Straight Truck Rental in Columbia, MD

Also called box trucks by some, straight trucks get their name from their straight frame that extends from front to rear. Straight trucks include a cab and a fully enclosed cargo area, which is perfect if your cargo needs to be protected from the elements. Usually used for hauling dry freight, straight trucks come in many different variations of size and design. Also called box trucks, these vehicles are often used to transport appliances, furniture, and even refrigerated items via refrigerated straight trucks. If you know what size of straight truck you need for your business, you can find your appropriate cargo solution by downloading the COOP app. The platform has a large selection of straight trucks available in Columbia for businesses just like yours.

Common Straight Truck Features

  • Body reinforced to accept forklift loading
  • Dock height with hydraulic lift gates or ramps
  • Cargo space: up to 1,600 cubic feet, 26,000 GVW up to 8,000 lb. of load capacity, 33,000 GVW up to 15,000 lb
  • All lift gates have a standard power up and down feature
  • Automatic transmission and power steering for easy driving
  • Air-conditioned, AM/FM radio with CD
  • Two rows of E-Track, flat floor & slat interior protect cargo and keep loads secure

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Available Straight Truck Types

Here are some possible variations of Straight Truck rentals in Columbia

Dry Straight Truck

Dry straight trucks are often rented by businesses to haul dry cargo, such as furniture, boxes, refrigerators, or appliances. These trucks can carry up to 33,000 lbs, and the straight frame that extends past both axles makes these trucks easy to load, unload and great for shipments with many pieces that need to be stacked or loaded next to each other in the cargo area.

Refrigerated Straight Truck

Also known by some as reefer trucks, refrigerated straight trucks have refrigeration units to control the temperature of the cargo. Available in either metallic floor or wood floor format, refrigerated straight trucks can be used to carry a wide variety of temperature-specific or perishable goods. With many options for refrigerated straight trucks on the COOP platforms, register today if your business in Columbia needs to haul perishable or temperature-sensitive cargo.

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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.


As one of the world’s top manufacturers of medium-duty diesel engines, Isuzu is known for making some of the best straight trucks in the world. One of the best qualities of straight trucks or box trucks is their increased visibility and maneuverability over other cargo transportation options. Isuzu straight trucks are known to have the best maneuverability and visibility out of a class of vehicles that are already favored for having those qualities! Isuzu has a wide range of straight truck models from the Elf (light duty), Forward (medium duty), and Giga heavy-duty trucks and tractors.


As a subsidiary of the Toyota Group of Tokyo, Hino brand straight trucks have a reputation for reliability and safety that puts them far ahead of other brands. Loaded with different types of smart features that were created to help drivers who need to maneuver in tight and difficult spaces, Hino straight trucks are excellent for urban deliveries or busy loading docks. Known for building vehicles that can last a long time and outperform their competitors, the Hino brand straight truck is an industry favorite.


Freightliner manufactures trucks of all sizes and classes, and they are one of the most respected and popular brands in the transportation industry. Their M2 106 model straight truck is the number one best-selling medium-duty truck in North America due to its enhanced visibility and tight turning radius. With spacious driver cabs, powerful yet fuel-efficient engines, and options to carry whatever cargo your business needs, Freightliner straight trucks are an excellent choice for your hauling needs in Columbia.


Scania is known by transportation industry professionals around the world for building some of the best engines for the marine, truck, and industrial industries. Aside from expert engineering and powerful engines, Scania trucks are known for their very comfortable cabs as well, making them a favorite among drivers. Combining industry-leading engine design and extremely comfortable cabs, Scania straight truck rentals on the COOP app will give you the best driving experience that one could ask for.

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 Straight Trucks rented on COOP.

Frozen Food Delivery

If you need to deliver frozen food to one or many locations, keeping your cargo cold is the most important part of your day. No matter what the size of your cargo or how many stops you have in a day, refrigerated straight trucks rented through the COOP app can help you keep your customers happy. With both single or multiple temperature zone options available, the COOP app has plenty of high-quality reefer straight trucks to help make sure that your frozen food deliveries arrive at their final destination in perfect condition!


The straight frame of straight trucks makes them easier to load and unload than other forms of cargo transportation. Their enhanced visibility and maneuverability make them provide a better experience when delivering to busy or urban areas as well. Columbia businesses can use the COOP app to find straight truck rentals for the right cargo loads they have to deliver into whatever environments they need, whether it be a distribution warehouse in the countryside or a grocery store in a nearby city.

Appliance Hauling

Not only do straight trucks have better fuel efficiency than other cargo options, but their fully enclosed cargo area also makes them a great option for appliance hauling. Because so many of our appliances today have high-tech components, it’s more important than ever to ensure appliances are protected from the elements during transit.

Columbia, MD Businesses Using Straight Trucks

Straight trucks are extremely versatile and maneuverable, which makes them a favorite among Columbia businesses for their daily deliveries. Whether you are delivering supplies to MedStar Health, jewelry to Pandora, or IT equipment to one of the many technology companies in town, the smaller town feel of Columbia makes straight trucks a much better choice than semi-trucks for deliveries. No matter what type of cargo your business needs a straight truck for in Columbia, the COOP platform can be used to find the one that you need today.


What kind of straight truck do I need to deliver medical supplies?

Straight trucks are versatile and come in different sizes and styles. For medical supplies, the amount and type of cargo would help decide what type of straight truck you need. Are they temperature-specific? If so, a refrigerated straight truck with a metallic floor would be best. Are they bulk orders of standard supplies that are shipped in boxes and are non-temperature specific? Perhaps a small dry box truck would be best, which starts from $42 per day on the COOP app.

Where are COOP vehicles located?

Vehicles listed on COOP are typically located at the Owner’s business location. COOP offers a free Uber ride to the pickup location.

Are there affordable straight truck rentals available on the COOP app?

COOP has rates for straight truck rentals on our platform that are very competitive, even to local rental counters. You can find large straight trucks available starting from $71 per day using the COOP app.

Rent 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.

About COOP

COOP is an online platform that enables sharing and renting of trucks. It connects businesses that have idle trucks with those that need to rent them.

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