At Mount Trailer Company, we’re proud to have new and used reefer trailers for sale. But we know different drivers may be transporting various types of cargo. So we’ve prepared this guide to help you understand what a reefer trailer can carry and some cargo temperatures that will accommodate the different hauls.
A vital part of keeping your cargo and other vehicles safe on the road is how to secure a load in a dry can trailer properly. Unfortunately, when it comes to securing cargo, accidents have happened when the rules and proper procedures are not followed.
Buying used semi-trailers is a crucial investment. Keeping a few things in mind is always a good idea to help you find used semi-trailers that best meet your needs. Asking a few questions can play a key role in ensuring you are more than satisfied with your purchase.
This post wanted to highlight some common and some facts about semi-trailers that you may not widely. Whether you are in the market for a new semi-truck trailer for sale or already own one, here are some fun facts about these vehicles that may be new to you.
Have you been curious about flatbed trucking, what it entails, and if it’s the right choice for you? Well, to help, not only do we have used flatbed trailers for sale but in this post, we outline some important things you should know about this career.
Are you unsure about what a dry van trailer has to offer and if your shipping needs to utilize this style of trailer? At Mount Trailer Company, we wanted to provide a quick guide about dry van trailers, the benefits they bring, and some buying options you have.
Our team at Mount Trailer offers up a quick list of things to remember when shopping around for a used semi-trailer.
Do Your Research
Whenever you purchase a used semi-trailer, you want to do a market, background, and compatibility check. The trailer must have had a recent FHWA inspection. Additionally, remember to inquire as to why the trailer is up for sale. Always request to see the repair and maintenance history of the trailer.
Do you have a delivery coming that may require a liftgate? These mechanisms allow operators to transport heavy loads by attaching to the back of a truck and using a hydraulic or electric mechanism to raise the load to the truck body safely. These attachments along with other large-scale transport options such as used semi-trailers may seem intimidating, but with the right knowledge, they can be beneficial.
If you’re new to making deliveries or haven’t been in the logistics industry long, you might not know much about liftgates for trailers and precisely how they work. Well, they can make it much easier to drop off deliveries and load heavy goods onto the back of your truck.
As one of Portland, Oregon’s leading new and used semi-trailer sales companies, the team from Mount Trailer wants to shed some light on some of the questions you might have about liftgates, so continue reading!