agreement with Derry Refrigerated Transport in conjunction with PWT (Phillip White Tyres). Bridgestone will supply and fit its new Duravis tyre on both tractor units and trailers working with PWT.

The Bridgestone Duravis features the latest truck tyre technology for wet breaking, severe weather operation, longevity and environmental compliance.

Derry Refrigerated Transport is a leading service provider for chilled and frozen distribution throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe.

(L-R) Chante Loney, Derry Refrigerated Transport, Liam White, Phillip White Tyres, Andrew Frizzell, Bridgestone and Roy Mitchell, Derry Refrigerated Transport

The company operates over 50 tractor units and over 100 refrigerated trailers. Based in a new purpose built facility in Co. Armagh the company is now one of the leading refrigerated distributors in Ireland.

“Our customers rely on us to get to the destination on time so we require tyre partners that we can depend on 24/7,” says Roy Mitchell, Transport Manager, Derry Refrigerated Transport. “The new Bridgestone Duravis offers safe operation, good value over its lifetime and future proofed environmental credentials. PWT provide us a strong service both locally and throughout our delivery network.”

Bridgestone and PWT will work with Derry Refrigerated transport to monitor tyre condition and pressures to maximise both tyre and fleet efficiency.

“Bridgestone is delighted to renew its tyre supply agreement with Derry Refrigerated Transport. We are also happy to fit our new Duravis truck tyre on the fleet which we believe will be an ideal fit,” says Andrew Frizzell, National Fleet Executive, Bridgestone Ireland.