Flatbed Truck Rental in Arlington, TX

Flatbed trucks are great for rental. These are trucks with removable sides to make a flatbed and can be used both ways depending on the nature of the goods being transported. The primary use of flatbed trucks is the transportation of large and oddly shaped loads.

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Common Flatbed Trailer Features

  • Length: 48 feet
  • Maximum freight weight 48,000 pounds
  • 8.5 foot load height
  • 8.5 feet wide
  • Many CARB compliant

Available Truck Types

Here are some possible variations of truck rentals in Arlington

Lowboys

Lowboy flatbed trucks, just as the name suggests, are often extremely low when compared to other flatbed trucks. They are characterized by two drops at the deck, one after the wheels and the other one after the gooseneck. They can carry a maximum freight weight of up to 40,000 lb and can have lengths of 24 ft- 29.6 ft.



Double Drop With Detachable Deck

Double drop flatbed trucks are as wide as 8.6 ft and have a total length of 48 ft with a bottom well as long as 28 ft. They can carry a maximum legal freight weight of 42,000 lb and a legal height of 11.8 ft. The double drop aspect which creates the bottom well allows the hauling of freight that is cumbersome to carry with traditional flatbed trucks.



Removable Goosenecks (RGN)

Removable goosenecks have length and width limits of 29ft and 8.5ft respectively. As opposed to conventional flatbed trucks, RGNs have extra axles which is why they can carry very heavy loads. The maximum legal freight weight for removable goosenecks is 150,000 pounds and can be as high as 11.6ft. Also, they make it easy to load cargo since they have a ramp that can be pulled from the main deck.




Box Trucks

Most box trucks have a low cab-over design that allows a tight turning radius. This also makes it easy to maneuver over tight areas, rendering them efficient for business. Also, most box trucks have a cargo space of 960 cu ft. and a maximum load capacity of 6,000 lbs.

Stake Trucks

A notable difference between straight trucks and stake trucks is that the latter has an open roof and removable sides that make it easy to load/unload. Also, some of them are as long as 24 ft., creating room for more loads.

Refrigerated Straight Trucks

In terms of length, Reefer straight trucks range from 22 to 26 ft. They can conveniently carry loads of up to 13,000 lbs and have a maximum cargo space of 1,600 cu ft. Transporting with reefer straight trucks guarantees safety as they are equipped with E-Track systems. Also, the hydraulic lift gate and side doors make it easier to load and unload.

Straight Trucks

A lot of straight trucks are able to carry heavy loads over long distances. They have automatic power steering and transmission for easy driving. Also, they have side doors and dock height with hydraulic lift gates or ramps which make loading and unloading easy.

Refrigerated Box Trucks

Refrigerated box trucks are also known as reefer box trucks. Most of them have a maximum load capacity of 7,000 lbs and a GVW of 17,950. This makes them ideal for transporting perishable goods, whether heavy or light over a long distance.

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Truck Brands

COOP offers multiple brands of rentals in Arlington, check below for some potential brands for rent depending on availability.

Trail King Industries

Trail king industries have a variety of flatbed trucks for different commercial applications. The company was founded in 1974 and since then has had a significant truck output in terms of numbers. While it started as a standalone company, its management changed since 2010 and it now operates under CC industries. While it is headquartered in South Dakota the company has been able to sell its trucks to different countries around the world. 



Mack

Mack first built a truck in 1907 and was first started under the name Mack Brothers. The company was started in 1900 and was known for the manufacture of trolleybuses and buses. As of today, the company operates as a subsidiary of AB Volvo.



Volvo

Volvo is a subsidiary of AB Volvo and has over time gained worldwide recognition for the manufacturer of outstanding trucks. Volvo is a widely-known company, not only in the trucking industry but also with the manufacture of automobiles. With a Volvo truck, you are guaranteed safety, reliability and high quality. 



Truck Uses

The truck rented on COOP can be used for any of your business needs. Here are some examples of the types of uses for trucks rented on COOP.

Construction

Road and building construction usually involve a lot of heavy machinery and equipment. And sometimes, this equipment is oddly shaped and cannot be carried by enclosed trucks. That is why flatbed trucks are used to haul construction equipment to and from the job site. All the specifications allow them to haul the large and heavy equipment used in construction. Also, they are used to remove scrap materials after all construction and building work is done. 



Towing Services

Instead of hiring a towing company to get the job done for you, you can access a suitable flatbed truck on COOP and do the job yourself. Also, if you have a small startup towing business, then a flatbed truck would be a good start before you acquire more trucks to expand your business. Ports and dealerships also need to tow vehicles, and a convenient way of doing so is through flatbed trucks. 



Farms

Flatbed trucks, also known as stake trucks, are used for different farm applications. They are used for carrying fertilizers, farm equipment, and farm animals. Apart from chains and other items used for additional cargo security, stakes can be added to the sides to ensure loads do not fall off from the truck. Also, they are strong enough to maneuver rough terrains in a farm or ranch setting. 



Arlington, TX Businesses Using Flatbed Trailers

Towing business would be a good fit for flatbed truck rentals in Arlington. This is because flatbed trucks can be used to tow more than one automobile, and some are heavy-duty enough to haul larger vehicles. This could be used by businesses that strictly offer towing services and dealership businesses that need to tow vehicles during distribution. The good news is that these flatbed truck rentals are always available on the COOP website. 


FAQs

Rent Trucks in Arlington with COOP

Step 1

Create a free account with COOP. You will need to be approved based on insurance requirements and operating authority standards.

Step 2

From the available truck options, make your selection then send a request. After the request is made your truck will be reserved for you and you will have to wait for the owner to accept it.

Step 3

Submit a reservation request for the truck of your choice. You will then receive a confirmation containing all the pickup information you need. Payment will be made at pickup via credit card.

When you pick up the truck, it is important to take pictures. This will protect you in case the owner assumes you caused any damage in return.

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