Tuesday 27th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

250 teardrops for DHL

DHL Supply Chain is investing £5.5 million in 250 teardrop trailers.

The pillarless 13.7m curtainsiders are being supplied by Don Bur. the streamlined roof is designed to  eliminate excess drag caused by the tractor-trailer gap. As a result, the new design is expected to produce an annual five per cent fuel saving.

David McDonald, VP Operations at DHL Consumer Division, said: “Not only do they look striking but they feature a range of innovative safety features which should have a significant impact on our CO2 reductions. The new trailers are also equipped with live tracking, ensuring that we deliver maximum efficiency and flexibility for our customers.”