Commercial Refrigerated Trailer Rentals in Detroit, MI

Refrigerated trailer rental is a necessary expense for those who deal in perishable goods in Detroit, MI. With refrigerated trailers, also known as reefer trailers, your cargo can be kept at the right temperature ensuring a reliable transport and delivery of goods like food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Whether you are transporting sensitive products directly to customers in Michigan or storing for a later date, use the COOP platform to rent a refrigerated trailer when your business needs seasonal flexibility.

Common Refrigerated Trailer Features

Size and Dimensions

  • Lengths available: 28 ft., 45 ft., 48 ft., 53 ft.
  • Widths available: 96" or 102"
  • Inside heights up to 110"

Construction and Insulation

  • Heavy-duty duct floors
  • 3-inch insulation for improved temperature control
  • Aluminum body construction
  • Flooring options: Metal or wooden

Door Types

  • Full-swing or roll-up doors
  • Door placement options: Side and back

Compartment Flexibility

  • Flexible multi-compartment reefer rentals available in select markets

Load Capacity

  • Can carry up to 55,000 lbs of load
  • Licensed GCW (Gross Combination Weight) up to 65,000 lbs

Engine and Power

  • Electronic engines with improved power and fuel efficiency
  • Separate power supply for the cargo compartment

Refrigeration System

  • Diesel, Gas, or Electric-Powered Refrigeration Systems
  • Separate fuel tank for powering the refrigeration system
  • Single Temperature or Multi-Temp Units

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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 Refrigerated 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 Michigan.

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Available Refrigerated Trailer Types

On the COOP platform, common variations of Refrigerated Trailers listed for rent in Detroit, MI include:

Heavy Duty

Heavy-duty reefer trailers can be used to transport large and heavy batches of temperature-sensitive cargo. If you need to haul bulky cargo then a heavy-duty reefer trailer would be an efficient way of doing so since these types of trailers have an incredibly great payload capacity. Using a large rental reefer trailer is an economical way of hauling what you need since it reduces the number of trips taken to deliver everything.

Wooden Floor

Refrigerated trailers with a wooden floor are mostly made of hardwood which is very strong and durable. Wooden floors also help to ensure free airflow throughout the trailer’s interior for goods with such requirements. Additionally, wood provides good base support for the goods in transit and acts as a shock absorber. In most cases, the floor is laminated which locks out bad odours and is easy to clean.

Metallic Floor 

Other reefer trailers are made of metallic floors which are durable and strong enough to support heavy loads. This makes metallic floors a better alternative for wooden floors. Also, the floor is not easily damaged when the load is dragged along during loading or unloading. Metallic floors are mostly made of steel or aluminium which is resistant to corrosion. They are also smooth which helps with maintaining high levels of cleanliness and hygiene. As such, such a reefer trailer would be great for hauling fresh produce.

Multi-temperature Reefer

Most conventional refrigerated trailers distribute even temperature, but others are modified to have multiple temperature compartments. Also known as multi-temp reefer trailers, they are perfect for hauling goods with different temperature requirements. If you need to make multiple deliveries, rent a large multi-temp reefer trailer with COOP and conveniently haul your freight.

Refrigerated Trailer Brands

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

Thermo King

Thermo King is best known for its manufacture of temperature regulated trailers. Thermo King reefer trailers are perfect for different hauling tasks, whether for urban deliveries or long-distance hauling. The brand has a focus on manufacturing trailers that deliver productivity and profitability as they can retain temperatures for up to 30 hours. Also, Thermo King has a high-tech tracking system for monitoring shipments from anywhere. One of the best Thermo King trailers include Heat King which has amazing functionality features.


Hyundai is an American trailer manufacturer whose focus is based on innovative designs versatility and customization in order to fit its customers’ requirements. Their reefers are anti-corrosive and have galvanized bodies making them durable.


Utility manufactures great refrigerated trailers that deliver durability, efficiency, and performance. Their floors are aluminum made to improve durability and haul heavy cargo. Utility reefer doors are mainly located at the rear side or side, usually bonded to maximize on its thermal efficiency and preventing entry of moisture. The condenser is also high-tech and quality to increase reliability for long-distance hauling.

Renter Testimonial

Don't just take our word, hear what COOP customers have to say about our platform.

“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

Refrigerated 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 Refrigerated Trailers rented on COOP.

Pharmaceuticals Delivery

Refrigerated trailers are suitable for the delivery of medical equipment especially those that have sensitive temperature requirements. With temperature control features, they enable you to make adjustments depending on what you need to haul.

Produce Delivery

Produce such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairies like meat and other related products are all transported via refrigerated trailers. The low temperatures help to preserve the freshness of cargo.

Flower Delivery

Another common use of refrigerated trailers is the transportation of fresh flowers. Flowers are perishable and can only survive under specific temperatures. Based on the types of flowers you need to deliver, you can rent a reefer trailer of your choice with COOP.


What size reefer trailer do I need for my delivery business?

You can rent an entire 48ft reefer trailer if you need to make multiple deliveries throughout the day.

Where can I rent a refrigerated trailer?

You can rent a reefer trailer of your choice with COOP. Join the platform today to find a suitable reefer trailer for your business.

Can I use a rental refrigerated trailer for my transport business?

Absolutely! Once you rent a refrigerated trailer with COOP, you can confidently use it for your transport business.

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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