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February 9, 2021

BACKHAUL RESTRICTIONS WITH A MULTI-TEMP TRAILER. Consider your trailer backhaul options when designing your trailer. Make it as large as you can to take advantage of backhaul opportunities. You want to take advantage of opportunities for trailer backhaul, but you’re already aware that a multi-temp trailer just can’t carry a 53′ foot load. You’ve got … Continued

February 8, 2021

[Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] Today, we’ll discuss specs for heavy haul applications, and it is part of our series on How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer.  If you’re considering spec’ing your trailer for heavy-haul applications, then you’re in the right place. We’ll review: Examples of Heavy Haul Scenarios Bulk loads, … Continued

February 8, 2021

[Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] Welcome to our series on Standard Trailer Options and Upgrades to consider when spec’ing your next reefer trailer. Today’s topic is Tire Size, Wheel Type, Suspension & Brake options for standard reefer trailers. Wheel Options: Powder-coated White steel (Most common) Aluminum: $1,500 upgrade Clean buff. Polished. Dura … Continued

February 2, 2021

Welcome! In this article, we’re discussing standard reefer trailer specs and the maxium weight it can haul without exceeding the federal GVWR. If you are looking to buy a standard reefer trailer, one question you might be asking yourself is, “How much weight can I haul?” Here, we’ll review a standard reefer trailer and answer … Continued

February 2, 2021

Welcome! This series of articles discusses options for standard reefer trailers and upgrades you’ll want to consider when spec’ing your next reefer. [Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] Today we’re talking about Insulation, Light packages, and Stainless Steel options for standard reefer trailers. More insulation means greater ability to hold temperatures, and more … Continued

February 2, 2021

Today in our series, we’re discussing Wearband, Load Securement, and Side Panel Options for a standard reefer trailer. And it is part of our series on How To Buy the Best Reefer Trailer. Wearband Options: Wearband options for standard reefer trailer. HD Wearband and Polar X Fiberglass. [Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] HD … Continued

February 2, 2021

[Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] Winning the Battle between Mother Nature and Your Multi-Temp Trailer This is the reason you’re buying a multi-temp trailer. Controlling temperatures at different ranges in zones in multi-temp trailers can be more challenging than it might seem. If you have experience with single-temp trailers, you understand … Continued

January 28, 2021

[Read more about “How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer”] Today our topic is How to Spec a Reefer Trailer for Hauling Produce, and it is part of our video series on How to Buy the Best Refrigerated Trailer. If you’re buying a trailer for hauling produce, you’re also considering your airflow and floor options to keep … Continued

January 28, 2021

Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy Your Next Reefer Trailer. If you’re looking for a new or used reefer trailer, this series How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer is definitely for you. Our goal is to find you the best reefer trailer with the specs you need and within your budget. We’ll … Continued