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Hireco NI supplies GCS with 20 SDC trailers

Armagh based haulier, Global Cargo Solutions (GCS) has taken delivery of 20 new high cube SDC Curtainsiders supplied through rental and lease specialist Hireco NI on a long-term contract.

The trailers joined GCS’s fleet in January to maintain and enhance the haulier’s Irish and UK freight services.

Built to EN 12642-XL standard, the new SDC trailers feature a high spec with a host of features including an easy access coupling box, hubometer, toolbox storage and document holders to assist GCS’s general and specialist operations.

The high cube Curtainsiders provide 3.1m internal loading clearance while meeting EU regulations for the haulier’s services throughout Ireland.

Rear buffers and an infill crash bar have also been added for extra protection as well as a pull-out step with safety platform.

Operations director Andrea Woolsey said: “With increasing demand for our services and the extra demand caused by the pandemic we made the decision to expand our fleet so that we could be more flexible. We placed an order with Hireco in September of last year, so that they would go into service from January.

“The majority of our trailers are SDC and they have served our operations very well, they offer extremely durable quality, and it is clear that they have been engineered with the customer in mind. We opted with Hireco’s full maintenance and breakdown cover which allows us to keep our vehicles in pristine condition.”