Commercial Refrigerated Box Truck Rentals in Knoxville, TN

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

Common Refrigerated Box Truck Features

  • Size: 16 ft.
  • Up to 17,950 GVW
  • The load capacity of up to 7,000 lb.
  • Increased power with electric standby or automatic start-stop features of refrigeration unit for convenience, fuel savings, and lower emissions

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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.

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 operations with multiple vehicles.

Storage Trailers

A secure and convenient solution for storing inventory.

Rows and rows of trailers sitting in a parking lot

Bulk Rentals

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

Get negotiated rates
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.
Vehicle repositioning and transfers
Speak with our team about solutions and options for deliveries, load outs, and tow aways.
Request Multiple Vehicles

Available Refrigerated Box Truck Types

Here are some possible variations of Refrigerated Box Truck rentals in Knoxville, TN

Metallic Floor

Reefers with metallic floors are often durable because they don’t easily get scratched when handling freight. The surface is flat to fully lock our air from flowing inside. They may also include metal rails on the side for further securing loads during transportation.

Wooden Floor

Depending on the temperature requirements of different loads, reefer trucks are also built with wooden cargo area floors. The wooden floors have channels that allow for air circulation in the cargo area. This is favorable for temperature-sensitive goods that also require temperature regulation.

Front-fixed

With the front-fixed reefer box trucks, the cool air is introduced to the cargo area from the front. Such that the chiller unit is placed at the front with vents facing the cargo space area. This helps with an even distribution of the cool air to the loads being transported.

Multi-temp

Unlike standard reefer box trucks, multi-temp reefers are meant to provide varying temperatures for goods being transported. The temperatures are extremely low in one area then gradually increases in other compartments of the truck. This makes it possible to transport goods with different temperature requirements.

Refrigerated Box Truck Brands

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

Freightliner

Freightliner has an arguably amazing reputation. It has a fleet of high-quality trucks with some of the most popular models on the highways. It is a top-selling brand with the versatility required to haul different kinds of freight. Freightliner is aerodynamically efficient, therefore a great brand for businesses looking for a fuel-efficient option.

Isuzu

Isuzu is one of the leading truck manufacturing brands. Their trucks boast amazing fuel efficiency with powerful, low emission engines. Isuzu offers a wide range of reefer box trucks that are not only durable but also reliable.

Thermo King

Thermo King has utilized innovative technologies to ensure efficiency, safety, and sustainability. Their trucks are also cost-efficient and easy to maintain. They are reliable and built to deliver nothing but value. Also, Thermo King trucks come with different cargo space configurations for hauling different types of temperature-sensitive goods.

Refrigerated Box Truck Uses

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

Frozen Foods

One of the uses for refrigerated trucks is transporting frozen foods. The refrigeration units can be controlled to completely lower the temperature making it favorable enough for frozen foods. If you are looking for a favorable truck to transport your frozen foods, rent a reefer box truck with COOP.

Personal Care Products

Under high temperatures, some personal care products tend to lose their value. This is why they cannot be moved using dry trucks. Refrigerated box trucks provide the perfect temperatures to transport such items while maintaining their initial value.

Medical Equipment

A lot of medical equipment requires temperature regulation during transportation. Most of this equipment needs to be kept within specific temperature ranges to avoid contamination and spoilage. Refrigerated box trucks allow for different temperature regulation settings for hauling such equipment.

Flower Transportation

Flower growers and delivery businesses in Knoxville use reefers for flower transportation. If you are a florist in Knoxville, you can rent a refrigerated box truck with COOP and efficiently make all your deliveries in the city. And depending on the type of flowers you need to deliver, the temperature can be regulated as required.

Knoxville, TN Businesses Using Refrigerated Box Trucks

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

FAQs

How much does it cost to rent a refrigerated box truck?

Our platform has a range of reefer box trucks at very competitive rates. With COOP, you can rent a reefer box/straight truck starting from $128 per day.

What size truck do I need to move fresh produce?

Most reefer box trucks range between 18 to 26 ft and can haul loads of up to 15,000lb. Given that range, you can rent a refrigerated box truck large enough to move all your produce.

Where can I rent a refrigerated box truck?

You can rent a refrigerated box truck with our platform. When you join COOP, you can easily rent the reefer box truck you need for your 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:

1

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!

2

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.

