Any type of goods that are perishable or need to be kept within a specific temperature range, such as food or medical supplies, should be transported in refrigerated vehicles, also known as reefers. For larger cargo, refrigerated trailers are a great option due to their size and weight carrying capacity. Available in either single or multiple-zone models, certain reefer trailers can be used to set multiple different temperature zones for a single load of cargo. If your cargo needs to be kept at a specific temperature or within a specific range, download the COOP app today to find the right refrigerated trailer for your Columbia business.
Front fixed refrigerated trailers take their name from the temperature control unit placed at the front of the trailer unit. The most common types of refrigerated trailers have a power supply that is separate from the vehicles. Also including environmentally-friendly condenser units, these refrigerated trailer units will help you keep your cargo at the correct temperature during your journey.
Multiple Temperature Zone
Affording you the ability to set different required temperatures for different parts of your cargo area, multiple temperature zone reefer trailers are an excellent option for large loads of different perishable items. These are a good economic choice for a company that may have multiple deliveries of different perishable products in a day or single deliveries that have a wide variety of temperature requirements.
Due to the spacing between the flooring, wooden floor refrigerated trailers provide better air circulation than others with metallic floors. Because of this feature, they are a great option for fresh food or flowers, which both need air circulation to remain fresh. The wood also provides more shock absorption than the rigid metallic floors. The downside of these floors is that they will retain moisture over time and need to be replaced.
Metallic floor reefer trailers are more energy efficient because the metal floor will hold the required temperature for longer. As a downside, they will not provide the same level of air circulation that wooden floors do, and they are also more rigid which does not offer the same cushion. This will provide cost savings as a result of the decreased energy consumption. Additionally, metal floors in reefers are more level than wood, which can matter when every inch counts for your cargo needs.
The Fruehauf Trailer Corporation has revolutionized the trucking industry ever since August Fruehauf invented the first semi-trailer in Detroit in 1918. Over the many years that Fruehauf Trailer Corporation has been in business, they have never ceased to bring innovations to continue driving the industry forward. Acquired by Wabash National in 1997, that experience has been paired with another industry-leading brand, making their refrigerated trailers some of the best available.
Manac is one of the top specialty trailer manufacturers in North America and the largest in Canada. Known for bringing a unique balanced quality to its manufacturing and products, Manac celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016. Their reputation for building dependable refrigerated trailers has put this company at the forefront of the industry for many years.
Great Dane has a track record with more than 100 years of manufacturing safe, durable, and efficient products. Their refrigerated trailers are an excellent representation of the excellence this company provides. Great Dane is one of the best known in the industry, for good reason.
Wabash has a focus on technology and innovations that have driven their refrigerated trailer units to the top of the industry. The ArcticLite trailers from Wabash used lessons learned from the nation’s top refrigerated carriers to design new and unique functions that help maximize your profits and ensure the safety of your cargo.
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has brought a new refrigerated trailer to the market that delivers optimized thermal efficiency and maximized performance that you will not find with any other brand of reefer trailer. Utility owns the top-selling refrigerated trailer in North America, their new 300R unit, which comes from a long history of continuous improvements in their manufacturing process.
Medical equipment is one of the most tightly regulated industries in the country because its products are used in human patients and have the potential to save lives when used. In many cases, medical equipment can have very specific temperature requirements, being rendered unusable if it ever falls out of a certain temperature range, even during shipping. This makes reefer trailers the right choice for your business if you need to deliver medical products in Columbia.
If you deliver fresh produce, you are part of the chain to ensure that families are getting nutritious food to eat. One of the most difficult parts of delivering produce is that if it isn’t handled correctly, it has the risk of going bad or spoiling. Refrigerated trailers are the right choice to ensure your Columbia produce deliveries maintain their nutritional value, and wooden floor reefer trailers will help keep your produce fresh during delivery. If you are in the food delivery business in Columbia and need to find a reliable refrigerated trailer, download the COOP app today to see what options are available!
The appearance of a beautiful flower can bring a smile to someone’s face, and if you are in the flower delivery business, you have a hand in making that happen. But to ensure that those flowers in your cargo load are handled properly, you should be using a refrigerated trailer to help maintain the beauty and allure that makes flowers so special. If your Columbia business delivers flowers, download the COOP app today to find the right refrigerated trailer to keep your flowers fresh and their beauty is maintained!
Personal Care Products
Even though natural personal care (and other products) are becoming more and more popular these days, it's a widely known fact that they will go bad faster than others and potentially spoil more easily. If your Columbia business delivers personal care products, a reefer trailer rented through the COOP website could give you peace of mind in knowing those products arrive at their final destination in good shape.
Columbia isn’t located on the water but is close enough that city’s residents still expect very fresh seafood when they go to get it at a restaurant or from the store. Seafood is the most finicky of all meats, and if it isn’t handled properly and at the correct temperature, it can go bad quickly. If your business delivers seafood in Columbia, a reefer trailer can help ensure that your deliveries arrive in good condition. The COOP app is a reliable and affordable way to find a refrigerated trailer for your company in Columbia to use to get your food deliveries moving!
Do I need to pay a deposit??
Once an Owner has accepted your reservation, you will be charged a prepaid mileage fee and a security deposit. The prepaid mileage fee is based on an estimated amount of miles for your reservation. Upon vehicle return, your mileage payment will be adjusted based on the actual mileage used. You may also be charged a security deposit that covers any incidentals during your rental. This deposit will be refunded upon vehicle return or applied to any other additional costs for your rental.
What methods of payment are accepted by COOP?
COOP accepts all major credit cards for deposit and rental payments.
Are month-long refrigerated trailer rentals available on the COOP app?
Yes, they are! COOP has many different brands and sizes of refrigerated trailers available for rent, depending on seasonal availability. Download the COOP app today to begin your search for a refrigerated trailer rental in Columbia. COOP also offers discounts for rentals that are longer than a week, so check out the platform to find out what your month-long discounts will be.