Commercial Flatbed Trailer Rentals in Boston, MA

Flatbed trailer rental is a great option for those who need to transport large loads near Boston, MA. Open on all sides, flatbed trailers make it easy to load and unload cargo, making them the go-to choice for many businesses in Massachusetts. Whether you need to transport construction materials, equipment, machinery, or even vehicles, flatbed trailers offer versatility. Find a flatbed trailer for rent on the COOP platform to ensure that your cargo is transported safely and efficiently.

Common Flatbed Trailer Features

Size and Dimensions

  • Common lengths: 16 ft., 24 ft., 26 ft., 48 ft., 53 ft.
  • Width: Standard about 8.5 ft., up to 102" in some models
  • Inside height: Up to 110"

Load Capacity

  • Load capacity of up to 7,000 lbs.
  • GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) up to 17,950 lbs.
  • Maximum frame rating of 80,000 lbs.

Driving and Handling

  • Automatic transmission and power steering
  • Air-ride suspension available for reduced cargo damage
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

Loading and Unloading

  • Hydraulic lift gates available
  • Removable stakes for easy loading and unloading
  • Various load-securing systems like E-Track
  • Various technological and structural features for secure freight handling

Construction and Flooring

  • Light aluminum and steel construction options
  • Flooring options: Wood, aluminum, and rubber

Environmental and Regulatory Compliance

  • Many models are CARB compliant
  • Suitable for a wide range of environmental conditions

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The specifications listed are based upon COOP's most commonly rented fleet. They are not the exact measurements of all fleet vehicles rented by COOP. Specifications will vary by make, model, and year of trailer.

Trailer Rental Options

No matter the job, enjoy the freedom of flexibility at competitive rates.

Seasonal demand with excess capacity

Efficiently secure trailers and vehicles for use during peak times.

Short & long term rentals

Get more choices to meet immediate needs or fulfill extended requests.

Bulk rentals

Streamline your fleet operations with multiple vehicles.

Storage Trailers

A secure and convenient solution for storing inventory.

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Bulk Commercial Vehicle Rentals

Looking for a large quantity of Flatbed Trailers? Our team can help with all large-scale transportation needs for maximum efficiency and savings.

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Bulk rentals provide the opportunity for a price break on reservations.
Pick-up and source multiple vehicles from one location

With COOP, you have the ability to choose from hundreds of pick-up locations across the nation or locally in Massachusetts.

Vehicle repositioning and transfers
Speak with our team about solutions and options for deliveries, load outs, and tow aways.
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Available Flatbed Trailer Types

On the COOP platform, common variations of Flatbed Trailers listed for rent in Boston, MA include:

Step-Deck Flatbed Trailer

A step-deck flatbed trailer is a great variation of the traditional flatbed trailer for drivers who are looking to transport tall cargo. This flatbed trailer has two levels: the first level which is of standard height and attaches to the truck pulling it, and the second level which drops down to a lower height, allowing for taller cargo to be loaded and still be below the clearance level needed for bridges and tunnels.

Aluminum Floor Flatbed Trailer

Traditional flatbed trailers with aluminum floors are a great choice for transporting freight in milder climates. This flooring type is advantageous because it doesn’t rust and is mold-resistant, helping to protect the cargo you transport and making it less susceptible to weather conditions. These trailers are recommended for milder climates though because they can be very slippery when ice forms on the surface, more so than alternative flooring types, and they can be loud when loading or walking on these trailers.

Wooden Floor Flatbed Trailer

Wooden floor flatbeds can be seen almost everywhere, but they are not all made the same. The types of wood used for flatbed trailer floors include douglas fir, rough oak, and southern yellow pine. Though each type of wood has its benefits and drawbacks, all of them are treated to be resistant to chemicals and rotting and are made to be strong and durable for your freight and cargo loading needs. A drawback of wooden flooring is that it can warp due to elements, but it absorbs cold and icy conditions better than a metal-bed trailer.

Flatbed Trailer Brands

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

Great Dane

Great Dane, an American manufacturer with its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, has been making trailers since 1900. The first trailers this manufacturer specialized in were flatbed trailers, but by 1934, they added both tank trailers and enclosed vans to their offerings. Three trademark models of flatbed trailers you may find available for rent include Great Dane Freedom SE, the Great Dane Freedom LT, and the Great Dane Freedom XP.

