What type of trailer do I need for hotshot trucking?
Hotshot trucking involves the transportation of smaller and time-sensitive loads within a specified timeframe. Hotshot loads are shipped using flatbed trailers usually pulled behind medium-duty trucks and delivered to a single location or client. Hotshot trucking mainly utilizes class 3, 4, and 5 trailers.
How much does a 40 ft hotshot trailer weight?
24900# GVWR – 9500# trailer weight = 15400# carrying capacity.
How much can a 40ft hotshot carry?
Freight Capacity Restrictions: Hotshot trailers usually max out at 40 feet in length, which means they are limited in the weight they can legally carry – 16,500 lbs. Shippers who have cargo that exceeds this weight need to understand that – no matter the size of the load – hotshots are no longer an option for delivery.