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OPEN-DECK Freight Explained & Facts

Flatbed lengths are between 48 ft and 53 ft.

Flatbeds are most commonly composed of steel and aluminum.

All-Aluminum trailers are as heavy as steel trailers. Aluminum is only 1/3 as strong as steel, so three times more aluminum must be used to get the equal strength of a steel frame.
Flatbeds are extremely popular and are widely used for their versatility. Generally, a flatbed is used to load freight on its tip, sides, and rear. With these capabilities, flatbeds have become primary and leading assets of the trucking industry.

Maximum Load Haul is between 40 – 42,500 lbs.
Step Deck lengths are between 48 ft and 53 ft.
Step Deck is a type of trailer that is similar to flatbed, but with two deck levels.
The upper deck lengths are between 9-11ft
The lower deck lengths are between 37-43ft
There are two types of double drop trailers, fixed neck and removable gooseneck double drop trailers.
An RGN usually has 29 feet in the well. Unless it’s an extendable
Tandems, tridems and spread axle options available for optimal weight distribution.
The Neck: It is arched in such a way, that it when lowered, it becomes a ramp thus allowing the front tires of equipment to be pulled onto the deck.

Overheight

Heavy Loads

Delivery to Ports, Farms, and More

Extendable Decks

Crane Loading and Unloading

Coils, Transformers, and More Hauled with CURA Freight

Less Than Truckload Hauls

Expedited

Ramps, Load Levelers, & Dunnage