Flatbed Trailer Rental in Indianapolis, IN

A flatbed trailer is a trailer type made of a platform without walls or a roof. They can be up to 55 feet long making them perfect for transporting extremely long loads such as windmill turbines. These trailers are also perfect for hauling very heavy loads that could prove difficult to carry or load in enclosed trailers. Loads such as shipping containers are easily loaded on these platforms using cranes or even automobiles that can be driven onto the top of the deck. COOP has several brands of flatbed trailers with diverse variations that you can conveniently rent once you register with the platform.

Common Flatbed Trailer Features

  • Length: 53 feet
  • E-Track, other load-securing systems
  • Removable stakes and hydraulic lift gates for easy loading and unloading
  • Available air-ride suspension helps reduce cargo damage
  • Automatic transmission and power steering for easy driving
  • Many CARB compliant
  • Air-conditioned, AM/FM radio with CD
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

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Available Flatbed Trailer Types

Here are some possible variations of Flatbed Trailer rentals in Indianapolis

Lowboys

These trailers, also known as double drops, are usually extremely low with two drops, one located after the gooseneck and the other in front of the rear axle. Their increased number of axles increases their load capacity and strength. The drop forms some sort of a well that enables it to carry loads with heights of up to 14 feet. Also, this feature gives the load stability when compared to standard flatbed trailers. Most heavy machinery and equipment used in construction exceed the standard legal weight and height of flatbed trailers but can be easily loaded and transported on low-boy trailers.

Removable Goosenecks

They are called removable because they can be detached from the cabin. This trailer is mostly used to haul oversized loads. RGNs can also be lowered to the ground to create a ramp that makes it easy to load and unload freight. These trailers can be configured with 20+ axles which increases their strength, capacity, and support system making it possible to haul freight of approximately 150,000 pounds. RGNs come in lengths of up to 29 feet making them the perfect trailers for carrying large machines and since no additional loading equipment is required, they are quite convenient.

Extendable Stretch Trailer

The extendable stretch trailers are perfect for self-support loads. The name is derived from the trailer’s nature of retracting or stretching. They are best suited for extremely long loads as they help to prevent the cargo in transit from overhanging. The extendable trailer has a maximum length of 80feet. In addition, they are lightweight with great steering angles giving your load optimum flexibility, and can haul multiple (stable) loads simultaneously. 

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Trailer Brands

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

Utility

Utility flatbed trailers such as the 4000 AE model are quite the powerhouse that can handle severely heavy loads. This flatbed has a 47,000lb coil package but is still lightweight. It is specifically built for heavy-duty use with a maximum weight limit of about 80,000lbs. The floors of the trailer are usually made of either aluminum or hardwood, which can withstand heavy loads.

International 

The company is popularly known for the manufacture of heavy-duty flatbed trailers perfect for different heavy hauling tasks. International makes legendary trailers that are not only durable but also cheap to maintain making them a nice choice for businesses. Most of the company’s trailers are built with engines with great horsepower making them ideal for both long and heavy hauling.

Scania

Scania manufactures fantastic models of flatbed trailers such as the G-series, XT range, and P-series. Some Scania trailers come with their cranes with most of the units easy to maneuver. They also have incredible loading capacity and generally built with durable materials. The gearbox has an automatic clutch which gives the driver focus, making it a perfect choice for congested places. The axle configurations are also rigid with air suspension giving the trailer a tremendous turning radius.

Flatbed Trailer Uses

The trailer rented on COOP can be used for any of your business needs. Here are some examples of the types of uses for Flatbed Trailers rented on COOP.

Construction

Flatbeds are best utilized in construction sites for hauling heavy equipment and machinery used. Most of the construction hauling tasks entail heavy or abnormally tall equipment which can perfectly be hauled through flatbed trailers.

Landscaping

There is also a need to use flatbed trailers in landscaping due to the nature of the transportation demands.  Lawnmowers and tractors, among other heavy equipment, often need to be transported in and out of the landscaping site. If you need to rent a reliable, large flatbed trailer for your landscaping business then join COOP and find what you are looking for.

Tall Freight Hauling

Another way you could use a flatbed trailer is by hauling tall freight. Hauling these types of cargo in company setups is mostly done using a flatbed since they are easy to load and unload without ruining anything. Also, for obvious reasons, tall freight can conveniently be transported in open and flat-shaped trailers.

Indianapolis, IN Businesses Using Flatbed Trailers

The flatbed trailers rented with COOP can be used for any of your business needs. Here are some examples of the types of uses for flatbed trailers rented with COOP.

FAQs

How much does it cost to rent a flatbed trailer?

Starting from $21 per day, you can rent a large flatbed trailer with COOP. Register to explore those available in Indianapolis near you.

Can I use a rental flatbed trailer for my transport business?

Sure, you can! Flatbed trailers rented with COOP are for businesses like yours. Join today and rent one good enough for all your business demands.

What size flatbed trailer do I need to move equipment?

Flatbed trailers come in different sizes with small ones ranging between 24ft to 26ft while large ones can be as long as 48ft to 53ft. Rent a large flatbed trailer with COOP today and haul all your equipment at once.

Rent Flatbed Trailers in Indianapolis 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 trailer options, make your selection then send a request. After the request is made your trailer 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 trailer 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 trailer, 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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