Trailers are designed in a number of different sizes and formats to fit the need for a variety of business types. Whether you’re hauling large loads or light loads, there are a variety of selections that will work better for businesses in different industries. It can be difficult for small businesses and startups to afford the purchase of their own trailers, which makes renting them a much more economical and realistic option. With COOP, it’s easy to find and rent a trailer for your choice of when you need it, and the size of the job you’re needing it for.
Many trailers are manufactured enclosed so as to protect the contents of the trailer during travel. That said, protecting the contents being transported is not always that important, and sometimes it can be difficult to fit bulky, tall, or large items inside an enclosed trailer. Sometimes referred to as float, high boy trailers, or flat decks, flatbeds are trailers without sides or a ceiling in order to fit larger equipment. A flatbed that’s 16 ft. long weighs approximately 1,600 lbs while a 20 ft. trailer weighs around 2,000 lbs.
Drop Deck Trailers
Sometimes referred to as step-deck trailers, drop deck trailers are similar to flatbeds. The only difference being that drop deck trailers allow the user to drop below the height of a typical flatbed which makes it a great option for hauling haul freight. Drop deck trailers are equipped with a flip axle which helps to improve truck balance and normally are accompanied by two or more axles. Lengths of drop-deck trailers typically range anywhere from 25 ft. to 29 ft.
Grain Hopper Trailers
Grain Hoppers are usually hauled by semi-trailers and are used to haul loads with exceptional weight. They are designed to haul loose bulk commodities or materials such as grains, ballast, coal, or ore over the long distances they need to be transported. Grain hopper trailers come in two varieties, allowing for the user to either have an open or enclosed top with a roof.
Stoughton has been on the market since 1960 and has over 150,000 operating trailers on the road across Canada and the US. The company is known for its production of grain haulers, semi-trailers, chassis, and more. In the year 2017 alone, Stoughton produced 15,600, which makes them an extremely robust and popular producer of trailers, known for their quality and reliability.
Founded in 1989, Hyundai Translead was the first truck manufacturer to earn the ISO 9001 certification. The company produces a wide variety of trucks, including refrigerated van trailers, container chassis, dry van trailers, and domestic containers, all used throughout North America.
Manac has a very broad range of sales presence across multiple regions including the US, Canada, New England, Montreal, and more. This is a testament to the popularity of their product offerings. Manac focuses on 6 different types of dry van trailers including eight-axle dry vans, tandem dry trailers, b-train heated trailers, drop-van trailers, b-train reefers, and quad-axle dry trailers.
Many trailers, such as flatbeds, have been manufactured specifically for use in hauling heavy automobiles such as cars. Whether car manufacturers shipping new cars to dealerships, used cars being shipped to different car lots, or inoperable cars on their way to a final destination, flatbed trailers are perfect for getting the cars where they need to go.
Businesses devoted to the care and maintenance of their client’s lawns make great use of flatbed trailers and other trailers that can be used to haul their equipment. Whether you need to transport a lawnmower, or other lawn trimming equipment and associated gear, there are many sizes and types of trailers perfect for your individual needs.
Hauling Construction Equipment/Materials
Whether you’re looking to haul machinery used for a construction project, or the materials you’ll need to get the job done, there are many trailer types used by the construction industry. Sometimes used to haul construction vehicles, sometimes used to haul the raw materials such as gravel that is used during construction projects, trailers play an important role in the functionality of construction businesses.
Los Angeles is known for the large number of automobiles that are transported to the many corners of the nation. The businesses transporting these automobiles need reliable trailers to ensure the cars get to their destination without incident. Using flatbed trailers is not an uncommon occurrence, and these types of trailers are critical to upholding the local Los Angeles economy. Businesses looking to rent flatbed trailers, or any other type of trailer can do so on the COOP platform, matching their need to the wide selection of trailers for rent.