Knowles Transport has purchased 85 trailers from leading trailer
manufacturer Lawrence David as growth continues following a hike in
demand for their services across all areas of the business.
The new trailers comprise a mix of replacements for existing trailers as
well as new additions to supplement Knowles’ growing fleet,
Knowles Transport will also be unveiling new livery on their newly
Lawrence David has provided Knowles with their renowned pillarless
curtainsider that will be finished with Knowles’ new distinctive
Built to a premium component specification, the Lawrence David
pillarless curtainsiders feature a rear roof air diffuser, flush rear
doors for functionality and aesthetics, full LED lighting, a premium
load securing system, and provide maximum body access for operational
efficiencies whilst maintaining optimum overall height.
Heavily focused on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions from
their vehicles, Lawrence David and Knowles Transport worked together on
a variety innovations for fuel saving and environmental benefits.
Over the past 40 years Knowles and Lawrence David have enjoyed a
relationship that has spanned over three generations of the Knowles –
who each have worked with three levels of Lawrence David personnel to
continue their long-lasting partnership.
Alex Knowles, Managing Director of Knowles Transport commented: “Our
strong relationship with Lawrence David which has been developed over
many years is a testament to their strong product offering.
“We are excited to be unveiling our new livery on the new trailers,
which closely follow the purchase of 50 new Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound
vehicles which were made to support our continued expansion and recent
“This latest investment has been made to prepare for further growth
after experiencing a significant expansion in recent times and to
support our fleet replacement programme.”
Lawrence David’s National Business Development Manager Ben McEvoy
commented: “We are delighted to provide 85 pillarless curtainsider
trailers to Knowles to support their ever-growing fleet.
“We have built and supplied a variety of trailers and rigid bodies to
meet Knowles’ direct requirements over the years where we have worked
together on a variety of innovations to support the business. With
notable mention to improve fuel savings and environmental benefits.
“We are pleased to once again work with Knowles on their latest order
and look forward to continuing our proud association with a business
with such a strong pedigree.”