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Dry Van Trailer - Box Van
A dry van trailer - box van is a type of trailer that is popularly used in the shipping and carrying industry. It’s not uncommon to see this type of equipment referred to as simply a dry van trailer or box van. The terms tend to be interchangeable. These trailers are used to carry both local and over-the-road shipments.
The term box van comes from the fact that this type of trailer’s structure is that of a box on wheels. There are doors in the back for loading freight, usually from a loading dock with the assistance of a forklift. This trailer is the most widely-used type of freight transportation in the U.S. Because it has no temperature control, it’s meant to carry cargo such as pallets, equipment or goods that can withstand heat or cold.
The simplicity of the dry van trailer-box van makes it versatile. It keeps items dry and safe from theft. The typical length of a box van is 53 feet, though this does vary. It can carry up to 45,000 pounds of freight. The shortest length of dry van trailer is 28 feet. The floor of these trailers is usually made of hardwood.
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