Logistics vans are often times equipped with lift gates and other special equipment to help in the movement of sensitive equipment. The trailer will often be equipped with blankets, straps, pads and outfitted with rail systems to secure the cargo.
Stepdeck trailers are otherwise known as drop deck types and they are in fact a version of the flatbed trailer design that mainly consists of a bottom and top deck. These trailers are specifically designed to carry and haul freights that cannot be carried or transported on a standard type of flatbed, usually due to height restrictions.
Stepdecks Maximum freight weight is 48,000 pounds. The maximum trailer length is 48 ft – 53 ft and the maximum trailer width is 8.5 ft, while the maximum legal freight height is 10 ft.
A Double-Drop Trailer is generally used for carrying oversized shipments. Its lower deck allows you to load products that can be as tall as 10 feet. It also comes with a so-called “well,” a longer piece at the trailer’s back deck and the middle portion. The well usually measures from 25 feet to 29 feet.
Stretch Double Drop's maximum freight weight is 45,000 pounds. The Maximum Stretch Double Drop trailer length of the main deck is 29 ft – 65 ft. As far as the width and height, the maximum Stretch Double Drop trailer width is 8.5 ft while the maximum legal freight
height is 11.6 ft
The RGN, or Removable Gooseneck Trailer, is designed to carry and haul freights that are too long to be carried by a standard type of RGN. Depending on the weight of the freight, axles may range from 3 axles or higher. This means that the heavier the load is, the more axles
are to be used.
Stretch RGN or Removable Goosenecks maximum freight weight is 42,000 pounds to 150,000 pounds. The maximum freight length in the well of the main deck is 29 ft to 65 ft and the max trailer width is 8.5 ft. The maximum legal freight height is 11.6 ft.
Stretch deck trailers are specifically designed to carry and haul freights that are very long for a standard or traditional step-deck due to length restrictions. It also provides support thus, preventing overhang.
Stretch Decks' legal freight weight is a maximum of 45,000 lbs. The maximum trailer length of the main deck is 35 ft – 63 ft and the maximum width is 8.5 ft while the maximum legal freight height is 10 ft.
The power only trailer is a special type that is generally used in towing various types of trailers, and it usually comes with a fifth-wheel hitch, pintle hitch, and ball and hitch. Only four axles are allowed when the freight is overweight.
Maximum Power Only freight weight and dimensions depend on the type of trailer that is being towed/hauled (state requirements should be strictly followed).
A tank truck, gas truck, fuel truck, or tanker truck is a motor vehicle designed to carry liquefied loads or gases on roads. The largest of such vehicles are similar to railroad tank cars which are also designed to carry liquefied loads. Many variants exist due to the wide variety of liquids that can be transported. Tank trucks tend to be large and may be insulated or non-insulated, pressurized or non-pressurized, and designed for single or multiple loads (often by means of internal divisions in their tank).
These trailers are essentially dry van trailers that have a rolling tarp to cover the goods enclosed in the trailer. They have a length that ranges from 48 to 53 feet a maximum legal width of 8.2 feet and a maximum height of 8 feet. The roll-top is often made of heavy-duty plastic, rubber, or canvas. It’s extremely durable but is meant to protect goods that won’t get damaged with exposure to the elements.
Expedited trucking refers to time-critical trucking service. This means delivering time-sensitive freight as quickly as possible. These loads cost more for shippers and pay premium rates as well as a higher per mile pay rate for truckers. Companies hire expedite trucks for fast deliveries on their freight. Oftentimes, this is when items are needed by customers in emergencies or other urgent situations.
Dry vans, otherwise known as enclosed trailers, are some of the most common freight containers for shipping cargo on the interstate. They have a flatbed with a box around it. It’s a weatherproof way to keep the load in a dry environment. The freight materials are stacked on pallets, and the trailer is commonly unloaded with a forklift or a pallet jack.
The maximum weight limit for a dry van is 42,000 pounds. Sometimes, the upper weight limit is 45,000 pounds depending on the capabilities of the trailer. They range from 48 feet to 53 feet and are most commonly unloaded from the rear, though some can be unloaded from the side.
A refrigerated trailer is a temperature-controlled type of trailer. It is generally used for transporting chilled or frozen products. The temperature inside this trailer can be controlled no matter what the weather outside is. Freight Rate Central has the refrigerated trailer you need, regardless of the size of your load or the type of cargo you need shipped.
Refrigerated trailers max freight weight is 42,000 to 45,000 lbs, while the maximum trailer's length is between 48 ft and 53 ft and the maximum width is 8.2 ft. The maximum trailer height is 8 ft.
Flatbeds are extremely popular and are widely used because they exude a great sense of versatility. Generally, a flatbed is used to load freights on its tip, sides, and rear. With these capabilities, flatbeds have truly become the primary and leading assets of the trucking industry.
This kind of trailer has the capability to carry a maximum legal freight weight of 48,000 pounds. Flatbed Trailers maximum trailer length is 48 ft – 53 ft and width is 8.5 ft. The maximum legal freight height for this trailer is 8.5 ft.