Flatbed Trailer

Logistics Term

Flatbed Trailer Definition

A flatbed trailer is an open deck trailer with access from all sides. Flatbed trailers haul heavy machinery and equipment, oversized and overweight goods, and any other goods that aren’t delicate.

Flatbed Trailer Dimensions

Flatbed trailers are incredibly versatile and one of the most common methods of equipment transport. Thanks to the open sides, the team can load equipment from the sides or end of the trailer. Flatbed trailers are an excellent option for any freight requiring loading for forklifts or cranes. 

Flatbed Trailer Dimensions: 

  • Length: 48 to 53 feet
  • Width: 8 feet, 6 inches
  • Deck Height: 60 inches
  • Weight Capacity: 48,000 lbs
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