From conception to result-driven solutions Kässbohrer delivers 15.5 m long curtainsiders to allied transport

Offering the widest product range in the European semi-trailer industry, Kässbohrer has concluded the delivery of 150 units of 15.5 meter-long maxima curtainsiders, K.SCX XL, to Dubai-based logistics provider Allied Transport.

16 October 2016

K.SCX XL, with a length of 15.5 meters, offers a capacity of 39 pallets, compared to a standard maxima curtainsider of 13.68 m long, having a capacity of 34 pallets.

Kässbohrer’s competence in engineering Europe’s widest product range and its experience in delivering right trailers to its  customers, facing their own unique set of challenges in their daily operations played an important role in the success of the delivery.   

K.SCX XL sits on a KTL-coated chassis, providing a reliable protection against corrosion for over a decade. Its gooseneck is designed in order to prevent any deflection originating from the longer chassis. In compliance with ISO 1726, K.SCX XL can couple with 4 x 2, 6 x 2 and 6 x 4 tractors.

For flexible and reliable load securing, K.SCX XL is equipped with easy-to-use K-Fix Load Securing System, providing 236 different strapping points, each with 2.5 ton capacity on a special side rave design.

The long-term cooperation between Kässbohrer and Allied Transport became possible with each party collaborating for the design of a tailor-made transportation solution.

“Either individual configurations or standard solutions, we constantly engineer and deliver value for our customers, through lean production processes and our carefully selected R&D investments, focused on developing ideas, products and patents further,” İffet Türken, Kässbohrer’s Executive Board Member for Business Development.

Allied Transport is mostly active in the GCC region and North Africa and thus its requirements of a curtainsider are specific to the region’s regulations, which permits longer vehicles compared to standard vehicles commonly allowed in Europe.

With a carpark of 800 trucks and 2,400 trailers, Allied Transport provides its customers in the GCC region and North Africa with container services, temperature controlled transportation, dangerous goods handling, heavy haulage, pharmalogistics and retail distribution among others.