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12 New Rigids For Bowker Transport

09 May EN 12642-XL Rigids

Lawrence David are in the process of completing an order of 12 rigids for Volvo Trucks dealer Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd. The 26-tonne rigids will be supplied to transport and warehousing provider Bowker Ltd. The U.K and European distributor opted for EN-12642 XL certified bodies mounted upon Volvo’s FM 330 6×2 chassis’ with sleeper cabs.

The Volvo FM 330 chassis feature Volvo’s revolutionary Tandem Axle Lift which allows the rear axles of an unloaded vehicle to lift off the ground increasing the turning radius and fuel efficiency, automatically lowering back down again once a weight has been loaded.

State-of-the-art engineering from Volvo along with Lawrence David’s innovative design and bodywork has combined to create 12 efficient and durable vehicles Bowker will be using well into the future, across the U.K and Europe. Make sure you Tweet or Facebook us If you see one of these rigids on the road via @LDtrailers or

The rigids feature Armoursheet-XL load bearing curtains featuring striking blue and white Bowker livery with front and rear ratchet tensioners, twin-row steel retention track load securing system with heavy-duty PVC coated polyester load retention nets, D’Hollandia DHSM.20 slider tail-lift capable of holding up to 1500kg at the rear along with flush ply metal doors for uninterrupted rear decals and bold red chassis’.

Offering a combined 40,000m² of warehousing storage space in its Preston and Hull locations along with a range of nationwide logistical services, Bowker Transport Ltd provide innovative supply chain solutions tailored to its customer’s needs.

If you want to know more about this recent build from Lawrence David or are searching for a rigid/commercial bodybuilder, please contact us on 01733 397622 or email us via the link at the bottom of this page.

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