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.
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.
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.