Refrigerated Straight Truck Rental in Columbia, MD

Also known to some as box trucks, straight trucks get their name from the straight frame that extends all the way from the front to the rear of the vehicle. The straight frame allows for a cargo area that is easier than other types of transportation vehicles to load and unload, which makes these vehicles the go-to option for large cargo loads that need to be kept at a specific temperature. With multiple zone options also available, refrigerated straight trucks can be used to make multiple deliveries of different perishable goods without having to reload the truck. If your business needs a refrigerated straight truck for your transportation needs in Columbia, join and download the COOP app today to find yours!

Common Refrigerated Straight Truck Features

  • Cargo space: up to 1,600 cubic feet of cargo space, 26,000 GVW up to 7,000 lb. of load capacity, 33,000 GVW up to 13,000 lb.
  • Increased power with electronic standby and automatic start-stop features of refrigeration unit for convenience, fuel savings, and lower emissions
  • Automatic transmission and power steering for easy driving
  • Side doors for easier loading/unloading
  • E-Track equipped for securing loads
  • Hydraulic lift gate with large 60" x 80" platform with 3,000 lb. of capacity
  • Wide temperature range

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Available Refrigerated Straight Truck Types

Here are some possible variations of Refrigerated Straight Truck rentals in Columbia

Multiple Temperature Zone

Technology has allowed certain refrigerated straight trucks to be outfitted with multiple zone refrigeration units. This allows the cargo to be designated with multiple temperature zones. These can be a great option for businesses that may have a single load of goods with different temperature requirements, or a day full of different deliveries that need their own temperatures.

Metallic Floor

Metallic floors in refrigerated straight trucks provide certain unique benefits. Firstly, they are energy-efficient as the metal stays at the required temperature for longer than wood. On the downside, metallic floors are more rigid than wood floors and do not provide much shock absorption, nor do they allow much air circulation. This makes them a great choice for cargo such as medical supplies or frozen foods.

Wooden Floor

Wooden floor refrigerated straight trucks are an excellent option for cargo that needs increased air circulation, such as fresh produce or flowers. The wood also provides better shock absorption than metallic floors do. On the downside, wooden floors retain moisture that metallic floors do not, and will need to be replaced over time.

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Truck Brands

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

Manac

The Manac brand is known all across North America for excellence in manufacturing its specialty trailers. Known for the special balanced quality that their trailers bring to the industry, Manac is the top specialty trailer manufacturer in the United States and the top trailer producer in Canada.

Heiwo

The Netherlands’ top manufacturer of refrigerated and freezer trucks and trailers, the Heiwo company has a reputation for happy customers and high-quality products. This company is known globally for making some of the best refrigerated trailers and units.

Wabash

Wabash National has had the accolade of their trucks outfitting some of the largest fleets in the nation because of their increased efficiency. This helps large companies and fleets save money where it really counts, especially at a time when fuel costs have continued to rise. The technological innovations in Wabash refrigerated straight trucks help companies of any size build their profits and maximize efficiency.

Utility

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has grown from a small mom & pop shop to a global leader in transportation manufacturing. As the nation’s oldest privately owned and family-operated trailer manufacturer, Utility brings the small-business level of customer service that you will not be able to find with the large conglomerates. The refrigerated straight trucks from Utility are extremely light yet incredibly strong, providing confidence where you want it and savings where you need them.

Doepker Industries

Doepker Industries has created such a strong reputation for quality and excellence in their manufacturing that their refrigerated straight trucks typically retain some of the highest resale values in the industry. More than any review could ever give, this shows that industry insiders vote for Doepker with their wallets whenever one of their refrigerated straight trucks is sold. Doepker is also known for their customer-driven attitude, which means the development of their products come directly from the insights of their customers.

Refrigerated Straight 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 Refrigerated Straight Trucks rented on COOP.

Medical Equipment

Refrigerated straight trucks are often needed to deliver medical supplies and equipment, as many different types are required to be kept within a specific temperature range, even during shipping. In addition to the temperature, straight trucks make an excellent choice for any delivery service, as loading docks as the ones at hospitals can be very busy and crowded, making the enhanced visibility and maneuverability of straight trucks a wise choice. If you are in the medical equipment delivery business and need a refrigerated straight truck for hospital deliveries in Columbia, check out the available options on the COOP app today to find an affordable, reliable refrigerated straight truck today!

Flower Transportation

Flowers are universally loved because of the beauty they offer and the happiness they bring. Although they can be gorgeous when treated well, mishandling can cause flowers to wilt and lose all of that attractiveness. If you are in the flower transportation business in Columbia, the COOP app has refrigerated straight trucks of many different brands and sizes available for you today. Download the app and join the platform today to find a truck that will help your flowers retain their beauty during transit.

Produce Delivery

Fresh produce is a necessary ingredient for a happy and healthy family. No matter how fresh produce is when it is picked, if not treated properly during shipment it can lose all of its nutrients and much of its attractiveness. This is why a refrigerated straight truck rental from COOP is a great choice if you are in the produce delivery business. Wooden floors provide increased air circulation, so download the COOP app today to find a wooden floor refrigerated straight truck for your produce delivery needs in Columbia.

Personal Care Products

Most people would not think of personal care products as perishable. If you have ever opened a lipstick that was left out in the sun or moisturizer that was allowed to get too warm, you know that it certainly is. If your business in Columbia delivers personal care products, make sure you treat that cargo right by keeping it cool during transport. You can find a single or multiple-zone reefer truck on the COOP app today to ensure none of your customers end up with melted lipstick or denatured moisturizer!

Columbia, MD Businesses Using Refrigerated Straight Trucks

Healthcare systems, restaurants, and flower delivery services in Columbia all use refrigerated straight trucks. But as a testament to the versatility and value of these vehicles, they use different types to get their jobs done. For healthcare, certain temperature-sensitive medical supplies require the temperature control and sterility that only metallic floor refrigerated straight trucks can offer. For restaurants, frozen foods come in metallic floor reefers as well, but fresh produce is delivered in wooden floor refrigerated straight trucks. For florists as well, the increased air circulation from wooden floors is just right for their cargo. If your business needs a reefer straight truck rental, download the app and join COOP to find the right one for your needs in Columbia today!

FAQs

Should I use a refrigerated straight truck for my flower delivery business?

Surely! While a refrigerated straight truck will be great to keep your flowers at the right temperature, a wooden floor will be the best option for your business. The increased air circulation will keep your flowers fresh longer, which is what your customers will want!

Does the COOP app have refrigerated straight trucks for rent in Columbia?

The COOP app has many affordable and reliable options to rent refrigerated straight trucks in Columbia depending on seasonal availability. Download the app and join COOP to start searching today!

How does vehicle pick up and drop-off work with COOP?

Vehicle pick-up and drop-off using our mobile application are required for every rental transaction. The driver will upload photos of the vehicle to document its mileage, condition, and refrigeration hours (if applicable). We’ll use these in the event there are any accidents or claims, so be sure to provide clear pictures of the entire vehicle before and after rental.

Rent Refrigerated Straight Trucks in Columbia 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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