Mega Trailers


Mega Trailers for Hire at Middlegate

 

A mega trailer is a type of especially large trailer, which pairs perfectly with our groupage service. The purpose being that they hold more capacity than a regular trailer. It is an innovative high-volume vehicle – packed with sophisticated technology. Mega trailers are a suitable solution when you have large volumes of cargo to transport. Therefore, saving your business time and money.

A mega trailer has a huge capacity of 100 m³ and has a highly-efficient hydraulic rising roof. Mega trailers unique interchangeable specification means it can adapt to your needs.

The unique height also allows for especially tall cargo. The Mega Liner Coil has a reinforced chassis as well as a coil trough of 7,236 mm in length for the transport of steel coils in one vehicle. The side posts are easily operated and can be adjusted according to need. Additionally, the door height latches are also adjustable.

Middlegate Europe’s fleet of mega trailers deliver a high-quality service throughout the UK and Europe.

The video on the right features a double skinned mega tyre trailer. This trailer is designed with a double curtain, in the outside curtain you have vertical aluminium boards in the sheet for extra strength. The inside of the trailer has 4 hydraulic pumps, this stretches the sheet, due to this technique you can load tyres without them being visible to the outside. Additionally, you do not need aluminium boards in the trailer which saves time if you need to load or unload from the side.

  • Huge savings on distribution costs
  • Coupling heights from 880 mm
  • Proven rising roof hydraulics
  • Travel height adjustment of the door latches
  • Practical side posts
  • Reduced number of trucks required

BRC Global Standards for Storage & Distribution

Recognising the need for improved processes in Supply Chain Solutions means we are now working towards attaining the British Retail Consortium’s internationally recognised Global Standard for Storage and Distribution.  The Standard is designed to ensure best practice in handling storage and distribution of products and promotes continuous improvement in operating practices.

How to transport large loads with mega trailers

Delivering as much cargo as efficiently as possible is the goal of any business involved in a supply chain. But how do you increase capacity, without increasing costs and your carbon footprint dramatically? The answer – mega trailers.

Mega trailers explained

Mega trailers, as the name suggests, are much larger than ordinary single deck trailers. Capable of taking more cargo, and thereby increasing transportation capacity, mega trailers can be used to move a wide variety of shipments and cargo types.

With a capacity of 100 m³, an efficient hydraulic rising roof and unique interchangeable internal specifications, mega trailers can be adapted to suit your needs. While they are ideal for businesses supplying the automotive industry, they have additional applications across a wide variety of sectors, particularly those with out of the ordinary cargo.

Benefits of mega trailers

Mega trailers help to reduce costs by consolidating cargo into less trucks, which also helps reduce CO2 emissions and the carbon impact of the shipments being transported, a key differentiator for many companies today.

The increased, changeable height of the mega trailer means it can carry tall cargo while still providing a cover. What’s more, the adjustable side posts are easy to operate, allowing quick access when required. Coupling heights starting from 880mm means that a variety of trucks can be used.

Mega trailer technology

While size matters, mega trailers appeal not just for their large capacity. They also incorporate the latest trailer technology, putting them at the heart of any sophisticated fleet and linking to a variety of warehousing and transportation solutions to allow greater customer visibility of their cargo, no matter where it is.

Why chose Middlegate Europe mega trailers

With Middlegate Europe, your cargo is being transported via the latest, most innovative transportation and warehousing solutions available. With locations in both the UK and Europe, Middlegate Europe can help bring your supply chain closer to your key markets, while maintaining complete visibility.

Using Middlegate Europe mega trailers gives you increased capacity while helping you to manage costs and emissions. For further information, get in touch to discuss how we can help you.

Technical Specification

Technical data
Type
SDP 27 eLG4-PZ
King Pin Load
12,000 kg
Axle Load (technically possible)
27,000 kg
Allowable Gross Weight (technically possible)
39,000 kg
Tare Weight
Approx. 6,710 kg
Payload (technically possible)
Approx. 32,290 kg
Axle Spread
1,310 / 1,310 mm
Neck Height
80 mm
5th Wheel Height
975 mm
Side Access Length
13,620 mm
Side Access Width
2,480 mm
Side Access Height
2,860 mm
Suitable internal height for automotive boxes
3,000 mm