Tiger Trailers is one of the UK’s leading trailer and bodywork manufacturers. The company’s ethos is to provide customers with innovative design solutions, outstanding build quality and a collaborative, personal service. Tiger Trailers’ continuous improvement programme has brought about a series of milestone advancements since the company’s formation in 2014, culminating in its move to a brand-new and purpose-built facility in late 2018.

All processes from chassis fabrication and body assembly to paint and final finish are encompassed under one roof. Since relocating, Tiger Trailers has continued to innovate and expand its portfolio, with 2020 bringing Tiger Finance, Tiger Rentals and Tiger Siberian to the company’s product and services portfolio.

Steven Cartwright Co-Founder Executive Director Tiger Trailers

Tiger Trailers’ Co-Founders & Executive Directors

Tiger was established in 2014 by John and Steven Cartwright, along with David Williams as Chairman. Between them, they possess a vast knowledge of the motor transport industry and remain closely involved as Executive Directors. Both John and Steven worked from school age in the family business, S Cartwright and Sons Ltd, for more than 30 years before founding Tiger Trailers. Working together over the last 10 years they have grown Tiger Trailers into what is now a circa £90m per annum turnover business, supplying blue chip companies in the parcel, retail and logistics sectors.

Tiger Trailers reception and modern offices - external

Tiger Trailers’ 168,000 sq ft base is home to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, 3D engineering suite, specialist training centre, and product showroom.

Tiger Trailers boardroom and training facilities

With the most modern site in the trailer manufacuring sector, Tiger opens up its meeting rooms to customers, suppliers, networking groups and others.

Tiger Trailers modern factory production lines

The factory itself is equipped with the latest techniques such as robot welding, and the firm has invested in new paint and shot-blasting facilities.

Tiger Trailers customer showroom

From being the first UK manufacturer to design and offer a moving double deck trailer with a 52-pallet capacity, followed by continuous engineering achievements such as the development of its Lightweight Clearspan Curtainsider Trailer and Captive Rave load restraint system, innovation is a core characteristic of Tiger Trailers’ culture.

Tiger Trailers uses the latest software as part of its innovating design and engineering approach

Technology plays a key role in both enabling such innovations and in maintaining the company’s customer focus. Significant investment in IT systems and the introduction of virtual reality technology to the customer experience emphasise Tiger Trailers’ forward-thinking vision.