Refrigerated Box Truck Rental in Fort Worth, TX

While a conventional box truck can only carry dry cargo, a refrigerated one, also known as a reefer truck, does more than that. Oftentimes, reefer box trucks are used to transport frozen foods and other goods that are temperature sensitive. With different models and types on COOP to choose from, business owners in Fort Worth have an upper hand at accomplishing tasks.

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Common Refrigerated Box Truck Features

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

Available Truck Types

Here are some possible variations of truck rentals in Fort Worth

Mechanical Reefer Box Trucks

Mechanical reefer box trucks, just as the name suggests, work automatically. During movement, a driven fan circulated air inside the box. This ensures a constant temperature and sometimes ice hatches should be left open, but this only depends on what had been transported. The mechanical reefer trucks work through heat convection where hot air rises then replaced by cold one that is cooled by ice. 

The refrigeration system here is run through diesel, so the period of time it runs is dependent on the diesel tank size. They are therefore economical since there is no motion required for the refrigerator to function.


Modern Reefer Box Trucks

With modern reefer box trucks, chilled air is released from the bottom air units through T-shaped decking. They are built to maintain a certain temperature range, even when the external temperature is extreme. They ensure a uniform and nonstop airflow through the whole load and maintain a perfect air exchange with the cargo being hauled. In addition to cooling the goods, these reefer box trucks can also be set to warm them up. Again, depending on the kind of goods, the temperatures can be raised to a good 30°C. Each commodity is different, so airflow requirements will be different depending on the transportation standards of each.


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Truck Brands

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

Freightliner

While Freightliner is regarded as a top trailer manufacturer in the US, their day cabs are also highly sought-after in different parts of the world. It has a good number of tandem axle day cabs serving in the transport industry today. In North America, it is regarded as a top truck manufacturer. Since its establishment in 1942, Freightliner products beat their counterparts in both performance and safety.

Mercedes Sprinter vans

These vans offer high-roof space, giving you maximum cargo space. These are some of the best vans on the market and they are perfect for your transport needs.

Isuzu

With Isuzu, you can select a light, medium, or heavy-duty truck. Isuzu is one of the top truck companies so there is no doubt that you will be renting a great truck.

Thermo King

Thermo King is known for offering the top refrigerated trucks. They come in different models and depending on the nature of your business, there is always a truck for you.

Big Tex Trailers

Having been in operation for over 30 years, Big Tex Trailers produces some of the strongest and most stable trailers there are. They are highly reliable with top-notch quality, not to mention that Big Tex Trailers are installed with both electric and hydraulic brakes.

Wabash National Corporation

Wabash National Corporation started its operations dating back in 1985, with over 70 patents today. The company has some of the best-designed trailers of high standards and examples of the trailers they manufacture include platform trailers, refrigerated trailers, and intermodal equipment.

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has the largest output of reefer trailers and is one of the best trailer manufacturing companies in the USA. The company is also family-owned and produces trailers of the highest standards. Some of the trailers it manufactures include flatbeds, dry van trailers, curtain-sided trailers, and of course reefer trailers.

International

International tandem axle day cabs offer great features for a driver with both light-duty and heavy-duty needs. The company uses different innovative technologies to improve their production and this explains why their tractors are some of the most sought-after tractors. Due to high demand, the company has branched out to different sales outlets around the world.

Triton Trailers

Triton Trailers has been one of the longest-operating companies in the USA. The company has a strong focus on quality and safety of their products and ultimate customer service. Triton Trailers is known for its high-quality steel and aluminum trailers.

Stoughton Trailers

Stoughton Trailers have their headquarters located in Stoughton, Wisconsin with a focus on the production of dry van trailers, grain trailers, chassis, reefer trailers, and containers. As a way to expand operations, the company has 9 operation centers in South Central Wisconsin. The company is also among the top trailer manufacturing companies in the USA with some of the most durable trailers.

GMC

GMC, which was formerly a subsidiary of General Motors LLC was started in 1911. It is one of the best truck manufacturing companies with high-quality output, tailored to meet different transportation needs. While it has a wide inventory selection, the company produces heavy-duty reefer trucks that compare to very few of their competitors. 


Kenworth

Kenworth is a subsidiary of Paccar and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It has been operating since 1923 and is parent to other different companies including GreatWest Kenworth, Inland Kenworth, Kenworth Toronto ltd, and Inland Kenworth ltd. in addition to the manufacture of reefer trucks, the company has diversified its production to other equipment and has expanded its sales operations, opening different dealerships.


Isuzu

When compared to other brands, Isuzu has been rated as the truck manufacturer with the highest number of medium and heavy-duty trucks. With such high numbers, Isuzu has a wide customer base that it needs to satisfy. And they have been able to do so since they have always produced high-quality trucks that meet the needs of the consumers. The company is headquartered in Japan and is a parent to other companies including Isuzu Australia ltd, etc. 


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.

Food Transportation

Oftentimes, reefer box trucks are used for the transportation of food products. Most food only thrives under certain temperature standards, and reefer trucks are used to provide the perfect environment during transportation. Some of the most common foodstuffs transported through reefer trucks include meat and dairy products, frozen foods, vegetables, etc.  


General Freight Transportation

While reefer box trucks have a refrigeration system, they can also be used for the transportation of general freight. The refrigeration unit does not run throughout and can be turned off if not needed. This allows for the transportation of goods that don’t require temperature control. They are large enough and can be light duty or heavy duty depending with the kind of goods that need to be transported.    


Medical Equipment and Supplies

Refrigerated box trucks are designed with different temperature ranges suitable for the transportation of medical equipment and supplies. Medicine, laboratory equipment, blood donations and organ donations are temperature sensitive, and to avoid spoilage, most hospitals and care centers use reefer box trucks to transport them.


Fort Worth, TX Businesses Using Refrigerated Box Trucks

The food industry is a big one, and a lot of businesses in that venture would cut on costs and improve their income through reefer truck rentals. Every food product has set transportation standards that need to be met. Reefer trucks can be adjusted to ensure that these standards are met, and the food products are transported in good condition. COOP makes it easy for businesses to rent reefer trucks for such businesses in Fort Worth.  


FAQs

Rent Trucks in Fort Worth 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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