What are The Different Types of Trailers Used in Freight Industry?

by Luis Jimenez Auto Transport And Manufacturing Business
In the freight industry, different types of trailers are used to transport goods safely from one place to another. What are they?

There are many different types of trailers and trucks used in freight industries. The manufacturers develop various trucks and car trailers that differ from each other in performance. Each of them has many applications & weight limits. It is very important to choose the right trailer depending upon the size of your goods. Simultaneously its width is also needed to be considered. In case the width of your load is wider in comparison to the legal limit, the additional permit will be required. Some of the most popular trailers are given below.

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Refrigerated trailer

A refrigerated trailer is a special type of trailer that comes with a refrigeration system. The cooling system of this trailer keeps goods cool and items fresh. These types of trailers are commonly used to transport temperature-sensitive goods like food products, vegetables, medicines, etc. The average weight of this trailer is almost similar to the dry vans, but its legal width is 8.2 feet and height is 8 feet

Lowboy trailers

Lowboy trailer is essential when you are planning to deliver heavy loads like machinery. This trailer is taller than other trailers. It is also used for hauling heavy construction equipment. This trailer can easily carry more than 40,000 lbs load. Lowboy trailer has several axles. At least two axles will be required for hauling 40,000 pounds. 

Multi-car trailer

Multi-car trailers are like flatbed trailers that are widely used to transport cars or vehicles from one place to another. Car trailers come in different sizes. They can easily carry 4, 5, 6 and more cars. Car trailers are cost-effective so many people purchase these trailers from car trailers manufacturers in Texas and start own freight transportation businesses.

Speciality trailers

Speciality trailer is built to transport specific types of products.  It is used to haul fuels, liquids, etc. Speciality trailers are also used for hauling hazardous materials. This trailer can pull around 2,00,000 pounds.  So if you want to transport hazardous material then you need to choose this trailer. Special permits & licenses are required to drive a fully loaded speciality trailer. The transportation cost is higher than the traditional freight. 

Dry vans

It is also called an enclosed trailer. It is one of the common types of freight trailers used to ship cargo within the state. It is waterproof thus helps to keep goods in dry condition. Usually, the grocery stores use a dry van for shipping of goods such as food products. It can carry up to  42,000 pounds of load. 

These are the different types of trailers that are available in the market. You can book your trailer depending upon your needs. All types of goods are safely delivered by these trailers. Apart from that, you can also start your new transportation business with the help of a good trailer.

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