3

Pick-Up

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.

4

Drop-Off

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!

Trust & Safety

Confidence on every rental.

COOP Coverage

A quick, cost-effective, and hassle-free quality option that offers $100K physical damage and $1M liability.

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.

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.

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

Catch Up on the Latest With COOP

Commercial Vehicle Rental Market Guide: Third Quarter 2023

From growth in the food industry’s demand for freight, interest rates remaining high for the time being, fluctuating truckload rates, and other trends, the summer sees activity heat up, and it’s essential to be aware of these key topics. 

 This blog covers various commercial vehicle rental developments and historical stats you need to know, including whether we can expect an uptick in demand in Q3. To manage your fleet needs effectively, tools like the COOP by Ryder platform help businesses gain the flexibility to optimize fleet use. Read our complete guide for more data and insights to help your business make informed decisions about the transportation market in the third quarter and beyond.

At a Glance: Q3 Trends & Insights

  • Slowdown in Grocery Inflation –  Grocery inflation is slowing down this summer, meaning lower costs when filling up your cart. This is good news for the transportation industry. Filling grocery loads in the coming months will be vital. Expect to see a skyrocketing demand for refrigerated vehicles.
  • The State of Interest Rates – Interest rates are expected to remain steady in early summer, but keep an eye out for increases as the year goes on. If interest rates climb again, there will be inflationary pressures which may increase fuel, maintenance, and labor costs for vehicles.
  • Reduced Truckload Volumes – In May, several carriers reported a decrease of about 11% in truckload volumes. While experts predict it may not go up as high as last year’s level, the demand across the food, leisure, and entertainment industry is accelerating.

Download our complete guide to read more about these topics and for additional market insights.

Historical Industry Rental Trends for Q3

Based on historical rental trends over the last few years, we expect the Food & Beverage to see very strong activity. Additionally, moving companies have plenty of activity with local and cross-country moves until summer’s end.

As the holiday rush of Q4 approaches, keep in mind that many businesses will look to secure additional fleet capacity to move inventory toward the end of this season. 

Popular Vehicle Types in Q3

  • Refrigerated Trailers
  • Dry Van Trailers
  • Tandem Sleeper Tractors

Solutions to Optimize Fleet Utilization

  • Drop and Hook Freight
  • Telematics 
  • Trailer Repositioning

Take a deeper dive into these solutions and how they could help your business. Get the Q3 Rental Guide.

How COOP Can Help with Rentals

Having the right amount of vehicles for your business can take time and effort during the summer months. COOP helps Renters source equipment by finding available commercial vehicles from other trusted companies on the platform.

  • Our Smart Rate tool allows businesses to offer competitive rates.
  • Find and reserve vehicles with a wide variety of unique specifications usually not available at rental counters.
  • More options and flexibility to access vehicles nationwide.

How COOP Helps Your Business Earn Revenue

Whether you have a large or small fleet, listing idle vehicles on the COOP platform can improve utilization, cover transportation costs, and increase your bottom line in Q3.

  • Reduce vehicle downtime and optimize fleet use.
  • Rent out vehicles for extended periods by offering long-term discounts.
  • Profit from last-minute rental requests by keeping your fleet flexible and availability up-to-date.

Join the Leading Commercial Vehicle Sharing Platform

Start your journey and sign up for COOP. With the assistance of our team of professionals and cutting-edge technology, you'll have access to an innovative platform with tools that businesses across the country are using to create extra revenue or increase their fleet capacity.

To learn more about the market conditions this summer and gain additional knowledge and statistics, get the comprehensive Q3 2023 Commercial Vehicle Rental Market Guide today!

New Feature: Renter Dashboard

Managing commercial vehicle rentals efficiently is vital for businesses. That's why we've developed a user-friendly dashboard to get rental information quickly and help streamline your experience. Whether you're a frequent Renter or just getting started, our Renter Dashboard is designed to give you greater control and visibility over your rental activity on COOP.

What Can You Do on the Renter Dashboard?

  • Easily Track Rental Activity: Gain insights into your rental history at a glance. Including the number of active, upcoming, and pending reservations.
  • Take Quick Action for Reservations: Manage transactions that require the completion of the pick up and drop off process or are pending payment.

  • Access Billing Statements: Access and download your billing statements for accurate record-keeping and expense tracking.

