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Additional 200 Schmitz Cargobull semi-trailers for P&O Ferrymasters - partnership for even greater customer benefits

11th May 2017

Whether by road, rail or sea – P&O Ferrymasters puts its faith in the expertise and experience of the market leader. All semi-trailers will be equipped with the Schmitz Cargobull TrailerConnect trailer telematics system.

Additional 200 Schmitz Cargobull semi-trailers for P&O Ferrymasters - partnership for even greater customer benefitsHorstmar, 10th May 2017 - P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of customised transport and logistics services, is once again concluding a delivery contract for a further 200 Schmitz Cargobull semi-trailers. They are once again fully equipped with the company’s own TrailerConnect telematics system supplied by Schmitz Cargobull Telematics. The 1,111th semi-trailer has now rolled off the assembly line equipped with the trailer telematics system supplied by the European market leader. Of the 200 semi-trailers now ordered, 75 are configured and equipped as COIL versions and 125 as Universal semi-trailers. All are intended for combined transport (road/rail/sea).

Specialising in the creation and supply of innovative and flexible supply chain solutions, P&O Ferrymasters focuses particularly on providing added value to end customers. P&O Ferrymasters operates its trailers in various transport segments, such as steel, automotive, chemicals, consumer goods, paper and recycling. In addition to road and multimodal use, the logistics company puts its faith in the movement of trailers by sea. As the P&O Ferrymasters trailers are primarily pulled by sub-contractors, the Europe-wide operating logistics company is especially interested in obtaining transparency about its semi-trailers and their loads, regardless of the semi-trailer tractor, by means of a high-performance trailer telematics system. For this reason, the entire fleet has been equipped with Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect telematics system within the last two years.

"Our primary concern is to support our customers in their daily work, ¬and to continue to consolidate our high customer loyalty over a number of years. Our focus is therefore on even greater improved efficiency in the planning and capacity utilisation of our fleet,” says Bas Belder, Managing Director, P&O Ferrymasters.

P&O Ferrymasters and Schmitz Cargobull have had a strong partnership for many years. P&O Ferrymasters will acquire durable and flexible tarpaulin semi-trailers from the Schmitz Cargobull S.CS curtainsider semi-trailer product range. All are fitted with special ferry equipment and various load securing components.

“It is important for us to be able to offer our customers the best semi-trailers with the most efficient equipment, which enhances their work with the most innovative technical telematics solutions and associated services,” explains Boris Billich, Sales Director with Schmitz Cargobull.

Schmitz Cargobull offers an innovative overall package with customised trailers and comprehensive trailer-related services, which provide the customer with both dependability and information throughout the entire useful life of the trailer, and which is why the company has become P&O Ferrymasters' partner for efficiency.


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