Whether you are looking for new or used flatbed trailers, there is a large market for both. Not only do you have the choice between new or used flatbed trailers, it's possible to find a flatbed trailer dealership that offers rentals if you just need to use the trailer for a short period of time. If your need is limited, this makes more sense than buying a flatbed trailer that doesn’t get much use.
Consider the type of flatbed trailers you need to haul your goods. You can use a gooseneck flatbed trailer behind a pickup truck. Large trailer flatbed options include the flatbed semi-trailer, flatbed car trailers, flatbed utility trailers that have open sides, and enclosed utility trailers. A serious study of flatbed trailer information can lead you to the right model for your business.
As you pick a trailer flatbed, consider the type of floor you need as well. You often find one of the following:
1. Floors made of solid wood.
2. Flatbed trailers with mesh metal flooring material.
3. Solid metal flooring material, like aluminum flatbed trailers.
Buy a gooseneck flatbed trailer to haul loads behind a pickup truckThis size is ideal for hauling smaller loads. Not only does a smaller truck get better fuel efficiency, but it's also easier to maneuver. Flatbed gooseneck trailers are easy to hitch and you don't have to have a commercial driver's license to drive one.
Find semi flatbed trailers for saleThese larger flatbed trailers can haul large quantities of stock for you. If you haul big quantities of goods at a time and want to haul them efficiently, this may be the right flatbed trailer for you.
Locate special use flatbed trailersIf you need to move goods within your warehouse, you may want to purchase a utility flatbed trailer to haul behind your skid-steer loader. If you have special needs, such as hauling nursery items, you can find a flatbed trailer for that as well.
- As you consider purchasing the right trailer flatbed for your business, also consider the type of truck you'll use to pull it. Be sure to purchase the right size trailer for your truck. Also consider the hitch and how easy it is to use.