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Schmitz Cargobull downsizes to offer LCV bodies

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The new V.KO Dry van bodies have been designed for the home delivery market and are part of the manufacturer’s new focus on last-mile logistics.

The V.KO Dry van bodies will be supplied as modular kits to commercial vehicle OEMs – Schmitz says the bodies can be built by two people within two hours.

The kit consists of custom-developed GRP sandwich panels with a PU foam core. The panels are 20mm thick and meet the DIN EN 12642 Code XL standard for maximum load security.

A translucent roof and two-wing doors are included as standard; optional extras such as access ladders are also available.

Loads can be secured using the standard airline rails, and custom load securing elements – such as lashing bars or combo-anchor rails – are also available. Load securing rails can be ordered in a height of 900mm, or two rails in heights of 600 and 1,200mm.

The new bodies will be available for the UK market during Q2 2017.

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