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Flatbed Trailers

A type of cargo trailer with an open and flat deck, as opposed to enclosed trailers like dry vans. The main characteristic of a flatbed trailer is its flat and open design, which allows for the easy loading and transportation of various types of cargo, that would not fit on an enclosed trailer.

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Key Features

  • Open Deck: Flatbed trailer have a completely open and flat deck without walls or a roof. This design makes them suitable for carrying oversized, irregularly shaped, or bulky cargo
  • Versatility: Flatbed trailers are highly versatile and can transport a wide range of items, including construction materials, machinery, vehicles, equipment, and other large or heavy goods.
  • Securement: Cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically secured using straps, chains or toher methods to prevent it from shifting or falling during transit.
  • Accessibility: The open design of a flatbed trailer allows for easy loading and unloading from the side or above using cranes, forklifts, or other equipment.
  • Size and Capacity: Flatbed trailers can vary in sizes but are typically used in 24-foot, 48-foot, and 53-foot lengths. Weight capacity can also vary depending on the number of axels but can generally range from 40,000lbs to 48,000lbs

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