COOP offers a wide variety of refrigerated trailers which are also known as reefer trailers. Their main use is the transportation of temperature-sensitive cargo. While that is the primary use, they are also used for the transportation of dry freight since the refrigeration unit can be turned on and off whenever needed.
The cryogenic trailers are not common on the roads, as they are used for the transportation of delicate gases. These trailers preserve the gases, which are transported in their liquid form, in low temperatures. Gases transported using cryogenic trailers include oxygen, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, argon, and helium.
Some goods, instead of low temperatures, will thrive under heated temperatures. For instance, some goods do not do well in cold areas and as a result, will need a warmer environment to prevent them from spoiling. The heated trailer will be used in such scenarios.
Freezer and Refrigerator Trailers
These are the standard type of reefer trailers. They are commonly used for the transportation of frozen foods and food products, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and fine art and antiques, etc. The temperature in these trailers can also be controlled depending on the kind of goods being transported, or even depending on the climatic conditions during the time of transportation.
Trail King Industries
Most Trail King trailers differ in load capacity which ranges from 12,000 pounds to 1,000,000 pounds. The company has managed to maintain a top position in the trailer manufacturing industry when it comes to performance, quality, and efficiency. Trail King trailers are some of the best and the company has strived to increase its production over the years.
The company is headquartered in the Netherlands and has maintained high quality production over the years of its operation. Heiwo has some of the best reefer box bodies and refrigerated trailers in the market today.
Timpte manufactures and assembles its transport equipment in its headquarters in David City, Nebraska, but has other additional sales stations in different locations, including Sioux Falls and Indianapolis. Through advanced technological development, Timpte has managed to continually improve its production in terms of efficiency, quality, and safety.
Wabash National Corporation
Wabash National Corp trucks offer what businesses need and more. The company is a leading North American manufacturer and has also gained worldwide recognition for producing some of the best semi trailers. The company has branched out its reefer trailer production which also includes dry vans and platforms.
Utility trailers were founded in 1914 and is headquartered at the City of Industry in California. The company’s highest inventory includes refrigerated vans, flatbeds, and dry vans which have always maintained high standards of quality and efficiency. In the U.S alone, Utility Trailers has the highest number of reefer trailers.
Produce and Meats
Meat and most food produce are perishable. For this reason, reefer trailers are used to transport them in order to keep them fresh. Some of the most common produce transported in reefer trailers include dairy products, some vegetables, and other frozen foods.
Florists understand the dynamics of owning a flower-growing and distribution business. Transporting flowers in bulk will require regulated temperatures as flowers are regarded as perishable goods. Also, High heat and humidity may not be favorable for flowers during transportation, and that is why reefer trailers are used. They offer a cool environment for the flowers to be transported in, keeping the fresh irregardless of the distance.
In the medical field, reefer trailers are used for the transportation of blood and organ donations as well as medicines. Also, for some medical equipment to function properly, they need to be kept and also transported under certain temperatures. Since every item operates under specific temperature, the reefer can be regulated according to the need.
Fine Art and Antiques
Most fine art and antiques need temperature control during transportation. They are highly valuable and equally, need a certain level of care during transportation to prevent them from damage or even getting devalued from humidity. Extremely high temperature may cause shrinkage or expansion to art pieces and so, such items are transported under specific temperature, which is most times at 70 ̊F.
Florist businesses would be a great fit for reefer trailer rentals in Dallas. Both large scale and small scale flower growers and vendors can highly benefit from reefer trailer rentals since flowers need certain temperature control during transportation. Such businesses that don’t own transport vans or trucks can easily rent reefer trailers on the COOP website.