How to Download Billing Statements

If you’ve had rental transactions on the COOP platform, you can see and download  your statements with just a few clicks. Here’s how:

1. Click the Get Statements button from your Renter Dashboard.

2. Your renter statement overview will open displaying your summary of charges.

3. Filter the statement(s) you need by reservation or date range.

4. To download the page as a PDF, right click anywhere in the top portion of the page. To download the page as a csv file, right click the reservation and select “Export”.

Empower Your Business with COOP

At COOP, we're dedicated to helping businesses succeed by streamlining logistics and transportation needs with our technology-driven commercial vehicle rental and solutions platform. This new Renter Dashboard feature is another valuable tool to helps Renters on their journey to success. Stay tuned for more features coming soon!

Ready to get started? Apply for an account today!

Have an account? Check out your Renter Dashboard.

New Feature: Request to Rent Multiple Vehicles

Looking to rent commercial vehicles in bulk and unlock the possibilities for your fleet needs? We're thrilled to bring you a new, significant feature designed for businesses that are looking for multiple rentals at once. You can now request multiple vehicles on the platform when searching for them.

How It Works

To use this new feature and request to rent multiple vehicles of a certain type, click here. With a few clicks and a little bit of info, you're on your way to getting the vehicles you need. You’ll be able to customize your requests based on vehicle type, price point, specifications, rental periods, and more, all in one go. Once you submit a request, our team will connect with you to set up the reservations.

Watch this video clip to see how it works:

Your Fleet Optimization Solution

Finding extra capacity and optimizing fleet use shouldn't be a middle-of-the-road experience, and with COOP, it's anything but. We understand that seasonal demands, special events, excess inventory, and many more impact the need for finding several vehicles right where you need to pick up and haul your loads. 

Continuing Excellence with COOP

At COOP, we take pride in providing reliable service and innovative solutions for your commercial vehicle rental needs. The introduction of the Multi-Vehicle Request feature is just one more way we're committed to elevating your experience with us. Start renting today and discover how to enhance your approach to bulk rentals and empower your business for success. Stay tuned as we share more new features in the coming weeks and months!

Moving Season

The busy moving season is here! Many individuals, families, and businesses choose this time to relocate due to favorable weather conditions, school breaks, and the availability of free time. Whether your company is in the moving industry or not, this time of year presents a significant opportunity to expand your customer base, maximize fleet utilization, and find ways to generate higher revenue. 

On the COOP by Ryder commercial vehicle sharing platform, companies can build relationships by connecting with a community that provides access to rent or list vehicles all at their fingertips. In this blog, we’ll cover some trending stats, tips for planning, and more. For an in-depth look at some moving industry insights and tools to effectively manage fleet demand, read our complete guide.

3 Interesting Facts About the Moving Industry

Here are a few stats that show the direct connection between transportation and the moving industry.*

Read our guide for more facts about the moving industry.

The Importance of Careful Planning 

Preparation is key to ensuring a successful peak season. Even if your business is not in the moving industry but has commercial vehicles sitting on a lot somewhere, exploring plans for maximizing fleet utilization can lead to practical solutions that can move the needle and increase profits. Here are 3 tips on what you can do to remain competitive:

·  Embrace flexibility 

·  Keep up with new tools 

·  Adapt to the market's needs 

Using the COOP platform provides helpful resources and options to plan accordingly and keep your business moving. 

Most Used Vehicles for Moving

Depending on the size of the job, a wide range of vehicles are needed to have sufficient space and capabilities to transport belongings. The following are some of the most commonly used vehicles during peak moving season:

·  Box Trucks

·  Cargo Vans

·  Trailers

Want to get more specifics about these vehicles? Read our guide for more details about each one.

Need Extra Vehicles? Have Trucks Sitting Idle?

Join COOP by Ryder and Everyone Wins!

There are many ways businesses can take advantage of a revolutionary commercial vehicle sharing community like COOP during the moving season. With our innovative tools, we’re helping businesses overcome challenges and optimize fleet utilization. By registering for an account, you can get access to thousands of commercial vans, trucks, tractors, and trailers available for rent in your area. Plus, companies with idle equipment can list their vehicles to earn thousands in additional revenue.

Download our complete moving season guide now to get more insights!

 

*Sources: American Trucking Associations, Forbes, IbisWorld

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