Swain Invests in 100 refreshed Tautliners

The Swain Group is putting 40 Taut and 65 Refurbished Tauts into its fleet ahead of the run into the Christmas period. “The continued investment is to ensure we have good quality equipment available in our fleet to support the demands of Retail and eCommerce customers in the run into peak” said Matthew Sweet, Commercial Director.


“The new trailers will be based predominantly at our Midlands Logistics Operation located in Woodville, close to the Heartland of the major DC operators, so we are in a good location to react quickly to demand” said Sweet.


Swains Logistics operation covers sites in Rochester, Kent, Woodville and Manchester and now comprises 100+ tractor units and 150+ trailers. Servicing many of the UKs household names across the country providing contract and ad-hoc capacity.


“ We are quite unique in the fact that we are able to provide customers with significant flexibility across the year, and especially in the ramp-up to Black-Friday and Christmas”…..”We are very comfortable taking-on short term spot contracts for capacity as well as longer term commitments. Customers get all the benefits that the Swain brand brings to them: Integrity, Respect and Heritage” commented Matthew.