What is a Dry Van Trailer?
A dry van trailer is a fully enclosed semi-trailer mostly used to ship non-perishable cargo. It is specially designed to transport boxed, palletized, or loose cargo and enclosed to protect its contents from harsh external elements. A dry van trailer is also known as a box trailer or a dry van.
Common Types of Dry Van Trailers.
If you have previously shipped or received cargo, it is most likely that your freight was transported on a dry van trailer. They come in various sizes, including:
All You Need to Know About Dry Van Trailers
Box trailers are overly versatile and can ship a wide range of consumer packaged goods from non-perishable foods, furniture, and clothing to automotive, electronics, and machinery parts. At Heavy Haulers, we boast a fleet of dry van trailers operated by a team of professional drivers to ship our clients' load across all 50 states of the nation and beyond.
While a dry van is not temperature-controlled, it also protects the freight from harsh climatic factors such as rain, excess heat, or high wings. The trailers are also lockable, which also protects the cargo from theft.
Reputable Dry Van Carriers
Dry vans are easily accessible from a variety of reputable carriers such as Heavy Equipment Transport. As such, partnering with us eliminates the extra costs that come with special operations and service extras. Whether you need to ship a few pallets or the entire van, we have the equipment and capability to serve you right at the most competitive rates in the industry.
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