East Manufacturing Company

East Manufacturing is a privately-owned company that is driven to make products that are built better. Founded in 1968, they pride themselves on optimizing payload potential with low-weight, high-stress tolerating trailers. They also minimize downtime with their designs to maximize profitability by lowering operating costs. Consider renting their East Manufacturing Beast or their East Manufacturing MMX products.


Wabash National is a customer-focused company that prides itself in its world-class manufacturing and engineering focused on real-world solutions. The customers, employees, and communities they serve drive everything Wabash does, and have done so since this company was founded in 1985 in Lafayette, Indiana. Be on the lookout for their Transcraft Eagle flatbed series when looking for a flatbed to fulfill your freight transportation needs.

Renter Testimonial

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“The supply of short-term rental trucks was almost impossible. COOP was able to help by connecting us to equipment Owners that weren’t utilizing their fleets.”

Paul Meador
President, Everglades Harvesting Inc.

“I like the convenience of being able to pick up the vehicles when I need them, check them out on the app, take pictures, and get on the road.”

Jondra Grier
Manager, Mt. Pisgah Food Pantry

Flatbed Trailer Uses

The commercial fleet vehicles rented on COOP can be used for any of your business needs. Here are some examples of the types of uses for Flatbed Trailers rented on COOP.


Flatbeds can be seen transporting entire homes and raw materials such as lumber used for construction purposes all across the country. Their durable flooring, combined with their open sides for easy storage make it a possibility for wide loads and a variety of things to be transported that otherwise wouldn’t fit into an enclosed trailer.


Without long heavy-duty trailers, many large trees and other forces of nature wouldn’t be able to be cleared from the properties and roads that they pose a hazard on. In addition to the natural items, landscapers rely upon flatbeds to transport, flatbeds also help to transport large machinery for doing their landscaping work.

Heavy Freight Hauling

Because they lack sides, flatbed trailers are great for any type of oversized heavy freight hauling that wouldn't fit into an enclosed trailer. Though this makes it a popular choice for construction and landscaping industries, many other industries, including manufacturing companies, use flatbeds for their heavy freight hauling needs.


Where can I rent flatbed trailers in Boston, Massachusetts?

Flatbed trailers can be rented through the palm of your hand without having to wait at a rental counter by joining COOP’s commercial-vehicle sharing platform.

How much does it cost to rent a flatbed trailer in Boston, Massachusetts?

Starting from $21 per day, you can rent a flatbed trailer in Boston, Massachusetts through COOP’s convenient commercial vehicle-sharing platform.

Can I travel out of state with my flatbed trailer rental?

The rental page on the COOP platform will indicate if you can take your specific rental out-of-state, but there are flatbed trailer rentals that do allow for out-of-state transportation.

Who is COOP?

Our cutting-edge platform lets your business unlock the ability to rent and list quality trailers and new and late-model trucks, tractors, and vans all in one place. Backed by Ryder’s team of experts and years of extensive knowledge in the industry, we’re empowering companies to maximize the potential of their fleet operations.

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How COOP Works

With thousands of dry van, refrigerated, flatbed trailers, chassis, and new and late-model power units to choose from, COOP makes it easy for businesses to find more than just a rental vehicle. Here’s how you can too:


Create Your Account

After completing the registration form, a COOP member will connect with you to set up your free account. Then, get ready to start reserving!


Find Your Vehicles

You can use various filters or speak with our expert team to search for the equipment that perfectly fits your business’s needs. Request to reserve vehicles directly from a mobile device or desktop computer.



Once at the pick-up location, drivers will upload photos of the vehicle’s condition on the platform and get the keys from the vehicle’s owner to begin a rental and get on the road.



To complete reservations, simply have drivers return the vehicles to their designated locations, hand off the keys, and upload some return pictures. Pay the daily rate and mileage, and you're done!

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24/7 Roadside Assistance

Included with all reservations, we strive to get you the services you need and connect you with a local vendor to get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

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Carefully Vetted Vehicles

Our vehicle requirements are set in place to make sure your business receives regularly serviced and well-maintained vehicles in good working condition.

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