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Benefits of Owning a Flatbed Trailer Over Hotshot Trucks

by Luis Jimenez Auto Transport And Manufacturing Business

Apparently, the hotshot trailers are very similar to the flatbed trucks but this article is not based on the similarities or dissimilarities of these 2 trailers. Here, we are going to see which one is more beneficial. Hotshot trucking is one kind of trucking that can transport relatively time-sensitive and smaller goods to accessible locations. Hotshot trucks are mostly used to carry small appliances and farm equipment. The hotshot truck drivers generally use their own vehicles for hauling the trailers. The vehicles may be truck, SUV or van.

GN450 LOW PRO 53'ft 4 Car Hauler trailer

However, this trucking is ideal for carrying small numbers of loads. If you would like to transport many loads to the different cities then flatbed trucking will be very beneficial. One example of the flatbed truck is 5 car trailers.

5 car hauler trailer

Benefits of choosing a flatbed trailer

Some major advantages of flatbed trucks over hotshot trucks are given below.

Versatility:
One of the main advantages of flatbed trailers is versatility. Transporting heavier or larger cargo and vehicles is very difficult for hotshot drivers. Hotshot trailers do not have the capability to carry heavy load whereas flatbed trucking, heavier loads can be loaded easily. In the flatbed trailers, goods are loaded from the tip, rear, and sides of the trailers. The versatility can make the loading & unloading procedure hassle-free and faster. 

Adequate space:
Flatbed trailers always provide adequate space for carrying heavy loads whereas hot shot trailers have space limitations. By using the flatbed trailers, carrying an oversized load and large equipment will be easier. 

More secured:
Freights transported through the flatbed trailers are more secure. For protecting the goods from any kind of damage, experts generally use some safety components such as coil racks, chains, traps, etc. These components can keep the goods in place. The secured goods will reach the destination safely. 

Dimensional flexibility:
Another advantage of the flatbed trailer is dimensional flexibility. When you are loading a good on a flatbed trailer then size or shape is not a matter. The trailers always offer better dimensional flexibility. 

Versatility:
In comparison to hot shot trailers, flatbeds trailers are more versatile. Flatbed trailers are equipped with specialized attachments including drop decks, extendable decks, removable goosenecks, etc. Apart from that, axles and tires of the flatbed haulers are also upgraded.

LOW PRO 53'ft 4 Car Hauler trailer

So, it is concluded that versatility, security, adequate space dimensional flexibility, and versatility make the flatbed trailer different from a hotshot trailer. What are you looking for? If you need such benefits then the flatbed truck is the best choice for you.



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