Serco has won a tender to build two step deck flatbed trailers for the South African Police Services (SAPS).

The brief from the SAPS incorporated a variety of special features which Serco was able to provide thanks to the company’s advanced design software – which uses latest 3D modelling – and its world class steel fabrication facility in Durban.

The trailer is equipped with a 10-ton winch to load heavy vehicles such as armoured cars. Serco worked hand-in-hand with the SAPS technical staff to ensure all operational specification requirements were met.

Production on the flatbed trailers started in August last year with delivery in October to SAPS in Pretoria, where they will be used to transport Nyala armoured vehicles to and from various destinations.