Hotshot Trailer

Logistics Term

Hotshot Trailer Definition

A hotshot trailer is a pickup with a trailer attached at the back. This trailer sits as low as a step deck and can transport between 12,000 and 20,000 lbs loads. The truck should have enough torque to pull the load to the final destination without a problem.

A hotshot trailer can carry a load up to about 10 feet in height. Hotshot trailers can be up to 40 feet long, accommodating various loads per trip. The hotshot trailer used for transport depends on the weight and size of the load.

Hotshot Trailer - In The Field

A hotshot trailer is a cost-effective way of transporting not-too-heavy freight—hotshot trailers transport equipment over short and long distances. You can opt for either door-to-door or terminal-to-terminal hotshot trailer transport services. Some hotshot trailers are powerful enough to transport heavy equipment such as dump trucks and construction materials.

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