Oakley Transport switch to Krone for light-weight flexibility

UK-based logistics operator, Arthur Oakley Transport, is benefitting from increased payloads since adding a Krone Coil Liner curtainsider to its fleet.

/> The Coil Liner, which is reported to be more than half a tonne lighter than other semi-trailers, comes with Krone’s Multi-Lock secure-loading system, adaptable floor wells and a sliding roof.  Features which, according to Transport Manager, Steve Underwood, add a new level of loading flexibility and payload efficiency to their operation.

“With this Coil Liner we can carry a variety of loads,” said Underwood.

“For example, steel coils one way and with up to ¾ tonne payload advantage, 28 tonnes of seed spuds in another.  Add to that, the multi lock system with strapping points every 10cm along each side rave, plus loading through the roof and we get quicker turn-round, secure loading and a faster return on investment. Most importantly, the Krone Coil Liner enables Oakley Transport to provide maximum flexibility with competitive rates to a diverse customer base – from single traders to multinational businesses throughout the UK.”

Steve Underwood said the Coil Liner is manufactured to European standard, Code XL and the powder-coat paint finish comes with Krone’s 10-year guarantee against corrosion perforation.

“This is a high-quality trailer,” he said. “Hard-working and fully expected to go the distance.”

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